Dr. Adam Wang

Dr. Adam Wang

Dr. Adam Wang

Senior Lecturer, Psychology


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Curtin University, 2014 – 2017;
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours, University of Western Australia, Major: Psychology, 2007 – 2010

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Dr Adam Wang is an early career researcher coming from a social cognition background. His current research entails classic experimental social psychology topics such as embodied cognition, revenge, impression formation, and social exclusion. Adam has published in some of the most top-ranked peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (JPSP), Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (PSPB), and Perspectives on Psychological Science (PPS), as well as high-ranking peer-reviewed journals, such as European Journal of Social Psychology, Motivation and Emotion, and Contemporary Educational Psychology.

Research Interests

  • Impression formation
  • Social exclusion
  • Embodied cognition
  • Interpersonal conflict and revenge
  • Mental control