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28 Apr 2018

Let's get the psychology of debate right

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan explained the psychology of voicing critical comments on…

30 Mar 2018

From Police Officer to Professor: A Conversation with David Chan, Singapore Management University

In a feature interview by the Association for Psychological Science, the leading international organisation for advancing scientific psychology with…

26 Mar 2018

Survey: More Singaporeans are gambling

SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan, who is a member of National Council on Problem Gambling, commented on the survey…

02 Mar 2018

Public trust in the post-truth world

Mr Peter Ho, a former top civil servant and senior advisor to the Centre for Strategic Futures at the Prime Minister’s Office, spoke at SMU…

02 Mar 2018

The psychology of public trust

SMU Professor of Psychology David Chan, Director of the SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute (BSI), spoke at the BSI Conference 2018. He said public…

06 Feb 2018

Balance of trust tilts more towards individuals today, says former civil service head Peter Ho

In his speech on public trust at the annual conference of SMU’s Behavioural Science Institute, former head of the civil service Peter Ho…

03 Feb 2018

What it means to give

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Director Professor David Chan discussed the psychology of giving including volunteering and…

04 Nov 2017

The search for meaning amid tasks galore and race to be first

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan discussed the psychology of motivation and performance,…

20 Oct 2017

From cop to top psychologist

In an interview, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan, who recently became the first scientist in the world to attain…

30 Sep 2017

Build psychological capital now for strong society

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan explained the concept of psychological capital, how it…

29 Aug 2017

SMU Faculty Professor David Chan becomes the first scientist to receive Elected Fellow status from all six international associations of psychology

Professor David Chan has been conferred the prestigious award of Fellow status by both the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) and…

24 Aug 2017

Building inclusive communities

In an invited media interview, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan discussed the concept of inclusive communities and…

19 Aug 2017

Jokes about politics: The good, the bad and the ugly

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan explained the psychology of sociopolitical humour. He…

15 Jul 2017

How to respond to threats with more than fight or flight

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan explained the human reaction to threats by pursuing "…

27 Jun 2017

To tell or not to tell about a radicalised family member

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan explained the psychology of ambivalence when we have mixed…

22 Jun 2017

An important lesson learnt due to failure to report those radicalised

SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan commented that authorities alone cannot solve the problem of radicalisation and…

22 Jun 2017

Radicalism Cases

SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan explained the psychology of ambivalent feelings and thoughts experienced by people…

16 Jun 2017

To tell or not to tell?

In an invited commentary, SMU Behavioural Sciences Institute Director Professor David Chan explained the psychology of ambivalence when we have mixed…