About Me

Hi, my name is Xiaotong (Tone) Xu. I am a first-year Cognitive Science PhD student at UC San Diego. I work in the Design Lab on research in Human-Computer Interaction, advised by Dr. Steven Dow. I am fascinated by how humans learn and develop knowledge from rich information in the context of complex socio-technical systems.

I received my B.S. degree in Psychology from University of Wisconsin-Madison with Honors in the Liberal Arts and did a Master program in Information Science at Cornell University.

When I am not busy with schoolwork, I like to hang out in a sunny afternoon. I couldn't be any happier with the weather in San Diego, especially having lived in Wisconsin and upstate NY.

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