Anthony D. Ong
Anthony D. Ong
Positive emotions and health; resilience in aging; social identity and intergroup relations; close relationships and wellbeing; vantage sensitivity and flourishing
Current Research Interest
Pathways linking positive emotions to quality living and health morbidities in both clinical and healthy populations; social determinants of health in later adulthood, particularly the role of social isolation and loneliness; the neurobiology of cultural experience, specifically the psychobiological mechanisms through which everyday racial incivility get under the skin to affect disease susceptibility; the nature of perceived responsiveness in close relationships, its biological grounding, and relevance for wellbeing; the genetic and behavioral phenotypes that account for differential sensitivity to positive experiences
Society for Affective Science Mid-Career Research Award
Baltes Early Career Award in Social and Behavioral Gerontology, Gerontological Society of America
Springer Early Career Award in Research in Adult Development and Aging, American Psychological Association
Ong, Anthony D. “Racial Incivility in Everyday Life: A Conceptual Framework for Linking Process, Person, and Context.” Perspectives on Psychological Science 16, no. 5 (2021): 1060–1074.
Ong. Anthony D., Christian J. Cerrada, Nicole Ja, Rebecca A. Lee, and Amber Tan. “Racial Uplifts and the Asian American Experience.” American Psychologist. Advance online publication, 2022.