Featured Symposia: Conference Theme
This year's conference title is "Asian Social Psychology in the Face of Global Challenges: Achievements and Opportunities."
In the past few years, we have seen unprecedented events pose new challenges and changes around the world. How have individuals and groups navigated and cope with these changes? Among many truly excellent symposia to be presented at EdUHK's AASP 2023, we are pleased to highlight here five symposia that explore the conference theme from different perspectives, from COVID-19 to new developments in time scarcity.
Locus-of-Hope and Well-Being (Part 1): COVID-19 Pandemic Research
Allan B. I. BERNARDO, De La Salle University
The first of a two-part symposium features four empirical studies that show the roles of distinct locus-of-hope dimensions as protective factors that moderate the effects of different stressors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sixtus Dane A. RAMOS, De La Salle University
Ma. Jenina N. NALIPAY, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Eugene YJ TEE, HELP University
Homer J. YABUT, De La Salle University
Indigenous psychology in Southeast Asia: Challenges and Opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic
Rachel Sing-Kiat TING, Monash University (Malaysia campus)
Liz JONES, Monash University Malaysia
This symposium consists of 3 panels from SEAIP platform to present theoretical discussion and empirical studies that address the challenges and opportunities of Indigenous psychology in Southeast Asia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rachel Sing-kiat TING, Monash University (Malaysia);
Aron Harold G. PAMOSO, University of San Carlos;
Jezamine R. DE LEON, Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA)
Michael BOND, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Living in an Era of Time Poverty: Challenges and Opportunities
Xiaomin SUN, Beijing Key Laboratory of Applied Experimental Psychology, National Demonstration Center for Experimental Psychology Education (Beijing Normal University) & Faculty of Psychology, Beijing Normal University
This symposium offers valuable insights into the impact of time poverty on individuals’ construal level, economic utility mindsets, and intertemporal decision-making.
Yue YUAN, Beijing Key Laboratory of Applied Experimental Psychology, National Demonstration Center for Experimental Psychology Education (Beijing Normal University) & Faculty of Psychology, Beijing Normal University
Jiangqun LIAO, Laboratory of Consumer and Economic Psychology, Tsinghua University;
Hai-Long SUN, School of Business, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
Jingyi LU, School of Psychology and Cognitive Science, East China Normal University
Cultural and Psychological Impacts of Societal Change of China
Huajian CAI, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
In this symposium, four speakers will show cultural and psychological changes in China over the past four decades in four specific aspects: moral disengagement, individualism, Neijuan (内卷), and filial piety.
Ziqiang XIN, Department of Psychology, Renmin University of China;
Michael Shengtao WU, School of Sociology and Anthropology, Xiamen University, Xiamen;
Yan MU, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China;
Menglin HE, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
Zhansheng CHEN, Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong
Identity and Intergroup Relations in Post-2019 Hong Kong
Ying-yi HONG, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Andrea S. MATOS, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
This symposium examines Hong Kong identity and society in the post-2019 era. It presents three papers investigating intergroup relations and attitudes through political and multiculturalism lenses.
Ying-yi HONG, The Chinese University of Hong Kong;
Siu-yau LEE, Hong Kong Baptist University;
Andrea S. MATOS, The Chinese University of Hong Kong;
Christian CHAN, The University of Hong Kong
James LIU, Massey University