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Dr. Chooi Weng Tink

chooi weng tink copy         Senior Lecturer
        B. Eng. – Biomedical Engineering (Orthopaedic Biomaterials); Case Western Reserve University, Ohio USA,
        M.A., PhD. – Experimental Psychology; Case Western Reserve University, Ohio USA
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        Research Interests:
        Cognitive Psychology
         

About Me

B. Eng. – Biomedical Engineering (Orthopaedic Biomaterials); Case Western Reserve University, Ohio USA,

M.A., PhD. – Experimental Psychology; Case Western Reserve University, Ohio USA

Expertise

Cognitive Psychology – working memory, human intelligence, cognitive functions in people with substance use (opioid, ATS, ketum) disorder.

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Publication

       1. Early initiation of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) use associated with lowered cognitive performance among individuals with co-occurring opioid and ATS use disorders in Malaysia
Weng-Tink Chooi1, 2, Norzarina M. Zaharim3, Alethea Desrosiers1, Imran Ahmad4, M. Azhar M.Yasin4, S. Z. Syed Jaapar4, Richard S. Schottenfeld1, Balasingam K. Vicknasingam5, Marek C. Chawarski1. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs (in press) 

     2. Emerging Drug Use Trends in Kelantan, Malaysia (2016). A Desrosiers, WT Chooi, NM Zaharim, I Ahmad, MA Mohd Yasin, Sharifah Z Syed Jaapar, Richard S Schottenfeld, Balasingam Vicknasingam, Marek C Chawarski. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 1-9

3.  Deep in thought while driving: An EEG study on drivers’ cognitive distraction (2014), H Almahasneh, WT Chooi, N Kamel, AS Malik, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour 26, 218-226

4. The Sternberg Triarchic Abilities Test (Level-H) is a Measure of g (2014), WT Chooi, HE Long, LA Thompson, Journal of Intelligence 2 (3), 56-67

5.  Working memory training does not improve intelligence in healthy young adults (2012), WT Chooi, LA Thompson, Intelligence 40 (6), 531-542

6.    Working memory and intelligence: A Brief Review (2012), WT Chooi, Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology 2 (2), 42

Research Grants

As principal investigator –

1.

Serial order memory efficiency in working memory training,The British Academy & Akademi Sains Malaysia,298792.66, 1/9/2016 - 31/8/2018

 2.

Working Memory and Self-Regulation in Adolescents, USM (JANGKA PENDEK), RM21,732.00, 1/4/2013-31/3/2015

As co-investigators: -

1.

Development Of Medical Treatments For Co-Occuring Opioid (Heroin Or Morphine) And Amphetamine-Type Stimulants (ATS) Dependence (COATS), USM (RU), RM999,972.00, Vicknasingam Balasingam Kasinather , 15/1/2013-14/1/2018

 

2.

Drug Counseling and Abstinent-Contingent Take Home Buprenorphine in Malaysia, YALE UNIVERSITY, USA, RM430,542.01, Vicknasingam Balasingam Kasinather , 1/3/2013-31/12/2016

 

3.

Developing International Collaboration in addiction Research between Universiti Sains Malaysia and Yale University, IREC-USM, RM274,038.00, Vicknasingam Balasingam Kasinather , 15/6/2013-31/12/2016