Mengfei Cai

Associate Professor of Psychology
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Brownson Hall, 224

Dr. Mengfei Cai earned her BS in Psychology from Huazhong Normal University, followed by a MS in Experimental & Developmental Psychology and a PhD in Applied Social Psychology from Brigham Young University. Presently, she holds the position of Associate Professor of Psychology at Manhattanville. Dr. Cai instructs a range of courses, such as Statistics in Social Sciences, Psychology & Culture, and Health Psychology. Additionally, she actively guides undergraduate research. Her research focuses on the social and cognitive development of adolescents and young adults within diverse cultural contexts and settings.

PSY1004 Fundamentals of Psychology

PSY2012 Statistics for Social Sciences

PSY2042 Psychology & Culture

PSY3049 Health Psychology

PSY3065 Industrial/Organizational Psychology

General Psychology, BS, Huazhong Normal University
Experimental & Developmental Psychology, MS, Brigham Young University
Applied Social Psychology, PhD, Brigham Young University

Estimation of Individuals’ Collaborative Problem Solving Ability in Computer-based Assessment
Education and Information Technologies

The Effect of Cognitive Dissonance on Perceptions of Emotions
International Journal of Psychology & Behavior Analysis

Comparisons of Academic Achievements of One-only Children vs. Children with Siblings in China
Current Psychology

Gender Differences and Age Progression in Career Anchors
The International Journal of Organizational Diversity

Career-Anchor Model Fit Evaluated in the Context of a Variety of Populations.
Organization Cultures: An International Journal

Parent-Adolescent Attachment as a Mediator of Relations between Parenting and Adolescent Social Behavior and Well-Being in China
International Journal of Psychology