Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Institute of Cognitive Science in National Cheng Kung University was founded in 2006, and the Department of Psychology was started in 2008. The institute of Cognitive Science was merged into the Department of Psychology in 2011. With a unique view of combining interdisciplinary perspectives from social sciences, humanities, medical and engineering sciences in teaching and research, we devote to develop interdisciplinary experts in different areas, such as basic research, real-life applications and mental health. We currently has two development priorities: Mind Neuroscience National Cheng Kung University established a mental image interdisciplinary research center for the aim of inviting nearly twenty one hundred researchers of social humanities, biomedicine, imaging engineering, statistical analysis and other related fields, to involve the study of brain and mind neuroscience. The Development of Psychology particularly focuses on the issues of ‘cognitive neuroscience’, ‘emotional neuroscience,’ and ‘aging neuroscience’ research fields as the core facets to long-term foster the investigations of brain science of psychology. Applied Psychology In addition to brain activity, how mental developments and in what way that the people interact with situational context and culture must also be implemented in a variety of life applications and practice. In order to achieve the promotion of life quality of life and well-being, faculties of the Department of Psychology intend to link the basic research to practice applications for the areas of industry and psychometric applications, as well as child development.

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Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
Evoked Potentials Medicine & Life Sciences
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Medicine & Life Sciences
Brain Medicine & Life Sciences
Sleep Medicine & Life Sciences
Endocannabinoids Medicine & Life Sciences
Rats Engineering & Materials Science
Electroencephalography Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2006 2019

Research Output 1993 2019

Aerobic exercise modulates transfer and brain signal complexity following cognitive training

Wang, C-H., Moreau, D., Yang, C-T., Tsai, Y. Y., Lin, J. T., Liang, W. K. & Tsai, C-L., 2019 May 1, In : Biological Psychology. 144, p. 85-98 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Brain
Entropy
Reading
Electroencephalography

Does awareness of death strengthen awareness of self? The effects of existential threat on self-focus

Yen, C. L., Cheng, C-P., Huang, C. L. & Lin, Y. C., 2019 Jan 1, In : Current Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personal Construct Theory
Mortality
Linguistics
Neoplasms

Emotions and Parenting in Learning Among Chinese Children

Wang, T., Xu, Q. & Hu, J-F., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parenting
Emotions
Learning
Child Development
Cognition

Student theses

社會情境下的同理心狀態初探:同理心的使用與人際互動效應

Author: 貞蓉, 陳., 2019

Supervisor: Hu, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis