List of Publications on Psychology in Singapore

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  • Erez, M., Chhokar, J.S., Nair, E., Wood, W., & Griffin, M. (2007). History of I/O Psychology in other parts of the world. In S.G. Rogelberg (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Industrial/Organizational Psychology. (pp.317-322).  USA: Sage Publications.
  • Nair, E., Ardilla, R. & Stevens, M. (2007). Current trends in global psychology. In U. Gielen, and M. Stevens (Eds.) Towards a Global Psychology: Theory, Research, Intervention, and Pedagogy. (pp. 69-100). United States: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • K.-H., Foo, Merrick, P. L., & Kazantzis, N. (2006). Counselling/Psychotherapy with Chinese Singaporean clients. Asian Journal of Counseling, 13(2), 271-293.
  • Ang, R. P., Lim, K. M., Tan, A. G., & Yau, T. Y. (2004). Effects of gender and sex role orientation on help-seeking attitudes. Current Psychology, 23, 203-214.
  • Alexander, G. (2002). Alexander Curriculum-Based Index of Towner Gardens School. A Supplementary Test for the Assessment of Intellectually Disabled Students. Asian Psychologist, 3, 83-84.
  • Alexander, P. A., Murphy, K. P., Guan, J. (1998). The learning and study strategies of highly able female students in Singapore. Educational Psychology, 18, 391-407.
  • Chang, A. S. C. (2002). Psychology in Singapore Education. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 51, 204-217.
  • Cockburn, L. (2002). Children and young people living in changing worlds: The process of assessing and understanding the 'third culture kid'. School Psychology International, 23, 475-485.
  • D’Rozario, V., & Romano, J. L. (2000). Perceptions of counsellor effectiveness: A study of two country groups, Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 51-63. , 13
  • Heng, M. A. (2000). Scrutinizing common sense: the role of practical intelligence in intellectual giftedness. Gifted Child Quarterly, 44, 171-182.
  • Ho, J. T. S., Ang, C. E., Loh, J., & Ng, I. (1998). A preliminary study of kiasu behaviour - is it unique to Singapore? Journal of Managerial Psychology, 359-370 , 13
  • Ho, S. W., Munro, D., & Carr, S. C. (1999). Kiasuism across cultures: Singapore and Australia. In J. C. Lasry, J. Adair & K. Dion (Eds.), Latest Contributions to Cross-Cultural Psychology (pp. 212-227). Lisse, Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger.
  • Hwang, A., Francesco, A. M., & Kessler, E. (2003). The relationship between individualism-collectivism, face, and feedback and learning processes in Hong Kong, Singapore, and the United States. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 34, 72-91.
  • Kwok, B. C., Lai, G., Yiu, C. K., & Kam, W. B. (2000). Work stress among six professional groups: The Singapore experience. Social Science & Medicine, 1415-1432. , 50
  • Lee, B. O. (2002). Chinese indigenous psychotherapies in Singapore. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 2(1), 2-10.
  • Lee, B. O., & Bishop, G. D. (2001). Chinese clients' belief systems about psychological problems in Singapore. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 219-240. , 14
  • Lee, B. O., & Wong, S. S. (2004). An ecological multimodal approach to counselling. In E. Tan (Ed.), Counselling in schools: Theories, processes, and techniques (pp. 187-214). Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education.
  • Leong, S. M. (2000). Modernity and the Singaporean adolescent. Psychology & Marketing, 17, 783-798.
  • Lim, J. J., Lim, J. P. P., Anthony, P., Yeo, D. H. H. & Sahadevan, S. (2003). Prevalence of cognitive impairment amongst Singapore’s elderly Chinese: a community-based study using the ECAQ and IQCODE. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 18, 142 – 148.
  • Lim, K. M. (2002). Singapore Psychological Society: Membership & Activities 1999-2002. Asian Psychologist, 3, 74-77.
  • Lim, L., & Nam, S. S. (2000). Special education in Singapore. The Journal of Special Education, 34, 104-109.
  • Lim, L., Tan, A. G., & Quah, M. M. (2000). Singaporean parents' curriculum priorities for their children with disabilities. International Journal of Disability, Development, and Education, 47, 77-87.
  • Long, F. Y. (1987). Psychology in Singapore: Its roots, context and growth. In G. H. Blowers & A. M. Turtle (Eds.), Psychology moving East: Status of Western psychology in Asia and Oceania (pp. 231-236). Boulder, CO: Westview.
  • Michael J. Stevens (Illinois State University)  (2006). Toward a Global Psychology: Theory, Research, Intervention, and Pedagogy
  • Nair, E. (2002). Dichotomous Issues in Psychology: Intransigency or Developmental Phase? Applied Psychology: An International Review, 51, 236-250.
  • Nair, E. (2004). Psychology in Singapore. In M. J. Stevens & D. Wedding (Eds.), Handbook of international psychology (pp. 211-223). New York: Brunner-Routledge.
  • Nevo, O., Nevo, B., & Leong, J. S. Y. (2001). Singaporean humor: A cross-cultural cross-gender comparison. The Journal of General Psychology, 128, 143-156.
  • Ozawa, J. P. (2002). Transformative Justice: Psychological Services in the Criminal, Family, and Juvenile Justice Centres of the Subordinate Courts of Singapore Applied Psychology: An International Review, 51, 218-235.
  • Parker, G., Cai, Y., Tan, S., & Rutter, M. (2001). The development of a brief screening measure of emotional distress in children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 221-225. , 42
  • Poon, J. T. F., & Chew, I. K. H. (2003). Emotional Intelligence of Foreign and Local University Students in Singapore: Implications for Managers. Journal of Business and Psychology, 17, 345
  • Sahadevan, S., Tan, N. J. L., Tan, T., & Tan, S. (1997). Cognitive testing of elderly Chinese people in Singapore: Influence of education and age on normative scores. Age and Ageing, 26, 481-486.
  • Sim, T. (1999). Development of counselling service in Singapore. Asian Journal of Counselling, 6, 49-76.
  • Singh, R., & Kaur, S. (2002). Psychology at the National University of Singapore: The first 15 years . Applied Psychology: An International Review, 51, 181-203.
  • Smith, D., & Leng, G. W. (2003). Prevalence and Sources of Burnout in Singapore Secondary School Physical Education Teachers. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 22, 203-218
  • Soh, S., & Leong, F. T. L. (2002). Validity of vertical and horizontal individualism and collectivism in Singapore: Relationships with values and interests. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 33, 3-15.
  • Sriram, N. (2002). The Role of Gender, Ethnicity, and Age in Intergroup Behavior in a Naturalistic Setting. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 51, 251-265.
  • Tan, A. G. (2000). A review of the study of creativity in Singapore. The Journal of Creative Behavior, 34, 259-284.
  • Tan, A. G. (2001). Elementary school teachers' perception of desirable learning activities: a Singaporean perspective. Educational Research, 43, 47-61.
  • Tan, A. G. (2001). Singaporean teachers' perception of activities useful for fostering creativity. The Journal of Creative Behavior, 35, 131-148.
  • Tan, A. G., & Goh, M. (Eds.)(2002) Psychology in Singapore: Issues of an emerging discipline. Singapore: McGraw-Hill.
    • Ang, R. P. (2002). Book reviews: Psychology in Singapore The Korean Journal of Thinking & Problem Solving, 12, 103–104.  
    • Rose, D. (2002, January). Book review: Psychology in Singapore. The Graduate: The National University of Singapore Society, p. 24.


  • Tan, A. G., & Law, L. C. (Eds.)(2002). Psychology in contexts: A perspective from the South East Asian societies. Singapore: Lingzi Media.
  • Tan, A. G., & Lim, K. M. (2002). Singaporean graduate majors in education perceptions of workplaces and roles of psychologists. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 94, 663-669.
  • Tan, E. (1998). Research on Vocational Behavior: The Singapore Perspective. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 52, 323-342.
  • Tan, E. (Ed.)(2004). Counselling in schools: Theories, processes, and techniques. Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Tan, H. H., & Quek, B. C. (2001). An exploratory study on the career anchors of educators in Singapore, The Journal of Psychology, 135, 527-545.
  • Wong, S. S., & Lee, B. O. (2004). Multidimensional metatheoretical counselling model: A review and reconstruction of counselling theories and techniques. In E. Tan (Ed.), Counselling in schools: Theories, processes, and techniques (pp. 155-186). Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education.
  • Yeo, D., Gabriel, C., Chen, CL-H., Lee, SH., Loenneker, T. & Wong, M. C. (1997). Pilot validation of a customized neuropsychological battery in elderly Singaporeans.Neurological Journal of South East Asia, 2, 123.
  • Yeo, D. (1998). Interactive and dynamic assessment in neuropsychological evaluation and cognitive rehabilitation. Australian Journal of Psychology, 50, 148.
  • Yeo, D., Maruff, P., Saling, M. M., Collie, A. & Darby, D. (2003). Testing cognition with playing cards. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 9, 529.
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