WANG Xiaotian


Education Background

BA (Beijing Medical Collage/ Medical School of Peking University)
MS (Medical School of Jinan University)
MA (New Mexico State University, USA)
PhD in Cognitive Psychology (New Mexico State University, USA)

Research Field
Behavioral decision making; Risk management; Evolutionary psychology; Neuroscience of self-control
Class Type
Applied Psychology
Personal Website (CUHK-Shenzhen)

X.T. Wang(王晓田)is professor and director of the Applied Psychology program at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen). He is also professor emeritus at the University of South Dakota. His research interests involve behavioral decision making, risk management, and evolutionary and neural psychology. He was visiting or adjunct professor at Peking University, China Europe International Business School, Max Planck Institute in Berlin, Germany, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Singapore Management University. He has published papers in 31 professional journals across different disciplines. His research was sponsored by NSF, James McDonnell Foundation and KC Wang Foundation. His studies are cited in multiple textbooks and covered by popular media such as Time magazine online, Wall Street Journal, Science News, Yahoo News, et al.