Chair Professor
Department of Psychology,
The Education University of Hong Kong                         

Phone: (852) 29488348
ORCID: 0000-0002-1553-2339
Education PhD, Experimental Psychology, Dept of Psychology,
University of Kansas
Biography Professor Cheung Him received his PhD from the University of Kansas and tenure from the Chinese University and University of Otago before joining EdUHK as Chair Professor of Cognition. His main interests include reading development, theory of mind, and cognitive bias.
Research Interests
  • Theory of mind and perspective taking
  • Reading development
  • False belief and the curse of knowledge
5 Representative Publications
  • Siu, T. S. C., & *Cheung, H. (2019). Developmental progression of mental state understandings in infancy. International Journal of Behavioral Development.
  • Xie, J., *Cheung, H., Shen, M., & Wang, R. (2018). Mental rotation in false belief understanding. Cognitive Science.
  • Hsu, Y. K., & *Cheung, H. (2013). Two mentalizing capacities and the understanding of two types of lie telling in children. Developmental Psychology, 49, 1650-1659.
  • Cheung, H., Chen, H.-C., & Yeung, W. (2009). Relationship between mental verb meaning and false belief in Cantonese-speaking children. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 104(2), 141-155.
  • Cheung, H. (2003). Pinyin and phonotactics affect the development of phonemic awareness in English-Cantonese bilinguals. In C. McBride-Chang, & H.-C. Chen (eds.), Reading development in Chinese children. Westport, CT, USA: Greenwood Press.