Laboratories and Research Teams

ELYADAL

Eleştirel-Yaratıcı Düşünme ve Davranış Araştırmaları Laboratuvarı

Critical-Creative Thinking and Behavioral Research Laboratory (ELYADAL) was established at the year of 2000 within the scope of Başkent University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences by psychologist academicians and voluntary students from different disciplines. ELYADAL had an essential role on the establishment of Psychology Department, and it has been maintaining its activities under this department since July 2008. Critical-Creative Thinking and Behavior Research Lab has 4 main points of view toward science as curiosity, questioning, research, and sharing.

Tel: +90 312 - 246 66 66 / 6631
Coordinator: Prof. Doğan Kökdemir
e-mail: kokdemir@baskent.edu.tr
web: http://www.elyadal.org

eXist

Existential Psychology

Existential Psychology Research Team (eXist) was established in 2011 with the aim of providing opportunity for information exchange about topics like general existential concerns, searching for a meaning, terror and terror management with graduate psychology students from different subareas of psychology; and also aims carrying on discussions about measurement and analyses regarding those topics. In this context, eXist which is the first in its own field, organized the first Winter School in January 25th and 27th 2011.


Tel: +90 312 - 246 66 66 / 6631
Coordinator: Prof. Doğan Kökdemir
e-mail: kokdemir@baskent.edu.tr
web: https://existentialcafe.com/

YAGEP

Yaşam Boyu Gelişim Laboratuvarı

Lifelong Developmental Psychology Lab (YAGEP) was established in 2014 with the aim of investigating lifelong systematic developmental changes beginning from prenatal to elderliness processes. It also aims to evaluate how to integrate scientific findings with the application, and presenting those applications to the ones who need in the society. YAGEP is a center of both research and application in the developmental psychology area with the feature of being an interdisciplinary laboratory.



Tel:
+90 312 - 246 66 66 / 1644
Coordinator: Asst. Prof. Nilay Pekel Uludağlı
e-mail: npekel@baskent.edu.tr
web: http://yagep.baskent.edu.tr/

SPLab

Eleştirel-Yaratıcı Düşünme ve Davranış Araştırmaları Laboratuvarı

Social Psychology Lab (SPLab) was established as a center of social psychological investigation on self, social cognition, social perception, social influence, close relationships, in-group and inter-group processes etc. In addition to experimental research particularly, introducing social psychology research, sharing social psychological analyses of current issues with the society, conducting interdisciplinary studies by enriching it with different points of view from other subareas of psychology are also among main activities of SPLab. In the scope of SPLab, there are also studies conducting on existential social psychology and evolutionary social psychology.

Tel: +90 312 - 246 66 66 / 1645
Coordinator: Asst. Prof. Sinan Alper
e-mail: sinanalper@baskent.edu.tr
web: http://psk.baskent.edu.tr/splab/

COGLAB

Bilişsel Sinirbilim Laboratuvarı

Cognitive Neuroscience Lab (COGLAB) is a research lab, which investigates cognitive processes (such as attention, perception, memory, learning, decision making) and the underlying neural mechanisms using both behavioral/experimental psychophysical methods and neuroimaging. The projects in COGLAB encourages interdisciplinary approaches involving different subfields of neuroscience, philosophy of mind and behavior genetics. For further information please visit our facebook page.



Tel: +90 312 - 246 66 66 / 1723
Coordinator: Asst. Prof. Aslıhan Örs Gevrekci
e-mail: agevrekci@baskent.edu.tr
web: Facebook

KRIZTAL

Varoluşçu Psikoloji Çalışma Grubu

Crisis and Trauma Research Lab (KRIZTAL) was established with the purpose of scientific production on the topics of crisis, and psychological trauma. As focal points of this lab, investigating the notions of crisis and trauma, examining intervention methods, sharing the findings with the students and experts via publishing, and presenting them to the public contexts are among the most important goals.






Tel: +90 312 - 246 66 66 / 1646
Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Okan Cem Çırakoğlu
e-mail: okanc@baskent.edu.tr
web: http://kriztal.baskent.edu.tr/