DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
Sim, Tick Ngee
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Sim, Tick Ngee

Associate Professor

Head of Department

Ph.D. (Wisconsin-Madison), M.Sc. (Wisconsin-Madison), B.Soc.Sci. (Hons.) (NUS)

I'm interested in 1) adolescent psychosocial development, 2) issues related to parenting, 3) issues related to religion, and 4) issues related to schooling and education.

Research Interests:
  • Adolescent social development
  • Educational streaming and its effects
  • Parent-peer dynamics in adolescence
  • Parent-adolescent relationships
Recent/ Representative Publications:
  • Sim, T. N., & Ong, L. P. (2005).
    Parent physical punishment and child aggression in a Singapore Chinese preschool sample.
    Journal of Marriage and Family, 67, 85-99.
  • Sim, T. N., & Loh, B. S. M. (2003).
    Attachment to God: Measurement and dynamics.
    Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 20, 373-389.
  • Sim, T. N. (2000).
    Adolescent psychosocial competence: The importance and role of regard for parents.
    Journal of Research on Adolescence, 10, 49-64.