|My research investigates how people conceptualize and navigate relations with fellow group members (in-groups) and people belonging to other groups (out-groups) in response to environmental pressures and demands. Towards this objective, I investigate how perceived threats from the environment influence and interact with neurobiological mechanisms to shape intragroup processes (e.g., empathy, cooperation, affiliation), intergroup processes (e.g., prejudice, in-group favoritism, discrimination), as well as cultural diversity in these group processes. I am also applying my research on culture, social experience, and group processes to study the social modulation of eating behaviors, appetite, and nutritional health.|
- Cheon, B. K., Sim, A. Y. Lee, L. L., & Forde, C. G. (2019). Avoiding hunger or approaching fullness? Implicit theories of satiety guide portion selection and food intake patterns. Appetite, 128, 10-16.
- Kim, E. B., Chen, C., & Cheon, B. K. (2019). Using remote peer influence to promote healthy food choices among preschoolers. Developmental Psychology, 55, 703-708.
- Cheon, B. K. (2019). The diversity of cultural diversity: Psychological consequences of different patterns of intercultural contact and mixing. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 22, 93-105.
- Cheon, B. K., Tan, K. M., & Lee, L. L. (2019). Tender food, tender hearts: The metaphorical mapping of hard-soft orosensory signals to prosocial tendencies. Food Quality and Preference, 71, 242-249.
- Sim, A. Y., & Cheon, B. K. (2019). Influence of impending healthy food consumption on snacking: Nudging vs. compensatory behavior. Physiology and Behavior, 198, 48-56.