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Yena Kim is a PhD Student in Behavioral Science. She is also a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Prior to joining Booth, Yena was the lab manager of Dr. Howard Nusbaum's lab at the University of Chicago's Department of Psychology. Outside of the lab, she has also interned at Amazon as a user experience designer for two years.

Research Interests

Using diverse research methods, both in-lab and out in the field, Yena studies aspirations to improve oneself across the lifespan and, in particular, whether exercising intellectual humility helps us craft better futures for ourselves and for others.