OUR CURRENT LAB MEMBERS

Graduate Researchers

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OMMAY AIMAN SAFI

Lab Coordinator &

Doctoral candidate in Social-IO Psychology

Research interests: Romantic relationships, cultural variation in romantic relationships, culture and self, emerging adulthood.

E-mail: osafi15@ku.edu.tr


VJOLLCE MUSTAFA

Masters Student in Developmental Psychology

Research Interests: Adolescents interpersonal development, the dynamics of friendships and romantic relationships, risk taking behaviours, delinquency in youth, substance misuse, risk and protective factors, natural mentoring.


E-mail: vmustafa19@ku.edu.tr


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TUĞBA NAZ AYYILDIZ

Masters Student in Social-IO Psychology

Research interests: Romantic relationships, emotion regulation, attachment styles, emerging adulthood

E-mail: tayyildiz14@ku.edu.tr


İPEK GÜVENSOY

Masters student in Social-IO Psychology

Research interests: Mate selection, marriage choice, ideal standards in mate selection, close relationships, self-disclosure.

E-mail: iguvensoy19@ku.edu.tr


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DILARA TAŞKIN

Masters students in Social-IO Psychology

Research interests: Self Determination Theory, parental behavioral, psychological and sexual control, well-being, emerging adults

E-mail: dtaskin19@ku.edu.tr


 

Undergraduate Researchers

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BEGÜM ERGÜN

Majors: Psychology & Sociology

Research interests: Sociology of mental health and illness, child development and early intervention programs in vulnerable groups, social construction of medicalization, and social context of substance abuse.

E-mail: bergun17@ku.edu.tr

BUSE OLDAÇ

Major: Psychology & Business Administration

Research Interests: Risk and protective factors in development of psychopathology especially during childhood and adolescence; role of parenting stress, interpersonal relationships, home environment, and the effect of adversity in childhood development.

E-mail: boldac17@ku.edu.tr

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AYŞE ECE TUNCER

Majors: Psychology & Media and Visual Arts

Research interests: Couple and Family therapy, romantic relationships, substance abuse and addiction in youth, friendship, well-being, sex therapy

E-mail: atuncer16@ku.edu.tr

DIDAR YANAŞ

Major: Psychology

Research interests: Mate selection and decision to get married in emerging adulthood in relation to factors encompassing ideal standards and parental approval. Interpersonal relationships, dynamics of familial relationships.

E-mail: dyanas18@ku.edu.tr

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ZEYNEP BETÜL YÜCESOY

Major: Psychology (Boğaziçi University Alumni)

Research Interests: Couple and Family therapy, dynamics of romantic and familial relationships, adult attachment styles, developmental psychopathology, resilience, well-being, risk and protective factors in children with disadvantaged backgrounds

E-mail: betul.yucesoy@boun.edu.tr

ZEYNEP LAL CAAN

Majors: Molecular Biology/Genetics & Psychology

Research interests: Self-disclosure, romantic relationships, cultural variation in relationship factors

E-mail: zcaan16@ku.edu.tr

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