Congratulations to Sangho Lee for winning the Creative Challenge Research Grant from the National Research Foundation (NRF) of Korea for a postdoc researcher!


Hyunjin received the SNU Fellowship for an exchange scholar program during her PhD! Congratulations! She will work in Dr. Anna Konova’s lab at Rutgers University for 6 months (July-Dec 2022).

Jeung-Hyun received the best poster award at the Brain and Cognitive Sciences (BCS) Brain Day! Eunhwi also received a poster award at the 2021 Brain-Mind-Behavior symposium! Congratulations!

Due to COVID19, we could not have any end-of-semester lab parties and activities for a while… This time, we gathered (with masks on) and exchanged small gifts to celebrate the end of 2021!

Dr. Ahn gave give a lecture on reinforcement learning (RL) and tutorials on RL/hBayesDM at the 2021 Computational Psychiatry Course organized by the Translational Neuromodeling Unit (TNU), Zürich. Many thanks to Mina Kwon and Hoyoung Doh who served as assistants in the tutorials.


Congratulations to Jooyeon Im and Myeong Seop Song (graduate student) for getting postdoctoral grants from the National Research Foundation (NRF) of Korea! Dr. Im won the Creative Challenge Research Grant (from June 2021) and Dr. Song won the Post-doctoral Domestic Overseas Training fellowship (from Sep 2021). Jaeyeong Yang also received the Samil scholarship! Congratulations!


Mina and Jihyun received their master’s degree in Psychology in August 2021! Mina is starting her PhD in our lab and Jihyun will join Robb Rutledge’s lab at Yale University as a research technician. Sanghoon also graduated from college and will join Elizabeth Goldfarb’s lab at Yale School of Medicine as a full-time research assistant from Sep 2021. Cheoljun will move to the Bay Area with his wife Saeyeon to start his PhD in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at UC Berkeley (from Sep 2021).

Big congrats all and best wishes for your next adventure!