The Psychology Department is pleased to announce that Melissa Aşkım Paker is a 2014 graduate of our Program, has received “Jean Monnet Scholarship”. She is pursuing her Master’s degree in mental health studies in King’s College London. She is the first and only person who was awarded this scholarship in Psychology.

New Graduate Students

We are excited to welcome our first group of graduate students for Fall 2014 semester. Our program emphasizes both basic and applied areas of psychology, including cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology, social psychology, and industrial and organizational psychology.

New Faculty Members

The Psychology Department is pleased to introduce our new faculty members.

Miri Besken (left) received her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2012. Before coming to Bilkent, she was at Heinrich Heine Universität in Dusseldorf, Germany for a postdoctoral position. Her area of specialty is Cognitive Psychology. She specifically focuses on encoding factors in memory, metacognition and aging.

Selin Salman Engin (right) has recently defended ...Read More

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