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23 Nov 2020

SMU professors ranked among top scientists in the world

A study by Stanford University on research impact across all disciplines has named SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan…

14 Oct 2020

Debate on strategy to emerge stronger from COVID-19: Yip Hon Weng on targeted support for specific problems

At the Singapore Parliamentary session on 14 October 2020, Member of Parliament Yip Hon Weng said he was struck by some of SMU Behavioural Sciences…

14 Aug 2020

The psychology of Singapore's response to Covid-19

In this online talk based on his new book, COMBATING A CRISIS, Professor David Chan discussed the psychology of Singapore’s response to COVID-19 and…

01 Aug 2020

Foster positivity amid Covid-19 challenges

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan discussed the importance of fostering positive attitudes…

28 Jul 2020

Mental battle against Covid-19 as psychological fatigue sinks in | THE BIG STORY

In an invited live studio interview, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan discussed the issue of psychological fatigue…

19 Jul 2020

Understanding behavioural economics from a bowl of cashew nuts

In an interview, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director and Professor of Psychology David Chan commented that US economist and 2017 Nobel Prize…

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…