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Jin Kang

Student-PHD

Biography

Jin Kang earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at York University in Toronto, Canada. Broadly, her research interest is in self-representation in virtual environments. She would like to examine how a user’s interaction with virtual avatar may affect their offline cognition, behavior, and affect. She is also interested in the field of cultural psychology in which she hopes to examine a unique interaction between culture and media. Fun fact! Jin often sleeps over straight 16 hours and her sister speculates that she might be a hibernating creature.