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Koeun Choi

Koeun Choi, Assistant Professor

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Koeun Choi, Assistant Professor

Department of Human Development and Family Science
295 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-5720 |

Cognitive Developmental Science (CoDeS) Lab:

Koeun Choi is an assistant professor of human development and family science at Virginia Tech.

Accepting new grad students: Yes; Research team; can serve on student committees
In need of students for research team: Yes
Name of research team: Cognitive Developmental Science (CoDeS) Lab

  • Cognitive Development
  • Technology and Media
  • Attention, Learning, and Memory
  • Eye-tracking
  • Computational Modeling and Data Science
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
  • M.A., Seoul National University
  • B.A., Seoul National University

Journal Articles

Choi, K., et al. “Preschoolers are more likely to direct learning content questions to adults than to other children (or selves) during spontaneous conversational acts.” 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 2018, Madison, WI, Cognitive Science Society. 

Choi, K., et al. “Understanding the transfer deficit: Contextual mismatch, proactive interference, and working memory affect toddlers’ video-based transfer.” Child Development, vol. 89, 2018, pp. 1378-1393, doi:10.1111/cdev.12810. 

Choi, K., and H.L. Kirkorian. “Touch or watch to learn? Toddlers’ object retrieval using contingent and noncontingent video.” Psychological Science, vol. 27, 2016, pp. 726-736, doi:10.1177/0956797616636110.

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