Date and Time17 August 2022 (Wed) 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Activity TitleFresh Perspectives on Everyday Life Matters: How to Beat Every Game in Squid Game? What Does Animal Training Have to Do with Psychology?
Form of ActivityDemo lecture
Medium of InstructionCantonese
Description and RundownThis lecture arouses the participants’ critical and creative minds toward everyday life situations. Two selected topics, Squid Game and animal training, are chosen for illustration. Upon completing the session, the participants will have fresh perspectives to examine their daily life in the Asia context from Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology, and the scientific approach of Psychology.
Introduction to Instructor(s)Dr. Leo LIE
Assistant Professor
Department of Social Science
Dr. 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 of Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University.

Dr. Muk-yan WONG
Associate Professor
Department of Social Science
Dr. WONG received his PhD (Philosophy) from the University of Cincinnati in USA. His major research areas include Philosophy of Emotion, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, and Philosophy of Evolutionary Biology. He is the author of the book “情動於中 – 生死愛慾的哲學思考”. During leisure time, he enjoys playing violin, badminton, and basketball, as well as having fun with his cats.
School / DepartmentDepartment of Social Science – School of Humanities and 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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