Dr LEE, S L Venus

BSc. (Hons), PCPsy, MSocSci, MA PhD.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Education Studies

Academic & Professional Experience

2013 - Research Assistant Professor, Department of Education Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University
2010-2012 Research Fellow, Department of Marketing, Hong Kong Baptist University
2005-2010  Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Nanyang Technological University

Research Interests

  • Art Therapy- Effectiveness of art therapy on reducing parenting stress
  • Play Therapy
  • Environmental Psychology-Nature and connection
  • Social Psychology-Culture and communication

Research Projects and Scholarly Work

  1. The effectiveness of art therapy in reducing parenting stress-FRG funded project (2014 to current)
  2. Anthropomorphizing nature and pro-environmen behavior-RGC funded project (2012-2014)  (Co-investigator)

 Selected Publications

 International Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Tam, K. P., Lee, S. L., & Chao, M. M. (2013). Saving Mr. Nature: Anthropomorphism enhances connectedness to and protectiveness toward nature. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology49(3), 514-521.
  2. Tam, K. P., Lee, S. L., Kim, Y. H., Li, Y., & Chao, M. M. (2012). Intersubjective model of value transmission parents using perceived norms as reference when socializing children. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin38(8), 1041-1052.
  3. Lee, S. L., Lau, I. Y. M., & Hong, Y. Y. (2011). Effects of Appearance and Functions on Likability and Perceived Occupational Suitability of Robots.Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making5(2), 232-250.
  4. Tam, K. P., & Lee, S. L. (2010). What values do parents want to socialize in their children? The role of perceived normative values. Journal of cross-cultural psychology41(2), 175-181.

Refereed Conference Proceedings/ Papers:

  1. Lee, S. L., & Lau, I. Y. M. (2011, March). Hitting a robot vs. hitting a human: is it the same?. In Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Human-robot interaction (pp. 187-188). ACM.

Papers presented in conferences and symposiums

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