Won Mok Shim


Won Mok received her PhD at Harvard University under the guidance of Patrick Cavanagh. She then worked with Yuhong Jiang at Harvard and Nancy Kanwisher at MIT as a post-doctoral fellow. In 2010, she started as an Assistant professor in Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College. Now she is an Assistant professor in the Center for Neuroscience Imaging Research at Sungkyunkwan University.


Contact: wonmokshim (at)

Postdoctoral Fellow

Kyeong-Jin Tark


Kyeong-Jin received B.A. and M.A. from Yonsei University (advisor: Min-Shik Kim) and Ph.D. from New York University (advisor: Clayton Curtis).  Then, as a post-doctoral fellow, she worked with Do-Joon Yi and Min-Shik Kim at Yonsei University. Since she joined our lab, she has investigated the neural representation of ensemble statistics and how moment-to-moment fluctuation in attention modulates neural responses to visual stimuli using fMRI.


Contact: kj.tark (at)


Research Staff

Jiyeong Ha


Jiyeong completed her M.A. in Psychology at Yonsei University (advisor: Do-Joon Yi). She is primarily interested in neural mechanisms for ensemble perception of color.


Contact:  jiyeong.auna.ha (at)

Graduate Students

Insub Kim


Insub is a second-year graduate student. He is interested in top-down mechanisms of perception and cognition.



Contact: insubkim (at)

Hayoung Song


Hayoung is a second-year graduate student in our lab. She is interested in how high-order mental states are represented in the brain.


Contact: omasong17 (at)


Yelim Lee


Yelim is a first-year graduate student. She is interested in the effect of emotion on perception and cognition.


Contact : lchoa92 (at)


Jane Han


Jane is a first-year graduate student. She is interested in the neural mechanism of logical thinking and inference.


Contact: janehan (at)


Undergraduate Assistants

Mooyoung Jung (ChungBuk University)

Jongmin Lee (ChungNam University)



Sang Chul Chong (Yonsei University)

Sang Wook Hong (Florida Atlantic University)

Oliver James (Center for Neuroimaging Research, IBS)

Min Suk Kang (Sungkyunkwan University)

Min-Shik Kim (Yonsei University)

Hyunjin Park (Sungkyunkwan University)

Steven Shevell (University of Chicago)

Peter Bandettini (NIH)

Laurentius Huber (NIH)

Graduate Alumni

Qing Yu (Postdoctoral fellow, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dept. of Psychiatry)

Stefan Uddenberg (Postdoctoral fellow, Princeton University, Dept. of Psychology)

Kirsten Ziman (PhD Student, Dartmouth College, Psychological and Brain Sciences)

Feilong Ma (PhD Student, Dartmouth College, Psychological and Brain Sciences)

Ariana Familiar  (PhD Student, University of Pennsylvania Dept. of Psychology)

Edmund Chong (PhD Student, NYU Neuroscience Institute)

Hsin-Hung Li (PhD Student, NYU Dept. of Psychology)

Daehyun Kim(Faculty, Korea Millitary Academy)

Sunyoung Park (PhD Student, University of California San Diego, Dept. of Psychology)

Undergraduate Alumni

from Dartmouth

Catherine Baker

Niyonta Chowdhury

Max David

Elizabeth Fairless

Dylan Gabel

Yeuyue Guo

Nora Kim

Emily Porter

Jingya Qiu

Rona Sun

Erica Westenberg

Wendy Xiao

Emily Grabowski

Zoe Guttendorf

Lion Herfort

from SKKU

Jaehyeon Hwang

Youngmin Jeon

Minkyung Ahn

Hisham Jaha