Project Description

Dr. Charlene Lok-man LAM

Assistant Professor

Prof. LEE Tatia Mei-chun

Office: 6.59

Phone: (852) 3917-2385



  • Ph.D. in Affective Neuroscience, University of Hong Kong & King’s College London
  • M.S.Soc in Clinical Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • B. A. in Psychology, Middlebury College


  • Fear and anxiety (fear conditioning, memory reconsolidation, cognitive biases)
  • Neuropsychology
  • Neuroimaging (fMRI), pupillometry


  • Zhang, R.*, Lam, C.L.*, Peng, X., Zhang, C., Zhang, D., Huang, R., & Lee, T.M. (under review). Efficacy of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in the treatment of depression: an updated meta-analysis with randomized controlled trials.      *co-first authors.
  • Lam, C.L., Leung, C.J., Yiend, J.  & Lee, T.M. (2020). The implication of cognitive processes in emotional bias. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 114,156-157.
  • Lam, C.L., Mouchlianitis, E., Lee, T.M. & Yiend, J. (2020). Anxiety mediates the relationship between interpretation bias and paranoia in patients with persistent persecutory beliefs. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping. DOI: 10.1080/10615806.2020.1802435
  • Yu, J., Lam, C. L., Man, I. S., Shao, R., & Lee, T. M. (2019). Multi-session anodal prefrontal transcranial direct current stimulation does not improve executive functions among older adults. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 1-10.
  • Lam, C.L., Liu, H.L., Huang, C.M., Wai, Y.Y., Lee, S.H., Yiend, J., Lin, C., & Lee, T.M. (2018). The neural correlates of perceived energy levels in older adults with late-life depression. Brain imaging and behavior, 13(5), 1397-1405.


The Laboratory of Clinical Psychology and Affective Neuroscience ( ) 


I am taking in graduate students and research interns (undergraduate) starting from January 2021.

Students with a background in clinical neuroscience, clinical psychology, computer science or engineering are encouraged to apply.

If you would like to join the lab as a graduate student/post-doc fellow/research intern, please email with a copy of your CV and a short statement indicating why you are interested in joining the lab

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