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Chinese Name : 潘啟德

Variants : Poon, K.-T.

Kai Tak Poon obtained his doctorate degree from the University of Hong Kong. His primary research focuses on interpersonal relationships and processes, with an emphasis on the cognitive, emotional, behavioral impacts of ostracism and social rejection. Specifically, he examines when and why ostracism promotes anti-social behaviors (e.g. aggression and dishonesty), and examines how to help people better cope with the pain of ostracism. He also investigates the psychological impacts of sexual objectification and money.

Professional information

Scopus ID : 55196208400

ORCID : 0000-0002-5651-1227

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Aggression Medicine & Life Sciences
aggression Social Sciences
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Emotions Medicine & Life Sciences
Social Justice Medicine & Life Sciences
experiment Social Sciences
Interpersonal Relations Medicine & Life Sciences
Self Concept Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Outputs 2012 2019

  • 206 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 25 Article
  • 10 Paper
  • 2 Other contribution
  • 1 TDG

Body surveillance predicts men's and women's perceived loneliness: A serial mediation model

TENG, F., GAO, W., HUANG, X. & POON, K. T., Jul 2019, In : Sex Roles. 81, 1-2, p. 97-108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Loneliness
Shame
Self Concept
Theoretical Models
Psychology
Social Mobility
Social Perception
Social Behavior
Mental Health

Do you reap what you sow? The effect of cyberostracism on moral impurity

POON, K. T., 2019, In : Basic and Applied Social Psychology. 41, 2, p. 132-146

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interpersonal Relations
Self Concept
Self Report
2 Citations (Scopus)

Turning a blind eye to potential costs: Ostracism increases aggressive tendency

POON, K. T. & WONG, W-Y., 2019, In : Psychology of Violence. 9, 6, p. 634-643

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aggression
aggression
Costs and Cost Analysis
costs
experiment

Ostracized but why? Effects of attributions and empathy on connecting with the socially excluded

BERNSTEIN, M. J., CHEN, Z., POON, K. T., BENFIELD, J. A. & NG, H. K. S., Aug 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 8, e0201183.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Direction compound