About me


Xiao Dong YUE 岳曉東first studied English in Beijing and Australia, and then studied psychology in the USA. Since obtaining his Ed.D in psychology from Harvard University in1993, Dr. Yue has been teaching psychology and education courses in Hong Kong, first at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and later at the City University of Hong Kong.  He has published widely in the areas of creativity, humor, adolescent idol worship, and health psychology. He has been a active member of the International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS) and of the Association of Applied And Therapeutic Humor (AATH). He is an adjunct professor to more than 20 universities in China. Dr Yue is the Conference Chair for the 22nd Conference of the ISHS held in Hong Kong in June, 2010. He has been actively promoting humor in Chinese society as well.