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Yi Ding Lecturer

Research Interests: 
  • Fairness, cooperation, and trust
  • Wealth, social class, and prosocial behavior
  • Income and wealth inequality, and unfairness

Educational background

  • Ph.D., Developmental and Educational Psychology, Southwest University, 2014-2018
  • Joint Ph.D. student, Social Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, 2015-2017
  • M.Ed., Developmental and Educational Psychology, Southwest University, 2011-2014
  • B.A., Applied Psychology, Hefei University2007-2011


Journal Articles

  • Ding, Y., Wu, J., Ji, T., Chen, X., & Van Lange, P. A. M. (2017). The rich are easily offended by unfairness: Wealth triggers spiteful rejection of unfair offers. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 71, 138–144. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2017.03.008
  • Ding, Y., Ji, T., & Chen, X. (2016). The way evaluation tastes: Tasting as an embodied cue of evaluation. Current Psychology, 35, 309–315. doi:10.1007/s12144-014-9295-5
  • Ding, Y., Ji, T., Chen, X., & Hitchman, G. (2014). Fear of rejection or concern for fairness: The proposer's offering behavior in the ultimatum game. Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal, 42, 401–406. doi:10.2224/sbp.2014.42.3.401
  • Ding, Y., Ji, T., & Chen, X. (2015). Cooperative choice in social dilemmas: The equilibrium between self-interest and the interests of collective. Psychological Exploration, 35(2), 158–163. (in Chinese)
  • Ding, Y., Ji, T., Zou, W., Liu, Y., Rang, G., & Chen, X. The metaphorical mapping of social affection on temperature: Action mechanisms and its explanation. Advances in Psychological Science. 21(5), 808–816. (In Chinese)
  • Ding, Y., Ji, T., & Chen, X. (2012). The formation mechanism of altruistic punishment and its neural mechanism.  Psychological Development and Education, 28, 658–664. (in Chinese)
  • Ji, T., Ding, Y., Deng, H., Ma, J., & Jiang, Q. (2013). Does “spicy girl” have a peppery temper? The metaphorical link between spicy tastes and anger. Social Behavior and Personality, 41, 1379–1386. doi: 10.2224/sbp.2013.41.8.1379
  • Liu, Y., Ding, Y., Lu, L., & Chen, X. (2017). Attention Bias of Avoidant Individuals to Attachment Emotion Pictures. Scientific Reports, 7. doi: 10.1038/srep41631