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Research Projects

The faculty in the Department of Psychology are all active researchers with both local and international affiliations for projects for which they are principle or co-investigators. Projects for which funding has been obtained from the University of Macau through the Research Development Administration Office (R&DAO) for the period from 2008-present are listed below.

Principle Investigator






(1) The Nomological Network of Locus of Hope: Data from Cross-cultural and Special Populations

(2) Polyculturalism in Postcolonial Contexts in Asia: A Cross-Cultural Approach

(3) Attitudes Related to Socioeconomic Inequality and Wealth Redistribution in Asia: Cross-Cultural Psychology Studies

(4) Framing Effects on Perceptions of Helping and Gratitude in Hierarchical Relationships


CHI Peilian

(1) Resilience-oriented intervention among children affected by parental HIV
(2) Stigma, Resilience and Mental Health among Mainland Migrant Workers in Macau


CHANG Sio Nga, Kay

(1) Resiliency and job satisfaction

(2) Trauma among disaster rescuers


Improved Samplewise-Adjusted Procedure: Multiple Effect Sizes in Meta-Analysis with Correction for Artifacts

GUO Tieyuan, Tony

(1) Moderacy/extremity response biases and scale reliability in cross-cultural psychology research using Likert scale

(2) Cultural differences in valuing future and past information

(3) Cultural differences in loss aversion, and overestimation of small probabilities

(4) Culture, vocal speed, and persuasion

(5) Gender, job seeking around the global: an evolutionary perspective


(1) School-based Child and Family Counselling

(2) Positive Ageing of Chinese Elderly

(3) Place Identity of Third Culture Kids

(4) Gender Discourses of Chinese Women

(5) Teaching of Psychology


TAO Yick Ku, Vivienne

On-campus residency, achievement motivation and psychological health among undergraduate students in Macao (Jan 2014-Dec 2015).

TONG Kwok Kit

Prejudice and perceived discrimination: Exploring contributors, health outcomes, and interventions

WU Man Sze, Anise

(1) Over 10 projects and the 3 on-going projects are:

a. Internet Gaming Disorder: Illness Representation, Screening Tool, and Diagnostic Interview among Young Chinese Adults (PI)

b. Gambling disorder and Internet gaming disorder: Psychological needs, motives, and protective traits (PI)

c. Drinking Behaviors among University Students (PI)