Jiayi Wang

Jiayi Wang

Graduate Student



Heejung Kim

Research Area

Social Psychology


Jiayi Wang received her B.S in Cognitive Science from the University of California, San Diego. She started at UCSB in 2020 working with Dr. Heejung Kim in the area of Social Psychology. She loves reading, hiking, jazz music and spicy food. 


My research interest includes understanding people's interaction and mindset in divergent cultural backgrounds. I am also interested in studying how contemporary lifestyle with all the technologies could influence people's prosocial behavior. 

[Cultural Psychology, close relationship, prosocial behavior]