SHU Annie Tse-Mei
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Qualifications:Ph.D., HKU
Office:Rm 332, Sino Building
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Tel:3943 1183
Fax:2603 5019

Teaching Areas

  • PSYC1000 General Psychology
  • PSYC1040 Perspectives in Human Sexuality
  • PSYC3370 Psychology and Law
  • PSYC3720 Health Psychology
  • PSYC4900 Psychology in Action
  • PSYC4904 Practicum in Psychology and Health


Research Interests

Personality (regulatory focus, implicit theories) and cultural psychology; achievement motivation; social comparison and role model; forensic attitudes and judgments; motivational factors related to health-enhancing behaviors

Representative Publications


Shu, T-M., & Lam, S.-f. (2016). Is it always good to provide positive feedback to students? The moderating effects of culture and regulatory focus. Learning and Individual Differences, 49, 171-177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2016.06.012

Cheng, R. W.-y., Shu, T.-M., Zhou, N., Lam, S.-f. (2015). Motivation of Chinese learners: An integration of etic and emic approaches. In R. B. King, & A. B. I. Bernardo (Eds.), The Psychology of Asian Learners: A Festschrift in Honor of David Watkins (pp. 355-368). Springer Asia. 

Tam, K.-P., Shu, T.-M., Ng, H. K.-S., & Tong, Y.-Y. (2013). Belief about immutability of moral character and punitiveness toward criminal offenders. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 603-611. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1559-1816.2013.01041.x

Ng, H. K.-S., Tam, K.-P., & Shu, T.-M. (2013). Narcissism and punitiveness in a non-ego-threatening condition. Personality and Individual Differences, 54, 442-446. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2012.10.015

Shu, T.-M., & Lam, S.-F. (2011). Are success and failure experiences equally motivational? An investigation of regulatory focus and feedback. Learning and Individual Differences, 21, 724-727. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2011.08.002

Ng, H. K.-S., Tam, K.-P. & Shu, T.-M. (2011). The money attitude of covert and overt narcissists. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 160-165. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2011.03.036