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Hello,

 

My name is Dr. Thuy-vy Nguyen [pronounced: Twee-vee Nween] and I study solitude.

If you are interested in reading about what I have published on this topic, check out my CV here.

If you are interested in short reads on solitude and solo-experiences, feel free to explore the tabs at the top of the page and click on SHORT READS.

 

On this page, you will find all the information about my current projects. 

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Thuy-vy T. Nguyen
Assistant Professor

Quantitative Social Psychology

University of Durham

Email:

thuy-vy.nguyen@durham.ac.uk

New papers

Weinstein, N. Hansen, H., Nguyen, T. T., (2022). Definitions of Solitude in Everyday Life. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. https://doi.org/10.1177/01461672221115941

Nguyen, T. T., Weinstein, N., & Ryan, R. M. (2022). Who enjoys solitude? autonomous functioning (but not introversion) predicts self-determined motivation (but not preference) for solitude. Plos one, 17(5), e0267185. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0267185 

Weinstein, N., Nguyen, T. T., & Hansen, H. (2021). What time alone offers: narratives of solitude from adolescence to older adulthood. Frontiers in psychology, 12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.714518

Nguyen, T. T., Weinstein, N., & Deci, E. (2022). Alone With Our Thoughts: Investigation of Autonomy Supportive Framing as a Driver of Enjoyment During Quiet Time in Solitude. Collabra: Psychology, 8(1).

https://doi.org/10.1525/collabra.31629

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

2011-2018

Doctor of Philosophy

UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER

2009-2011

Master Degree

CLAREMONT GRADUATE UNIVERSITY

2006-2008

Bachelor's Degree

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE

MEDIA COMMUNICATION

Short reads and podcasts

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