DongWon Oh, PhD


Postdoctoral Associate
New York University
6 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003 USA



DongWon Oh studies how people recognize and form impressions of other individuals from faces – a foundation for human interaction. He uses face morphing, data-driven modeling & other reverse correlational techniques, and neuroimaging to address the question.

DongWon is a postdoc in Social Cognitive and Neural Sciences Lab (New York University, PI: Jonathan B. Freeman). Before his position, DongWon completed a Ph.D. in Psychology (Princeton University, advisor: Alexander Todorov).


DongWon’s work has been featured in various media outlets, including ForbesThe IndependentPhys.org, Big Think, Science Daily, and Reddit r/science.