Research in the PNU Social Neuroscience Lab focuses on positive social interactions that benefit self (e.g., social support in personal relationship) and others (e.g., prosociality and morality), using both behavioral and neuroscientific approaches.



in English

  • Lee M, Sul S, Kim H (2018). Social Observation Increases Deontological Judgments in Moral Dilemmas. Evolution and Human behavior.

  • Jung D, Sul S, Lee M, Kim H (2018). Social observation increases functional segregation between MPFC subregions predicting prosocial consumer decisions. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 3368.

  • Sul S, B Güroğlu, EA Crone, LJ Chang (2017). Medial prefrontal cortical thinning mediates shifts in other-regarding preferences during adolescence. Scientific Reports, 7:8510.

  • Cheong J, E Jolly, Sul S, LJ Chang (2017). Computational Models in Social Neuroscience. In book: Computational Models of Brain and Behavior (pp.229-244).

  • Sul S, Kim J, Choi I (2016). Subjective well-being, social buffering and hedonic editing in the quotidian. Cognition and Emotion, 30(6), 1063-1080.

  • Hein G, Morishima Y, Leiberg S, Sul S, Fehr E (2016). The brain’s functional network architecture reveals human motives. Science, 351(6277), 1074-1078.

  • Sul S , Tobler PN, Hein G, Leiberg S, Jung D, Fehr E, Kim H (2015). Spatial gradient in value representation along the medial prefrontal cortex reflects individual differences in prosociality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(25), 7851-7856.

  • Ranehill E, Dreber A, Johannesson M, Leiberg S, Sul S, & Weber R (2015). Assessing the robustness of power posing: no effect on hormones and risk tolerance in a large sample of men and women. Psychological Science.

  • Kang P, Lee J, Sul S, Kim H (2013). Dorsomedial prefrontal cortex activity predicts the accuracy in estimating others' preferences. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:686.

  • Jung D, Sul S, Kim H (2013). Dissociable neural processes underlying risky decisions for self versus other. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 7:15.

  • Na J, Choi I, Sul S (2013). I Like You Because You Think in the" Right" Way: Culture and Ideal Thinking. Social Cognition, 31(3), 390-404.

  • Park B, Choi J, Koo M, Sul S, Choi I (2013). Culture, self, and preference structure: Transitivity and context independence are violated more by interdependent people. Social Cognition, 31(1), 106-118.

  • Sul S, Kim J, Choi I (2013). Subjective well-being and hedonic editing: how happy people maximize joint outcomes of loss and gain. Journal of Happiness Studies, 14(4), 1409-1430.

  • Sul S, Choi I, Kang P (2012). Cultural modulation of self-referential brain activity for personality traits and social identities. Social Neuroscience, 7(3), 280-291.

in Korean

  • 이승민, 설선혜 (2019). 도덕 판단에서 나타나는 내-외집단 차이. 한국심리학회지: 사회 및 성격33(1), 19-52.

  • 설선혜, 이승민 (2018). 도덕 판단에서 나타나는 도덕-인습 구분에 대한 논쟁과 함의(A critical review and implications of the moral-conventional distinction in moral judgment ). 인지과학 29(2), 137-160.

  • 김효은, 설선혜 (2018). 신경윤리의 독자성과 주요 쟁점들(Uniqueness and Major Issues of Neuroethics ). 인지과학 29(1), 61-84.

  • 김은영, 설선혜, 유하나, 김학진, 송현주 (2014). 강화학습과제에서의 어머니의 이타적 성향과 자녀의 공감 간의 관계(The relationship between mothers` altruism in the reinforcement Learning task and their children`s empathy, Korean Journal of Psychology: Woman). 한국심리학회지 : 여성, 19(2), 117-136.

  • 설선혜, 이민우, 김학진 (2014). 이타적 강화학습과제를 이용한 이타성의 측정(Measuring Individual Differences in Altruism with Altruistic Learning Task, Korean Journal of Psychology: General). 한국심리학회지: 일반, 33(2), 467-489.

  • 이민우, 설선혜, 김학진 (2014). 도덕적 딜레마에서의 판단 경향성이 인상형성에 미치는 영향(The Impact of Moral Decision Style on Impression Formatio, Korean Journal of Psychology: Social and Personality). 한국심리학회지 : 사회 및 성격, 28(2), 201-226.

  • 김민우, 설선혜, 문양호 (2013). 분노표정과 공포표정의 지각이 위기상황에서의 판단과 대응에 미치는 영향(The Impact of Perceiving Angry and Fearful Facial Expressions on Decision Making Performance in Threat Situations, Korean Journal of Psychology: Cognitive and Biological). 한국심리학회지: 인지 및 생물, 25(4), 445-461.

  • 강평원, 설선혜, 최인철 (2011). 이성 간 인상형성에서 일어나는 단편 판단(Thin-slice Judgement)의 성차(Gender Differences in Thin-Slice Judgement during the Opposite-Sex Impression Formation, Korean Journal of Psychology: Social and Personality), 한국심리학회지: 사회 및 성격, 25(3), 61-76.

  • 설선혜, 최인철 (2009). 분석적-종합적 인지양식과 파급효과의 예측(Analytic Versus Holistic Thinking and Perceptions of Causal Impact, Korean Journal of Psychology: Social and Personality). 한국심리학회지: 사회 및 성격, 23(3), 19-38.

  • 설선혜, 이춘길 (2008). 신경윤리학: 뇌과학의 윤리적, 철학적, 법적, 사회적 문제(Neuroethics: Ethical, philosophical, Legal, and social implications of neuroscience and its applications, Korean Journal of Psychology: General). 한국심리학회지: 일반. 27(1), 1-41.