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Yubo Hou

Yubo Hou is an associate professor at Peking University's School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences and Beijing Key Laboratory of Behavior and Mental Health, as well as a core member of the Center for Cultural Psychology at Tsinghua University. His major research interests include organizational behavior, personality and social psychology, social media, and cultural psychology. He is well-known for his cross-cultural research on the thinking styles of Chinese and Western populations. His current work focuses on behavioral problems and Confucian style of coping among Chinese adults, and the influence of social media on psychological wellbeing. Hou holds a BSc in Psychology from Zhejiang University and a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Peking University.