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20122024

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Dr Poon’s primary research focuses on interpersonal relationships and processes, with an emphasis on the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral impacts of ostracism, objectification, and related forms of interpersonal maltreatments. Specifically, he examines when and why ostracism and objectification lead to undesirable outcomes (e.g., psychosocial maladjustments and antisocial behavior) and examines how to help people better cope with these interpersonal setbacks. In acknowledgement of his research accomplishments, the research awards he received include the Association for Psychological Science’s Rising Star Designation and the Education University of Hong Kong’s President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Research (Early Career Research Excellence Award).

Research interests

Ostracism

Social exclusion

Rejection

Aggression

Objectification

Well-being

Teaching Interests

Social psychology

Rsearch methods in psychology

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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 10 - Reduced Inequalities

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