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DR TSAI Fen-Fang
National University of Singapore
10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260

Office: AS4/02-11
Email: psytff@nus.edu.sg
Tel: 6516-8118
Homepage: http://profile.nus.edu.sg/fass/psytff/
| Teaching Areas | Research Interests | Publications

Teaching Areas Top

PL1101e Introduction to Psychology (Team Teaching)
PL2131 Research and Statistical Method 1
PL3242 Health Psychology
PL3235 Social Psychology
PL3282a Lab in Interpersonal Relationships
PL5221 Analysis of Psychological Data Using GLM

Research Interests Top

- how the individual decides whether to express his/her emotions or not to other people around him/her.
- regret and ambivalence over emotional expressiveness.
- adult attachment in close relationships.
- how information is shared and relayed within triads and how that affects the individual who receives the second-hand information

Publications Top


  • Carmichael, C., Tsai, F., Smith, S. Caprariello, P. & Reis, H.T. (2007). The self and intimate relationships. In C. Sedikides & S. Spencer (Eds.) The Self (pp. 285-309). New York, NY: Psychology Press.


  • Tsai, T. & Reis, H. (under review). Perceptions by and of Lonely People in Friendship Networks.
  • Zuckerman, M., & Tsai, F. (2005). Costs of Self-Handicapping. Journal of Personality. 73(2), 411-442.
  • Reis, H. T., Capobianco, A., & Tsai, F. (2002). Finding the person in personal relationships. Journal of Personality. 70(6), 813-850.
  • Reis, H. T., Clark, M. S., Gray, D. J. P., Tsai F., Brown, J. B., Stewart, M., & Underwood L. G. (in press). Measuring Responsiveness in the Therapeutic Relationship: A Patient Perspective. Basic and Applied Social Psychology.


  • Tsai, T. & Reis, H. (2007). Why Didn't You Tell Me First: The Third-Party Experience. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Conference, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
  • Knihnichi, J., Reis, H. & Tsai, T. (2004). How People Behave, Feel, and Think About Their Relationship Dissolution as a Function of Adult Attachment. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Conference, Austin, Texas, USA.
  • Tsai, F. & Reis, H. T. (2002). Attachment and Emotional Expressiveness in Relationships. Poster presented at the International Conference of Personal Relationship, Halifax, Canada.
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