Dr. CHOW, Tak Sang Jason
Assistant Professor

QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. in Psychology, The University of Hong Kong
BSS (Psychology and Economics), The University of Hong Kong

 

CONTACT
Office: Room LG 224
Academic Building
Hong Kong Shue Yan University
10 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemer Hill, North Point, Hong Kong

Phone: (852) 2570-7110 ext. 118
Fax: (852) 2806-8044
Email:
tschow@hksyu.edu
Consultation Hours: By appointment

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Ego-depletion; Self-control training
Growth vs. Fixed Mindsets
Environmental Psychology
Technology and well-being

 

PUBLICATIONS
Chow, T. S. (2017), & Wan, H. Y.* (accepted). Is there any Facebook depression? Exploring the moderating roles of neuroticism, Facebook social comparison and envy. Personality and Individual Differences.

Ng, H. K. S., Chow, T. S. (2017).The effects of environmental resource and security on aggressive behavior. Aggressive Behavior, 43, 304-314.

Chow, J. T., Hui, C. M., & Lau, S. (2015). A depleted mind feels inefficacious: Ego-depletion reduces self-efficacy to exert further self-control. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45, 754-768

Chow, J. T., & Lau, S. (2015). Nature gives us strength: Exposure to nature counteracts ego-depletion. The Journal of Social Psychology, 155, 70-85.

Poon, K., Teng, F., Chow, J.T., & Chen, Z. (2015). Desiring to connect to nature: The effect of ostracism on ecological behavior. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 42, 116-122


SYMPOSIUM PRESENTATION
Chow, J. T., Hui, C. M., & Lau, S. (Jan, 2016). A depleted mind feels inefficacious: Ego- depletion reduces self-efficacy to exert further self-control. Symposium Presentation in the Annual Conference of Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, United States.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION
Chow, T. S. (Mar, 2017). Search for meaning in life predicts prosocial behaviour. Poster accepted for the annual meeting of the second biennial International Convention of Psychology Science, Vienna, Austria.

Chow, T. S., & Wan, H. Y*. (Feb, 2017). Who will develop depression after checking Facebook? Poster accepted for the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio.

Chow, J. T. (Mar, 2015). People are happier when they believe that willpower is unlimited. Poster accepted at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

Chow, J. T., & Lau, S. (Feb, 2014). Is the effect of regulatory resource depletion mediated by self-efficacy? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, Texas.

Chow, J.T., & Lau, S. (May, 2012). Testing a “natural” way to restore self-regulatory strength. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.


*student in SYU

GRANT AWARDED AS PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR (PI)
2017-18, Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong
Exploring how self-control training improves self-control performance: An experience sampling study. (Project No. UGC/FDS15/H03/16)
Amount funded: HK $ 614,890


2014-15. CUHK Direct grant, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Investigating the changes in self-concept during romantic relationship and after romantic breakups
Amount funded: HK $ 39,800

 

EXTERNAL SERVICES
Ad Hoc reviewer of peer reviewed journals:
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Asian Journal of Social Psychology
  • Scandinavian Journal of Psychology

  • COURSES
    Current Academic Year
    CP530-1 Dissertation
    CP607-9 Clinically-Based Research Thesis
    PSY200P Social Psychology
    PSY204P Personality and Individual Differences
    PSY320P Motivation and Learning
    PSY371-2 Research Project
    PSY371-2P Research Project
    PSY401-3 Research Thesis / PSY411-2 Honours Research Project
    GEC103 Crazy, Stupid, Scientific Love

     

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