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Junling Gao image, Research Assistant Professor
Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Junling Gao

Research Assistant Professor

Research Field:

Neuropsychology, medicine and Buddhism, neuroscientific studies on religious chanting, awareness training program, mindfulness-based stress reduction. Other interests include, the application of new techniques in real-world situations, for example, applying wearable electroencephalogram (EEG) and brain stimulation in meditation-related research.

For details, please visit the links below:

https://repository.hku.hk/cris/rp/rp03154
https://www.budscilab.hku.hk/

Hank Leung image, Senior Research Assistant (Data Scientist)
Senior Research Assistant (Data Scientist)

Mr. Hank Leung

Senior Research Assistant (Data Scientist)

Research Field:

At the intersection of Buddhism, psychology and neuroscience, I mainly focus on experiment design, data collection, and data analysis. Our lab makes use of EEG, ECG, and psychological questionnaires to test the application and applicability of Buddhist ideas and practices. Current topics include: religious chanting, meditation, and self schema.

Maharjan Sabin image, Research Assistant
Research Assistant

Ven. Dr. Maharjan Sabin

Research Assistant

Research Field:

Textual studies: Pali and Sanskrit Buddhist Literature

PT Research Assistant

Xiang Hong Shi

PT Research Assistant

Research Field:

Dunhuang Manuscript, Buddhist Philology, Ideology History of Chinese Pure Land Buddhism


Junling Gao image, Research Assistant Professor
Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Junling Gao

Research Assistant Professor

Research Field:

Neuropsychology, medicine and Buddhism, neuroscientific studies on religious chanting, awareness training program, mindfulness-based stress reduction. Other interests include, the application of new techniques in real-world situations, for example, applying wearable electroencephalogram (EEG) and brain stimulation in meditation-related research.

For details, please visit the links below:

https://repository.hku.hk/cris/rp/rp03154
https://www.budscilab.hku.hk/


Hank Leung image, Senior Research Assistant (Data Scientist)
Senior Research Assistant (Data Scientist)

Mr. Hank Leung

Senior Research Assistant (Data Scientist)

Research Field:

At the intersection of Buddhism, psychology and neuroscience, I mainly focus on experiment design, data collection, and data analysis. Our lab makes use of EEG, ECG, and psychological questionnaires to test the application and applicability of Buddhist ideas and practices. Current topics include: religious chanting, meditation, and self schema.


Maharjan Sabin image, Research Assistant
Research Assistant

Ven. Dr. Maharjan Sabin

Research Assistant

Research Field:

Textual studies: Pali and Sanskrit Buddhist Literature


PT Research Assistant

Xiang Hong Shi

PT Research Assistant

Research Field:

Dunhuang Manuscript, Buddhist Philology, Ideology History of Chinese Pure Land Buddhism