Alethea Hui Qin Koh

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Alethea Hui Qin Koh | Program-Specific Research Fellow

Description (ENG): My research examines emotion experiences in contexts, with a focus on well-being, improving emotional functioning and regulation.

E-Mail: aletheahuiqin.koh.3n[at]


B.A., Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, 2013
M.A., Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, 2015
Ph.D. (in progress), Cognitive and Behavioral Science, Kyoto University, Course completion 2022
Researcher, Institute for the Future of Human Society, Kyoto University, 2012-current

Nakayama, M., Hatanaka, C., Konakawa, H., Suzuki, Y., Koh, A.H.Q., Sugihara, Y. & Kawai, T. (2021). Japanese Dictionary for Sentiment Analysis for Counselling Text. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction. Association for Computing Machinery. doi:10.1145/3472307.3484663

Koh, A. H. Q., Liew, K., & Uchida, Y. (2020). ひきこもりの文化・社会的要因―文化心理学からの検討 [The socio-cultural factors behind Hikikomori behaviour: Considerations from cultural psychology], Japanese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 20(6), 703-709.

Koh, A. H. Q., Tong, E. M. W. & Yuen, A. Y. L. (2019). The buffering effect of awe on negative affect towards lost possessions. Journal of Positive Psychology, 14(2), 156-165. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2017.1388431

Jia, L., Hirt, E. R. & Koh, A. H. Q. (2018). How to have your cake and eat it: Strategic indulgence in big-time collegiate sports among academically successful students. Social Psychological and Personality Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1948550618789403

Jia, L., Koh, A. H. Q. & Tan, F. T. (2017). Asymmetric goal transfer:
Social power moderates goal inference and contagion among strangers. European Journal of Social Psychology, 48(5), 673-686. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2360

Koh, A. H. Q., Jia, L., & Hirt, E. R. (2017). Where do desires come from? Positivity offset and negativity bias predict implicit attitude toward temptations. Motivation and Emotion, 41(4), 431-422. doi: 10.1007/s11031-017-9617-7

Chan, K. Q., Tong, E. M., Tan, D. H., & Koh, A. H. Q. (2013). What do love and jealousy taste like?. Emotion, 13(6), 1142-1149. doi: 10.1037/a0033758