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.

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., 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

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

Time alone (chosen or not) can be a chance to hit the reset button

by Thuy-vy Nguyen at Aeon Magazine

Why you should find time to be alone with yourself

by Micaela Marini Higgs at the New York Times

How solitude can help regulate your mood

by Colin Dwyer at NPR Life Kit

The deactivation effect: What 15 minutes device-free solitude does to your emotions

by Christian Jarrett at BPS Research Digest

Why we all should be spending more time alone

by Shelby Lorman at Business Insider UK

Here's how 15 minutes of device-free solitude can affect your emotions

by A. Pawlowski at Today.com

La littérature, source d'empathie et de cohésion sociale

by Massimo Salgaro and Adrian van der Weel at Le Point