Members

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Hyungwook Yim, PhD
Director

Hyungwook received his PhD in Developmental Psychology and Computational Modeling from the Ohio State University in 2015, where he worked with Vladimir Sloutsky. From 2016 to 2021, he was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow working with Simon Dennis, where he followed the lab from the University of Newcaslte to the University of Melbourne in Australia. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Cognitive Sciences at Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea. As a computational cognitive scientist, his research focuses on specifying the mechanisms that enable us to learn and acquire knowledge, and understanding how these learning mechanisms change over time, through experience, and development. Methodologically, he has been examining human behavior, and building computational models that better explain these behavioral patterns.

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Kawon Kim, MA
Lab. Manager

Kawon received her BA in Psychology and MA in Counseling/Clinical Psychology both from Sogang University, Seoul. Her research interests include anxiety, emotion regulation, and nonsuicidal self-injury using Ecological Momentary Assessment/Intervention (EMA/EMI). She is also a researcher in the Department of Psychiatry of the Hanyang University Hospital, Seoul. Kawon plans to pursue a PhD in Counseling/Clinical Psychology in the future.

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Yura Choi, BA
Graduate Student

Yura received her B.A. in Psychology from San Francisco State University. She is interested in learning more about human memory and computational models to better understand human behaviors.

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Joo Yun Ha, MA, RDN
Visiting Graduate Student

Joo Yun received her BA in Food and Nutrition from Hanyang University in 2014 and MA in Cognitive Psychology from Sungkyunkwan University in 2017. Before joining the lab, she did an internship in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University and worked at a food tech company in Seoul (Wehuddling) as a Project Manager (UX & service planner). As a dietitian and cognitive psychologist wannabe, Joo Yun flies everywhere to learn about people's behavior toward food. She has founded 'nutricious', an eating behavior education company, and is concurrently pursuing a Master's degree in Clinical Nutrition at Hanyang University. Her ultimate goal is to understand the mechanisms underlying eating behavior and to help people eat healthy without stress.

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Minseo Kang
Undergraduate RA

Minseo is an undergraduate student studying cognitive science in the School of Data Science at Hanyang University, Seoul. His research goal is to develop methods that can help people easily and efficiently retrieve information they search. He is also interested in making such methods accessible by everyone.

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Woori Bae
Undergraduate RA

Woori is an undergraduate student in the Department of Cognitive Sciences at Hanyang University. She is interested in objectively measuring human emotion and memory using brain science. She wants to be a profiler who can apply cognitive science in the forensic context.

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Sunwoo Moon
Undergraduate RA

Sunwoo is an undergraduate student in the Department of Cognitive Sciences at Hanyang University. She is interested in applying cognitive science and computational methods to solve social issues.

  • Undergradudate RA/Intern: Seunggil Yu; Yeonghyeon Jo [intern 2021-AU],