• Do-Joon Yi, Ph.D.

    Do-Joon Yi, Ph.D.


    Dojoon is a professor of psychology. He received his B.A. and M.A. from Yonsei University (advisor: Prof. Min-Shik Kim) and Ph.D. from Yale University (advisor: Prof. Marvin M. Chun).  Prior to his current appointment, Dojoon worked as a postdoctoral research associate at Yale University and a BK21 postdoctoral fellow at Yonsei University.  He received the 2008 Yonsei Research Award and 2011, 2015 Yonsei Teaching Award.  He is offering classes on cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging.  Dojoon is serving in the acting committee of the Graduate Program in Cognitive Science (since 2007) and also serving as associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts (since March, 2016).

  • Yoojeong Joo

    Yoojeong Joo

    Graduate Student

    Yoojeong is a first-year student. She majored communication and psychology during her undergraduate study.  Her research interests include the self-related representations in default mode networks and the neural mechanisms of cognitive control. She is currently working on how attention and memory work together during response inhibition against distraction.

  • Hyuksu Lee

    Hyuksu Lee

    Graduate Student

    Hyuksu is a second-year graduate student. He received his B.A. in psychology. Hyuksu is interested in how daily environments – objects and space – are encoded in the brain and affect human behavior.

  • Ji Yeong Ha

    Ji Yeong Ha

    Graduate Student

    Jiyeong is a second-year graduate student, who majored in psychology in college. Her research focuses on the semantic processing in object recognition and association. Specifically,  her work aims to investigate the role of abstract semantic information as overcoming the limits of cognition in short-term memory .

  • Sung-Hae Yun

    Sung-Hae Yun

    Graduate Student

    Sung-Hae is a first-year graduate student. She received her B.A. in biochemistry and psychology. Her interests are in neural mechanisms of maintaining self-concepts. She is planning to investigate on how self-relevant memory shares mental resources with self-irrelevant cognitive process during the upcoming semester.

  • Kevin Yonsu Kim

    Kevin Yonsu Kim

    Graduate Student

    Yonsu is a first-year graduate student with a bachelor’s degree in mathmatics. His current area of interest is related to memory, and how it is influenced differently by retrieval and refreshing.

  • Hee-kyung Park

    Hee-kyung Park

    Graduate Student

    Hee-kyung is a doctoral student. She received her B.A. and M.A. in psychology. She is interested in the neural mechanism of persuasion and subsequent behavior change.