Junyun Zhang is an associate professor at the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Peking University. She earned her Ph.D. in Neurobiology from Insititute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Her research interests include Visual perception and Visual plasticity and application.

List of Publications

Liu, X.Y., & Zhang, J.Y.* (2019). Dichoptic de-masking learning in adults with amblyopia and its mechanisms. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 60: 2968-2977. (*corresponding author)

Zhang, J.Y.*, & Yu, C. (2018). Vernier learning with short- and long-staircase training and its transfer to a new location with double training. Journal of Vision, 18(13): 8, 1–8. (*corresponding author)

Liu, X.Y., & Zhang, J.Y.* (2018). Dichoptic training in adults with amblyopia: additional stereoacuity gains over monocular training. Vision Research, 152: 84-90. (*corresponding author)

Xiong, Y.Z., Zhang, J.Y., & Yu, C. (2016). Bottom-up and top-down influences at untrained conditions determine perceptual learning specificity and transfer. eLife, 5:e14614.

Wang, R.*, Wang, J.*, Zhang, J.Y.*, Xie, X.Y.*, Yang, Y.X., Luo, S.H., Yu, C & Li, Wu. (2016). Perceptual learning at a conceptual level, Journal of Neuroscience, 36(7):2238-46. (*co-first author)

Zhang, J.Y.* & Yu, C*. (2016). The transfer of motion direction learning to an opposite direction enabled by double training: A reply to Liang et al. (2015b). Journal of Vision, 16(3):29, 1-4. (*corresponding author)

Cong, L.J., Wang, R.J., Yu, C.*, & Zhang, J.Y.* (2016). Perceptual learning of basic visual features remains task specific with Training-Plus-Exposure (TPE) training. Journal of Vision, 16(3):13, 1-9. (*corresponding author)

Xiong, Y. Z., Yu, C., & Zhang, J.Y.* (2015). Perceptual learning eases crowding by reducing recognition errors but not position errors, Journal of Vision, 15(11): 16, 1-13. (*corresponding author)

Wang, R., Zhang, J.Y.*, Klein, S. A., Levi, D. M. & Yu, C*. (2014). Orientation and motion signals actuate Vernier perceptual learning to transfer to untrained retinal locations: A piggybacking effect. Journal of Vision, 14(13):12, 1–10. (*corresponding author & co-first author) .

Cong, L.J., & Zhang, J.Y.*. (2014). Perceptual learning of contrast discrimination under roving: The role of semantic sequence in stimulus tagging. Journal of Vision, 14(13):1, 1–8. (*corresponding author)

Zhang, J.Y.*, Cong, L.J., Klein, S.A., Levi, D.M., & Yu, C*. (2014). Perceptual learning improves adult amblyopic vision through rule-based cognitive compensation. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 55:2020–2030. (*corresponding author)

Zhang, J.Y.*, Yang, Y.X. (2014). Perceptual learning of motion direction discrimination transfers to an opposite direction with TPE training. Vision Research, 99: 93-98. (*corresponding author)

Zhang, J.Y., Zhang, G.L, Liu, L., & Yu, C. (2012). Whole report uncovers correctly identified but incorrectly placed target information under visual crowding. Journal of Vision, 12(7): 5, 1–11.

Wang, R., Zhang, J.Y., Klein, S. A., Levi, D. M. & Yu, C. (2012). Task relevancy and demand modulate double-training enabled transfer of perceptual learning. Vision Research, 61, 33-38.

Zhang, J.Y., Zhang, G.L, Xiao, L.Q., Klein, S.A., Levi, D.M., & Yu, C. (2010). Rule-based learning explains visual perceptual learning and its specificity and transfer. Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 12323-12328.

Zhang, J.Y.,Zhang, T., Xue, F., Liu, L., & Yu, C. (2009). Legibility of Chinese characters in peripheral vision and the top-down influences on crowding. Vision Research, 49, 44-53.

Liu, L., Klein, S.A., Xue, F., Zhang, J.Y., & Yu, C. (2009). Using geometric moments to explain human letter recognition near the acuity limit, Journal of Vision, 9, 26, 1-18.

Zhang, J.Y.*, Kuai, S.G.*, Xiao, L.Q.*, Klein, S.A., Levi, D.M., & Yu, C. (2008). Stimulus coding rules for perceptual learning. PLoS Biology, 6 (8), 1651-1660. (*equal contribution)

Xiao, L.Q*, Zhang, J.Y.*,Wang, R., Klein, S.A., Levi, D.M., & Yu, C. (2008). Complete transfer of perceptual learning across retinal locations enabled by double training. Current Biology, 18, 1922-1926. (*equal contribution)

Zhang, J.Y.,Zhang, T., Xue, F., Liu, L., & Yu, C. (2007). Legibility variations of Chinese characters and implications for visual acuity measurement in Chinese reading population. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 48, 2383-2390.

Kuai, S.G.*, Zhang, J.Y.*, Klein, S.A., Levi, D.M., & Yu, C. (2005). The essential role of stimulus temporal patterning in enabling perceptual learning. Nature Neuroscience, 8, 1497-1499. (*equal contribution)