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Cecilia Cheng is a professor of psychology at the University of Hong Kong. She specializes in personality, social, health, and cross-cultural psychology. She received the ICP Early Career Research Award in 2000, and the Fulbright Senior Scholar Award in 2009. She has been the Associate Editor of Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (Personality Processes and Individual Differences section) and Asian Journal of Social Psychology.
At the University of Hong Kong, her research team seeks to enhance both mental and physical health for quality living for Hong Kong people. To realize this aim, the team applies theoretical frameworks from personality and social psychology to the understanding of real-life problems such as stress and coping, psychosomatic disorders, emotional disorders, and health-risk behaviors. The research group also organizes workshops, courses, and lectures to promote public awareness regarding mental and physical health.
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- English, Chinese
- Health psychology (健康心理學)
- Social psychology (社會心理學)