2022-09-27T17:21:56+08:00

Wei Wen CHEN 陳薇文

Associate Professor

Faculty of Education, University of Macau

  • Refereed Journal Articles (* as the correspondence author)
  1. Chen, W-W., Yang, X., & Jiao, Z. (2022). Authoritarian parenting, perfectionism, and academic procrastination. Published online by Educational Psychology. doi: 10.1080/01443410.2021.2024513 [SSCI, Q1; 5 years IF (2021) = 3.193]
  2. Zhang, Y., & Chen, W-W.* (2022). Mediating role of creative mindsets in the relation between filial piety and psychological adjustment. Published online by Journal of Creativity in Mental Health. doi: 10.1080/15401383.2022.2074591 [SSCI, Q3; 2021 IF = 1.40]
  3. Chen, W-W., Wang, Z., Yu, H., & Zhang, K. (2021). Better me, better us: Social comparison, Chinese avoidant attachment, and closeness. Published online by Current Psychology. doi: 10.1007/s12144-021-02271-9 [SSCI, Q2; 5 years IF (2021): 2.643]
  4. Chen, W-W. &, Wu, C-W. (2021). The potential origins and consequences of faith of love: Filial piety, implicit theories of romantic relationships, and intimacy. Published online by Journal of Family Studies. doi: 10.1080/13229400.2021.1944276 [SSCI, Q2; 5 years IF (2021) = 1.655]
  5. Chin, C-C., George, R., Dai, C-L., & Chen, W-W. (2021). Measurement and functional invariance of psychological individuation constructs across cultures: Initial evidence from Taiwan and the United States. Published online by Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development. doi: 10.1080/07481756.2021.1998781 [SSCI, Q2; 5 years IF (2021) = 2.854]
  6. Chen, W-W., Wang, Z., & Zhang Y. (2022). Regulatory focus as a mediator between perceived parenting style and friendship intimacy in Chinese emerging adulthood. Journal of Child and Family Studies,31, 1809-1822. doi: 10.1007/s10826-022-02261-w [SSCI, Q2; 5 years IF (2021)= 3.066].
  7. Chen, W-W. & Xu, G., Wang, Z., & Mak, M. C. K. (2022). Unhappy us, unhappy me, unhappy life: The role of self-esteem in the relation between adult attachment and mental health in China. Current Psychology, 41, 837-846. doi: 10.1007/s12144-019-00594-2 [SSCI, Q2; 5 years IF (2021): 2.643]
  8. Ho, S. K., & Chen, W-W.* (2022). They believe in my strength: Personal best goals as mediators in strength-based parenting and adolescents’ developmental outcomes. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 31, 1415-1426. doi: 10.1007/s10826-021-02179-9 [SSCI, Q2; 5 years IF (2021) = 3.066]
  9. Lam, K. L., & Chen, W-W. (2022). Family interaction and depressive symptoms in Chinese emerging adults: A mediation model of gratitude. Psychological Reports, 125(3), 1305-1325. doi: org/10.1177/00332941211000662 [SSCI, Q2; 5 years IF (2021) = 2.021]
  10. Wu, C-W., & Chen, W-W.* (2021). The mediating role of regulatory focus in the relation between filial piety and youths’ life satisfaction and psychological distress. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 24(4), 499−510. doi: org/10.1111/ajsp.12447 [SSCI, Q1; 2021 IF: 2.144]
  11. Wu, C-W., Chen, W-W.* & Jen, C-H. (2021). Emotional intelligence and cognitive flexibility in the relationship between parenting and subjective well-being. Journal of Adult Development, 28(2), 106-115. doi: 1007/s10804-020-09357-x [SSCI, Q3; IF: 0.925]
  12. Xie, W., Chen, W-W.*, & Zhang, L. (2021). The effect of square dance on family cohesion and subjective well-being of middle-aged and empty-nest women. Health Care for Women International, 42(1), 43-57. doi: 10.1080/07399332.2020.1797041 [SSCI, Q2; IF: 1.18]
  13. Zhang, L. R., & Chen, W-W.* (2021). The mediating role of parental influence on the relationship between adult children’s filial piety beliefs and mate preferences. Evolutionary Psychology, 18(4), 1-12. doi: 1177/1474704920969110 [SSCI, Q2; 5 years IF (2021): 2.299]
  14. Chen, W-W., Wu, C-W., Zhou, Y., & Lo, Y-J. (2020). A within-cultural comparison of filial piety beliefs among college students in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau. Families, Relationships and Societies, 9(3), 361-381. doi: 1332/204674319X15615536876902 [SSCI, Q2; IF: 0.861]
  15. Chen, W-W., Yuan, H., Yang, X., & Lai, S. K. (2020). Parenting styles, self-concept, and attitudes about romantic relationships. Journal of Adolescence, 82, 41-49. doi: 1016/j.adolescence.2020.06.003(SSCI)
  16. Jen, C-H., & Chen, W-W., & Wu, C-W. (2019). Flexible mindset in the family: Filial piety, cognitive flexibility, and life adaptation. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. 36(6), 1715-1730. doi: 10.1177/0265407518770912 (SSCI)
  17. Chen, C-C., Chen, W-W., Richardson, B. G., & Dai, C. (2018). Achievement goal orientation in Chinese societies: A multi-groups analysis of data from Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. Journal of Asia Pacific Counseling, 8(1), 1−17. doi: 10.18401.2018.8.1.1
  18. Chen, W-W., Yan, J. J. Chen, C-C. (2018). Lesson of emotions in the family: The role of emotional intelligence in the relation between filial piety and life satisfaction among Taiwanese college students. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 21(1-2), 74−82. doi: 10.1111/ajsp.12207 (SSCI)
  19. Chen, W-W., Chen, C-C., Dai, C-L., U, N-M., & Cheng, L. (2018). Is incremental belief of intelligence a certain key to students’ motivation? The moderating effects of self-enhancement and self-criticism. Interactive Learning Environment, 26(2), 730−744. doi: 10.1080/10494820.2017.1402061 (SSCI)
  20. Chen, W-W., & Wu, C-W. (2017). Transmission of ideas about love: Filial piety, love attitudes, and romantic satisfaction. Personal Relationships, 24(2), 440−452. doi: 10.1111/pere.12191 (SSCI)
  21. Chen, W. W. (2016). The relations between filial piety, goal orientations and academic achievement in Hong Kong. Educational Psychology, 36(5), 898−915. doi:10.1080/01443410.2015.1008404 (SSCI)
  22. Chen, W-W., Wu, C-W., & Yeh, K-H. (2016). How parenting and filial piety influence happiness, parent-child relationships, and quality of family life in Taiwanese adult children. Journal of Family Studies, 22(1), 80−96. doi:10.1080/13229400.2015.1027154 (SSCI)
  23. Richardson, G. B., Chen, C. C., Dai, C. L., Swoboda, C. M., Nedelec, J. L., & Chen, W. W. (2017). Substance use and mating success. Evolution and Human Behavior, 38(1), 48-57. doi: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2016.06.006 (SSCI)
  24. Richardson, G. B., Dai, C-L., Chen, C-C., Nedelec, J. L., Swoboda, C. M., & Chen, W-W. (2016). Adolescent life history strategy in the intergenerational transmission and developmental stability of substance use. Journal of Drug Issues, 46(2), 102−121. doi: 10.1177/0022042615623986 (SSCI)
  25. Chen, W-W. (2015). The relations between perceived parenting styles and academic achievement in Hong Kong: The mediating role of students’ goal orientations. Learning and Individual Differences, 37, 48−54. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2014.11.021 (SSCI)
  26. Chen, W-W., & Wong, Y-L. (2015). Chinese mindset?: Theories of intelligence, goal orientation, and academic achievement of in Hong Kong students. Educational Psychology, 35(6), 714−725. doi:10.1080/01443410.2014.893559 (SSCI)
  27. Chen, W-W., & Wong, Y-L. (2015). The relationship between goal orientation and academic achievement in Hong Kong: The role of context. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 24(1), 169–176. doi:10.1007/s40299-013-0169-7 (SSCI)
  28. Lam, U. F., Chen, W-W.*, Zhang, J., & Liang, T. (2015). It feels good to learn where I belong: School belongingness, academic emotions, and academic achievement in adolescents. School Psychology International, 36(4), 393−409. doi:10.1177/0143034315589649 (SSCI) (*As a correspondence author)
  29. Chen, W-W. (2014). The relationship between perceived parenting style, filial piety, and life satisfaction in Hong Kong. Journal of Family Psychology, 28(3), 308–314. doi:10.1037/a0036819 (SSCI)
  30. Chen, W-W., &Wong, Y-L. (2014). What my parents make me believe in learning: The role of filial piety in Hong Kong students’ motivation and academic achievement. International Journal of Psychology, 49(4), 249–256. doi: 10.1002/ijop.12014 (SSCI)
  31. Chen, W-W., & Ho, H-Z. (2012). The relation between perceived parental involvement and academic achievement: The role of Taiwanese students’ academic beliefs and filial piety. International Journal of Psychology, 47(2), 315–324. doi:10.1080/00207594.2011.630004 (SSCI)
  32. Ho, H-Z., Tran, C. N., Ko, C-T., Phillips, J. M., Boutin-Martinez, A. B., Dixon, C. N., & Chen, W-W. (2011). Parent involvement: Voices of Taiwanese fathers. International Journal about Parents in Education, 5(2), 35–42.
  33. Ho, H-Z., Chen, W-W., Tran, C., & Ko, C-T. (2010). Parental involvement in Taiwanese families: Father-mother differences. Childhood Education, 86(6), 376–381.
  34. Yeh, K. H., Tsao, W. C., & Chen, W-W. (2010). Parent–child conflict and psychological maladjustment: A mediational analysis with reciprocal filial belief and perceived threat. International Journal of Psychology, 45(2), 131–139. doi:10.1080/00207590903085505 (SSCI)
  • Book Chapters
  1. Yan, J. J., & Chen, W-W. (2018). The relationships between filial piety, self-esteem, and life satisfaction among emerging adults. In M. Demir & N. Sumer (Eds.), Close relationships and happiness across cultures (pp. 151–164). doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-89663-2_9
  2. Ho, H-Z., Yeh, K-H., Wu, C-W., Tran, C. N., & Chen, W-W. (2013). Father involvement in students’ education in Taiwan. In H-Z. Ho & D. Hiatt-Michael (Eds.), Promising practices for father engagement in children’s education (pp. 41-57).
  3. Ho, H-Z., Ko, C-T., Tran, C. N., Phillips, J. M., & Chen, W-W. (2013). Father involvement in Taiwan: A progressive perspective. In J. Pattnaik. (Ed.), Father involvement in young children’s lives: A global analysis (pp. 329-342).
  4. Ho, H-Z., Chen, W-W., & Kung, H. Y. (2008). Taiwan. In I. Epstein and J. Pattnaik (Eds.), Greenwood encyclopedia of children’s issues worldwide, Asia and Oceania volume (pp.439-463).
  • Chen, W-W., & Yang, X. (2022). The relation between filial piety and creative self-concept: The role of creative self-concept. Research was presented at the 12th Conference for Chinese Psychologists on July 14 (Virtual).
  • Chen, W-W. (2021). Square dance and family cohesion among middle-aged empty nest women in China. Research was presented at the biennial conference of Asian Association of Social Psychology on July 31 (Virtual).
  • Chen, C-C., Chen, W-W., Chen, S-C., Lau, J., & Wood, C. (2021). Promoting international scholarly collaborations and counseling internship abroad. Research was presented at the annual conference of American Counseling Association (Virtual).
  • Chen, W. W. (2021). Authoritarian parenting, perfectionism, and academic procrastination. Research was presented at SIG-Adolescence and Youth Development in the annual conference of American Educational Research Association on April 12 (Virtual).
  • Chen, C. C., Chen, W-W., Lau, J., Wood, C., & Stuebs, S. (2020, Apr). Promoting international scholarly collaborations and counseling internship abroad. Research was presented at the annual conference of American Counseling Association on April 18 in San Diego, CA (cancelled due to Covid-19).
  • Chen, W-W. (2019). The role of self-concept in the relations between parenting styles and attitudes about romantic relationships. Paper was presented by 2019 American Educational Research Association on April 4-April 9 in Toronto, Canada.
  • Chen, W-W. (2015). Family relationships as a source of learning motivation: Filial piety, theories of intelligence, and goal orientations. Paper was accepted by the 2015 CAERDA International Conference on April 15-16, 2015 in Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Chen, W-W., Wu, C-W., & Yeh, K-H. (2014). Me, between us, and among us:  How parenting and filial piety influence Taiwanese adolescents’ happiness, parent-child relationships, and quality of family life. Paper was accepted by the International Roundtable on School, Family, and Community Partnerships on April 3rd, 2014, Philadelphia, USA.
  • Chen, W-W. (2013). The Role of Perceived Parenting Style in Goal Orientations and Chinese Students. Paper was accepted by the Symposium at the 10th Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology (AASP), Aug 20-Aug 23,Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
  • Chen, W-W. (2013). The Relations Between Perceived Parenting Styles, Filial Piety, and Life Satisfaction in Hong Kong. Paper was accepted by the Division 37 at the American Psychology Association (APA), Jul 31-Aug 4, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  • Chen, W-W. (2013). Chinese Mindset for Motivation: The Relations between Theories of Intelligence, Goal Orientation, and Academic Achievement among Hong Kong Students. Paper was accepted by the 2013 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Apr 27-May 1, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • Chen, W-W. (2012). Impact of Implicit Theories and Achievement Goals on Academic Achievement in Chinese Students. Paper was accepted by the Division 15 at the American Psychology Association (APA), Aug 2-Aug 5, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Ho, H-Z., Yeh, K-H., Wu, C-W., Tran, C. N., & Chen, W-W. (2012). Paternal Influence on Taiwanese Students’ Academic Achievement. Paper was accepted by 16th International Roundtable on School, Family, and Community Partnerships, April 13, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Chen, W-W. (2012). Chinese Students’ Filial Piety and its Impact on Theories of Intelligence. Paper was accepted by 16th International Roundtable on School, Family, and Community Partnerships , April 13, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Chen, W-W., & Ho, H-Z. (2011). The Relation Between Parental Influences and Academic Achievement: The Effect of Filial Piety. Paper was accepted by The 9th Biennial Conference of Asian Association of Social Psychology (AASP), July 28-July 31, Kumming, China.
  • Chen, W-W., & Ho, H-Z. (2011). The Relation Between Parental Influences and Academic Achievement. Paper presentation was presented 7th Biennial Conference of the International Academy for Intercultural Research (IAIR), July 24-July 28, Singapore.
  • Ho, H-Z., Tran, C. N., Ko, C-T, Phillips, J. M, Boutin-Martinez, A., & Chen, W-W. (2011). Parent Involvement: Voices of Taiwanese Fathers. Paper presentation was presented at the 8th International Conference European Research Network about Parents in Education (ERNPA), June 20-July 31, Milano, Italy.
  • 陳薇文、王秀槐 (2010)。How Students’ Motivation Influences their Career Development. 研究口頭發表於2010學習、教學、與評量國際研討會:生涯發展。六月十八日─六月十九日,台灣師範大學,台北。
  • Ho, H-Z., Ko, C-T., Chen, W-W., Phillips, J. & Tran, C. (2010). Father Involvement in the Lives of Young Children in Taiwan. Paper presentation was presented at the 2010 Conference on Fatherhood in 21st Century Asia: Research, Interventions and Policies, June 17-18, 2010, National University of Singapore.
  • Ho, H-Z., Chen, W-W., Tran, C., & Ko, C-T. (2010). Parental Involvement in Taiwanese Families: Father-mother Differences. Paper presentation was presented at the 2010 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  • Chen, W-W. (2009). The Relation Between Taiwanese Parental Influences and Academic Achievement. Paper presentation was presented at the 2009 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  • Chen, W-W. & Ho, H-Z. (2007). Benefits of Companion Animals on Children and Education. Paper presentation at the 2007 International Conference on Human-Animal Interactions, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Chen, W-W. & Ho, H-Z. (2007). Asian American Academic Achievement: The Roles of Parental Involvement and Personal Beliefs. Paper presentation at the 2007 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
  • Chen, W-W. & Ho, H-Z. (2007). A Literature Review on Asian American Academic Achievement. Paper presentation at the 2007 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Professional Services

  • Guest associate editor in Frontier in Psychology: Cultural Psychology (2019-present)
  • Reviewer in several SSCI-indexed journals, including Journal of Family Psychology, International Journal of Psychology, Learning and Individual Differences, Asian Journal of Social Psychology, Educational Psychology, Marriage and Family Review, Educational Review, Psychological Reports…etc.

Institutional Services

  • Convenor in Educational Psychology Programme (2017-now)