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Department of Cognitive Science

Dr Wei He

BMedSc Sichuan, MD ZJU, PhD Macq.

Wei He

Macquarie University Research Fellow

Contact Details

Office : 3.504
Phone : +61 2 9850 2952
Fax : +61 2 9850 6059
email : wei.he@mq.edu.au
ORCID : http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9547-6516

External Address

Department of Cognitive Science
Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue
Macquarie University NSW 2109

I also have a profile at the ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders.

Profile

My research investigates the neural mechanisms of human face perception and their development in pre-school children using the neuroimaging techniques that provide high temporal resolution, including magnetoencephalography (MEG) and electroencephalography (EEG).

External Appointments

  • Reviewer, Neuropsychologia. (2014 continuing)

External Memberships

  • Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society
  • Society Organization for Human Brain Mapping

Awards

  • CCD Excellence in Research Student Award: Outstanding 2014 Publication (2015), He, W. ($1,000)
  • Macquarie University Postgraduate Research Fund (PGRF) Vice Chancellor's Recommendation (2012), He, W.

Grants Awarded

  • ARC CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme (2018) "The outcome of impact: Detecting sports concussion with consumer-grade EEG." Sowman, P., Badcock, N., He, W., Savage, G., Cohen, A., & Wehrman, J. ($6,284)
  • ARC CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme (2017) "Investigating word recognition with Fast Periodic Visual Stimulation using Emotiv and Neuroscan EEG." de Wit, B., Woolgar, A., Schubert, T., Wang, H.-C., Badcock, N., He, W., & Kinoshita, S. ($3,230)
  • ARC CCD Postdoc Exchange Scheme (2017) He, W. ($12,500)
  • ARC Discovery Project [DP170103148] (2017 - 2019) "The development of predictive brain function in preschool children." Sowman, P., He, W., & Brock, J. ($367,000)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Equipment Grant Scheme (2016) "BIOSEMI 32 Channel Active Electrode Set." He, W. ($2,505)
  • Macquarie University Research Fellowship (2016 - 2018) "Neural foundations of cognitive development: MEG studies of brain function and connectivity in pre-school children." He, W. ($49,958)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2016 - 2017) "Hidden language: Using fast periodic stimulation to reveal lexical and semantic processing in minimally-verbal children with autism." Woolgar, A., Badcock, N., He, W., Brock, J., Rich, A., & Nickels, L. ($36,627)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Open Access Journal Assistance Scheme (2015) "Face processing in the brains of pre-school aged children measured with MEG" (NeuroImage). Johnson, B., He, W., & Brock, J. ($2,000)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Open Access Journal Assistance Scheme (2014) "Face-sensitive brain responses measured from a four-year-old child with a custom-sized child MEG system." (Journal of Neuroscience Methods) (US$1800). Johnson, B., & He, W. ($1,998)

Selected Publications

Books

  • Wang, W., & He, W. (Eds.). (2009). Personality disorder. Beijing: People’s Public Health Publishing House.
  • Wang, W., He, W. (Eds.). (2009). Clinical psychology. Beijing: People’s Public Health Publishing House.

Book Chapters

  • He, W., & Wang, W. (2010). Psychotherapy. In S.Q. Yao & J.Q. Fang (Eds.), Psychology for medical students (pp. 280-320). Beijing: People’s Public Health Publishing House.
  • He, W., & Wang, W. (2009). Intelligence and intelligence testing. In J.M. Li & W. Wang (Eds.), Textbook of English in psychology (pp. 132-149). Beijing: People’s Public Health Publishing House.
  • He, W., Shenm, Y., Huang, J., Chen, W., & Wang, W. (2008). Event-related potential P3 elicited by a single tone in personality disorders. In J.C. Hagen & E.I. Jensen (Eds.), Personality Disorders: New Research (pp. 151-164). New York: Nova Science.
  • Huang, J., He, W., & Wang, W. (2008). A young man in panic. In W. Wang (Ed.), Case studies of psychological counselling and psychotherapy (pp. 84-91). Beijing: People’s Public Health Publishing House.
  • Huang, J., Zhu, M., He, W., Yang, Y., Chen, W., & Wang, W. (2008). Dialectic behavioral therapy-family skills training for antisocial and narcissistic personality disorders in China. In J.C. Hagen & E.I. Jensen (Eds.), Personality Disorders: New Research (pp. 139-149). New York: Nova Science.

Periodicals

  • He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B.W. (2015). Face processing in the brains of pre-school aged children measured with MEG. NeuroImage, 106, 317-327.
  • He, W., Garrido, M.I., Sowman, P.F., Brock, J., & Johnson, B.W. (2015). Development of effective connectivity in the core face network for face perception. Human Brain Mapping, 36(6), 2161-2173. doi:10.1002/hbm.22762
  • He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B.W. (2014). Face-sensitive brain responses measured from a four-year-old child with a custom-sized child MEG system. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 222, 213-217. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2013.11.020
  • Chai, H., Chen, W., Zhu, J., Xu, Y., Lou, L., Yang, T., He, W., & Wang, W. (2012). Processing of facial expressions of emotion in healthy volunteers: An exploration with event-related potentials and personality traits. Clinical Neurophysiology, 42(6), 369-375.
  • Chai, H., Xu, S., Zhu, J., Chen, W., Xu, Y., He, W., & Wang, W. (2012). Further evidence for the fifth personality disordered higher-trait: A correlation study using normal and disordered personality measures. Psychiatry Research, 200(2-3), 444-449. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2012.07.019
  • Chen, W., Yu, S., Zhu, J., Chai, H., He, W., & Wang, W. (2012). Personality characteristics in male sufferers of chronic tension-type and cervicogenic headache. Journal of Clinical Neurology, 8(1), 69-74. doi:10.3988/jcn.2012.8.1.69
  • He, W., Chai, H., Chen, W.Z., Zhang, J.H., Xu, Y., Zhu, J.P., & Wang, W. (2012). Facial emotion triggered cerebral potentials in treatment-resistant depression and borderline personality disorder patients of both genders. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 37(1), 121-127.
  • Li , L., Huangfu, L., Chai, H., He, W., Song, H., Zou, X., & Wang, W. (2012). Development of a functional and emotional measure of dysmenorrhea (FEMD) in Chinese university women. Health Care for Women International, 33(2), 97-108. doi:10.1080/07399332.2011.603863
  • Liang, W., Zhang, Y., Li, H., Chu, J., Qin Z., Lou, L., Li, Z., He, W., Zou, X.H., & Wang, W. (2012). Personality trait and primary dysmenorrhea: A study using a five-factor model in Chinese university women. Archives of Neuropsychiatry, 49(2), 92-95. [Link]
  • Xu, Y., Zhu, J., Chen, W., Chai, H., He, W., & Wang, W. (2012). Personality correlates of reporting Chinese words from Deutsch "high-low" word illusion by Chinese people. Neuroscience Bulletin, 28(3), 240-246. doi:10.1007/s12264-012-1235-5
  • Yu, S., Zhu, J., Xu, Y., Zheng, L., Chai, H., He, W., Liu, W., Li, H., & Wang, W. (2012). Processing environmental stimuli in paranoid schizophrenia: Recognizing facial emotions and performing executive functions. Biomedical and Environmental Sciences, 25(6), 697-705. doi:10.3967/0895-3988.2012.06.012
  • He, W., Zhang, Y., Zhu, J., Xu, Y., Yu, W., Chen, W., Liu, Y., & Wang, W. (2011). Could sex difference in color preference and its personality correlates fit into social theories? Let Chinese university students tell you. Personality and Individual Differences, 51(2), 154-159.
  • He, W., Zhang, Y.C., Zhu, J.P., Xu, Y., Yu, W.J., Chen, W.Z., Liu, Y.H., & Wang, W. (2011). Could relationship between personality and color preference fit into social theories? Let Chinese university students tell you. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 154-159.
  • Huang, J.Y., He, W., Chen, W.Z., Yu, W.J., Chen, W., Shen, M.W., & Wang, W. (2011). The Zuckerman-Kuhlman personality questionnaire predicts functioning styles of personality disorder: A trial in healthy subjects and personality disorder patients. Psychiatry Research, 186(2-3), 320-325. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2010.07.010
  • Wang, F., Chen, W., Huang, J., Xu, P., He, W., Chai, H., Zhu, J., Yu, W., Chen, L., & Wang, W. (2011). Preliminary study of relationships between hypnotic susceptibility and personality disorder functioning styles in healthy volunteers and personality disorder patients. BMC Psychiatry, 11(1), 121. doi:10.1186/1471-244X-11-121
  • Zheng, L., Chai, H., Chen, W., Yu, R., He, W., Jiang, Z., Yu, S., Li, H., & Wang, W. (2011). Recognition of facial emotion and perceived parental bonding styles in healthy subjects and personality disorder patients. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 65(7), 648-654. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1819.2011.02285.x
  • He, W., Chai, H., Zhang, Y.C., Yu, S.H., Chen, W., & Wang, W. (2010). Line bisection performance in patients with generalized anxiety disorder and treatment-resistant depression. International Journal of Medical Sciences, 7, 224-231.
  • He, W., Chai, H., Zheng, L.L., Yu, W.J., Chen, W.Z., Li, J.M., Chen, W., & Wang, W. (2010). Mismatch negativity in patients with treatment-resistant depression and borderline personality disorder. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 34, 366-371.
  • Cai, F.F., He, W., Xu, P.W., Liang, W.W., Chai, H., Yu, W.J., Chen, W.Z., Wu, H., Chen, W., & Wang, W. (2009). Loving-pursuing patterns and personality traits in Chinese university undergraduate students. Interpersona, 3, 140-155.
  • Huang, J.Y., Fan, J.L., He, W., Yu, S.H., Sun, G.Q., Yeow, C.D., Shen, M.W., Chen, W., & Wang, W. (2009). Could intensity ratings of Matsumoto and Ekman's JACFEE pictures delineate basic emotions? A principal component analysis in Chinese university students. Personality and Individual Differences, 46, 331-335.
  • Yu, S.H., Wei, L.L., Chai, H., He, W., Wang, D.F., Chen, W., & Wang, W. (2009). Description of personality traits by Chinese adjectives: A trial in university students. Psychology of Language and Communication, 13, 5-20.
  • Wang, Y., Zhu, M., Huang, J., He, W., Yu, S., Yu, R., Tang, S., Shen, M., & Wang, W. (2008). Family behavior therapy for antisocial and narcissistic personality disorders in China: An open study. German Journal of Psychiatry, 11, 91-97.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • He, W. (2017, May). Paediatric MEG: Developing networks in preschool children. Colloquium at the VU University Medical Centre, Vrije University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • He, W., (2017, February). Critical issues in MEG. Colloquium at the IDEALAB Winter School, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • He, W., Johnson, B.W., & Brock, J. (2016, October). Effective connectivity of core brain networks for perception and cognition in preschool age children. Presentation given at the 20th International Conference on Biomagnetism (BIOMAG2016), Seoul, Korea.
  • He, W., Rossion, B., & Johnson, B.W. (2016, October). Face-selective neuromagnetic responses to fast periodic presentation of natural images. Poster session presented at the 20th International Conference on Biomagnetism (BIOMAG2016), Seoul, Korea.
  • Brock, J., He, W., Mahajan, Y., Johnson, B., Sowman, P., & Garrido, M. (2016, June). Dynamic casual modelling of fronto-temporal connectivity in preschool children. Poster session presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) Annual Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Jobst, C., Al-Loos, R., He, W., Tang, H., Johnson, B.W., & Cheyne, D. (2016, April). MEG recordings in preschool age children reveal developmental changes in primary motor cortex. Poster session presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, USA.
  • He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B.W. (2015, November). Face processing in the brains of pre-school aged children measured with MEG. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • He, W., Mahajan, Y., Garrido, M., Johnson, B., & Brock, J. (2015, November). Emerging feedback loops in pre-school aged children: Dynamic casual modelling of auditory evoked magnetic fields. Paper presented at the 5th Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference, Auckland, NZ.
  • He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B.W. (2015, June). Temporal neurodynamics of face repetition effects in young children and adults measured with MEG. Poster session presented at the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) Annual Meeting, Honolulu, US.
  • He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. (2014, September). Different neural mechanisms underlie repetitions of faces in pre-schoolers and adults: An MEG study. Poster session presented at the Inter-university Neuroscience and Mental Health Conference, Sydney.
  • Hudson, J.L., Johnson, B.W., Broeren, S., McLellan, L., Wong, Q., Dodd, H., He, W., & Meng, D. (2014, September). Using magnetoencephalography (MEG) to examine neurological activation during emotion processin in anxious children. Paper presented at the Inter-University Neuroscience and Mental Health Conference, Sydney.
  • He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B.W. (2014, July). Different neural mechanisms underlie processing of repetitions of faces in pre-schoolers and adults: An MEG study. Poster session presented at the 12th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience (ICON), Brisbane.
  • He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. (2013, December). Neuro-magnetic correlates of face processing in pre-schoolers. Paper presented at the MEG Day: A Swinburne/Macquarie Symposium and Workshop, Melbourne.
  • He, W. (2013, November). Measuring brain function in pre-school aged children using MEG. Presentation given at the Australia-China Science Research Fund Hearing Impairment and Language Acquisition Workshop, Beijing Language and Culture University, Beijing, China.
  • He, W. (2013, November). An MEG neuroimaging study on the developmental changes of face processing in pre-school aged children. Poster session presented at the 4th Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference (ACNC), Melbourne.
  • He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B.W. (2013, November). Face processing in the brains of pre-school aged children measured with MEG. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) Annual Workshop, Sydney.
  • He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. (2013, September). Face processing in pre-school aged children: A MEG neuroimaging study. Poster session presented at the International Conference on Basic and Clinical Multimodal Imaging, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B.W. (2013, September). Face processing in preschool aged children: An MEG neuroimaging study. Paper presented at the International Conference on Basic and Clinical Multimodal Imaging, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Johnson, B.W., Tesan, G., He, W., & Crain, S. (2013, June). MEG neuroimaging of perceptual, motor and cognitive brain function in preschool-aged children. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (HBM), Seattle, USA.
  • He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B. (2012, November). Face processing in pre-school aged children: A MEG neuroimaging study. Paper presented at the 3rd Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference (ACNS), Brisbane.
  • He, W., Brock, J., & Johnson, B.W. (2012, November). Face processing in pre-school aged children: An MEG neuroimaging study. Colloquium at the 3rd Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference (ACNC), Brisbane.
  • He, W., Tesan, G., Brock, J., & Johnson, B.W. (2012, August). A neural marker of face processing in a four year old child. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • He, W. (2010, September). Line bisection performance in patients with generalized anxiety disorder and treatment-resistant depression. Poster session presented at the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) International Congress, Beijing, China.

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Telephone: (02) 9850 9599
Fax : (02) 9850 6059
Email : cogsci@mq.edu.au
Web : www.cogsci.mq.edu.au