Hwajin Yang is Associate Professor of Psychology in the School of Social Sciences at Singapore Management University. She obtained her PhD in Psychology from Cornell University (NY, USA) in 2005.
She has established a strong research programme that focuses on the intricate relations of executive functions (EF) to many aspects of our adaptive functioning such as cognitive processing, language development, emotional experiences, psychological well-being, decision-making, mental health, academic success, and aging. She has published many empirical research articles in top-tier and prestigious journals in Aging, Cognitive, Developmental, Educational, and Social Psychology. She is currently serving as the associate editor of Frontiers in Developmental Psychology.
Email: hjyang [at] smu.edu.sg