Profile
Name:            Cao Liren
Title: Professor, Department of Psychology, Zhejiang University, China
 
Academic Services
Deputy director of the cognitive and develop psychology institute, ZJU
President of Zhejiang Psychological Society, P. R. China        
 
Education Background
Sept. 1990—June 1996 PH.D. in Engineering Psychology, Hangzhou University P. R. China
 Aug. 2000—Aug. 2001,   Yonsei University, Korea, Post doctor
Oct. 2009—Feb. 2010,University of Cambridge, UK,  visiting professor
 
 
Fields of research :   Psychology       
Specific :    Cognition Psychology, Education Psychology, Cognitive Ergonomics, Engineering Psychology
 
 
Teaching experience:
Professor, 2001- present, Department of Psychology, Zhejiang University; taught courses “Methodology on Psychology Research”, “Education Psychology”, “Advanced Education Psychology”, “Methodology for Social Science”, “Contemporary Psychology”.
Associate professor, 1994-2001, Department of Psychology, Zhejiang University; taught courses “Methodology on Psychology Research”, “Safety at Work”, “College Psychology”, “Occupational Psychology”.
Lecturer, 1990-1994, Department of Psychology, Hangzhou University, taught courses “Methodology on Psychology Research”, “Statistics”, “Engineering Psychology Experiment”
 
Research experience:
2006- present,as the director did the research program on “the effects of the cognitive strategy for the 3-dimension figures on the visual performance”, which was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China
2002-2006, “Learning strategy for high school students”, which was supported by the Ministry of Education of China
1997-1999, as the director did the research program on “sampling strategy in figure recognition procession”, which was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China 
1992-1994, as the director, did the research program on “Effects of Figure Dispersion on Information-transmitting Rate at Human-Machine Interface”, which was supported by the   National Natural Science Foundation of China 
 
Academic Membership:
President of Zhejiang Psychological Society, P. R. China, 2009- present
Council member of Chinese psychological Society, 2009- present
 
Academic honors :
Excellent Natural science thesis(2th-class), Science & technology Association of Zhejiang Province, December 2006 
Awards for Sociological Science (2th-class), Ministry of Education of China, 1998
Excellent Natural science thesis(first-class), Science & technology Association of Zhejiang Province, December 1997 
Excellent Natural science thesis(2th-class),   Science & technology Association of Zhejiang Province, December 1995 
Excellent Natural science thesis(3th-class),   Science & technology Association of Zhejiang Province, December 1993 
Liberal and Social Science Award (2th-class), Education Minister of China, 1998
Excellent Worker for Science Popularization, Psychology Association of China, 1997
 
Abroad professional travel:
University of Cambridge, UK, 10/2009—02/2010, visiting professor
Yonsei University, Korea, 08/2000—08/2001   Post doctor
Hongkong 12/9/97—12/14/97   Academic exchange
 
Selected Publications:
Papers:
Han Zhenhua, Cao Liren, similarity and closed structure material in visual search procession, Psychological Science, 2010,33(2): 361-363
Cui Juli, Cao Liren, A review on the preview effect and its cognitive mechanism, Chinese Journal of Ergonomics, 2010, 16(2), pp: 76-77
Cao Xiaohua, Cao Liren, The time course and strategies used in the sampling of figure perception and recognition, Acta Psychological Sinica, 2009,41(3)
Li Anlin, Cao Liren, A study on the teaching design for kind garden teachers both expert and apprentice, Teaching and education research, 2009(4)
Pan Yujin, Cao Liren, The moderating effect of peer group on the academic achievement in 4-5th graders, Chinese Journal of Applied Psycholoy, 2009,15(4)
Han Zhenhua, Cao Liren, Serial procession or parallel procession?----A review of theories on visual search mechaniam, Journal of Northwest Nomal Universiy(Social Sciences), 2009, 46(5),PP:129-132
Liren Cao, Yan Chen, An investigation on learning strategies for high school students, Psychological Science, 2006,Vol.29(4)
Liren Cao, Jia Tian. Designing computer and internet system for old people, Chinese Journal of Ergonomics, 2006,Vol.12(3)
XiaoHua Cao, Liren Cao. An eye movements study on sampling traits for irregular geometric figure recognition, Acta Psychological Sinica, 2005,37(6)
Hao Su, Liren Cao. A review on learning motivation for middle school students, Theory and Practice of Education, 2005, Vol.25(1)
Liren Cao ,Hao Su , Fenghua Liang, A study on sampling strategies in the figure cognitive process, In proceedings of 28th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China, 2004,(SSCI)
Fenghua Liang, Liren Cao. A review on visual working memory, Chinese Journal of Ergonomics, 2004, Vol.10(2)
Cao Li-ren, Su Hao, Cao Zhen-fu. A study on sampling strategies in the figure cognitive process, Journal of Zheiang University Science, 2004, Vol.5(9): 1160-1164,(EI)
Yongmei Li, Liren Cao. A review on the asymmetric of visual searching process, Chinese Journal of Ergonomics, 2003, Vol.9(2)
Liren Cao, Yongmei Li. Sampling order for irregular geometric figure recognition, Acta Psychological Sinica, 2003,Vol.35(1)
Liren Cao. A study on the first-sampling-part of irregular geometric figure, Psychological Science, 2000, Vol,23(6)
Liren cao, et al. Effect of CRT color contrast on visual performance, Asian-Pacific Regional Conference of Psychology, August 1995,Guangzhou.
Liren cao, et al. The relationship between the dispersion of regular polygon signals and information transfer efficiency, Asian-Pacific Regional Conference of Psychology, August 1995,Guangzhou.
Liren Cao, Boquan Weng. Dynamical anxiety for middle school students, Psychological Science, 1999, Vol.31(2)
 
Books:
Bolin Wu, Liren Cao, Modern Statistics and Its Application, Zhejiang Education Publishing House, 2007
(Hanyang Zheng,Liren Cao, The Dictionary of Industrial Psychology, Book 2: The Methodology on Psychology Research, Zhejiang Education Publishing House,2004

 

Research work

Psychology Specific : Cognition Psychology, Education Psychology, Cognitive Ergonomics, Engineering Psychology

Contact

Phone:
E-mail:caoliren@zju.edu.cn