Esther obtained her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Singapore Management University (SMU), with a second major in Marketing.
During her undergraduate studies, she explored various
domains of Psychology and was a research assistant for a project examining
fertility rates in Singapore through an evolutionary psychology lens. She also
did an internship with a market research agency where she was involved in the
planning and execution of quantitative and qualitative studies commissioned by
government and commercial entities.
She is currently a Research Assistant at CRADLE@NTU, involved in research involving adult learners with a focus on workplace learning.
Research Interest in Science of Learning and Education
Motivation in learning, lifelong learning, stress and learning outcomes
Social psychology, Evolutional psychology, Consumer behaviour
On-Going Research Projects in CRADLE@NTU
Socio-materials that matter for traversing the boundaries of School and Work