Lark (Seung-Lark) Lim, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Associate Editor, Frontiers in Psychology - Emotion Science

  • PI @ L.L.ANN (Lim Lab for Affective Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics)

  • Ph.D, Indiana University (2009)

  • Research interests: Neurobiological mechanisms of cognitive-affective interactions and value-based decision-making, and their implications for affective-behavioral dysregulation in normal and clinical populations (e.g., anxiety disorder, addiction, eating disorder, obesity).

  • Computational, behavioral and functional neuroimaging techniques (fMRI and EEG)

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NCBI Bibliography



PSYCH 316 Quantitative Methods in Psychology

PSYCH 407 Cognitive Psychology

PSYCH 418 Brain & Behavior

PSYCH 507 Advanced Cognitive Psychology: Cognition & Emotion

PSYCH 516 Advanced Graduate Statistics I

PSYCH 517 Advanced Graduate Statistics II: Multivariate Analysis

PSYCH 580 Methods and Applications in Psychophysiology (co-teaching with Dr. Fillon and Dr. McDowd)


Office: 816-235-1321

5030 Cherry St, Rm 355, Kansas City, MO 64110

      • Carrie Bailey, M.A.

      • Applied Cognitive and Behavioral Science Ph.D. Program

If you are interested in joining L.L.ANN as a undergraduate research assistant, please contact Dr. Lim.

General requirements: Psychology Major, GPA > 3.0, PSY 210, PSY 316, PSY 302

Former Members

Graduate Students

  • Norah Hass, Ph.D. Clinical program

  • David Scott, M.A. Applied Cognitive and Behavioral Science program

  • InJae Hwang, M.S. Applied Cognitive and Behavioral Science program

Visting Scholars

  • Yun-Joo Kim, Ph.D. (2016-2017). Professor @ Hanyang Cyber University

Post-doctoral Scholars

  • Kyung Mook Choi, Ph.D. (2015-2016). Research professor @ Korea University.

Undergraduate R.A.

  • 2021 Jade Robichaud, Hannah Green

  • 2018 Quinton Anderson, James Meredith

  • 2016 Nathan Keown, Yujung Oh, Molly Penrod

  • 2015 Trent Weston, Erik Schneider

  • 2014 Jarren Back, Megan Maddox

  • 2013 Marvelous Amayo


5030 Cherry St, Rm 220, Kansas City, MO 64110