Dr. Ian Lam Chun-Bun

Dr. Lam examines how social relationships, especially family relationships, may shape individual adjustment, particularly social and emotional well-being.

Research Interests

Family systems (marital, parent-child, sibling)

Youth psychosocial adjustment

Gender, sexuality and sexual health


Selected publications

Lam, C. B., McHale, S. M., Lam, C. S., Chung, K. K. H., & Cheung, R. Y. M. (2021). Maternal differential treatment and child socioemotional competencies: A multi-informant longitudinal study of Chinese families. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 38(3), 1046-1065. doi: 10.1177/0265407520981147


Fung, W. K., Chung, K. K. H., & Lam, C. B. (2020). Mathematics, executive functioning, and visual–spatial skills in Chinese kindergarten children: Examining the bidirectionality. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 199. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2020.104923


Chung, K. K. H., Lam, C. B., & Leung, C. O. Y. (2020). Contributions of executive functioning to Chinese and English reading comprehension in Chinese adolescent readers with dyslexia. Reading and Writing, 33(7), 1721-1743. doi: 10.1007/s11145-020-10049-x

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