The landscape

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The big questions

The general landscape of my research interests is the application of technologies in health/medical area.

In particular, for health/medicine, I am interested in neuro/brain related topics. For technology field, I am interested in Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and Human-Computer Interaction.

These areas actually have something in common: they touch certain profound topics, such as:

  • how the brain works (Neurology, Neuroscience, AI)
  • how we sense this world (VR, AI)
  • how interactions shape or fake our conception (HCI, VR, neuroscience)

Random thoughts on making decisions

So far I haven’t come up with a specific research topic yet. I wish I could find my “Research Mr. Right” earlier so that I can speed up the PhD journey. The funny thing about choice is that once a decision is made, all other possibilities suddenly disappear. It’s like Schrödinger’s cat: before making a decision, all possible worlds happily coexist. I think that’s probably why I procrastinate for years. Another reason is that I’m satisfied with superficial knowledge, but would rather not dive into a specific area to taste the bitter beneath the sweet. Fortunately, my PhD journey encourages me to take such endeavor, and I look forward to seeing myself become an expert in some certain areas in medical related technologies.

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