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Chinese name: 李敬廉

Professor Kerry Lee joined the Education University of Hong Kong on 20 November 2017 and is affiliated with the Department of Early Childhood Education in the Faculty of Education and Human Development. Prior to joining the university, Professor Lee was at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. His most recent appointments there were Head of Research at the Education and Cognitive Development Lab and Associate Dean at the Office of Educational Research. As Associate Dean, he looked after the Science of Learning initiative and helped established the new Centre for Research in Child Development. Prior to these appointments, he was head of the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice. Professor Lee earned his Bachelor degree from the University of Sydney and his Doctorate from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He was with the Department of Psychology at Bond University in the Gold Coast before moving to Singapore.

 

Professor Lee is trained as a cognitive developmental psychologist. His work focuses on mathematical achievement, working memory, and the development of executive functioning. He has published extensively in top-tier journals such as the Journal of Educational Psychology and Child Development. He is a member of the Society for Research in Child Development and the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction. He serves on the editorial or review boards of Learning and Individual Differences, the European Journal of Psychological Assessment, and Frontline Learning Research.

Research interests

I have fairly broad interests in individual differences in mathematical achievement, working memory, and executive functioning. Much of my recent work has taken a longitudinal approach and has provided me opportunities to delve into complex longitudinal data analysis.

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Research Outputs 1993 2019

Examining the effectiveness of guided inquiry with problem-solving process and cognitive function training in a high school chemistry course

TORNEE, N., BUNTERM, T., LEE, K. & MUCHIMAPURA, S., 2019, In : Pedagogies. 14, 2, p. 126-149

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chemistry
school
student
Group
achievement test

Helping children with mathematical difficulties level up: Evaluating the efficacy of a novel updating training programme

ANG, S. Y., LEE, K., POON, K. K. & SURYADARMA, I., 2019, Equity in excellence: Experiences of East Asian high-performing education systems. TENG, S. S., MANZON, M. & POON, K. K. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 161-181

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Singapore
training program
mathematics
OECD
PISA study
1 Citation (Scopus)

Implicit beliefs of ability and maladaptive learning: Does self-efficacy matter?

LUO, W., LIEM, G. A. D. & LEE, K., 2019, In : Educational Psychology. 39, 2, p. 153-168

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Self Efficacy
self-efficacy
Learning
Mathematics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Inhibition and mathematical performance: Poorly correlated, poorly measured, or poorly matched?

LEE, K. & LEE, H. W., Mar 2019, In : Child Development Perspectives. 13, 1, p. 28-33

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
ability
performance
Mathematics
mismatch

The different involvement of working memory in math and test anxiety

NG, E. L. & LEE, K., 2019, Mathematics anxiety: What is known and what is still to be understood. MAMMARELLA, I. C., CAVIOLA, S. & DOWKER, A. (eds.). Oxon: Routledge, p. 126-140

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter