Yiqun Gan is a professor at School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences, Peking University, China. She has been awarded fellowship of International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP). Yiqun Gan has received her Ph.D. in the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1998. She has published over 100 research papers as the first or the corresponding author, and her findings were published in top international journals such as “Journal of Personality”and “Health Psychology”. She has been the principle investigator of several research projects funded by the National Science Foundation of China. She was invited to a present as a Transversal Keynote Speaker at the International Congress of Applied Psychology in 2014, and to convene an Invited Symposium at the International Congress of Psychology in 2012 and at the International Congress of Applied Psychology in 2018. She currently serves as an Associate Editor in two SCI/SSCI indexed journals “European Journal of Cancer Care” and “Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology”, as well as an editorial board member of three SCI/SSCI indexed journals “Applied Psychology : Health and Well-being” “Stress and Health” and “Psych Journal”. Her research on coping and health psychology has embraced numerous state-of-the-art techniques such as laboratory experiments, molecular genetics, physiological indexes, eye tracking, and ERP.