Ezgi Sakman, Ph.D.

Instructor, Department of Psychology

 

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      Office: H-354B

      Phone: +90 312 290 21 93

      E-mail: ezgi.sakman@bilkent.edu.tr

 

 

 


Education

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Cornell University, 2018-2020
  • Ph.D. in Social Psychology, Middle East Technical University, 2016
  • M.S. in Social Psychology, Middle East Technical University, 2011
  • B.S. in Management, Bilkent University, 2007

 Research Interests

  • Attachment system and its activation
  • Cognitive performance under attachment related stress
  • Adaptive functions of attachment insecurity in cultural context
  • The interplay between parenting behaviors and child outcomes

 Publications

  • Sakman, E., & Sümer, N. (2018). Attachment (in)security and threat priming influence signal detection performance. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 35, 889-916. doi: 10.1177/0265407517700513
  • Sümer, N., Sakman, E., Harma, M., & Savaş, Ö. (2016). Turkish mothers’ attachment orientations and mental representations of their children. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 34, 49-63. doi: 10.1080/02646838.2015.1092020
  • Sakman, E. (2012). Cinsel şiddet: Ataerkil cinsellik anlayışının bir ürünü [Sexual Violence: A product of patriarchal sexuality]. PİVOLKA – Başkent Üniversitesi Fen Edebiyat Fakültesi Psikoloji Bölümü Eleştirel-Yaratıcı Düşünme ve Davranış Araştırmaları Laboratuarı Bülteni [PİVOLKA – Başkent University Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of Psychology Critical-Creative Thinking and Behavior Research Laboratory Bulletin], 23(7), 5-7.
  • Sümer, N., & Sakman, E. (2018). Ergenlikte bağlanma ve içselleştirme/dışsallaştırma sorunları [Attachment in adolescence and internalizing/externalizing problems]. In T. Bildik (Ed.), Ergenlik Dönemi ve Ruhsal Bozukluklar [Adolescence and Mental Disorders] (pp. 59-65). Ankara: Türkiye Klinikleri [Turkey Clinics].
  • Sakman, E., & Sümer, N. (in press). Güvensiz bağlanma neden yaygın: Bir erken uyarı sistemi olarak güvensiz bağlanma [Why is insecure attachment prevalent? Insecure attachment as an early alarm and escape system]. Türk Psikoloji Yazıları [Turkish Psychological Articles].

 Teaching

  • PSYC 100 – Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 102 – Introduction to Social Psychology
  • PSYC 204 – Research Methods I

 Scholarships & Awards

  • Postdoctoral Research Scholarship, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 2019-2020
  • Postdoctoral Research Scholarship, Fulbright, 2018-2019
  • Ph.D. Scholarship, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 2012-2017
  • M.S. Scholarship, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 2008-2010