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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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Research Outputs 2012 2020

  • 228 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 27 Article
  • 10 Paper
  • 2 Other contribution
  • 1 TDG

Beliefs in conspiracy theories following ostracism

POON, K. T., CHEN, Z. & WONG, W-Y., Jan 2020, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Psychology
Personality
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

The effect of objectification on aggression

POON, K. T., CHEN, Z., TENG, F. & WONG, W-Y., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 87, 103940.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

objectification
Aggression
aggression
experiment
performance