Date3 August 2023 (Thursday)
Time16:45 – 18:15
Name of the activityAsian studies
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Hit the Jackpot with Asian Languages and Culture

Philosophy, Politics and Economics
PPE Thought Lab

Capturing Your Thoughts — Live Demonstration and Try-out of Psychological Instruments
Introduction of activityAsian studies
This activity is a quiz game with prizes, which is conducted in the form of the famous TV programme “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”. Through the interactions in the quiz game, this activity intends to deepen the participants’ understanding about Japanese culture.

Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Students will try to conduct thought experiments with the veil of ignorance of the philosopher Rawls, and reflect on under which circumstances that we can find a just social system and resource allocation principles

In this activity the instructor will demonstrate some instruments normally used in psychological research such as an eye tracker (Gazepoint GP3), an electroencephalogram (Muse 2)…etc. The participants will be allowed to try out the instruments. The aim of this activity is to arouse the participants’ interest in psychology and let the participants gain hands-on experience in using psychological instruments.
Format of ActivityAsian studies
Game + competition

Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Live demonstration and try-out
Medium of InstructionCantonese
Introduction to Instructor(s)Asian studies
Mr. Chan Chau
Department of Social Science
Mr. Chan Chau, experienced Japanese language teacher, associate director of Centre for Asian Languages and Cultures, author of several Japanese language self-learning books.

Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Dr Wong Muk Yan
Associate Professor
Department of Social Science
Dr Muk-Yan Wong received his PhD (Philosophy) from the University of Cincinnati in USA. He is the program director of Bachelor of Social Science (Hon) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (BSocSc-PPE) Programme. His major research areas include Philosophy of Emotion, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, and Philosophy of Evolutionary Biology.

Dr Leo Lie
Assistant Professor
Department of Social Science
Dr Leo Lie is a Chartered Psychologist specializing in Experimental Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction. He holds a Bachelor of Cognitive Science (First Class Honours) and a PhD in Psychology from The University of Hong Kong and a Master degree of Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University.
School / DepartmentDepartment of Social Science
Related Undergraduate Programme(s)Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Asian Studies

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology

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