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PhD. Le Thi Mai Lien

Lĩnh vực nghiên cứu : Practical psychology

Nơi công tác : Faculty of Psychology, University of Social Sciences and Humanities - Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City

1. Demographic Information

  • Full Name: Lê Thị Mai Liên

  • Title: PhD. in Psychology

2. Education & Training

  • 2016 – 2021: PhD in Psychology, Scholarship from the Belgian Institute for Research and Teaching (ARES) Doctoral training program at the Institute for Psychological Research (IPSY), University of Louvain-Belgium Defense Thesis Doctoral project on June 10, 2021, graduated with excellence

- Thesis: Preschool predictors of arithmetic skills and language effect on numerical development : a longitudinal study on Vietnamese children and two cross-linguistic studies between Vietnamese and French. (Professor: Prof. Marie-Pascale Noël, University of Louvain, Belgium)

- Doctoral thesis grading committee: Prof. Jacques Gregoire, Prof. Michael Andres (University of Louvain, Belgium), Prof. Laurence Rousselle (University of Liège, Belgium), Prof. Catherine Thevenot (University of Geneva, Switzerland)

  • 2012 – 2016: Psychokinetic Therapy Training, Aucouturier School of Psychomotor Practice, Belgium, held at the Center for Support and Development of Inclusive Education for People with Disabilities in Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City

  • 2011 – 2012: Master of Psychology (Master 2), major: « Developmental Psychology: Children and Adolescents», University of Nantes - France, Scholarship from the Agency for Francophone Universities (AUF) .

  • 2007 – 2011: Graduated from the Bachelor Program in Clinical Psychology in Francophone (Filière Francophone en Psychologie clinique), University of Social Sciences and Humanities - Vietnam National University, Hanoi affiliated with the Agency for Francophone Universities (AUF) and the University of Toulouse (France)

3. Professional Experience

  • 2012 – Present: Psychologist at the Vietnam - France Psychological Institute

- Lecturer - Researcher, Department of Psychology, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, VNU-HCM

  • 2016 – 2021: PhD student, Institute of Psychology, University of Louvain

  • 2016 – Present: Developing and coordinating the content of the inter-university training project: Identification, assessment and intervention of specific learning disorders”, a collaboration between the University of Louvain, the University of Liège and the University of Social Sciences & Sciences. Ho Chi Minh City staff. Implemented 2 training courses for 70 psychologists

  • 2015 – 2016: Psychotherapist, Psychological Center

  • 2012 – 2015: School psychologist, International School System - Viet Anh Kindergarten Middle School

4. Research Activities

  • Lê, M.T., & Noël, M. (2021). Preschoolers’ mastery of advanced counting: The best predictor of addition skills 2 years later.

  • Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 212 105252,

  • Lê, M.T., & Noël, M. (2020). Transparent number-naming system gives only limited advantage for preschooler’s numerical development: Comparisons of vietnamese and french-speaking children. PloS One, 15(12), e0243472-e0243472.2.

  • Lê, M.T., & Noël, M. (in revision). Transparent Vietnamese number-naming system facilitates first graders transcoding- cross- linguistic study comparison with French. Article submitted on Cognitive development.