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DOH Young Yim
DOH Young Yim Invited Professor
  • Cyberpsychology
  • Game Studies
  • 이메일

    yydoh (at)

  • 연구실

    Bldg. N25, Room 3234

  • 전화번호

    +82 42 350 2994

  • Degree
    • B.A. in Psychology, Yonsei University
    • M.A. in Psychology, Yonsei University
    • Ph.D. in Psychology, Yonsei University (2009)
  • Professor biography

    Doh, Young Yim is an invited professor in the Graduate School of Culture Technology at KAIST and the director of the Games and Life Lab. She received a B.A./M.A./Ph.D. degree in psychology at Yonsei University. She is an expert on lifespan developmental psychology and cyber psychology. Her research interest is analyzing game player's experiences and behavioral changes from a socio-cultural perspective. She is also carrying out activities to foster game literacy and discover future game-related social agendas to create a healthy game culture ecosystem. She is interested in extending human well-being in a society that is undergoing digital transformation, based on an integrated understanding of the socio-cultural phenomena in which the real world and the game world are interconnected. She served as an associate editor-in-chief, Journal of the Korea Game Society and took a role as a chairperson of player culture division and committee member of game culture ecosystem division, Game Culture Forum. Currently, she is serving as a member of the Impact Game Meetup Steering Committee..

  • Lecture subject
    • CTP441 Games, Society and Culture
    • GCT504 Cyberpsychology
    • GCT544 Game Studies (Ludology)
    • GCT703 Topics in Culture Technology I
    • GCT742 Topics in Game
    • CoE491 Special Topics in Smart Convergence
  • Representative research
    • Studies on game player typology
    • artistic experience of games
    • game accessibility, and game literacy
  • Record
    • Invited Professor, Graduate School of Culture Technology, KAIST (Sep 2010 - Present)
    • Senior Researcher, KAIST Serious Game Lab (Apr 2007 - Aug 2010)
    • Academic Advisor, University College of Yonsei University (Apr 2004 - Feb 2006)