School of Social and Political Science

Sujin Hong

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Research Fellow


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18 Buccleuch Place

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PhD  in Music, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK (Marie Curie Initial Training Network Fellowship, 2010-2013)

MA in Music theory, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

BA in Sociology & Psychology, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea



Research assistant, Neuroscience Research Institute, Gachon University of Medicine and Science, Incheon, South Korea (2008-2010)



Hong, S., Roberts, N., Morcom, A.M., & Overy, K. (in preparation). Enhanced temporal regularity in accentuation reduces the activation of left STG and left IFG (BA44): An fMRI study of discrimination task in musical rhythms.

Hong, S., Roberts, N., Morcom, A.M., & Overy, K. (in preparation). Perceiving metrical grouping in isochronous sequences: An fMRI study.

Choi, U.S., Sung, Y.W., Hong, S., Chung, J. Y., & Ogawa, S. (2015). Structural and functional plasticity specific to musical training with wind instruments. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 9:597. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2015.00597.

Sung, Y. W., Choi, S. H., Hong, S., Choi, U. S., Cho, Z. H., & Ogawa, S. (2010). An fMRI study of neuronal interactions in face-selective areas of the brain. Brain Research. 1366:54-9. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2010.10.020.

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Research interests

Neuropolitics, Neuroimaging (fMRI), Social pain and empathy, Emotional processing and social cognition, Perception and cognition in music and language