Xiao Qu

Xiao Qu

Xiao Qu

Decision-making in dilemma, motivation affected by monetary rewards

I started my study of psychology since 2012, when I first came to the Applied Psychology Department, Zhejiang University of Technology as an undergraduate student. During the undergraduate, I finished the curriculum well and participate two research project leaded by my tutors, focusing on the Autism and Emotion-induced Blindness.

After graduation with the Bachelor of Science, I worked as Sensory Integration Training Teacher in Hangzhou, China. And spent over a year with kids with sensory integration dysfunction, high-function autism and ADHD before came to U.S.
I came to George Mason University for Master's Degree (probably PhD. as well), since my future career goal is being a professor in the field of psychology in top universities.

Selected Publications

Qu, X., Ji, L. & Xu, Y. 2014. The Financial Burden of Autism and Its Influence towards China. Proceedings of 2014 International Conference on Psychology and Public Health (PPH 2014), Vol.5, 110-114.
Qu, X. and Jia, L. 2016. Research Summary towards Emotion-induced Blindness. The Guidance of Science & Education, 10, 162-163.


George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia — Master of Arts in Psychology
August 2018 — Present
Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou, Zhejiang—Bachelor of Science
September 2012 — June 2016