Yong Wang, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Institute of Psychology, Chinese Acadmy of Sciences
No. 16 Lincui Road, Email:
Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101
Phone: 86-10-6485 0860
Mobile: 86-139-0135 0302

Research Areas

Ocupational psychological health, Positive Organizationsl Behavior


1996.9-2001.7 PhD in Applied Psychology. Institute of Psychology, CAS
1991.9-1996.7 Bachelor in Psychology. Department of Psychology, Peking
University, China


2014.8-present Professor, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
2008.10-2014.7 Associate Professor, Institute of Psychology, CAS
2006.9-2008.9 Deputy Director, Bureau of Human Resources and Social Security, Chaoyang District, Beijing
2005.1—2006.8 Associate Professor, Institute of Psychology, CAS
2001.7--2004.12 Assistant Professor, Institute of Psychology, CAS


Under Review
Zhang, X., Wang, Y., Liu X. (under review). Work Environment, Character Strengths, Job Satisfaction and Subjective Well-being for Primary and Secondary Teachers: a Mediated Moderation Model. Acta Psychologica Sinica.

Zhang, Y., Wang, Y. (under review). Influence of Value on SWB and the Mediating Role of Ego Identity. China Youth Study.

Guo, J., Wang, Y. (2015). Relationship between Character Strength and Marital Satisfaction. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 29(5): 383-388.

Hu, S., Wang, Y. (2014). Concept, Measurements, Antecedents and Consequences of Work Engagement. Advances in Psychological Science, 22(12): 1975-1984.

Li, H., Wang, Y., & Kang, L. (2014). The Impact of Work Stress and “Big Five” Traits on Work Performance: the Case of Paper Production Line Workers As An Example. Chinese Journal of Ergonomics, 20(3): 13-21.

Shi, H., Wang, Y., & Yin, F. (2014). Effects of Call Center Representatives' Psychological Capital on Work Stress and Job Satisfaction. Chinese Journal of Ergonomics, 20(1): 41-44.

Li F., Bai X., Wang Y. (2013). The Scale of Positive and Negative Experience (SPANE): Psychometric Properties and Normative Data in a Large Chinese Sample. PLoS ONE, 8(4): e61137. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0061137.

Hao, H., Wang, Y. (2013). Implicit Association Test and Consumer Psychology. Advances in Psychological Science, 21(10): 1-9.

Chen M., Wang, Y. (2012). Advances in Career Resilience. Chinese Journal of Ergonomics, 18(3), 92-95.

Su, Y., Rao, L-L., Li, X., Wang, Y., & Li, S. (2012). From quality to quantity: The role of common feature in consumer preference. Journal of Economic Psychology, 33(6), 1043–1058.

Liu Z., Wang, Y. (2012). Retired Workers’ Job Satisfaction and the Influencing Factors. Chinese Journal of Gerontology, 32, 2132-2133.

Tang, N., Wang, Y. (2012). The Competency Model of Famous Veteran Doctors of TCM. Lishizhen Medicine and Materia Medica Research, 23(7), 1781-1782.

Wang, Z., Wang, Y., & Wang, Y. (2011). Competency and Leadership Effectiveness of Scientific Research Project Directors: The Mediating Effects of Transformational Leadership. Science of Science and Management of S. & T.. 32(5): 136-143.
Shen, J., Wang, Y. Formation and Development of Brand Community: the Perspective of Social Identity and Theory of Planned Behavior. (2010). Advances in Psychological Science, 18(6), 1018–1024.

Yang, C., Wang, Y. (2009). The Application of Mental Lexical Method in Brand Personality Research. Advances in Psychological Science, 17(2): 460-466.

Shi, Y., Lin, L., & Wang, Y. (2009). An Emperical Study of the Occupational Stress of the Employees from Beijing Real Estate Enterprises. Chinese Journal of Ergonomics, 15(3), 42-45, 50.

Conference Papers
Liting Kang, Yong Wang. (2014). Seven Factors in Evaluating Recommender System. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 472: 443-449.

Li, Y., Wang, Y. (2013). Social Influence from Personalized Recommendations to Trusting Beliefs of Websites: Intermediate Role of Social Presence. Human-Computer Interaction-INTERACT 2013. 632-639.

Ying ZHANG, Wei SHI, Yong WANG, Feng LI. Risk Panic over Electromagnetic Fields: The Roles of Risk Characteristics and Personality. (2011). The International Conference on Business Management and Electronic Information.1:703-705.

Shen, J., Wang, Y. (2010). How Brand Communities Operate: An Attempt to Build an Integrated Framework. Proceedings 2010 IEEE 2nd Symposium on Web Society, August 16-17, Beijing, China, 207-211.

Zander, R. S. and Zander, B. (2000). [CN translation] Wang, Y. and Shi, W. (2007). The Art of Possibiligy: Transforming Professional and Personal Life. Beijing: The Commercial Press, Jan, 2007.