Jiefeng Jiang

Assistant Professor

Jiefeng Jiang CV

Research Interests

neurocomputational mechanisms of complex behavior; learning and memory of task structure and cognitive control demand; aging of executive function; computational modeling of cognitive processes; model-based neuroimaging analysis.

Training Areas

Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience


Research Group

Cognitive Control

Representative Publications

Lee, W-T., Hazeltine, E., Jiang, J. (in press). Interference and integration in hierarchical task learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.
Wessel, J.*, Jiang, J.*, & Stolley, J. (2021). Action errors impair active working memory maintenance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.
Madore, K. P., Khazenzon, A. M., Backes, C. W., Jiang, J., Uncapher, M., Norcia, A. M., & Wagner, A. D. (2020). Memory failure predicted by attention lapsing and media multitasking. Nature, 587(7832): 87-91
Jiang, J., Wang, S. F., Guo, W., & Wagner, A. D. (2020). Proactive control in context: Context-cued predictions of task demands facilitate perceptual decisions in virtual environments. Nature Communications, 11:2053
Jiang, J., Beck, J., Heller, K., & Egner, T. (2015). An insula-frontostriatal network mediates flexible cognitive control by adaptively predicting changing control demands. Nature Communications, 6:8165

Research areas
  • Aging
  • Attention
  • Brain Imaging
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Executive Function
  • Learning and Memory

373 Psychological and Brain Sciences Building (PBSB)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States


355 Psychological and Brain Sciences Building (PBSB)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States