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Dr. Frances Chen

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

University of British Columbia

Discovery (Biological & Genetic Mechanisms)

Dr. Frances Chen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. Her research explores the intersection of social psychology and health psychology, linking our social lives (and, increasingly, our online social lives), mental health and physical health. Research interests include social behaviour, relationships, social support, stress, coping, conflict and negotiation, social neuroscience, neurobiology, neuroendocrinology.

Area of Research Expertise
Social behaviour; Relationships; Social support; Stress; Coping; Conflict and negotiation; Social neuroscience; Neurobiology; Neuroendocrinology