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Eva (Yi-Tzu) CHEN 
陳伊慈

 
  • Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Program of Education/Educational Psychology and Counseling Department, National Tsing Hua University

  • Ed.D. in Human Development & Education, Harvard University

  • Ed.M. in Mind, Brain, & Education, Harvard University

  • MA in Sociology, Stanford University 

  • BA in Psychology, Stanford University 

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Hua-Chien (Jasper) HSU
徐華謙

 
  • B.A. in Psychology & Counseling, National Taiwan Normal University

Jasper's interest is in social psychology and influence. He enjoys philosophical thinking, and writes articles about social issues from time to time. Jasper also enjoys reading, going on outings, and watching Youtube videos.

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Chuan-Han (Kate) KAO 
高川涵

 
  • M.S. in Psychology & Counseling, National Tsing Hua University

Kate’s research focuses on Confucian moral beliefs and how they affect folk moral judgments, especially in the lay judge system. She has a variety of interests on Chinese philosophy and religion as well. Besides all the ancient books and records, Kate also enjoys the company of a well-written novel, classic heavy metal songs, and a good comedy TV series in her free time.

Cheng-Ching (Jacky) LIN 
林成璟

 
  • B.A. in Psychology & Counseling, National Tsing Hua University (expected 2025) 

Jacky is really interested in the area of psychology and plans to be a psychotherapist in the future! He loves talking to the kids and play with them. Working with kids is a little challenging but good training!

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Min-Min (Elise) Hsu 
許閔閔
  • B.A. in Interdisciplinary Program of Education, National Tsing Hua University (expected 2026)

Elise loves teaching and playing with children; and is also interested in psychological disorders. She enjoys playing table tennis and playing the flute in wind bands. She often travels and watches movies in her free time.

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Ching-Yuan(Emma)Huang
黃靖媛
  • B.Ed. in Psychology & Counseling, National Taiwan Normal University

  • B.A. in Geography, National Taiwan Normal University

  • The program of European Cultures and Languages, National Taiwan Normal University

Emma is interested in the interactions between humans and society, as well as children's education and learning. She hopes to engage in work related to education or counseling in the future. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, reading, or trying out things she finds novel and interesting.

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Li-Wei (Jonas) CHEN
陳力維
  • M.Ed. in Educational Psychology and Counseling, National Tsing Hua University, 2024

  • B.Ed. with a major in Early Childhood Education as well as Psychology and Counseling, University of Taipei, 2020

Jonas is interested in mental health and cross-cultural issues in sexual minority populations (LGBTQ+), especially those in Taiwan and other Asian societies. He plans to pursue a Ph.D. in the United States and become a clinical psychologist in the future. When Jonas is not at work, he loves hanging out at coffee shops. He is also a lover of "The Little Prince" and Golden Retrievers!

Collaborators 研究合作人

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Yen-Ping CHANG
張硯評
  • Associate Professor, Educational Psychology and Counseling Department, National Tsing Hua University

Montine CHEN
陳孟筳
  • Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology and Counseling Department, National Taiwan Normal University

Affiliated members 成員

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Mary Shaocong MA
  • PhD in Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2023

  • MPhil in Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2020

  • MEd in Education, The University of Hong Kong, 2018

Mary’s research focuses on socio-cognitive and socio-emotional development, exploring questions such as: How do young children navigate themselves efficiently in the social world with a lot of information? What factors in children's environment may impact their socio-emotional competence? When Mary is not busy unraveling the mysteries of child development, she is cuddling with her furry companion or indulging in adorable pet videos.

Alumni Members 成員

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Harry HUANG
​黃奐揚
  • B.Sc. in Environmental Science, University of Calgary

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Jou-Yu (Selena) CHEN
​陳柔伃
  • B.A. in Counseling & Clinical Psychology, National Dong Hwa University
    (expected 2025)

Selena is proficient in active listening and has a passion for working and interacting with children. She enjoys playing sports, such as badminton, table tennis, fitness; and also likes going on outings, watching videos, and binge-watching.

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Xinyi (Cindy) LIU
  • Ed.M. in Human Development and Education, Harvard University, 2025 (expected)

  • BBA in Operations Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2024

Cindy is a workshop teacher and education entrepreneur. She is interested in children’s attachment styles and their impact on future intimate relationships. She is also keen on investigating the effects of various parenting practices on children's social-emotional development. When Cindy is not at work, she finds joy in hiking, traveling, and spending time with fluffy friends.

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Jingchen LI
  • MPhil in Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2024 (expected)

  • BSc in Quantitative Social Analysis and Computer Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2022

Jingchen enjoys working with child scientists and learning from them!

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Angie LO
  • BSc in Biotechnology and Business, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2021

Angie is driven by a passion for discovery and a desire to make a positive impact on lives. 

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Manya BALA
  • MSc in Developmental Psychology and Psychopathology, King’s College London, 2020

  • BSc in Psychology, University College London, 2019

Manya was born in India but raised in Hong Kong. She is a third-culture kid and aspiring clinical psychologist interested in understanding child development across intersecting contexts to inform early interventions that care culturally sensitive, inclusive, and equitable. Outside of work, Manya scouts for Hong Kong’s best restaurants and cafes or hanging out with her dog.

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 Gigi TAN
  • BA in Global China Studies (First Honors), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2019
    MA in Sociology and Education, Teachers College Columbia University, 2021
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions, 2025 (expected)

Gigi’s experience of working as a research assistant in Eva’s lab ignited her passion for education. She is interested in understanding how children with different social and cultural backgrounds start their learning journeys. 

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Ivy TSE
  • BA in Cognitive Science, University of Pennsylvania, 2019
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions, 2025 (expected)

Ivy has broad academic interests in humanistic studies, including social and cognitive psychology. “Working with Eva gave me my first experience in scholarly research, which opened many doors for me and taught me both technical skills and what good professional mentorship and collaboration looks like.” 

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 Joyce WONG
  • BSc in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2018

Joyce was a volunteer research helper. She then obtained a Montessori Teacher certificate for early childhood in the United States, and is now a Montessori teacher in Canada working with children from 3 to 6 years old.

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Crystal Tsz Ki TANG
  • MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development, University College London, 2019

  • BSSc in Psychology, Chinese University in Hong Kong, 2017

Crystal is a Special Educational Needs learning support instructor who works with children who have diverse learning needs in school. She is passionate about understanding the behavior of children and helping them to overcome challenges that may be hindering their academic progress and social life. When Crystal is not at work, she loves to dance to KPOP music and enjoy learning new routines. And she also finds spending time with her furry friends to be a great source of comfort and joy!

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Cecilia NG
  • MA in Psychology, Chinese University in Hong Kong, 2016

Cecilia is a former psychological research assistant. She is currently working in the human resources sector at Estee Lauder.

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Christine Kong-Yan TONG
  • PhD in Educational Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, 2024 (expected)

  • MPhil in Psychology, Chinese University in Hong Kong, 2018

  • MA in Psychology, Chinese University in Hong Kong, 2016

  • BBA in Operations Management and Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2015

Christine is a scientist-practitioner who strives to understand children from different perspectives. Her research interests include learning and development in science, math, and literacy.

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Kristy Sze Long POON
  • MA in Music Therapy, Anglia Ruskin University, 2024 (expected)

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Secondary), Open University of Hong Kong, 2021

  • MA in Music, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2017

  • MA in Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015

  • BBA in Operations Management and Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2014

Kristy has a strong passion for music. She is currently a music therapy trainee in the United Kingdom.

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Vincent CHOW
  • MSocSc in Educational Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, 2024 (expected)

  • PGDE in Primary English, The University of Hong Kong, 2017

  • MSocSc in Applied Psychology, City University of Hong Kong, 2015

  • BSc in Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2013

Vincent’s interest is to promote the development of social and emotional skills in children with autism under the whole school approach. He is also interested in promoting psychological wellbeing among school children.

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Veronica Ka Wai LAI
  • PhD in Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2019

  • BSocSc in Psychology, City University of Hong Kong, 2013

Veronica is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba in Canada. She is deeply passionate about conducting healthcare research.

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