June Yeung

PhD Student

June is currently a PhD student/researcher at the Institute of Psychology, Polish Academy of Sciences. She graduated with her MPhil degree in Psychology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).

Her research goal is to examine emotions and well-being with a balanced, culturally sensitive perspective. Her research topics include the functions of and beliefs about emotions, emotions and well-being in cross-cultural contexts. She is from Hong Kong, a city regarded as a hybrid of East and West, and so is she and her research. She wants to go beyond.

Zainteresowania naukowe

Research interests:

  • emotion
  • well-being
  • culture


personal research site: https://sites.google.com/view/juneyeungchun/


Selected publications:

Krys, K., Yeung, J. C., Capaldi, C. A., Lun, V. M. C., Torres, C., van Tilburg, W. A., … & Vignoles, V. L. (2022). Societal emotional environments and cross-cultural differences in life satisfaction: A forty-nine country study. Journal of Positive Psychology, 17(1), 117-130. https://doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2020.1858332

Yeung, J. C. & Lun, V. M. C. (2021, pre-registered). Uncritical use of non-evidence-based self-help materials induces victim-blaming on the depressed. Journal of Positive Psychology, 16(4), 492-502. https://doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2020.1752780

Yeung, J. C. & Lun, V. M. C. (2016). When self-help materials help: Examining the effects of self-discrepancy and modes of delivery of positive self-statements. Journal of Positive Psychology, 11(2), 163-172. https://doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2015.1037862



Contact: cyeung@sd.psych.pan.pl

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