Dr KWAN Lok Yin Joyce

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

Phone: (852) 29487787
Email: jlykwan@eduhk.hk
ORCID: 0000-0001-5857-6828
Education PhD, Department of Psychology,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Biography Dr Joyce Kwan obtained her doctoral degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining The Education University of Hong Kong, she had worked at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as a lecturer and had taught various courses in psychology, quantitative research methods, and educational testing and assessment. Her research centers on quantitative research methodology. She has also collaborated with researchers from different disciplines of psychology and applied her expertise on research areas such as problematic internet use, psychological well-being, language learning, mathematical learning, etc. 
Research Interests
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Mediation and Moderation Analysis
  • Scale development
  • Latent Growth Curve Analysis 
5 Representative Publications
  • Kwan, J. L.-Y. & Chan, W. (2018). Variable System: An alternative approach for the analysis of mediated moderation. Psychological Methods, 23, 262-277.
  • Lai, F. T.- T., & Kwan, J. L.- Y. (2017). Socioeconomic influence on adolescent problematic Internet use through school-related psychosocial factors and pattern of Internet use. Computers in Human Behavior, 68, 121-136.
  • Lai, F. T.- T., & Kwan, J. L.- Y. (2017). The presence of heavy Internet using peers is protective of the risk of problematic Internet use (PIU) in adolescents when the amount of use increases. Children and Youth Services Review, 73, 74-78.
  • Kwan J. L.-Y, & Chan, W. (2014). Comparing squared multiple correlation coefficients using structural equation modeling. Structural Equation Modeling, 21, 225-238.
  • Kwan, J. L.-Y, & Chan, W. (2011). Comparing standardized coefficients in structural equation modeling: a model reparameterization approach. Behavior Research Methods, 43, 730-745.