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Professor YEUNG Wai Lan, Victoria


Associate Dean
(Research and Postgraduate Studies), Faculty of Social Sciences
Associate Programme Director, Master of Science in Work and Organisational Psychology Programme

B.Soc.Sci. (HKU); M.Phil (HKU); Ph.D (University of Melbourne)

Office:   WYL213, Dorothy Y L Wong Building
               Department of Psychology
               Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

TEL:       (852) 2616 7418

FAX:      (852) 2616 5997

e-Mail:   [email protected]


Vicki received her Ph.D. from the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She worked as the Editorial Assistant for the Asian Journal of Social Psychology during her Ph.D study. After graduation, she took up the position of the postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Experimental Research in Social Sciences, Hokkaido University, Japan. She obtained the Young Scientist Award for the year of 2009 and 2011 respectively. Vicki joined Lingnan University in August 2011. She received the Honorable Mention Award in the Research Excellence Award Scheme in 2014, and the Fulbright-RGC Hong Kong Senior Research Scholar Award in 2015. Her research interests include social psychology, social cognition, cross-cultural psychology, consumer psychology, and evolutionary psychology.



  • Cross-cultural differences in communication style
  • How culture is formed, maintained and changes through the process of communication
  • Socio-ecological approach to cultural differences in human behaviors
  • Dehumanization
  • The self-deceptive psychological illusions
  • Stereotyping



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Ad Hoc Journal Reviewer

Personality and Social Psychological Review
Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology
Asian Journal of Social Psychology
Progress in Asian Social Psychology
Journal of Psycholinguistic Research
Personality and Individual Differences


Teaching Subjects

Academic Year:  2023 - 2024:

2nd Term: PSY2101 Introduction to Psychology
  PSY3208 Personality and Individual Differences