Prof. Cheung Mei-chun

Prof. Cheung Mei-chun


Associate Professor

BSSc (CUHK), MPhil (CUHK), PhD (CUHK), RSW, Registered Clinical Psychologist (HKPS), Associate Fellow (HKPS, DCP) 3943 1862
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Research Interests

  • Clinical neuropsychology
  • Clinical intervention
  • Aging and dementia
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder


Curriculum Vitae

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Selected Publications

  • Cheung, M.C., Law, D., Yip, J. & Wong, C.W.Y. (2019). Emotional Responses to Visual Art and Commercial Stimuli: Implications for Creativity and Aesthetics. Frontiers in Psychology, 10:14.
  • Kwok, G., Yip, J., Yick, K.L., Cheung, M.C., Tse, C. Y., Ng, S.P., Luximon, A., & Chan, A.T.S. (2017). Postural Screening for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis with Infrared Thermography. Scientific Reports, 7, Article number: 14431.
  • Chan, A.S., Cheung, W.K., Yeung, M.K., Woo, J., Kwok, T., Shum, D.H.K., Yu, R., & Cheung, M.C. (2017). A Chinese Chan-based Mind-Body Intervention Improves Memory of Older Adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 9, 190.
  • Cheung, M.C., Chan, A.S., Liu, Y., Law, D., Wong, C.W.Y. (2017). Music training is associated with cortical synchronization reflected in EEG coherence during memory encoding. PLoS ONE. 12(3): e0174906.
  • Law, D., Cheung, M.C., Yip, J., Yick, K.L., Wong, C. (2016). Scoliosis brace design: influence of visual aesthetics on user acceptance and compliance. Ergonomics, 60, 876-886.
  • Chan, A.S., Sze, S., Cheung, M.C., & Han, Y. (2016). Development and Application of Neuropsychology in Hong Kong: Implications of its Value and Future Advancement. Clinical Neuropsychologist, 30(8), 1236-1251.
  • Kwok, G., Yip, J., Cheung, M.C., & Yick, K.L. (2015). Evaluation of Myoelectric Activity of Paraspinal Muscles in Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis during Habitual Standing and Sitting. BioMed Research International, Article ID 958450, 9 pages
  • Cheung, M.C., Chan, A.S., & Yip, J. (2015). Microcurrent stimulation at Shenmen acupoint facilitates EEG associated with sleepiness and positive mood: A randomized controlled electrophysiological study. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Article ID 182837, 11 pages.
  • Cheung, M.C., Law, D., Yip, J. (2014). Evaluating aesthetic experience through personal-appearance styles: a behavioral and electrophysiological study. PLoS ONE 9(12): e115112.
  • Cheung, M.C., Chan, A.S, Han, Y.M.Y., & Sze, S.L. (2014). Brain activity during resting state in relation to academic performance: evidence of neural efficiency. Journal of Psychophysiology, 28, 47-53.


Selected Projects

  • Improving Quality of Life in Adolescents with Mild Scoliosis Using Biofeedback Posture Training: A Mixed Methods Approach (GRF, PI)
  • Research Study on the Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma and the Trauma Treatment Service for Children (BCGA, Co-PI)
  • Quality of life and Myoelectric Activity of Paraspinal Muscles in Adolescents with Mild Scoliosis : Effects of Posture Correction Girdle (CUHK, PI)
  • Evaluative Study on Pilot Project on Strengthening Support for Persons with Autism and Their Parents/Carers (SWD, PI)
  • Music training facilitates cortical connectivity of memory processing (CUHK, PI)


Professional Service

  • Vice Chairperson of Hong Kong Neuropsychological Association (2004 – present)
  • Consulting Editor of Neuropsychology (2013-present)


Awards and Honors

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award (2018), CUHK
  • Faculty Exemplary Teaching Award (2018), Faculty of Social Science, CUHK
  • Award: Cheung, M.C. (2017, April) Gold Medal awarded by The 45rd International Exhibition of Inventions, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Award: Cheung, M.C. (2017, April) Special Award awarded by Romanian Association for Nonconventional Technologies, Bucharest, Romania.