Dr. Benjamin Cheung is a Lecturer and Indigenous Initiatives Coordinator in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia.
Research interests include scholarship of teaching and learning, service and experiential learning, cultural psychology, and student engagement.
Cheung, B. Y. (2016) Cultural psychology. In H. L. Miller (Ed.), SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology (pp. 198-203). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE
Cheung, B. Y., & Heine, S. J. (2015). The double-edged sword of genetic accounts of criminality: Causal attributions from genetic ascriptions affect legal decision making. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41(12), 1723-1738. doi: 10.1177/0146167215610520
Chudek, M., Cheung, B. Y., & Heine, S. J. (2015). US immigrants’ patterns of acculturation are sensitive to their age, language, and cultural contact but show no evidence of a sensitive window for acculturation. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 15(1-2), 174-190. doi: 11.1163/15685373-12342145
Cheung, B. Y., Dar-Nimrod, I., & Gonsalkorale, K. (2015). Am I my genes? Perceived genetic etiology, intrapersonal processes and health. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 8(11), 626-637. doi: 10.1111/spc3.12138
Dar-Nimrod, I., Cheung, B. Y., Ruby, M. B., & Heine, S. J. (2014). Can merely learning about obesity genes affect eating behavior? Appetite, 81, 269-276. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2014.06.109
Cheung, B. Y., Chudek, M. & Heine, S. J. (2011). Evidence for a sensitive window for acculturation: Younger immigrants report acculturating at a faster rate. Psychological Science, 22(2), 147-152. doi: 1177/0956797610394661
Dar-Nimrod, I., Heine, S. J., Cheung, B. Y., & Schaller, M. (2011). Do scientific theories affect men’s evaluations of sex crimes? Aggressive Behavior, 37(5), 440-449. doi: 10.1002/ab.20401
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- Robert E. Knox Master Teaching Awards (2021)
- Killam Teaching Prize for Excellence in Teaching (2021)
Dr. Benjamin Cheung is a full time Lecturer and does not supervise graduate students.