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Siyuan Huang M.A.


Siyuan (Josie) Huang is currently a fourth year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Penn State. She is from China and finished her undergraduate studies at Peking University. In 2017 she obtained her master’s degree in psychology at San Diego State University, where she was working to examine the spatio-temporal dynamics of affective and cognitive functions in the context of binge drinking. Currently at Penn State, Siyuan's research work focuses on the interactions between perceived opportunities to obtain substance, reward processing/responses, and substance addiction through a combination of approaches including fMRI, EMA, and behavioral measures. Outside research, Siyuan is trained in psychological assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. During her spare time, she enjoys running, swimming, and reading.