Dr. LI, Wang-on Alex
Associate Professor & Head, Department of Counselling & Psychology

Programme Director, BSocSc (Hons) in Psychology Programme
Research Coordinator, MSocSc in Counselling Psychology Programme


 

QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D., The University of Hong Kong
M.Phil., The University of Hong Kong
B.Cog.Sc., The University of Hong Kong

CONTACT
Office: LG107, Main Building
Hong Kong Shue Yan University 10 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemer Hill, North Point, Hong Kong
Phone: (852)
2570-7110 ext. 291
Fax: (852) 2806-8044
Email: woli@hksyu.edu

CONSULTATION HOURS
Friday 2:00pm - 5:00pm

COURSES
CP516 Research Methods in Counselling Psychology
CP518 Research Workshops and Seminars in Counselling Psychology

RESEARCH [Potential MPhil Supervisor]
~Vision Research
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Emotion
~Cognitive Neuroscience

ONGOING RESEARCH
See the laboratory page of Cognitive Psychology (Cognitive Psychology Lab)

PUBLICATIONS (in reverse chronological order)
Li, W. O. & Yuen, S. L., (2015). The perception of time while perceiving dynamic emotional faces.Frontiers in psychology,6.

Wong, T. Y., Yuen, S. L., & Li, W. O. (2015). A basic need theory approach to problematic Internet use and the mediating effect of psychological distress. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1562.

Yu, C. K. C., Fan, T. W., & Li, W. O. (2012). Diagnostic characteristics of care receivers with intellectual disabilities and the difficulty and burden experienced by family caregivers. Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 3 (2), 202-221.

Li, W. O., Fan, T. W., & Yu, C. K. C. (2012). Difficulty and burden experienced by principal family caregivers of people with intellectual disabilities in Hong Kong. Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 3 (1), 95-105.

Li, W. O., Saunders, J. A., & Li, L. (2009). Recruitment of a novel cue for active control depends on control dynamics. Journal of Vision, 9 (10):9, 1-11.

Li, W. O., Khuu, S. K., & Hayes, A. (2009). Background motion and the perception of shape defined by illusory contours. Journal of Vision, 9 (6):5, 1-11.

Li, W. O., Khuu, S. K., & Hayes, A. (2008). Interaction between complex motion patterns in the perception of shape. Vision Research, 167-178.

Lee, T. C. P., Khuu, S. K., Li, W. O., & Hayes, A. (2008). Distortion in perceived image size accompanies flash lag in depth. Journal of Vision, 8 (11):20, 1-10.

Khuu, S. K., Li, W. O., & Hayes, A. (2006). Global speed averaging is tuned for binocular disparity. Vision Research, 407-416.

 

MANUSCRIPT IN PREPARATION
Li, W. O., Khuu, S. K., & Hayes, A., (in preparation). A distortion of motion-defined form: A distributed processing of figure-ground segmentation and contour-integration.

Lo, L. Y., Li, W. O., Yeung, P.-S., & LEE., L. P., (in preparation). Stunned by Anger, Run with Fear: An Investigation on the Dimensional Emotion Account in Discriminating Emotional Expressions.

Suen, M. M. T., Li, W. O. & Wong, W. L. S., (in preparation). The cognitive and emotive mechanisms underpinning the facilitation effects of comic features on reading comprehension.

 

SCHOLARLY BOOK, MONOGRAPHS AND CHAPTERS
Li, W. O. (2015). Biological Psychology. In Sun, C. T. L. (Ed.) Psychology in Asia: An Introduction (pp.79-126). Singapore: Cengage.

Li, W. O. (2015). Consciousness: How We Perceive and Become Aware of Our World. In Sun, C. T. L. (Ed.) Psychology in Asia: An Introduction (127-174). Singapore: Cengage.

Li, W. O. (2015). Learning and Memory: How Do We Learn and Retain New Knowledge. In Sun, C. T. L. (Ed.) Psychology in Asia: An Introduction (pp.175-210). Singapore: Cengage.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATION (in reverse chronological order)
Huang, L., & Li, W. O. (2015). The pet-type effect on Hong Kong Pet owner’s human-animal bond and psychological distress. The Hong Kong Psychological Society (HKPS) Annual Conference 2015.

Wong, W. L. S., Wong, A., Li, W. O., & Connie S. –H., Ho (2015). The role of understanding of comic convention in graphic novel reading comprehension and story retelling in children. 2015 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting.

Kwan, K. , Fu, W. & Li, W. O. (2014). Estimation of Mental Health Related Needs Among People With Physical Disabilities in Hong Kong: Reports from a Two-year Six Stages Longitudinal Study. Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development.

Wong, D. L. L., Liang, J. J. M., & Li, W. O. (2011). The paternal and maternal influence to the development of emotional awareness. 2nd Asia Pacific Rim International Counselling Conference.

Wong, D. L. L., Liang, J. J. M., & Li, W. O. (2010). The influence of parental care and protection to emotional awareness. Hong Kong Psychological Society Annual Conference 6/2010.

Li, W. O., Cheng J. C. K., Saunders, J., Li, L. (2008). Cue recruitment in active control of a moving line. Hong Kong Vision Meeting. 3/2008.

Li, W. O., Cheng J. C. K., Saunders, J., Li, L. (2007). Cue recruitment in active control of a moving line. Perception (Supplementary), v.36, ECVP Abstract Supplement.

Li, W. O., Khuu, S. K., & Hayes, A. (2006). Global motion distorts shape perception: An investigation on Kanizsa Figures, Vision: The Journal of the Vision Society of Japan (Supplement), v.18, 98.

Lee, T. C. P., Li, W. O., Khuu, S. K., & Hayes, A. (2005). Flash-lag in depth is induced by stereomotion but not looming: Distorted size and position perception. Perception (Supplementary), v. 34, p.34

Li, W. O., Khuu, S. K., & Hayes, A. (2005). Background motion affects global shape perception. Perception (Supplementary), v.34, p.176 .

Li, W. O., & Spinks, J. A. (2004). The statistical assessment of learning outcome: knowledge structure. International Journal of Psychology (Supplementary), v.39(5-6) , p.249

Li, W. O., & Spinks, J. A. (2002). The interaction effect of medium and pedagogy on semantic knolwedge structure. In W. D. Gray & C. D. Shunn (Eds.) Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. p. 1051 . Mahwah , NJ : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.

 

COURSES
Current Academic Year

CP516 Research Methods in Counselling Psychology
CP518 Research Workshops & Seminars in Counselling Psychology
CP530-1 Dissertation
CP608-9 Clinically-Based Research Thesis
PSY311-2 Research Internship
PSY371-2 Research Project

 

 

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