Dr. SU Yanjie is a professor at the Department of Psychology, Peking University, China. She completed all her undergraduate and postgraduate training at the Peking University. Dr. Su holds a double bachelor degrees in Psychology and Sociology (1987) and doctoral degree in Psychology (Ph.D. in 1992). She is now the director of Biological Psychology Laboratory. She has been teaching Developmental Psychology, Functional Anatomy of Central Nervous System, Comparative Psychology (Animal Psychology) and Environmental Psychology to undergraduates and Seminar on Developmental Psychology and Comparative Psychology to graduates. Her research interest focuses on evolution and development of mind, particularly the emergence and development of theory of mind, and the relationship between social behavior in social organization and intelligence evolution. Moreover, Her research on behavior and comparative cognition in a variety of species of birds and primates, also in human children, Dr. Su has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on various topics ranging from animal behavior to child development. She has also been the general secretary of the Beijing Association of Psychology since 1998. In addition, she serves on the editorial boards of two local psychology journals, "Acta Psychologica Sinica" and "Acta Theriological Sinica". She also serves as the associate dean of Yuan-Pei college of Peking University.
WANG YF & SU YJ*. Theory of mind in old adults: The performance on Happe’s stories and faux pas stories. Psychologia, 2006, 49(4 ): 228-231 Keller H*, Lamm B, Abels M, Yovsi RD, Borke J, Jensen H, Papaligoura Z, Holub C, Lo WS, Tomiyama AJ, Su YJ, Wang YF, and Chaudhary N. Cultural models, socialization goals, and parenting ethnotheories: A multicultural analysis Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 2006, 37 (2): 155-172.
Wang Q. Su YJ*. Myth of the most frequently used cultural frames: A critical look at individualism /collectivism and independent/interdependent self-construals. Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis, 2006, 42(2): 159-167
Wang Q & Su YJ Moving developmental constructs across cultural boundaries: Lessons from cross-cultural research on attachment and parenting styles. US-China Education Review. 2005, 2(3): 1-6
Li-Jun Ji, R.E. Nisbett & Yanjie Su. (2001). Culture, Change, and Prediction. Psychological Science, 12(6): 450-456.
Su, Y. J. & Shao, J (1995). Number processing by two species of macaques (Macaca mulatta and Macaca arctoides). 灵长类研究与保护, pp364-372, 中国林业出版社
Su, Y. J. , Ren, R. M., Yan, K. H. , Li, J. J. , Zhou, Y. , Zhu, Z. Q. , Hu, Z. L. , Hu, Y. F. (1995). Preliminary Survey of the Home Range and Ranging Behavior of Golden Monkey ( Rhinopithecus [Rhinopithecus] roxellana ) in Shennongjia National Natural Reserve, Hubei, China. In C. E. Oxnard (Series Ed.) & N. G. Jablonski (Vol. Ed.). Recent Advances in Human Biology: Vol. 4. The Natural History of the Doucs and Snub-nosed Monkeys (pp. 255-268). World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.
Ren, R. M., Su, Y. J. , Yan, K. H. , Li, J. J. , Zhou, Y. , Zhu, Z. Q. , Hu, Z. L. , Hu, Y. F. (1995). Preliminary Survey of the Social Organization of Golden Monkey ( Rhinopithecus [Rhinopithecus] roxellana ) in Shennongjia National Natural Reserve, Hubei, China. In C. E. Oxnard (Series Ed.) & N. G. Jablonski (Vol. Ed.). Recent Advances in Human Biology: Vol. 4. The Natural History of thr Doucs and Snub-nosed Monkeys (pp. 269-277). World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.
Ren, R. M., Yan, K. H. , Su, Y. J. , Qi, H. J. , Liang, B. , Bao, W. Y., and de Waal, F. B. M. (1995). The reproductive behavior of golden monkeys in captivity (Rhinopithecus roxellana roxellana). Primates, 1995, 36(1): 135-143. [SCI]
Ren, R. M., Yan, K. H. , Su, Y. J. , Qi, H. J. , Liang, B. , Bao, W. Y., and de Waal, F. B. M. (1991). The reconciliation behavior of golden monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana) in small breeding groups. Primates, 1991, 32(3): 321-327. [SCI]