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Dr. Chan Kai Qin

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Dr. Chan Kai Qin

Senior Lecturer


Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Radboud University Nijmegen, 2011 – 2015;
  • Master of Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, 2009 – 2011;
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, 2005 – 2009

Biography

Dr. Kai Qin Chan is a social psychologist who studies how emotions, particularly disgust and fear, influence sensory perception, perception of food, and public health issues. He is also strongly interested in using psychological insights to solve real world social and behavioural problems. He founded and headed the department of psychology at Ashoka University, India, before joining James Cook University as Senior Lecturer in 2018.

Research Interests

  • Emotion
  • Food
  • Behavioural change (nonclinical)