Dr. Ahn has been selected as a 2017 Rising Star in the Association for Psychological Science (APS)! The Rising Star designation is “presented to outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions.”

Dr. Ahn is also invited to join the editorial board of the Journal of Neuroscience and will serve as an Associate Editor (2018-2022).

CCS Lab’s first high performance computing server with GPU is now installed at SNU! Join us and use the computing resources for analyzing neuroimaging data and any heavy computing!

The Computational Clinical Science (CCS) Lab (happylaboratory.org) has moved to Seoul National University as of Sep 1, 2017. There are several benefits of becoming inaugural members at SNU including more opportunities for publications and interaction with the PI. Feel free to contact Dr. Ahn for more info (also check here). Come join us and contribute to building a happy and productive lab!


Dr. Ahn is invited to give a lecture on reinforcement learning including a demonstration of the hBayesDM package at the Computational Psychiatry Course organized by the Translational Neuromodeling Unit (TNU), Zürich. The 5-day course will be from August 28th to September 1st 2017.


Congratulations to Nate Haines (graduate student) on being accepted into the 2017 Methods in Neuroscience at Dartmouth (MIND) Computational Summer School!


Congratulations to Harliv Kaur (undergraduate student) on being awarded NIDA Summer Research Internship (up to $3,840)!


Congratulations to Julia Parker (undergraduate student) on being awarded the Summer Undergraduate Research Scholarship ($3,500)!

Dr. Ahn will give an invited talk at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Research on Impulsivity. It is a satellite symposium to the Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP), so please check it out if you go to the SOBP. Dr. Ahn will also attend the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting to give an invited talk on the hBayesDM.