Yeeun (she/her) is currently a PhD student in the Health Psychology program. Before joining UBC, she completed her M.A. in Clinical Psychology at Korea University. Broadly, her research aim is to gain deeper insights into the ways people pursue positive life outcomes through prosociality and social connection. She is particularly passionate about intervention science – how to translate scientific findings into evidence-based solutions to societal problems including loneliness and social disintegration.
Prosocial behaviour (giving support, acts of kindness, volunteering), loneliness, neighbourhood social cohesion, stress-regulation, intervention research