We are excited to share news about our forthcoming paper in Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology on “Values Predict Willingness to Interact with Immigrants: The Role of Cultural Ideology and Multicultural Acquisition”!
This work examines how and among whom values predict acceptance of immigrants, with implications for understanding the motivational underpinnings of values, as well as how the cultural context matters for predicting acceptance of immigrants. Pre-print of abstract can be found here:
Congratulations to Min Yu and Qi Jia (not pictured) on graduating! The lab is proud of your accomplishments and we wish you the best of luck in all your future endeavors.
Congratulations once again, Class of 2019!
Teo Min Yu won the Most Promising Research Award from the Singapore Psychological Society for her IRP research entitled ‘Effects of Culture and Membership Status on Transgressor Evaluations’ in December 2018. This research examined how vertical individualism-collectivism influences judgments of an ingroup transgressor who is a leader versus a member in the ingroup. This work was also shortlisted for the Student Poster Award at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) in Portland, Oregon. Congratulations, Min Yu!
Congratulations to Ivy, Faadhilah, Min Yu, and Qi Jia for the acceptance of their SPSP submissions! They will be presenting on various findings on attitudes- and groups-related outcomes in Portland, Oregon in 2019!
Congratulations to Bu Chi, Hazirah, Natalie, Faadhilah, Ivy and Zheng Han (not in picture) on your graduation! The lab is very proud of your achievements and we wish you all the best in your future endeavors.
Congratulations once again, Class of 2018!
Ivy Cheng won Runner-Up Prize for the Student Poster Award at Annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Atlanta, Georgia for her IRP research entitled “Unity and Journey: Framing Perceptions of the Ingroup” in March 2018. Congratulations, Ivy!
Bu Chi successfully submitted his master’s thesis entitled “Defensive Confidence and Post-Message Attitude Certainty: The Role of Affect-Cognition Matching” in January 2018. Congratulations to Bu Chi on his Master of Social Sciences (Psychology) degree!
Norfaadhilah Abdul Halil Khan won a Student Research Award from the Singapore Psychological Society for Best Writing on her IRP research entitled “Value-Expressive Attitudes Predict Concerns for Processing Cognitive Information” in December 2017. Congratulations, Faadhilah!
A symposium was held on June 30th 2017, and lab members got together to present and discuss research on affect, cognition, attitudes and values in domains that include pro-environment behavior, intergroup relations, and close relationships.
While on sabbatical leave in AY16/17, Dr Michelle See was a visiting scholar at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). While at the two universities, she participated in various research activities (e.g., present her research), and established collaborations with Professor Linda Skitka (UIC), Dr Kimin Eom (UCSB), and Dr Janet Pauketat (UCSB). She enjoyed interacting with colleagues at UIC and UCSB, and, more generally, living in Chicago and Santa Barbara. She also visited other universities, including Purdue University, State University of New York at Buffalo, and Hendrix College, to give research talks.