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Wendy Zhang, M.S.

Pronouns: Wendy

Doctoral Student

SDSU / UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

San Diego

Areas of Research

Sensory Processing, Abnormalities in Cognitive and Emotional Processes, Psychotic and Affective Disorders, ERP components, EEG/ERP Data Processing and Analysis


Wendy is interested in how disturbances in sensory processing interact with abnormalities in cognitive and emotional processes in psychotic and affective disorders. She uses a wide range of ERP components (e.g. MMN, P300, ASSR) in her research and is highly interested in EEG/ERP data processing and analysis.


Emily Kappenman, Ph.D., SDSU


  1. Light, G. A., Zhang W., Joshi Y. B., Bhakta, S., Talledo, J. A, Swerdlow N. R. (2017). Single-Dose Memantine Improves Cortical Oscillatory Response Dynamics in Patients with Schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology. doi:10.1038/npp.2017.81
  2. Young, J. Y., Bismark, A. W., Sun Y., Zhang W., Mcllwain M., Crootendorst I., Light, G. A. (2016). Neurophysiological characterization of attentional performance dysfunction in schizophrenia patients in a reverse-translated task. Neuropharmacology, 42(6):1338-1348. doi: 10.1038/npp.2016.268.