Dr. LO Lap Yan

Associate Professor 
Director of BSS (Hons) in Psychology Programme
Chair of Dept. Research Subcommittee
Director, Cognitive Psychology Laboratory

- Consciousness
- Evolution

Ph.D (HKU)

Lo, L. Y. & Yeung, K. Y. (2021). An effortful apology: The effect of pen pressure on perceived sincerity. Current Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-021-01980-5

Lo, L. Y., Pang, C. L., & Chui, H. Y. (2021). Never look down power: The relationship between looking directions and hierarchical sense. Current Psychology, 40, 3725–3733.

Lo, L. Y., Tam, H. M., & Li, W. O. (2021). Running Fast and Standing Slow: a Study on the Effect of Gesture Posing on Time Perception. Timing & Time Perception, 10(1), 40-55.

Yu, K. C., Lo, L. Y., Lin, M., Cheung, Y., & Wong, S. S. (2021). A preliminary study of an online pain management programme for patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 21, 227– 236.

Lo, L. Y., Ng, T. C., Lin, M., & Thompson, N. (2019). Not Only Musicians Know Major and Minor: Categorical Perception of Major and Minor in Untrained Ears Across Ages. International Journal of Developmental Science, 13(1-2), 31-39.

Lo, L. Y., Li, W. O., & Lee, L. P. (2019). Form Follows Function: An Investigation Into the Categorical Boundary of Surprise. Psychological Reports, 122(5), 1824–1842.

Au, K. H. & Lo, L. Y. (2018). March for unity: A study on an effect of synchronized actions to perceived closeness. Current Psychology, DOI: 10.1007/s12144-018-9820-z

Lo, L.Y., Li, S.W. & Lin, M. (2017). The Mario Brothers are Unfair: A study on Sense of Progression in Computer Gameplay. Current Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-017-9586-8 

Lo, L. Y. (2016). Without Conscious Effort The Ability of Nontonal Language Speakers to Discriminate Lexical and Nonlexical Tones. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 75, 81-89.

Lo, L. Y., & Y. H. Chow. (2021). A study on a mediation effect of students’ relationship with school on their sense of well being. Paper presented at TPA Annual Conference. Taiwan.

Lee, L. P., Li, W. O., Lo, L. Y., & Yeung, P. S. (July, 2016). Sadly disgust or disgustedly sad: A study on the distinctiveness of basic emotions with a new Asian emotional expression photobank. Paper presented at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.

Luk H. M., & Lo, L. Y. (July, 2016). Is there any relationship between what we hear and what we touch? The investigation between sound and tactile perception. Paper presented at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.

Lee L. P., Shek, Y. Y., Mok, R., & L. Y. Lo (2014). The role of linguistic habits and proprioception sense on mental number line. Procedia – Social and behavorial Science, 159, 174-179. doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.12.352
Relativity of Emotion Perception and New Development of Emotional Expressions Photobank (FDS Funded Project - Reference no.: UGC/FDS15/H21/14)
PSY205: Cognitive Psychology
PSY206: Research Methods and Designs
PSY371-2: Research Project
PSY404: Psychology of Consciousness
PSY507: Cognitive Psychology
MPhil/PhD Supervisor
Office: LC816 Library Complex
            Hong Kong Shue Yan University,
            12 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemer Hill,
            North Point, Hong Kong
Phone: 21048225
Email: lylo@hksyu.edu
Friday 4pm-6pm