2018-10-22 22:17:53

Prof. Lei Mo



Lei MoProfessor of South China Normal University, Doctoral Mentor. Current Director of the Academic Committee of South China Normal University. Chairman of Chinese Psychological Society. Convenor of Disciplinary Review Group of Degree Committee of the State Council. Member of Social Science Committee of the Ministry of Education. Review Expert of Humanities and Social science Project of the Ministry of Education, and NNSF Project. Review member of Postdoctoral Mobile Station of the Ministry of Personnel. Review expert of National Educational Science Planning Project.


  • the first prize of outstanding achievements in the fifth and seventh session of humanities and social sciences  

  • the first prize of outstanding achievements in the second and third session of national education science  

  • the first prize of outstanding achievements in the fifth session of humanities and social sciences  

  • the first prize of outstanding achievements in the first and sixth session of Guangdong philosophy and social sciences  

  • the second session of China Youth Science and Technology Award

Grant support & Scientific record

  • Chaired or completed more than 30 national and provincial-level key scientific research projects, including 'the major projects of National Philosophy and Social Science', 'the major projects of Philosophy and Social Sciences of the Ministry of Education',  'the major entrusted projects of the Ministry of Education'. Presided over more than 10 projects of NNSF. In the past 5 years, personal projects funds amounted to more than 10 million.

  • Published more than 40 academic works, published more than 300 articles. As the first author or correspondent author, published more than 100 articles in PNAS, CC, SCAN et al.

The main research topics

1.The study of language cognition and text reading. In the research of text reading, he integrated the constructivism theory of international text reading, the theory of minimum hypothesis and the theory of text processing based on memory, and formed the double processing theory of text reading, which was totally original and had the important influence at home and abroad.

2.The study of social cognition and its brain mechanism. He adopted EEG and MRI techniques to investigate the neural mechanism of beauty, and found the shared brain activity for external beauty and taste beauty. He also found external beauty rely on the same neural mechanisms as internal beauty.

3. The study of learning cognition and the cultivation of innovation ability. In the study of learning theory, he was guided by the practice view of Marxism to carry out a series of high level experimental research based on summarizing and analyzing the limitation of learning theory at home and abroad, and formed the original theory of learning double mechanism.