Dr. Tonglin Jiang received her Bachelor’s Degree from Department of Psychology, Harbin Normal University in 2010. She got her Master Degree from School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences, Peking University in 2014, and her Ph.D. Degree from Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong. She joined the School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences, Peking University since 2020.

Her research interest mainly focuses on social psychology. Most of her research efforts have been put on understanding different aspects of self-concept, ostracism and cyberpsychology. She is also working on the psychology of awe, nostalgia, cyberpsychology, and different aspects of self-concept.

List of Publications

* Co-first author, # Corresponding author

Jiang, T. #, & Sedikides, C. (2021). Awe motivates authentic-self pursuit via self-transcendence: Implications for prosociality. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication.

Wang, T., Wang, X., Jiang, T. #, Wang, S., & Chen, Z. (2021). Under the Threat of an Epidemic: People with Higher Subjective Socioeconomic Status Show More Unethical Behaviors. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(6), 3170.

Jiang, T. #, Cheung, W. Y., Wildschut, T., & Sedikides, C. (2021). Nostalgia, reflection, brooding: Psychological benefits and autobiographical memory functions. Consciousness and Cognition, 90, 103107.

Jiang, T., Chen, Z., Wang, S., & Hou, Y. (2021). Ostracism Disrupts Self-Continuity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 47(9), 1390–1400.

Jiang, F., Lu, S., Jiang, T. #, & Jia, H. & (2020). Does the relation between humor styles and subjective well-being vary across culture and age? A meta-analysis. Frontiers in Psychology, 11.

Wang, X., Chen, Z., Poon, K.-T., & Jiang, T. (2020). Perceiving a Lack of Social Justice: Lower Class Individuals Apply Higher Moral Standards to Others. Social Psychological and Personality Science. 12(2), 186–193.

Chen, Z., Poon, K. T., DeWall, C. N. & Jiang, T. Life lacks meaning without acceptance: Ostracism triggers suicidal thoughts. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 119(6), 1423–1443.

Jiang, T.#, & Chen, Z.# (2020). Meaning in life accounts for the association between long-term ostracism and depressive symptoms: The moderating role of self-compassion. The Journal of Social Psychology, 160(5), 1-13.

Jiang, T., & Chen, Z. (2020). Relative deprivation: A mechanism for the ostracism–aggression link. European Journal of Social Psychology, 50(2), 347-359.

Jiang, T., Chen, Z., & Sedikides, C. (2020). Self-concept clarity lays the foundation for self-continuity: The restorative function of autobiographical memory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 119(4), 945-959.

Jiang, T., Li, H., & Hou, Y. (2019). Cultural differences in humor perception, usage, and implications. Frontiers in Psychology. 10.

Hou, Y., Xiong, D., Jiang, T., Song, L., & Wang, Q. (2019). Social media addiction: Its impact, mediation, and intervention. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, 13.

Hou, Y.*, Jiang, T.*, & Wang, Q. (2017). Socioeconomic status and online shaming: The mediating role of belief in a just world. Computers in Human Behavior, 76, 19-25.

Jiang, T., Hou, Y., & Wang, Q. (2016). Does micro-blogging make us “shallow”? Sharing information online interferes with information comprehension. Computers in Human Behavior, 59, 210-214.