Prof. Cheung Mei-chun

Prof. Cheung Mei-chun


Associate Professor

BSSc (CUHK), MPhil (CUHK), PhD (CUHK), RSW, Clinical Psychologist in Accredited Register (HKICP), Registered Clinical Psychologist (HKPS), Associate Fellow (HKPS, DCP) 3943 1862


Research Interests

  • Clinical neuropsychology
  • Clinical intervention
  • Aging and dementia
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder


Curriculum Vitae

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Selected Publications

  • Cheung, M.C., Law, D., Yip, J., & Cheung, J.P.Y. (2022). Adolescents’ Experience during Brace Treatment for Scoliosis: A Qualitative Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, 10585. 
  • Cheung, M.C., Yip, J., & Cheung, J.P.Y. (2022). Influence of Screen Time during COVID-19 on Health-Related Quality of Life of Early Adolescents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, 10498.
  • Cheung, M.C., Lai, J.S.K., Yip, J. (2022). Influences of smartphone and computer use on health-related quality of life of early adolescents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(4), 2100.
  • Cheung, M.C., Yip, J, Lai, J.S.K. (2022). Biofeedback posture training for adolescents with mild scoliosis. BioMed Research International, Article ID 5918698, 8 pages.
  • Cheung, M.C., Lai, J.S.K., Yip, J, Cheung, J.P.Y. (2021). Increased computer use is associated with trunk asymmetry that negatively impacts health-related quality of life in early adolescents. Patient Preference and Adherence, 15, 2289–2302.
  • Chan, A. S., Lee, T. L., Hamblin, M. R., & Cheung, M. C. (2021). Photobiomodulation enhances memory processing in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: A functional near-infrared spectroscopy study. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 83(4), 1471-1480.
  • Chan, A.S., Lee, T.L., Hamblin, M.R., Cheung, M.C. (2021). Photoneuromodulation makes a difficult cognitive task less arduous. Scientific Reports, 11, Article Number: 13688.
  • Fung, O.H.Y., Yip, J., Cheung, M.C., Yick, K.L., Kwan, K.Y.H., Cheung, K.M.C., Cheung, J.P.Y., & Tse, C.Y. (2020). Exploring mass customization and textile application in medical products: re-designing scoliosis brace for shorter production lead time and better quality of life. Textile Research Journal, 90(19-20), 2304-2321.
  • Cheung, M.C., Law, D., Yip, J. & Wong, C.W.Y. (2019). Emotional responses to visual art and commercial Stimuli: Implications for creativity and aesthetics. Frontiers in Psychology, 10:14.
  • Kwok, G., Yip, J., Yick, K.L., Cheung, M.C., Tse, C. Y., Ng, S.P., Luximon, A., & Chan, A.T.S. (2017). Postural screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with infrared thermography. Scientific Reports, 7, Article number: 14431.
  • Cheung, M.C., Chan, A.S., Liu, Y., Law, D., Wong, C.W.Y. (2017). Music training is associated with cortical synchronization reflected in EEG coherence during memory encoding. PLoS ONE. 12(3): e0174906.


Selected Projects

  • Family-based Intervention for Adolescents with Scoliosis during Brace Treatment: A Mixed Methods Approach (GRF, PI)
  • lnfluence of Computer and Smartphone Use on the Quality of Life of Young Adolescents in Hong Kong during COVID-19: A Mixed Methods Approach (CUHK, PI)
  • Improving Quality of Life in Adolescents with Mild Scoliosis Using Biofeedback Posture Training: A Mixed Methods Approach (GRF, PI)
  • Research Study on the Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma and the Trauma Treatment Service for Children (BCGA, Co-PI)
  • Quality of life and Myoelectric Activity of Paraspinal Muscles in Adolescents with Mild Scoliosis : Effects of Posture Correction Girdle (CUHK, PI)
  • Evaluative Study on Pilot Project on Strengthening Support for Persons with Autism and Their Parents/Carers (SWD, PI)


Professional Service

  • Vice Chairperson of Hong Kong Neuropsychological Association (2004 – present)
  • Consulting Editor of Neuropsychology (2013-present)


Awards and Honors

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award (2018), CUHK
  • Faculty Exemplary Teaching Award (2018), Faculty of Social Science, CUHK
  • Award: Cheung, M.C. (2017, April) Gold Medal awarded by The 45rd International Exhibition of Inventions, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Award: Cheung, M.C. (2017, April) Special Award awarded by Romanian Association for Nonconventional Technologies, Bucharest, Romania.