Victoria Wai Lan Yeung

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People's self-perception biases often lead them to see themselves as better than the average person (a phenomenon known as self-enhancement). This bias varies across cultures, and variations are typically explained using cultural variables, such as individualism versus collectivism. We propose that socioeconomic differences among societies--specifically,(More)
There is a well-established tendency for people to see themselves as better than average (self-enhancement), although the universality of this phenomenon is contested. Much less well-known is the tendency for people to see themselves as more human than average (self-humanizing). We examined these biases in six diverse nations: Australia, Germany, Israel,(More)
(2011). Association between cultural factors and the caregiving burden for Chinese spousal caregivers of frail elderly in Hong Kong. (2007). Validity of best-estimate methodology in assessing psychosocial risk factors and making psychiatric diagnoses in Hong Kong Chinese who attempt suicide. (2000). Coping, social support, and depressive symptoms of older(More)
Objective: To assess differences in trait objectifying measures and eating pathology between Australian Caucasians and Asian women living in Australia and in Hong Kong with high and low levels of western cultural identification (WCI) and to see if exposure to objectifying images had an effect on state-objectification. A further aim was to assess using path(More)
Building on independent vs. interdependent self-construal theory, three studies provide empirical evidence for a third way of construing the self: constructivist self-construal. People with a constructivist view of the self perceive the self as constantly changing (impermanence), a collection of distinct phenomena from moment to moment (discontinuity),(More)
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