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宫殿坤Diankun Gong


Research Interests and Achievements

Current main research areas are the plasticity of brain and the neuro-mechanism of video games, the neurological rehabilitation and Swarm Intelligence. He has held and took part in many projects, also cooperated with many research groups at home and abroad recently. During the last few years, he has published over 20 peer reviewed papers, including in NeuroImage, Psychophysiology, Scientific Report, Frontier in Aging Neuroscience, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. He is the reviewer of NeuroImage, Scientific Report and PLOS One.
And he is the academic editor of Scientific Report.His recent research concerning the neuro-mechanism of action video games has been chosen as Research Highlight by Nature Asia. Since , his work about video games has drew widespread attention at home and abroad, over 200 newspapers and websites have reported this issue, for example, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DAILY reported this issues at a salient position on the front page, Approaching Science from CCTV also interviewed our laboratory.


He is a PH.D in Biomedical Engineering, Master in Psychology,

Youth member of Rehabilitation Engineering of Chinese Society of Biomedical Engineering,
Youth member of Rehabilitation Engineering Specialized Committee of China Association of Assistive Products.

Recent Publications


1. D. Gong, W. Ma, J. Gong, H. He, L. Dong, D. Zhang, J. Li, C. Luo and D. Yao, "Action Video Game Experience Related to Altered Large-Scale White Matter Networks," Neural Plasticity, vol. 2017, pp. 7, 2017.
2. H. Yang, J. Lu, D. Gong and D. Yao, "How do musical tonality and experience affect visual working memory?," NeuroReport, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 94-98, 2016.
3. F. Li, T. Liu, F. Wang, H. Li, D. Gong, R. Zhang, Y. Jiang, Y. Tian, D. Guo and D. Yao, "Relationships between the resting-state network and the P3: Evidence from a scalp EEG study," Scientific reports, vol. 5, 2015.
4. D. Gong, H. He, W. Ma, D. Liu, M. Huang, L. Dong, J. Gong, J. Li, C. Luo and D. Yao, "Functional Integration between Salience and Central Executive Networks: A Role for Action Video Game Experience," Neural Plasticity, vol. 501, pp. 675046, 2015.
5. D. Gong, H. He, D. Liu, W. Ma, L. Dong, C. Luo and D. Yao, "Enhanced functional connectivity and increased gray matter volume of insula related to action video game playing," Scientific reports, vol. 5, 2015.
6. L. Dong, Y. Zhang, R. Zhang, X. Zhang, D. Gong, P. A. Valdes-Sosa, P. Xu, C. Luo and D. Yao, "Characterizing nonlinear relationships in functional imaging data using eigenspace maximal information canonical correlation analysis (emiCCA)," NeuroImage, vol. 109, no. 0, pp. 388-401, 2015.
7. H. Yang, W. Ma, D. Gong, J. Hu and D. Yao, "A Longitudinal Study on Children's Music Training Experience and Academic Development," Scientific reports, vol. 4, 2014.
8. K. Xue, C. Luo, D. Zhang, T. Yang, J. Li, D. Gong, L. Chen, Y. I. Medina, J. Gotman and D. Zhou, "Diffusion tensor tractography reveals disrupted structural connectivity in childhood absence epilepsy," Epilepsy research, vol. 108, no. 1, pp. 125-138, 2014.
9. J. Lu, G. Li, D. Gong and Q. Hu, "Partial information transmission can be found in music attributes," Neuroreport, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 190, 2014.
10. L. Dong, C. Luo, W. Cao, R. Zhang, J. Gong, D. Gong and D. Yao, "Spatiotemporal consistency of local neural activities: A new imaging measure for functional MRI data," Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2014.
11. L. Dong, D. Gong, P. A. Valdes-Sosa, Y. Xia, C. Luo, P. Xu and D. Yao, "Simultaneous EEG-fMRI: trial level spatio-temporal fusion for hierarchically reliable information discovery," Neuroimage, vol. 99, pp. 28-41, 2014.
12. W. Cao, C. Luo, D. Zhang, B. Zhu, L. Dong, J. Gong, D. Gong, H. He, S. Tu and W. Yin, "Resting-state functional connectivity in anterior cingulate cortex in normal aging," Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, vol. 6, pp. 280, 2014.
13. D. Gong, W. Ma, K. M. Kendrick, Q. Hu and D. Yao, "How Cognitive Plasticity Resolves the Brain's Information Processing Dilemma," Scientific reports, vol. 3, 2013.
14. D. Gong, W. Ma, J. Hu, Q. Hu, Y. Lai and D. Yao, "The flexibility of partial information transmission in the auditory channel: The role of perceptual discriminability," Psychophysiology, vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 1394-1400, 2012.
15. D. Gong, J. Hu and D. Yao, "Partial information can be transmitted in an auditory channel: Inferences from lateralized readiness potentials," Psychophysiology, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 499-503, 2012.
16. S. Gao, J. Hu, D. Gong, S. Chen, K. M. Kendrick and D. Yao, "Integration of consonant and pitch processing as revealed by the absence of additivity in mismatch negativity," PloS one, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. e38289, 2012.


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