OUR CURRENT LAB MEMBERS
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.
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.
TUĞBA NAZ AYYILDIZ
Masters Student in Social-IO Psychology
Research interests: Romantic relationships, emotion regulation, attachment styles, emerging adulthood
Masters student in Social-IO Psychology
Research interests: Mate selection, marriage choice, ideal standards in mate selection, close relationships, self-disclosure.
Masters students in Social-IO Psychology
Research interests: Self Determination Theory, parental behavioral, psychological and sexual control, well-being, emerging adults
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.
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.
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
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.
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
ZEYNEP LAL CAAN
Majors: Molecular Biology/Genetics & Psychology
Research interests: Self-disclosure, romantic relationships, cultural variation in relationship factors