Liu Dianzhi is a leading professor in psychology, a PhD supervisor and head of Applied Psychology Institute at Soochow University. She has received many honorary titles, such as the National 100 excellent PhD thesis prize winner, the first top ten female innovative talentof Suzhou City, the teaching master of Soochow University. She is a member of National Psychological Association, executive director of National Qualitative Research Speciality Committee, vice-president of National Educational Psychology (2009-2017), member of National Curriculum Speciality Committee, chief expert in popular science of Jiangsu Province and Suzhou City,and an expert who has been receiving special government allowance from the State Council.
Her research focuses on learning psychology. She has made great achievements in learning strategy and implicit learning. She has published more than 300 papers in journals such as Scientific Reports, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, Acta Psychologica Sinica, Educational Research, etc. She has been an author of over 20 monographs, textbooks and translations. Her representative works are Study of Learning Strategy, Teaching Psychology, Research Methodology of Educational and Psychological Sciences.