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Dr. YEUNG Yuen Lan Dannii (楊婉蘭博士)

BSSc, MPhil, PhD(CUHK)
Certified Coder, Facial Action Coding System

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office: Y7308 AC1
Phone: 34428119
Fax: 34420283
Email: dannii.yeung@cityu.edu.hk

Research Interests

  • Aging and Work
  • Psychological adjustment to retirement
  • Emotion regulation
  • Emotion and attention

ORCID

  • ORCID iD: 0000-0002-0548-0328
Dannii Yeung is Associate Professor of Psychology in the Department of Applied Social Sciences at City University of Hong Kong. Her research focuses on aging and work, with emphases on emotional well-being of middle-aged workers and psychological adjustment to retirement.

Her recent research projects include:
1) A longitudinal examination of Hong Kong Chinese retirees' adjustment to the retirement transition;
2) Comparing younger and older employees' work motivation, emotion regulation, and conflict management;
3) Attention and behavioral responses to intergenerational conflict in the workplace; and
4) Age discrimination in the workplace.


Award and Achievement

  • 2016 “GSA Fellow” The Gerontological Society of America (Behavioral and Social Sciences Section).
  • 2016 “Highly Commended Paper” International Journal of Conflict Management, Emerald Literati Network Award.
  • 2009 “Cadenza Fellow” A Jockey Club Initiative for Seniors, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charity Trust.
  • 2007 “Fulbright Junior Visiting Scholar” The Research Grants Council and the US Consulate. The visit was carried out between Aug 2007 and Feb 2008 in the Department of Psychology at Stanford University, USA.


Research Grant

  • Intergenerational Conflict at Work: The Role of Visual Attention in Affective and Behavioral Reactions to Conflict Situations, General Research Fund , Research Grant Council, Dec 2016 - Feb 2019, Derek Isaacowitz (Co-I) & Jiawen Ye (Co-I).
  • Age Differences in Gaze When Experiencing Workplace Conflicts, Strategic Research Grant, City University of Hong Kong, Sep 2015 - Aug 2017, Dannii Yeung (PI), Derek Isaacowitz (Co-I) & Jiawen Ye (Co-I).
  • A Longitudinal Examination of Adjustment to Retirement: The Role of Retirement Resources, General Research Fund, Research Grants Council, 2014 - 2016, Dannii Yeung (PI).
  • Aging and Work: Do Older Employees Prefer Other Ways to Handle Conflict in the Workplace?, General Research Fund, Research Grants Council, 2011 - 2014, Dannii Yeung (PI), Helene Fung (Co-I) & Darius Chan (Co-I).


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Journal

  • Ho, H.C.Y. & Yeung, D.Y. (in press). Effects of social identity salience on motivational orientation and conflict strategies in intergenerational conflict. International Journal of Psychology.
  • Cheung, F. , Yeung, D.Y. & Wu, A.M.S. (in press). Occupational Future Time Perspective and Successful Aging at Work. Journal of Career Development. doi:10.1177/0894845317696805. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0894845317696805
  • Yeung, D.Y. & Zhou, X. (2017). Planning for retirement: Longitudinal effect on retirement resources and post-retirement well-being. Frontiers in Psychology (Section: Organizational Psychology). 8:1300. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01300. (http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01300/full)
  • Ho, SMY. , Yeung, DY. & Mak, CWY. (2017). The interaction effect of attentional bias and attentional control on dispositional anxiety among adolescents with positive attentional bias. British Journal of Psychology. 108. 564 - 582. doi:10.1111/bjop.12225
  • Yeung, D. Y. , Fung, H. H. & Chan, D. K.-S. (2016). Comparing intrinsic and extrinsic social values between younger and older employees. The Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied. 150. 704 - 724. doi:10.1080/00223980.2016.1187109. (http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/pK72uvQwyVseVS7MfhUE/full)
  • Ho, H.C.Y. & Yeung, D.Y. (2016). Effects of occupational future time perspective on managing stressful work situations. International Journal of Psychology. 51. 261 - 268. doi:10.1002/ijop.12144
  • Cheung, F. , Wu, A. M. S. & Yeung, D. Y. (2016). Factors associated with work volition among aging workers in Hong Kong. Journal of Career Development. 43. 160 - 176. doi:10.1177/0894845315585576
  • Yeung, D.Y. , Ho, S.M.Y. & Mak, C.W.Y. (2015). Attention to positive information mediates the relationship between hope and psychosocial well-being of adolescents. Journal of Adolescence. 42. 98 - 102. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2015.04.004
  • Liu, E.S. C. , Ye, C.J. & Yeung, D.Y. (2015). Effects of approach to learning and self-perceived overall competence on academic performance of university students. Learning and Individual Differences. 39. 199 - 204. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2015.03.004
  • Ho, S. M. , Mak, C. W. Y. , Yeung, D. Y. , Duan, W. , Tang, S. , Yeung, J. C. & Ching, R. (2015). Emotional valence, arousal, and threat ratings of 160 Chinese words by children and adolescents. PLoS One. 10 (7). e0132294 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132294
  • Yeung, D.Y. , Fung, H.H. & Chan, D.K.-S. (2015). Managing conflict at work: Comparison between younger and older managerial employees. International Journal of Conflict Management. 26. 342 - 364. doi:10.1108/IJCMA-06-2014-0044 (http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/IJCMA-06-2014-0044)
  • Yeung, D.Y. , Fung, H. H. & Chan, D. K.-S. (2015). Positive effect of social work-related values on work outcomes: The moderating role of age and work situation. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. 70. 235 - 246. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbt094
  • Wong, C.K.M. , Yeung, D.Y. , Ho, H.C.Y. , Tsz, K.B. & Lam, C.Y. (2014). Chinese older adults’ internet use for health information. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 33. 316 - 335. doi:10.1177/0733464812463430
  • Ho, H.C.Y. , Yeung, D.Y. & Kwok, S.Y.C.L. (2014). Development and evaluation of the positive psychology intervention for older adults. Journal of Positive Psychology. 9. 187 - 197. doi:10.1080/17439760.2014.888577
  • Hui, A. , Yeung, D.Y. , Sue-Chan, K. , Chan, K. , Hui, D.C.K. & Cheng, S.T. (2014). Gains and losses in creative personality as perceived by adults across the lifespan. Developmental Psychology. 50. 709 - 713. doi:10.1037/a0034168
  • Yeung, D.Y. , Kwok, S.Y.C. & Chung, A. (2013). Institutional peer support mediates the impact of physical declines on depressive symptoms of nursing home residents. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 69. 875 - 885.
  • Yeung, D.Y. (2013). Is pre-retirement planning always good? An exploratory study of retirement adjustment among Hong Kong Chinese retirees. Aging & Mental Health. 17. 386 - 393. doi:(http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/jthbpHSWkCTy26H5xD3Y/full)
  • Yeung, D.Y. , Fung, H.H. & Kam, C. (2012). Age differences in problem solving strategies: The mediating role of future time perspective. Personality and Individual Differences. 53. 38 - 43.
  • Yeung, D.Y. & Fung, H.H. (2012). Impacts of suppression on emotional responses and performance outcomes: An experience sampling study in younger and older workers. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. 67. 666 - 676.
  • Zhang, X. , Yeung, D.Y. , Fung, H.H. & Lang, F.R. (2011). Changes in peripheral social partners and loneliness over time: The moderating role of interdependence. Psychology and Aging. 26. 823 - 829.
  • Yeung, D.Y. , Wong, K.M. & Lok, D.P.P. (2011). Emotion regulation mediates age differences in emotions. Aging & Mental Health. 15. 414 - 418. doi:(http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/v7rSQEw5KtgjNXfTDU3y/full)
  • Kwok, S.Y.C.L. , Yeung, D.Y. & Chung, A. (2011). The moderating role of perceived social support on the relationship between physical functional impairment and depressive symptoms among Chinese nursing home elderly in Hong Kong. The Scientific World Journal: Child Health & Human Development. 11. 1017 - 1026.
  • Yeung, D.Y. & Fung, H.H. (2009). Aging and work: How do SOC strategies contribute to job performance across adulthood?. Psychology and Aging. 24. 927 - 940.
  • Fung, H.H. , Yeung, D.Y. , Li, K.K. & Lang, F.R. (2009). Benefits of negative social exchanges for emotional closeness. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. 64B. 612 - 621.
  • Fung, H.H. , Stoeber, F.S. , Yeung, D.Y. & Lang, F.R. (2008). Cultural specificity of socioemotional selectivity: Age differences in social network composition among Germans and Hong Kong Chinese. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. 63B. 156 - 164.
  • Yeung, D.Y. , Fung, H.H. & Lang, F.R. (2008). Self-construal moderates age differences in social network characteristics. Psychology and Aging. 23. 222 - 226.
  • Yeung, D.Y. & Fung, H.H. (2007). Age differences in emotional responses and coping toward SARS: A longitudinal study of Hong Kong Chinese. Aging & Mental Health. 11. 579 - 587.
  • Yeung, D.Y. , Fung, H.H. & Lang, F.R. (2007). Gender differences in social network characteristics and psychological well-being among Hong Kong Chinese: The role of future time perspective and adherence to Renqing. Aging & Mental Health. 11. 45 - 56.
  • Tsai, J.L. , Miao, F.F. , Seppala, E. , Fung, H.H. & Yeung, D.Y. (2007). Influence and adjustment goals: Sources of cultural differences in ideal affect. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 92. 1102 - 1117.

Book Chapter

  • Yeung, D. Y. (2017). Aging and psychological well-being. N. A. Pachana (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Geropsychology. (pp. 196 - 201). Singapore. Springer. 978-981-287-081-0.
  • Yeung, D. Y. & Ho, H. C. Y. (2017). Conflict management and aging in the workplace. N. A. Pachana (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Geropsychology. (pp. 516 - 602). Singapore. Springer. 978-981-287-081-0.
  • Yeung, D.Y. & Ho, H.C.Y. (2015). Psychological adaption of older workers: Findings from the Western and Eastern countries. S.-T. Cheng, I. Chi, H.H. Fung, L.W. Li, & J. Woo (Eds.), Successful aging: Asian perspectives. (pp. 301 - 319). New York. Springer.
  • Wong, S. & Yeung, D.Y. (2013). Exploring the meaning of pride and shame in Hong Kong-Chinese. J. J. R. Fontaine, K. R. Scherer, & C. Soriano (Eds.), Components of emotional meaning: A sourcebook. (pp. 482 - 485). UK. Oxford University Press.
  • Fung, H.H. , Ching, B.H.H. & Yeung, D.Y. (2007). Age differences in emotional regulation: Findings from Western and Eastern cultures. O. Randall (Ed.), Aging and the elderly: Psychology, sociology, and health. (pp. 63 - 88). New York. Nova Science Publishers.


External Services


Professional Activity

  • Feb 2017 - Now, Editorial Board Member, GeroPsych.
  • Apr 2014 - Now, Associate Editor, Psychology, Psychiatry and Quality of Life Section, BMC Geriatrics.


Service in CityU


Administrative Assignment

  • Jul 2015 - Jun 2017, Bachelor of Social Sciences in Psychology (BSSPSY), Major Leader.
  • Sep 2014 - Now, CLASS College Human Subjects Ethics Sub-Committee, Deputy Chair.

Research / Thesis Supervision

  • Sep 2016 - Now, Supervision of Ph.D. student (Xiaoyu Zhou).
  • Aug 2011 - Aug 2014, Supervision of Ph.D. Student (Henry C. Y. Ho).

Teaching Service

  • 2011 - Now, Psychology of Ageing.
  • 2009 - Now, Developmental Psychology.
  • 2009 - Now, Personality and Individual Differences.
  • 2008 - Now, Cognitive Psychology.
  • 2008 - 2017, Perception and Cognition.
  • 2008 - Now, Psychology Research Paper.
  • 2008 - Now, Research Project in Psychology.


Participation in our research as student volunteers

  • For students who are interested in joining our projects as student volunteers, please contact me by email, together with a copy of your CV.


Last update date : 27 Jul 2017