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Chinese Name


Research Interests

  • Chinese Language Processing;
  • Language Education;
  • Morphological processing;
  • Reading;
  • Eye tracking;
  • Event-related potentials


I obtained my PhD in Psychology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009. I joined the Department of Education Studies, HKBU in 2012. I am trained in experimental psychology, with a research focus on Chinese language processing. My research was conducted with factorial experiments, megastudies, eye-tracking, and event-related potential (ERP) recording. Recently, I am working on projects that examine the cognitive functioning of old Chinese readers.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Speech perception in Chinese: How are the different levels of ambiguity resolved?, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Award Date: 31 Jul 2009

MPhil, Semantic access in Chinese speech comprehension: The role of morpheme frequency and context, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Award Date: 31 Jul 2006


  • BF Psychology


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