|Asst Prof Qu Li |
Division of Psychology
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
- PhD (Psychology) University of Toronto 2007
- MA (Psychology) The American University 2002
- MA (Film Studies) Beijing Film Academy 1999
- BS Beijing Normal University 1996
|Dr. Qu Li is an assistant professor at the Psychology Division, Nanyang Technological University, since 2007. She earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology at the University of Toronto, Master of Arts in Behavioral Neuroscience at the American University, and Master of Arts in Film Psychology at the Beijing Film Academy. Her current research focuses on the life-span development of executive function and theory of mind, and on how emotion, working memory, language, and social-cultural environments influence such development.|
|development of executive function, theory of mind, emotion regulation, and bilingualism;
the impacts of emotion, language, social interaction, and culture on cognitive development;
circadian rhythm on cognition and emotion regulation.
|Research Grant |
- CoHASS Incentive Scheme (2011-)
- Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) (2011-)
- Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) (2012-)
- Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) (2013-)
- RCC (2008-)
- RCC (2009-)
- RCC (2010-)
|Current Projects |
- Don’t cry over split milk: On the appraisal of stressful events in preschoolers
- On the Improvement of Executive Function in Preschoolers from Low-income
- On the improvement of theory of mind in preschoolers via a group-based role play intervention
- Theory of Mind and Executive Function Development in Three to Five year old Chinese Singaporean Children
- Tan, C. S., Li Qu. (2012). Generality and specificity: Malaysian undergraduate students’ self-reported creativity. International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving, 22(2), 19-30.
- Li Qu, Gao Shan, Cindy Yip, Hong Li, and Philip David Zelazo. (2012). Affective Decision-Making among Preschool Children. Children in Diverse Cultural Contexts, 2(2), 123-132.
- Tan, C. S., & Qu, L. (2012). An Investigation of Moderating Effect of Task Framing on Mood and Creativity. American Psychological Association 2012 Convention.
- Qu, L., Ng, L., & Mah, W. Q. M. (2012). Gift Ranking and Presenting: A New Method to Manipulate Preschoolers’ Mood States. American Psychological Association 2012 Convention.
- Qu, L., Wu, L., Cheong, W. F. D., Chan, C. L. L., Luo, Y., & Leong, Y. I. (2012). Stress coping in Singaporean kindergarten children. the Jean Piaget Society 42th Annual Meeting.