Esther Tan Yi Shan

Esther Tan Yi Shan


Biographical Profile
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


Research Expertise
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