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

Bustos, B., Mordkoof, J-T., Hazeltine, E., & Jiang, J. (in press). Task switch costs scale with dissimilarity between task rule. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General

Jiang, J., Bruss, J., Lee, W-T., Tranel, D., & Boes, A. (2023). White matter disconnection of left multiple demand network is associated with post-lesion deficits in cognitive control. Nature Communications, 14:1740

Lee, W-T., Hazeltine, E., & Jiang, J. (2022). Interference and integration in hierarchical task learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 151(12): 3028-3044

Wessel, J.*, Jiang, J.* (equal contribution), & Stolley, J. (2022). Action errors impair active working memory maintenance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 151(6): 1325-1340

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

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

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