Claire Chang grew up in Taiwan and got a bachelor degree in law, masters in linguistics, and PhD in cognitive neuroscience. During her PhD years, she spent twenty months in INSERM-CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit in France as a visiting fellow. She has studied in different aspects of language processing, e.g. lexical tone, visual processing in reading, and syntax. She now works on communication in a broader sense, namely, inter-personal interaction, especially the dynamical coupling between two brains using the hyperscanning technique.