Adrian Low

Adrian Low
California Southern University · School of Behavioral Sciences

Doctor of Psychology

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Introduction
Adrian Low is a chartered psychologist (BPS) that has graduated with a Doctor of Clinical & Industrial/Organisational Psychology from California Southern University in the USA. He also holds a master’s degree in Education from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Adrian’s workplace stress research has won the presidential award for doctoral research excellence at the California Southern University and since then he has been invited to be a keynote speaker in many conferences worldwide. Adrian is the president of the Hong Kong Association of Psychology, an NGO. Besides that, he is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Worcester as well as an adjunct lecturer at the HKU (university of Hong Kong) School of Professional and Continuing Education.

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Publications (10)
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Muchinsky and Culbertson (2016) [1] postulate eight motivation theories at work. They claim that for the first three theories, (1) Genetics / Heredity, (2) Flow Theory and (3) Self-Determination, they are classified under uncontrollable “distal constructs”-a distanced “conceptual proximity to action”, such as the innate and uncontrollable personali...
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Many famous I-O psychologists have constantly devoted and contributed in the study of motivation at workplace, thus giving birth to various motivation theories over the past decades. By introducing extraordinary perspectives or findings, they either focus on behaviors, needs, expectancy or goal-setting. The authors have selected Maslow's Need Theor...
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Purpose Research on workplace stress measurements varied without much accuracy and effectiveness. The purpose of this paper is to introduce a new quantitative assessment tool emWave Pro Plus (Institute of HeartMath) and compare heart rate variability (HRV) results with the Personal and Organizational Quality Assessment (POQA) and the Perceived Stre...
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The ability to identify for a targeting object among other many similar objects is essential to human cognition. The process of object recognition underwent complex cognitive ability and may vary on some factors such as the feature between the target and non-target. Anne Treisman’s Feature Integration Theory (FIT) was used as the blueprint theoreti...
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Research on workplace stress measurements varied without much accuracy and effectiveness. The objective of this study was to introduce a new quantitative, assessment tool emWave Pro Plus (Institute of Heart Math) and to compare Heart Rate. Variability (HRV) results with the Personal and Organizational Quality Assessment (POQA) and the Perceived Str...
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“Everybody knows what stress is and nobody knows what stress is” (Hans Selye, 1976, “The Evolution of the Stress Concept”). “For psychotherapists things are radically different. Their job is to improve the mental functioning of their patients. But how can they tell when their interventions are going wrong or, for that matter, right? Where is the fe...
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According to the World Health Organization, the number one disease in the next twenty years is not cancer, but it is Emotional Disorder. Hence, it is essential to keep our immune system optimal. An ever-increasing number of individuals worldwide are pulled in to figuring out how to identify with their involvement with mindfulness. Psychologist Dr....
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Purpose of this project was to introduce a new practical assessment, Heart Rate Variability (HRV) to objectively assess employee stress in the workplace. Secondly, it was to introduce a new quantitative assessment tool emWave Pro Plus (Institute of HeartMath) and to compare Heart Rate Variability (HRV) results with two self-reported scales: One is...
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Research on workplace stress measurements varied without much accuracy and effectiveness. The objective of this study was to introduce a new quantitative, assessment tool emWave Pro Plus (Institute of Heart Math) and to compare Heart Rate. Variability (HRV) results with the Personal and Organizational Quality Assessment (POQA) and the Perceived Str...
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Stress is associated with negative outcomes and we all make effort to avoid it. Workplace stress is associated with poor performance, and organizations desire optimal performance from employees. In this case study, the researcher utilizes a heart rate variability biofeedback (HRVB) tool as a workplace stress intervention for his participant, a seni...

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One purpose of this study is to introduce a new practical instrument, Heart Rate Variability (HRV) to assess employee stress in the workplace. A second purpose of this research study is to explore the correlational ties between HRV quantitative measurements and other captured quantitative data to assess workplace stress of employees in Hong Kong.