Dr LI, Man Wai   李敏維
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Co-Director
Centre for Psychosocial Health
Phone No: (852) 2948 8923
Email: mwli@eduhk.hk
Contact
ORCiD
0000-0003-3687-4490
Phone
(852) 2948 8923
Email
mwli@eduhk.hk
Scopus ID
7405263078, 35604080100
Research Interest

Liman is particularly interested in studying mental health, decision-making processes, and social relationships from a socio-ecological perspective.

For a full publication list, please visit my personal website (http://sites.google.com/site/limanlmw).

Teaching Interest

Culture psychology; Social psychology

Professional Profile

Liman obtained her bachelor degree and masters' degree at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Later she obtained her PhD degree in Psychology at the University of Alberta, Canada. Prior to joining the Education University of Hong Kong, she has worked at the Department of Psychology, Sun Yat-sen University, for two years.

Research Interest

Liman is particularly interested in studying mental health, decision-making processes, and social relationships from a socio-ecological perspective.

For a full publication list, please visit my personal website (http://sites.google.com/site/limanlmw).

Teaching Interest

Culture psychology; Social psychology

Selected Output

Journal Publications
Li, L. M. W., Mei, D., Li, W.-Q., & Lee, H. (2020). The relationship between dialectical beliefs and pro-environmental behaviors. Environment and Behavior, 52(3), 223-247.
Li, L. M. W., Li, W.-Q., Mei, D., & Wang, Y. (2020). Self-esteem among Chinese Cohorts: Its temporal trend and its relations with socioecological factors, 1993 – 2016. European Journal of Personality, 34(2), 203-214.
Ito, K., Lee, A. K. C., Tan, T. S.-M., & Li, L. M. W. (2019). Low residential mobility and novelty-seeking consumption. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 50(10), 1242-1252.
Ito, K., & Li, L. M. W. (2019). Holism and pro-environmental commitment: An examination on the mediating roles of affective and cognitive determinants. Personality and Individual Differences, 149, 160-166.
Wang, Y., Li, L. M. W., & Xie, F. (2019). Cultural difference in maladaptive functions of perfectionistic self-presentation. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 22(3), 290-300.
Li, M., Li, L. M. W., Zhao, K., & Gao, D.-G. (2019). Cultural group perception enhances sense of agency in a multicultural society. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 60(4), 394-403.
Li, M., Li,W.-Q., & Li, L.M.W. (2019). Sensitive Periods of Moving on Mental Health and Academic Performance among University Students. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 1289.
Li, M.-Y., Lin, H.-C., Li, L.M.W., & Frieze, I.H. (2019). Cross-Cultural Study of Community Engagement in Second-Generation Immigrants. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 50(6), 763-788.
Li, L.M.W. (2019). Can Job Autonomy Attenuate the Effect of Depression on Employees’ Well-being? It May Depend on Culture. Journal of Mental Health, 28, 181-188.
Li, W.-Q., Li, L.M.W., & Li, M. (2019). Residential Mobility Reduces Ingroup Favoritism in Prosocial Behavior. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 22(1), 3-17.
Lin, Y., Ma, J., Gu, Y., Yang, S., Li, L. M. W., & Dai, Z. (2018). Intrinsic Overlapping Modular Organization of Human Brain Functional Networks Revealed by a Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithm. NeuroImage, 181, 430-445.
Yi, Y.#, Li, L. M. W.#, Xiao, Y., Ma, J., Fan, L., & Dai, Z.* (2018). Brain activity mediates the relation between emotional but not instrumental support and trait loneliness. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13, 995-1002.
Li, L. M. W., Luo, S., Ma, J., Lin, Y., Fan, L., Zhong, S., Yang, J., Huang, Y., Gu, L., Fan, L., Dai, Z., & Wu, X (2018). Functional connectivity pattern underlies individual differences in independent self-construal. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 13, 128-135.
Li, L.M.W. (2018). Dialectical beliefs and savings tendency: Opposite patterns in good versus bad current status. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 48, 128-135.
Mei, D., Li, L. M. W.*, Wang, Y. (2018). Influence of emotional valence on perceived psychological distance depends on emotional intensity. European Journal of Social Psychology, 48, 687-700.

Project

A Longitudinal Study on Subjective Well-being and Cultural Fit in Social Networks: A Pilot Study
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Project Start Year: 2020, Principal Investigator(s): LI, Man Wai 李敏維
 
Developing and Validating the Climate Change Adaptation Scale
The specific aim of this project is to develop the Climate Change Adaptation Scale (CCAS), a reliable, validated questionnaire to quantify individuals' tendency to engage in climate change adaptation.
Project Start Year: 2020, Principal Investigator(s): Kenichi Ito (LI, Man Wai 李敏維 as Collaborator)
 
Stereotype on Pro-environmental Behavior: Depend on the Target’s Gender
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Project Start Year: 2020, Principal Investigator(s): LI, Man Wai 李敏維
 
The temporal trend of Chinese adolescents’ achievement motivation: Striving to exceed others or avoid incompetence relative to others
We examine the temporal trend of Chinese adolescents’ achievement motivation by focusing on two dimensions of achievement motivation: mastery or avoidance-oriented motivation.
Project Start Year: 2020, Principal Investigator(s): LI, Man Wai 李敏維
 
Low Environmental Relational Mobility Promotes Existence of Enemies
This project examines whether the environmental relational mobility would lead to the formation of interpersonal enemies.
Project Start Year: 2019, Principal Investigator(s): LI, Man Wai 李敏維
 
Cultural Transmission: The Role of Inspiration on Social Learning and Transmission
To examine whether inspiration will affect social learning and knowledge transmission
Project Start Year: 2018, Principal Investigator(s): LI, Man Wai 李敏維
 
Decision Making and Self-Control: The Moderating Role of Culture
This research examines the relation between decision making and self-control in different cultures.
Project Start Year: 2018, Principal Investigator(s): LI, Man Wai 李敏維
 
Effect of Time Perception on Emotional Experiences
This project examines how time perception may shape people's negative and positive emotional experiences.
Project Start Year: 2018, Principal Investigator(s): LI, Man Wai 李敏維
 
Prizes and awards

APS Rising Star

Date of receipt: /12/2019, Conferred by: Association for Psychological Science