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Director: Qian Lu, Ph.D.

Staff

Qiao Chu

Background:

  • Ph.D., Lifespan Developmental Psychology, North Carolina State University
  • M.S., Lifespan Developmental Psychology, North Carolina State University
  • B.S., Psychology, Southern Medical University

Research interests:

  • Impact of social, cultural and emotional factors on health, cognition (e.g., memory, judgment and decision-making) and psychological well-being

Publications

Chu, Q., & Grühn, D. (2017). Moral Judgments and Social Stereotypes: Do the Age and Gender of the Perpetrator and the Victim Matter? Social Psychological and Personality Science.

 Lu, Q., Yeung N., Man, J., Gallagher, M., Chu, Q., & Deen, S. (2017). Ambivalence over Emotional Expression, Intrusive Thoughts, and Posttraumatic Symptoms among Chinese American Breast Cancer Survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer.

Grühn, D., Sharifian, N., & Chu, Q. (2015). The limits of a limited future time perspective in explaining age  differences in emotional functioning. Psychology and Aging, 31, 583-593.

Chu, Q., Xiao, R., & Lin, Q. (2010). Research on the procrastination behavior and characteristics of university Students. China Journal of Health Psychology, 18, 970-972.

Xiao, R., Luo, Y., Lin, Q., & Chu, Q. (2010). The relationship between procrastination and the Big Five personality traits among university students. Chinese Journal of Behavioral Medicine and Brain Science, 19, 550-552.

Presentations

Chu, Q., & Grühn, D. (2016, August). Disentangling stress exposure and stress reactivity for psychological health and well-being. Poster presented at the 2016 convention of American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Halberstadt, A. G., Castro, V., Chu, Q., & Sims, C. M. (2016, March). Pre-service teachers’ misjudgments and anger bias for Black adult faces and children’s misbehaviors. Poster presented at the Society for Affective Science Conference, Chicago, IL.

Grühn, D., Sharifian, N., & Chu, Q. (2015, November). The limits of a limited future time perspective. Poster presented at the 68th annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL

Chu, Q., & Grühn, D. (2015, November). Make a bucket list: How age and future time perspective impact life goals. Poster presented at the 68th annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL

Chu, Q., & Grühn, D. (2014, November) Moral judgment: Be harsh toward young male perpetrators and sympathetic toward old female victims? Poster presented at the 67th annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington D.C.

Chu, Q., & Grühn, D. (2014, November) Make a bucket list: The age difference in life goal prioritization under a limited time perspective. Poster presented at the 67th annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington D.C.

Chu, Q., & Grühn, D. (2014, March). The interplay between socioemotional and cognitive processes in moral decision-making. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Cognition Group, Durham, NC.

 Chu, Q., & Grühn, D. (2014, February). The effects of social stereotypes on moral judgment. Poster presented at the 15th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

Cheng, Y., Chu, Q., & Grühn, D. (2014, February). Be proud of yourself - but not of others! Links to life satisfaction, self-reported health, and stress. Poster presented at the 15th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

Graduate Students

Carol Wang

Background

  • B.S., Psychology, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (2015)

Research interests:

  • Resilience
  • Post-traumatic growth
  • Stress and coping
  • Coping
  • Multiculturalism
  • Cultural differences in cognition

 

Publications

Wang, C., Wong, C., & Lu, Q. (invited for resubmission). The Pain of Ambivalence Over Emotional Expression.

Spencer-Rodgers, J., Anderson, E., Ma-Kellams, C., Wang, C., & Peng, K.(in press). What is dialectical thinking? Conceptualization and measurement. In J. Spencer-Rodgers,& K. Peng (Eds.), The psychological and cultural foundations of East Asian cognition: Contradiction, change, and holism. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

You, J., Wang, C., Rodriguez, L., Wang, X., & Lu, Q. (under review for publication). Personality Traits and Emotional Adjustment among Chinese Cancer Patients of Different Ages.

You, J., Wang, C., & Lu, Q. (in preparation). Socioeconomic Status and Quality of Life among Cancer Survivors.

Choi, M., Wang, C., Wong, C., Correa, A., & Lu, Q. (in preparation). The Role of Coping in Intergenerational Family Conflict and Depressive Symptoms.

Rodriguez, L. M., Buckwalter, V., Cho, D., Wang, C.*, & Lu, Q. (in preparation). Cancer Beliefs and Their Link to Well-being among Chinese Cancer Survivors.

Presentations:

Wang, C. (2016, October) Dialectical Thinking and Health. Talk presented at the Social and Health Psychology Brown Bag Meeting at the University of Houston. Houston, TX.

Wang, C. & Williams, J. A. (May 2016) Perceptions of Personality Based on Speech. Poster presented at the 2016 annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. Chicago, IL. 

Wang, C., Szabo, L., Juang, L., Kia-Keating, M., Dekhtyar, A., & Spencer-Rodgers, J. (May 2016) Mobile self affirmations, perceived discrimination, and mental/physical health among Latino- and Asian-Americans. Poster presented at the 2016 annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association. Long Beach, CA.

Wang, C. (February 2016) Perceptions of Personality Based on Speech. Paper presented at the 2016 California State University Student Research Competition. San Luis Obispo, CA.

Wang, C. (June 2015). Perceptions of Personality Based on Speech. Poster presented at the Cal Poly Department of Psychology and Child Development Senior Project Symposium, San Luis Obispo, CA. 

Szabo, L., Wang, C., Juang, L., Kia-Keating, M., Dekhtyar, A., & Spencer-Rodgers, J. (June 2015). A Smartphone based Intervention to Buffer the Negative Effects of Perceived Discrimination among Ethnic Minority College Students. Poster presented at the Twenty-second International Conference on Learning, Madrid, Spain.