Psychology

Research projects in progress

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Co-I(s)

Project Title

Dr AU May Lan Alma Mary Gerardina

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia
Dr CHU Chi Keung
Dr HO Po Ying Amy
Mrs TSIEN WONG Bik Kwan Teresa
Dr LI Chung Ki Patrick
Ms CHAN Wing Sze

Care for Dementia Caregivers for Better Caring : Profiling Care   Demands and Testing a Tripartite Intervention Program

Dr AU May Lan Alma Mary Gerardina

Mrs TSIEN WONG Bik Kwan Teresa

Determinants of Successful Aging across Various Cultural Contexts

Dr AU May Lan Alma Mary Gerardina

Dr CHAN Ching Hai Charles
Dr CHAN Hin Wang Kevin
Mrs TSIEN WONG Bik Kwan Teresa
Dr CHAN Wai Chi
Dr LEUNG Lam Ming Jess
Dr WONG Meng Kong
Ms CHOW Lai Yu Eanna
Prof. LAI Kam Yuk

Volunteer Assisted Support Teleprogram (VAST) for Dementia Caregivers

Dr AU May Lan Alma Mary Gerardina

Dr Iris CHAN
Dr Patrick LI
Dr Steven Paul WOODS

Exploring Prospective Memory in HIV: Objective Measures versus   Subjective Reports of “Difficulties of Remembering to Remember"

Dr AU May Lan Alma Mary Gerardina

Mr NAN Kurt

Developing a Model of Compensatory Training in Prospective Memory in Persons Living with HIV

Dr AU May Lan Alma Mary Gerardina

Dr CHAN Ching Hai Charles

Prof. LEUNG Man Cynthia

Impact of Poverty on Special Educational Needs in Children: Interventions

Dr CHAN Ching Hai Charles

 

Mentoring Relationship Quality (MRQ) and Outcomes in Adolescent Development

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

Dr AU May Lan Alma Mary Gerardina
Dr CHAN Ching Hai Charles
Dr DORCAS Allen
Prof. BOND Michael Harris (Ex)
Prof. LEUNG Kwok

In the Face of Negative Events: The Functional Utility of Fate   Control and Social Cynicism

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

 

Globalization-Based Acculturation: Implications for   Internationalizing the Hong Kong Higher Education Sector

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

 

Promoting Policy Favoring Multiculturalism and the Social   Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

Prof. Anna LAU
Prof. Winnie W.S. MAK

Cultural Influences on Emotional Experience and Communicative   Behavior

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

 

Examining the Effects of Generalized Beliefs on Coping   Strategies and Psychological Functioning

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

 

Cultural Adaptation among Ethnic Minorities and New Arrivals from the Mainland

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

Dr Susan E. CROSS
Mr LAM Chun Pan Ben

Comparing Cultural Factors Influencing Relationship Perception and Satisfaction

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia
Prof. BOND Michael Harris (Ex)

Dr GUAN Yanjun (Ex)
Dr GUAN Yanjun
Mr LAM Chun Pan Ben

The Influences of Cultural Mindsets on Psychological Distress and Help-Seeking Behavior

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia
Prof. BOND Michael Harris (Ex)

Mr LAM Chun Pan Ben

Social Cynicism and Interpersonal Trust: An Experimental Approach to Social Behavior

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

 

Psychological Influences of Bicultural and Multicultural Orientations in the Globalizing Society

Dr CHAN Kam Tong

Dr HO Po Ying Amy

Comparative Analysis of Social Enterprises in Hong Kong and   Taiwan: Scope and Dynamic

Dr LAI CHENG Cheng Gea

Prof. TSANG Wai Ping Cecilia

Research on Linguistic and Perceptual-Motor Factors Related to Writing Difficulties among Chinese Children with Developmental Dyslexia

Dr LAM Ka Nei

 

School-Based Cognitive Behavioral Mindfulness Therapy: A Pilot Study

Dr LAM Ka Nei

 

Effectiveness of Mindfulness-based Therapy for Childhood   Internalizing Problems in Hong Kong

Prof. LEUNG Man Cynthia

Prof. Pin Wai Mun

Prof. Lai Yuen Yi Cynthia

Prof. Lau Kai Yan 

Poly Kids -  – A Multi-disciplinary Parent Training Programme to Support Parents of Preschool Children with Development Delay

Prof. LEUNG Man Cynthia

Dr LEUNG Sze Lee Shirley
Prof. LO Sing Kai

Hong Kong Developmental Profile for Preschool Children -   Development of a General Measure of Development for Preschool Children

Prof. LEUNG Man Cynthia

Dr FUNG Wai Kwan Barbara
Dr LAU Wai Yee Aster
Dr LEUNG Shirley
Mr James KIRBY
Prof. Matthew SANDERS

Successful Grandparenting in the Chinese Context

Prof. LEUNG Man Cynthia

 

Preparation for Translation, Adaptation and Standardization of the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence - 4th edition (WPPSI-IV) (US) for Hong Kong Preschool Cantonese-speaking Children

Prof. LEUNG Man Cynthia

Dr Sandra TSANG

Parenting And Child Enhancement (PACE) - Early Intervention Program for Preschool Children from Disadvantaged Families

Prof. LEUNG Man Cynthia

Dr Sandra TSANG

Project HOPE (HANDS On Parent Empowerment)-20

Prof. LEUNG Man Cynthia

Dr FUNG Wai Kwan Barbara
Dr LAU Wai Yee Aster
Dr LEUNG Sze Lee Shirley
Mr James KIRBY
Prof. Matthew SANDERS

Successful Grandparenting in the Chinese Context

Prof. LEUNG Man Cynthia

Dr Sandra TSANG

Simon K Y Lee Children's Fund - FLY Project 李國賢兒童基金 - 樂啟航

Prof. LEUNG Man Cynthia

 

Preparation for the Development of an Oral Language Assessment Scale for Preschool Children in Hong Kong

Prof. LEUNG Man Cynthia

Dr Sandra TSANG

Prof. CHAN Ruth Suk-mei

Prof. LO Sing Kai

The role of family dining pattern, parenting style and family functioning on the health, behaviour and learning of preschool children

Dr LU Huijing

 

Deceiving Yourself to Better Deceive High-Compared to low-status others

 

 

Completed research projects

PI

Co-I(s)

Project Title

Dr AU May Lan Alma Mary Gerardina

Mrs TSIEN WONG Bik Kwan Teresa
Mr LI Wai Fan
Mrs Amy TSUI
Ms Angela WUN
Ms Esther BUTT
Ms Janice LEE
Dr TSE Mun Yee Mimi

Evaluation on the Effectiveness of Services Provided by Community Support Services to Fulfill the Needs of Young Elders

Dr AU May Lan Alma Mary Gerardina

Dr LEUNG Lam Ming, Jess
Dr WONG Meng Kong
Ms WONG Sze Ki Agnes
Prof. Patrick LEUNG

Telephone Assisted Pleasant Event Scheduling (TAPES) for Enhancing the Well-being of Dementia Caregivers

Dr CHAN Ching Hai Charles

Dr AU May Lan Alma Mary Gerardina
Dr DORCAS Allen
Prof. CHAN Yuk Chung
Prof. TSUI Ming Sum
Dr David Shum

Adolescent Executive Function and Empathy: A Bio-ecological Analysis [Project Summary]

Dr CHAN Ching Hai Charles

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia
Prof. BOND Michael Harris

The Role of Dual Identity, Need for Cognitive Closure, and Multiculturalism Ideology in the Inter-group Attitudes between two Chinese Groups: The Majority Perspective

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

 

Cross-cultural Comparisons of Filial Attitudes and Behaviors [Project Summary]

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

 

Mutual Intercultural Relations in Hong Kong [Project Summary]

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

 

Examining the Long-Term Impact of Bicultural Orientations on Psychological Adjustment

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

 

Managing Multilingualism and Multiculturalism: Its Policy Implications [Project Summary]

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

 

Behavioral Manifestations of Modesty across Cultures [Project Summary]

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia

Prof. BOND Michael Harris

A Sense of Obligation: Culture and the Duty to Help

Dr CHEN Xiaohua Sylvia      

Dr AU May Lan Alma Mary Gerardina
Dr CHAN Ching Hai Charles
Dr DORCAS Allen
Prof. BOND Michael Harris
Dr Kwok Leung

Cross-Cultural Examinations and Applications of Social Beliefs

Dr LAI CHENG Cheng Gea

Dr DORCAS Allen
Dr MENG Xiang Zhi

Multiple-Deficits in Chinese Developmental Dyslexia Ameliorated by Behavioral Remediation: Behavioral and Neuroscience Evidence [Project Summary]

Dr LAI CHENG Cheng Gea

Prof. TSANG Wai Ping Cecilia
Prof. LAM Siu Yin

Treatment Validity of Phonological, Visual and Motor Subtypes: A Comparison of Outcomes and Responsiveness-to-Instructions in Hong Kong Children with Specific Learning Disabilities

Prof. LEUNG Man Cynthia

Dr Sandra TSANG
Dr Suzanne DEAN

HOPE for the Challenge to Learn: Development and Evaluation of the "Hands On Parent Empowerment (HOPE)" Project to Empower Socially Disadvantaged Parents as Active Agents in their Children's Learning

Prof. LEUNG Man Cynthia

Prof. Martin WHYTE
Prof. Pierre LANDRY

Development of Preschool Developmental Assessment Scale for Children Aged 4 to 6 Years