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04 Jul 2020

How to make critical decisions amid Covid-19 pressures

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director and Professor of Psychology David Chan discussed the psychology of decision-…

04 Jun 2020

People need to rethink how to live, work in post-COVID-19 era: Singaporean forum

Speaking at a virtual panel discussion at the forum "Bouncing Back from COVID-19”, organised by the Institute of Policy Studies, SMU Behavioural…

25 Apr 2020

A toolkit to deal with negative reactions in the Covid-19 crisis

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan discussed how the Covid-19 situation has produced various…

14 Apr 2020

The COVID Q&A: Prof David Chan

In a live phone-in radio interview programme on COVID-19, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan addressed listeners'…

07 Apr 2020

(The Big Story) “Circuit breaker”: Don’t expect immediate results

In an invited live interview, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan discussed the effectiveness of the “circuit breaker”…

28 Mar 2020

Understanding social behaviours and enhancing social responsibility

In an invited live-streamed talk including answering questions from the viewers, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan…

14 Mar 2020

Drill into what makes people socially responsible

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan explained why being socially responsible is critical in…

13 Mar 2020

(The Big Story) Coronavirus: Social responsibility key to curbing spread

In an invited live studio interview, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan discussed the importance of social…

15 Feb 2020

The 5Cs of beating the coronavirus outbreak

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan called for Singapore to shore up psychological defence…

14 Feb 2020

Total Defence will help Singapore get through coronavirus crisis

In an invited live studio interview, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan noted that we need to build psychological…

10 Feb 2020

(The Big Story) Coronavirus: Panic buying and its impact

In a live studio interview, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan shared his views on panic buying and its impact on the…

30 Nov 2019

Why people self-sabotage, and how to stop it

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan explains how the science of self-sabotage can help us…

08 Aug 2019

Why and how public trust matters

In an invited essay, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan explains the psychology of public trust. He noted that to build…

30 Jun 2019

Participatory democracy and the attitudes of the opposition

In an invited commentary published in The Straits Times in 2014, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan discussed why and…

27 Apr 2019

Why smart leaders fail

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan discussed leadership issues in the Singapore context. He…

20 Apr 2019

Don lauded for using research to help public

In a Science Feature interview on receiving the inaugural Scientist-Practitioner Presidential Recognition award, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute…