Jia Chong

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Contact Information

405 Psychology

Research Interests

  • Attachment theory
  • Close relationships
  • Emotion regulation


M.S. Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

B.A. Psychology, University of California, Davis

Highlighted Publications

Chong, J. Y., Theisen, J. C., Ogolsky, B., & Fraley, R. C. (in-principle acceptance). Self, partner, and observers’ humor perceptions: Relative validity of ratings across sources. Personal Relationships.

Khan, F., Chong, J. Y., Theisen, J. C., Fraley, R. C., Hankin, B. L., & Young, J. F. (in press). Developmental antecedents of attachment in children and adolescents. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 

Heffernan, M., Chong, J. Y., & Fraley, R. C. (2018). Are people attracted to others who resemble their opposite-sex parents? An examination of mate preferences and parental ethnicity among biracial individuals. Social Psychological and Personality Science.