Wei Jun Marc Chao

Wei Jun Marc Chao

Wei Jun Marc Chao



  • MSc (Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health, with Distinction), King’s College London, UK, 2017-2019
  • MSc (International Business Management), Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland, 2015-2016
  • Specialist Diploma (Career Counselling), Republic Polytechnic, Singapore, 2020-2021


As part of his doctoral research, Marc is investigating several mechanisms potentially responsible for decreasing the effectiveness of experimental extinction learning when first-learned associations are acquired across multiple physical contexts. He is also investigating the efficacy of experimental extinction learning in multiple contexts in animal and human studies.

Marc is also a sessional lecturer and tutor at JCU Singapore, and the Higher Degree by Research Representative for the JCU Singapore Research Committee and the JCU Australia Research Education Sub-Committee.

Thesis Title

Learning across multiple contexts

Advisory Panel

Primary: Prof Nigel V. Marsh, Secondary: Dr Alla Demutska, External: Dr Bridget McConnell


  • Associate Member, Singapore Psychological Society

Research Interests

  • Associative learning