About

Dr Singh’s Doctoral research focus was studying the effects of psychological distance on construal and judgement of organizational leaders. This research is now extending into exploring group-related domains of decision making, social judgement, and impression formation.

Apart from her academic work experiences, she has spent time working with children with special needs at Varanasi and also worked with an organizational development consultancy firm based in Hyderabad, India.

She aims to bring this medley of experiences to her lectures and provide students with diverse, active, and engaging classroom learning experiences

Teaching
  • PY3102: Social Psychology in Everyday Life (Level 3; SIN)
  • PY3105: Working it: Psychology in the Work Force (Level 3; SIN)
Interests
Research
  • Helping, Prosocial Behaviour, and Social Support. Leadership Research: Perception and Judgment of Leaders in Different Domains. Interpersonal Judgment, Role of Trust in Decision Making. Student Evaluation of Teaching. Social Cognition and Application of Construal Theories
Teaching
  • Introduction to Psychology; Social Psychology; Advances in Social Psychology and Research Methods and Organisational Psychology
Experience
  • 2016 to present - Senior Lecturer, James Cook University Singapore (Singapore)
  • 2010 to 2015 - Lecturer, James Cook University (Singapore)
  • 2006 to 2009 - Teaching Assistantship, National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
Honours
Awards
  • 2015 - Best Research Paper Award at Asian Congress of Applied Psychology (ACAP 2015) at Singapore
Memberships
  • 2007 to 2015 - Member of Association for Psychological Science
  • 2011 to 2014 - Member of Asian Association of Social Psychology
  • 2012 to 2013 - Member of the International Congress of Psychology
Other
  • 2012 - Research Grant at JCU Singapore
  • 2011 - Research Grant at JCU Singapore
  • 2008 - Graduate Research Support Scheme, NUS Doctoral Research Grant for field work
  • 2005 to 2009 - Graduate Research Scholarship- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences(FASS), National University of Singapore (NUS)
  • 2002 to 2004 - Teaching Assistantship during MPhil at Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Powai, India
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Asian Association of Social Psychology - Small Group Meetings

Serving the underserved in the tropics: Making a difference with positive psychology

Indicative Funding
$11,427
Summary
As the first AASP (mini) conference focusing on serving the underserved in the tropics, the proposed mini conference aims to address this gap to promote making a difference in tropical Asia with positive psychology. The themes of the mini conference include: * mental health and psychological wellbeing in the tropics; * projudice, discimination and structural inequality; * individual and community resilience.
Investigators
Wendy Li, Kerry McBain and Smita Singh (College of Healthcare Sciences)
Keywords
Tropics; underserved; Social Psychology; inclusiveness
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  • 1 collaboration
  • Indicates the Tropics (Torrid Zone)

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