Culture Lab

​​Identity, Decision Making, & Intergroup Processes

Upcoming Events

Coffee Talk Series (2017-18) - 1


Speaker: Dr. Koen Dijkstra, Marketing Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Title: The feeling of throwing good money after bad: The role of waste avoidance and affective reaction in sunk-cost decision-making


Date: September 28 (Thursday), 2017


Time: 14:30-16:30


Venue: Conference Room 1128A, 11/F, Cheng Yu Tung Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Past Events


​​Coffee Talk Series - 18
Professor Albert Lee from the Nanyang Technological University would come and share with us his findings and insights on Metaphorical Cleansing.


Coffee Talk Series - 17
Professor Xiaoqing Hu from the University of Hong Kong, on his expertise on memory and sleep, prejudice and stereotyping and implicit social cognition.


Coffee Talk Series - 16
Professor Chan Chi-Kit from Hang Seng Management College visited to share with us his insights on the heated issue of Hong Kong Identity.


Coffee Talk Series - 15
Professor Arnes Roets from Ghent University and the lab had a pleasant afternoon exchanging our findings and ideas, on Need of Cognitive Closure, and a lot more.


Coffee Talk Series - 14
Dr. Nhi Ngo shared with us her research on the topic "Attention to Context in Emotion Perception: Interaction of Perceiver- and Target- Associated Contexts"


​​Coffee Talk Series - 13 
Dr. Li Wen-Dong from the Department of Management, CUHK spoke with us his thoughts and findings on Behavioral Genetics and work-related topics.


​Coffee Talk Series - 12
Dr. Siran Zhan from Nanyang Technological University on her research on role identities and the trade-off between novelty and commercial viability


Coffee Talk Series - 11
Professor Evelyn Au from Singapore Management University shared with us her research on how Asians maintain motivations while making external attributions. What a treat!


Coffee Talk Series -10
Dr. Li King King, from City University of Hong Kong, shared with us his present projects and recent publications. We are excited to know there's a huge overlap of interest and looking forward to future meetings! 


Coffee Talk Series - 9

Dr. Christian Chan, from The University of Hong Kong, shared with us his studies on the evolution of Hong Kong people's political views, a topic that is particularly relevant for both Hong Kong and our research project. Looking forward to future meetings with him.


Coffee Talk Series -8
Dr. Gilad Feldman, from Maastricht University, shared with us his exciting research on social norms and action-effect. We have enjoyed his talk and learnt a lot.


Coffee Talk Series -7
Ginger Zeng, a Ph.D. student supervised by Prof. Tse Chun Yu, presented her study on pre-attentive change detection of cultural information using visual MMN, with Prof. Tse and his team on May 26th, 2016. Other guests from Sun Yat-sen University and Marketing Department, CUHK also joined us in the discussion. 


Coffee Talk Series - 6

Prof. Melody Chao and her Ph.D student Donna Yao from HKUST discussed with us about their studies on essentialism and intergroup attitudes on May 4th, 2016. Wish them every success with this paper!


Coffee Talk Series - 5

Dr. Alan Wong from the Department of Psychology, CUHK, shared us his labs' past and ongoing work.


Coffee Talk Series - 4

Dr. Georgios Christopoulos from Nanyang Technology University spent a wonderful afternoon with us discussing his ongoing projects.

Coffee Talk Series - 3
Dr. Jamie Lien, Assistant Professor in the Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics, CUHK, and Prof. Zheng Jie, Visiting Scholar in the Department of Economics, CUHK, joined us on January13th to talk about their on-going study of cultural differences in strategic behavior.


Coffee Talk Series - 2
Dr, Fang Yang, former Ph.D student in the Department of Psychology, CUHK, paid us a visit on January 6th, 2016, on the topic of holistic vs. analytic processing. 


Coffee Talk Series - 1
Dr. Venus Lee, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Education Studies in Hong Kong Baptist University  and Dr. Ivy Lau, Assistant Professor of Psychology (Education), Singapore Management University, paid us a visit to talk about the Uncanny Valley Hypothesis.