Congratulations to CAP !

UTAR Most Improved Research Centre 

In view of the improving performance of the research centres in the field of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, the Centre for Applied Psychology (CAP) was awarded a special mention as “UTAR Most Improved Research Centre” in UTAR Annual Excellence Awards 2018 held on 24 July 2019. 

CAP Chairperson Dr Gan Su Wan (right) receiving the Certificate of Special Mention from Prof Chuah (middle) while Prof Ewe looks on.  


Case Study Design for Social Scientists

Speaker: Prof. Datuk Dr. Noriah Mohd Ishak
Date: 29 October 2021
Time: 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Platform: Zoom

Forensic Psychology:
Research Trends and Applications

Speaker: Argel Masanda, Ph.D.
Date: 3 November 2021
Time: 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

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Thriving! During Covid-19: Embracing Positivity and Developing Resilience

Ways to Resolve Marital Conflict

Social Forum I: 
Attitudes to Aging

A 20-item Self-Report Creativity Scale

CAP members Dr. Tan Chee Seng, Mr. Tan Soon Aun, Ms. Cheng Siew May, and Ms. Anna Ong Wen Huey developed and validated a short form of the Kaufman Domains of Creativity Scale for measuring young adults’ creativity. The paper is published in Current Psychology (

Mindfulness is Helpful to Attain Meaning in Life

CAP members Tan Chee Seng and Pheh Kai Shuen found across four countries that individuals with high mindfulness are likely to achieve meaning in life. The paper is published in advance in Current Psychology (

The Applied Psychology Research Conference 2020 e-proceeding
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CAP Book 2019
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