Dr LAI Man-kin, Simon 賴文建博士
Youth mentoring and mentorship program evaluation
Youth health and psychosocial development
Introduction to Psychology
Research Methods in Applied Psychology
Goal and psychosocial outcomes
Developmental assets in children of disadvantaged background
Lai, S. M. K. & Vera, A. H. (1999). Rethinking the role of external representation in problem solving. Proceedings of the Twenty First Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, p. 799.
Salili, F., & Lai, M. K. (2003). Learning and motivation of Chinese students in Hong Kong: a longitudinal study of the contextual influences on students' achievement orientation and performance. Psychology in the schools, 40(1), 51-70.
Lai, M. K., Ho, S. Y., & Lam, T. H. (2004). Perceived peer smoking prevalence and its association with smoking behaviours and intentions in Hong Kong Chinese adolescents. Addiction, 99, 1195-1205.
Lam, T. H., Stewart, S. M., Ho, S. Y., Lai, M. K., Rao, U., & Salili, F. (2005). Depressive symptoms and smoking among Hong Kong Chinese adolescents. Addiction, 100, 1003-11.
Chan, R. C. K., & Lai, M. K. (2006). Latent structure of the Test of Everyday Attention: convergent evidence from patients with traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 20(6), 653-659.
Au, A., Lai, M. K., Lau, K. M., Pan, P. C., Lam, L., Thompson, L. & Thompson, D. G. (2009). Social support and well-being in dementia family caregivers: the mediating role of self-efficacy. Ageing and Mental Health, 13(5), 761-768.
Chan, C. C., Lai, M. K., Choi, P. Y., Tsang, B., & Ming, H. (2011). Differential outcomes of psychosocial development among local and mobile children in two school types in Beijing and Shanghai. International Journal on Disability and Human Development, 10(3), 187-193.
Chan, C. C., Lai, M. K., Ng, E. C. W., & Lau, S. Y. (2013). A review of features and outcomes of the Hong Kong Child Development Fund. China Journal of Social Work, 6(2), 127-148.
Ng, E. C. W., Chan, C. C., & Lai, M. K. (2014). Hope and life satisfaction among underprivileged children in Hong Kong: The mediating role of perceived community support. Journal of Community Psychology, 42(3), 352-364.
Current Research Projects :
Tin Ka Ping Child Development Fund (School-based) Project (funded by Tin Ka Ping Foundation, 2014)
Professional & Community Service:
American Psychological Association Hong Kong Psychological Society