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Kim-Pong
TAM
談儉邦

PhD HKU, 2006
Associate Professor
UG Programs Coordinator (Social Science)
Profile

Kim-Pong Tam is an environmental psychologist interested in humans' connection to nature and their responses to global environmental change (e.g., climate change). He is currently investigating (i) how people construe their relationship with nature and the emotional and behavioral implications of such construal; (ii) the cross-national variations in phenomena regarding environmental attitude and pro-environmental behavior; (iii) the socio-political dynamics behind individuals' appraisal of and responses to environmental problems; and (iv) the various factors behind individuals' support for climate change mitigation and adaptation policies.

Associate editor, Asian Journal of Social Psychology

Associate editor, Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology

Editorial board member, Journal of Environmental Psychology

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=e1bKI0cAAAAJ 

ResearchGate: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kim-Pong_Tam

"Go Green with Psychology" Teaching Project: http://gogreenwithpsy.ust.hk

Research Interests
• Environment and behavior: environmental psychology, conservation psychology, human-nature relationship, pro-environmental behavior, cross-cultural environmental psychology, climate policy support, climate change communication
• Culture and behavior: cross-cultural psychology, cultural transmission, value socialization, cultural norms, cultural influence
Courses Taught
SOSC 1960: Discovering Mind and Behavior
SOSC 2210: Social Psychology
SOSC 3540: Environmental Psychology