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Harold Abel School of Psychology Department of Psychology

Chong Ho Yu

Specializations

  • MS in Psychology - General Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - Addiction Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - Developmental Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - Educational Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - General Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - Industrial/Organization Psych

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy
    Arizona State University, 2007
    Major: Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy
    Arizona State University, 1995
    Major: Educational Psychology
  • Master of Education
    University of Oklahoma, 1992
    Major: Educational Psychology
  • Master of Human Relations
    University of Oklahoma, 1991
    Major: Human Relations
  • Bachelor of Science
    Bemidji State University, 1988
    Major: Mass Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts
    Bemidji State University, 1988
    Major: Visual Arts

Licensure & Certificates

  • Novell Netware
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Cisco Networking

Publications

  • "Beyond Gross National Product: An exploratory study of the relationship between Program for International Student Assessment Scores and well-being indices."Review of European Studies 2012
  • "Data visualization of item-total correlation by median smoothing"Practical Assesment, Research, and Evaluation 2015
  • "Free will as a continuum with self-imposing constraints: Are unconsciousness, physical tendency, and free will compatible?"Embodied Religion (Ars Disputandi Supplement Series) 2013
  • "Are positive trait attributions for the deceased caused by fear of supernatural punishments?: A triangulated study by content analysis and text mining"Journal of Psychology and Christianity 2015
  • "A data mining approach to compare American and Canadian Grade 10 students in PISA 2006 Science test performance. "Journal of Data Science 0001
  • "Examining the relationships among academic self-concept, instrumental motivation, and TIMSS 2007 science scores: A cross-cultural comparison of five East Asian countries/regions and the United States"Educational Research and Evaluation 2012
  • "Identifying crucial and malleable factors of successful science learning from 2012 PISA"Springer 2015
  • "TIMSS 2007 science scores: A cross-cultural comparison of five East Asian countries/regions and the United States"Educational Research and Evaluation 0001
  • "Degrees of freedom"Springer 0001
  • "Causal Inferences and abductive reasoning: Between automated data mining latent constructs"VDM-Verlag 2008
  • "Exploratory data analysis"Oxford University Press 2017
  • "Data visualization of item-total correlation by median smoothing"Practical Assessment, Research, and Evaluation 2015
  • "Philosophical foundations of quantitative research methodology"University Press of America 2005
  • "A time-lag analysis of the relationships among PISA scores, scientific research publication, and economic performance"Social Indicators Research 0001
  • "Degrees of freedom in statistical anaylsis"Springer 0001
  • "“Moral monsters” in the perspectives of psychology, philosophy, and theology." Journal of Psychology and Christianity 2017

Presentations

  • "Western Users of SAS Software Conference"Principal Component regression
    San Francisco, Ca. September 2011
  • "Computer-Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Conference"Integrating text mining and content analysis in studying psychology of religion
    Marburg, Germany. February 2013
  • "Technology, Colleges, and Community Worldwide Online Conference"Developing discovery-based training modules for science education using structural reporting and natural language processing in Wolfram Alpha
    Honolulu, HI. March 2010
  • "Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association"A cross-cultural study of the relationships among academic self-concept, instrumental motivation, instructional strategies, and TIMSS 2007 math/sciences scores
    Vancouver, BC. March 2012
  • "WCET Conference"An across the institution approach for understanding perceptions of open source
    Phoenix, AZ. October 2008
  • "Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association"A time-lag analysis of the relationships among PISA scores, scientific research publication, and economic performance
    New Orleans, LA. March 2011
  • "American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation"Predictive power of Health Belief Model among high school students
    San Diego, CA. February 2011
  • "Western Users of SAS Software Conference"Blurring the line between confirmation and exploration: Model comparison of structural equation modeling in JMP/SAS
    Long Beach, CA. August 2012
  • "19th conference of the European Society for Philosophy of Religion"Are unconsciousness, physical tendency, and free will compatible?
    Soesterberg, Netherlands. July 2012

Department Faculty

Faculty Chair

Shana Pack PHD, MS, BA

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