University of Nottingham Malaysia
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Hoo Keat Wong

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Biography

Dr. Wong Hoo Keat graduated from the University of Nottingham with a Bsc(Hons), and a PhD in Psychology, investigating human face recognition with the use of eye trackers. After obtaining his Doctorate, he worked as lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience (2019-2020) at HELP University Subang 2 Campus and started at UNM as an Assistant Professor in the School of Psychology in May 2020.

Teaching Summary

I am currently teaching:

  1. Statistical Methods 1 (PSGY1014)
  2. Practical Methods in Psychology (PSGY1015)
  3. Practical Methods in Psychology & Cognitive Neuroscience (PSGY2016)

In my past institution, I also taught:

Biopsychology (BSc in Psychology)

Learning and Cognition (BSc in Psychology)

Neuropsychology (BSc in Psychology)

Clinical Neuropsychology (Master in Clinical Psychology)

Research Summary

Dr. Hoo Keat's research focuses on cross-cultural face perception, more specifically on the own-race bias in face memory (i.e. poorer recognition of other-race faces compared to own-race faces). He… read more

Selected Publications

Current Research

Dr. Hoo Keat's research focuses on cross-cultural face perception, more specifically on the own-race bias in face memory (i.e. poorer recognition of other-race faces compared to own-race faces). He also applies eye-tracking technique to further investigate how interracial contact and cultural factors may interact to influence the underlying mechanisms of human face processing. Currently, he is interested in utilising encephalography (EEG) measures to study the underlying processing of self-face recognition as well as the effect of mindfulness meditation on executive functions.

Research Interests

  • Face perception and recognition
  • Eye movements
  • Executive functions (esp. inhibitory control)
  • Cross-cultural cognition
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Method of Loci (MoL)

Please visit this website for more details: https://www.nottingham.edu.my/Psychology/Research/Visual-Cognition.aspx

School of Psychology

University of Nottingham Malaysia
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