Dr. LO Lap Yan

Associate Professor 
Research Coordinator, BSS (Hons) in Counselling and Psychology Programme
Director, Cognitive Psychology Laboratory  


- Consciousness
- Evolution

Ph.D (HKU)

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.

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

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            Hong Kong Shue Yan University,
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            North Point, Hong Kong
Phone: 21048225
Email: lylo@hksyu.edu
Tue 1100-1430