Research Interests: Personality and Social Psychology: socioecological psychology, residential mobility, dark triad of personality, online social behavior, gender

Personal resume

Education background

2006   Ph.D.   Beijing Normal University

2003   M.A.   Beijing Normal University

2000   B.Sc.   Beijing Normal University

Work Experience

2018-now    Professor           Beijing Normal University

2010-2018   Associate Professor   Beijing Normal University

2006-2010   Assistant Professor   Beijing Normal University

Scientific research

List of projects

2010-2023 Residential mobility and environmental adaptation: moral transformation from the perspective of socioecological psychology. National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant number 31971012)

2016-2019 The adaptation of individuals' moral mentality and behavior in the ecological environment with high residential mobility. National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant number 31600910)

2011-2016 Research and class design of online social behavior based on Web 2.0 application. National Youth Project in the 12th Five-Year Plan of National Education Science (grant number CBA110104)

List of papers (selected papers in recent 5 years)

Cheng, L., Zhou, X., *Wang, F., & Xiao, L. (2020). A state-level analysis of mortality and google searches for pornography: insight from life history theory.Archives of Sexual Behavior.DOI:10.1007/s10508-020-01765-0

Xiao, L. & *Wang, F. (2020). Examining the links between beauty ideals internalization, the objectification of women, and ambivalent sexism among chinese women: the effects of sexual orientation.Archives of Sexual Behavior. DOI:10.1007/s10508-020-01718-7

Cheng, L., Zhou, X., *Wang, F. & Hao, M. (2020). The greater the economic inequality, the later people have children: the association between economic inequality and reproductive timing.Scandinavian Journal of Psychology.DOI:10.1111/sjop.12612

Huang, N., Zuo, S., *Wang, F., Cai, P., & Wang, F. (2019) Environmental attitudes in china: the roles of the dark triad, future orientation and place attachment.International Journal of Psychology, 54(5), 563-572.

Xiao, L., Li, B., Zheng, L., & *Wang, F. (2019). The relationship between social power and sexual objectification: Behavioral and ERP data.Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 57.

*Wang, F., Yu, C., Zuo, S., Huang, N., Cai, P., & Cheng, L. (2018). “Distant” pictures benefit emotion regulation in emotion disclosure on wechat moments.Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking,21(8), 498-503.

Zuo, S., Huang, N., Cai, P., & *Wang, F. (2018) The lure of antagonistic social strategy in unstable socioecological environment: Residential mobility facilitates individuals' antisocial behavior.Evolution and Human Behavior, 39(3), 364-371.

Huang, N., Zuo, S., *Wang, F., Cai, P., & Wang, F. (2017) The dark side of malleability: incremental theory promotes immoral behaviors. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:1341.

Zuo, S., Wang, S., *Wang, F., Shi, X. (2017). The behavioural paths to wellbeing: an exploratory study to distinguish between hedonic and eudaimonic wellbeing from an activity perspective.Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, 11(e2): 1-13.

Zuo, S., *Wang, F., Xu, Y., Wang, F., & Zhao, X. (2016). The fragile but bright facet in the dark gem: narcissism positively predicts personal morality when individual's self-esteem is at low level. Personality & Individual Differences, 97, 272-276.

*Wang, F., & Sun, X. (2015). Absolute power leads to absolute corruption? Impact of power on corruption depending on the concepts of power one holds. European Journal of Social Psychology, 46(1), 77–89.

Gu, D., Huang, N., Zhang, M., & *Wang, F. (2015). Under the dome: air pollution, wellbeing, and pro-environmental behaviour among Beijing residents. Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, 9(2): 65-77.

* Corresponding author

Teaching experience

Personality Psychology (Undergraduate)

Social Psychology (MAP

Social service

2019-2021 Secretary General, Asian Association of Social Psychology

2020-    Associate Editor, Asian Journal of Social Psychology

2018-2022 Executive Director, Chinese Association of Social Psychology

2016-2020 Secretary General, Chinese Association of Social Psychology

2018-2022 Member, Social Psychology Committee of Chinese Psychological Society