Project Description

Dr. Dorita H. F. CHANG

Assistant Professor

Prof. LEE Tatia Mei-chun

Office: CJT607

Phone: (852) 3917-2383


Google Scholar Profile:

Lab Website : 


B.Sc. Psychology, McMaster University, Canada
Ph.D. Neuroscience, Queen’s University, Canada

Marie Curie Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, UK
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, McGill University, Canada


Visual perception (depth perception; motion and biological motion perception; spatial vision)
Perceptual learning and plasticity
Psychophysics, neuroimaging (fMRI, MEG), brain stimulation (TMS)



(For a complete list of publications, including those published prior to 2017, please visit the lab’s webpage)

Troje, N. F., & Chang, D. H. F. (in press).  Life detection from biological motion. Current Directions in Psychological Science [JCR Impact Factor 7.9]

Wong, N. H. L., & Chang, D. H. F. (2022).  Uncovering the locus of object-context-based modulations in depth processing using repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation.  eNeuro. 9(4): 1-8. [JCR Impact Factor 4.4]

Chang, D. H. F., Thinnes, D., Au, P. Y., Maziero, D., Stenger, V. A., Sinnett, S., & Vibell, J. (2022). Sound-modulations of visual motion perception implicate the cortico-vestibular brain. NeuroImage, 257:119285, 1-11. [JCR Impact Factor 7.4]

Wong, J. J., Wong, N. M. L., Chang, D. H. F., Di, Q., Chen, L., & Lee, T. M. C. (2022).  Amygdala–Pons connectivity is hyperactive and associated with symptom severity in depression.  Communications Biology, 5(574), 1-11. [JCR Impact Factor 6.5]

Chou, I. W. Y., Ban, H., & Chang, D. H. F. (2021). Modulations of depth responses in the human brain by object context:  Does biological relevance matter? eNeuro, 8(4), 1-14. [JCR Impact Factor 4.4]

Kam, K. Y., & Chang, D. H. F. (2021). Dichoptic perceptual training and sensory eye dominance plasticity in normal vision. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 62(7):12. [JCR Impact Factor 4.9]

Tso, W. W. Y., Hui, S. H., Lee, T. M. C., Liu, A. P. Y., Ip, P., Cheng, K., Fong, D., Chang, D. H. F., Ho, F. K. W., Yip, K. M., Ku, D., Cheuk, K. L., Luk, C. W., Shing, M. K., Leung, L. K., Khong,  P. L., Chan, G. C. F. (2021). Microstructural brain changes associated with neurocognitive and functional outcomes of intra-cranial germ cell tumor (GCT) survivors – a diffusion kurtosis study. Frontiers in Oncology, 11, 573798, 1-9. [JCR Impact Factor 5.7]

Chang, D. H. F., Troje, N. F., Ikegaya, Y., Fujita, I., & Ban, H. (2021).  Spatiotemporal dynamics of responses to biological motion in the human brain. Cortex, 136, 124-139. . [JCR Impact Factor 4.6]

Chang, D. H. F., Jiang, B., Wong, N. H. L., Wong, J. J., Webster, C., & Lee, T. M. C. (2020).  The human posterior cingulate and the stress-response benefits of viewing green urban landscapes. NeuroImage, 226:117555. [JCR Impact Factor 7.4]

Di, Q., Lam, C. L. M., Wong, J. J., Chang, D. H. F., & Lee, T. M. C. (2020). Positive affect is inversely related to the salience and emotion network’s connectivity. Brain Imaging and Behavior. . [JCR Impact Factor 3.2]

Wong, J. J., Chang, D. H. F., Di, Q., Men, W., Gao, J. H., & Lee, T. M. C. (2020). The pontine-driven somatic gaze tract contributes to affective processing in humans. NeuroImage, 213: 116692, 1-11. . [JCR Impact Factor 7.4]

Wong, N. H. L., Ban, H., & Chang, D. H. F. (2020). Human depth representations are affected by object plausibility.  Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 32(2), 1-15. . [JCR Impact Factor 3.4]

Goddard, E., Chang, D. H. F., Hess, R. F., & Mullen, K. T. (2019). Color contrast adaptation: fMRI fails to predict behavioral adaptation.  NeuroImage, 201:116032, 1-13. . [JCR Impact Factor 6.6]

Lee, K. S., & Chang, D. H. F. (2019). Biological motion perception is differentially predicted by Autistic trait domains.  Scientific Reports, 9:11029, . [JCR Impact Factor 4.4]

Chang, D. H. F., Cheang, Y. Y., So, M. (2018). Contextual effects in face lightness perception are not expertise-dependent. Vision, 2(2), 23, 1-14. .

Chang, D. H. F., Ban, H., Ikegaya, Y., Fujita, I., & Troje, N. F. (2018). Cortical and subcortical responses to biological motion. NeuroImage, 174, 87-96. . [JCR Impact Factor 5.9]

Wong, N. H. L., & Chang, D. H. F. (2018). Attentional advantages in video-game experts are not related to perceptual tendencies. Scientific Reports, 8:5528, 1-9. . [JCR Impact Factor 4.0]


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