English Intern
    Lehrstuhl für Psychologie I - Biologische Psychologie, Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie

    Wong Alex Hon Ki, Dr.

    Dr. Alex Hon Ki Wong

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    since 2018 Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Würzburg, Germany
    Early Career Research Group "Cognitive Control in the Context of Stress and Health"
    Project: Fear generalization and approach-avoidance conflict
    Supervision: Dr. Andre Pittig
    2017 Visiting Scholar, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Supervision: Prof. Tom Beckers
    2015 - 2019 Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), University of New South Wales
    PhD Thesis: The effect of trait anxiety on the generalisation of fear acquisition and extinction
    Supervisor: Prof. Peter Lovibond
    2010 - 2014 Bachelor of Science (Honours) / Commerce, University of New South Wales
    Majors: Psychology (Honours) and Marketing
    First class Honours in Psychology
    Honours Thesis: Associative- and Propositional-based generalisation in human fear conditioning
    Supervisor: Prof. Peter Lovibond

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    Auszeichnungen und Preise

    School of Psychology Exchange Program Award ($3000)             2017
    Australian Postgraduate Awards ($26000 annually) 2015 - 2018

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    • Experimental psychopathology in the learning, generalization, avoidance and extinction of fear
    • Approach-avoidance conflict in hum fear conditioning
    • Individual risk factors for anxiety disorders
    • Projects opened for Bachelor and Master Theses. Internships are also available. Applicants are welcome to contact me via email.

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    Instructor of Clinical Psychology seminar (Bachelor & Masters)
    In this seminar we discuss how research in experimental psychopathology improve our understanding in mental disorders,especially anxiety-related disorders. This seminar emphasizes the translation of basic research to clinical implications. Seminars are delivered in English.
    2018 - present
    Instructor of Translational neurscience (Masters)
    This seminar focuses on experimental psychopathology in neuroscience. Specifically, we focus on the study of neuronsand neural circuits responsible for fear acqisition an dextinction in both non-human and human studies, and how these findings can be translated clinically. Seminars are delivered in English.
    2019 - present

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