Dr. Xiaoming Jiang obtained his BS degree in Psychology from the East China Normal University in 2005 and his Ph.D. degree in Cognitive Neuroscience from Peking University in 2010. He has been a research fellow in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, McGill University, since 2013. His research utilizes experimental methodologies to uncover social aspects of human speech and language processes. While serving as reviewer for nearly 30 international journals, he has published 30 peer-reviewed articles as a leading author on high-impact journals including NeuroImage; Human Brain Mapping; Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience; Cortex; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance; Neuropsychologia; and Speech Communication. His research on speaker confidence and trustworthiness has been media-covered by the Forbes and the New Scientist.