Utku Kaya, Ph.D.

Instructor, Department of Psychology

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Office: H-Z34B

E-mail: utku.kaya@bilkent.edu.tr

 

 


Education

  • PhD, Cognitive Science, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara (2018),
  • MSc, Cognitive Science, METU, Ankara (2009),
  • BSc, Computer Engineering, Aegean University, Izmir (2006).

Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals & Book Chapters

  • Kaya, U., Yildirim, F.Z., & Kafaligonul, H. (2017). The involvement of centralized and distributed processes in sub-second time interval adaptation: an ERP investigation of apparent European Journal of Neuroscience.
  • Hohenberger, A., Altan, A., Kaya, U., Köksal-Tuncer, Ö., & Avcu, E. (2016). Sensitivity of Turkish infants to vowel harmony: preference shift from familiarity to novelty. In B. Haznedar & F. N. Ketrez (Eds.), The Acquisition of Turkish in Childhood, 29-56. Amsterdam/ Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • Kaya, U., & Sol, A. (2010). Memetik modellerin eleştirel bir incelemesi ve bazı değerlendirme ölçütleri. In S. Kibar, S. Aydın Bayram, & A. Sol (Eds.), Anlam Kavramı Üzerine Yeni Denemeler, 435-445. Beyoğlu, İstanbul: Legal Kitapevi San. ve Tic. Ltd. Şti.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

  • Kafaligonul,H., Kaya, U. (accepted). Neural mechanisms underlying auditory time interval effects on perceived visual speed (poster presentation). Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 3-7, 2018.
  • Karaduman, A., Kaya, U., Karoglu, E.T., Ergul-Arslan, A., Adams, M.M., Kafaligonul, H. A systematic investigation of motion direction discrimination in aged zebrafish (oral presentation). National Neuroscience Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, May 20-23,
  • Karaduman, A., Kaya, U., Karoglu, E.T., Ergul-Arslan, A., Adams, M.M., Kafaligonul, H. Motion direction discrimination during neural aging (poster presentation). Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC. November 11-15, 2017.
  • Kaya, U., Yildirim, F. Z., & Kafaligonul, H. Evoked potentials to visual apparent motion after auditory and visual time interval adaptation (poster presentation). 40th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Berlin, Germany, August 27-31, 2017.
  • Hohenberger, A., Kaya, U., & Altan, A. (2017). Discrimination of vowel-harmonic vs vowel-disharmonic words by monolingual Turkish infants in the first year of life. In Proceedings of the 41st annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Cascadilla Press. Poster presentation. The 41st Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, NY, November 4-6, 2016.
  • Yildirim, F. Z., Kaya, U., & Kafaligonul, H. (2016). Auditory adaptation alters evoked potentials by visual motion over temporal and frontal regions. Anatomy: An International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Anatomy., 10(Supplement 1), 66–67. Poster presentation. National Neuroscience Congress, Ankara, Turkey, May 26-29, 2016.
  • Kafaligonul, H., & Kaya, U. (2016). Multisensory interactions and perceived timing. Anatomy: An International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Anatomy., 10(Supplement 1), 6.Oral presentation. National Neuroscience Congress, Ankara, Turkey, May 26-29, 2016.
  • Altan, A., Kaya, U., & Hohenberger, A. (2016). Sensitivity of Turkish infants to vowel harmony in stem-suffix sequences: preference shift from familiarity to novelty. In Proceedings of the 40th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Cascadilla Press. Poster presentation. The 40th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, NY, November 13-15, 2015.
  • Kafaligonul, H., & Kaya, U. Crossmodal interactions in the timing of a visual event: An EEG study (poster presentation). Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 17-21, 2015.
  • Kaya, U., Altan, A., & Hohenberger, A. Early sensitivity of Turkish infants to vowel harmony in stem-suffix sequences (poster presentation). Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research (EMLAR) IX, Utrecht, Nederlands, January 30-February 1, 2013.
  • Altan, A., Kaya, U., Köksal-Tuncer, Ö., Avcu, E., & Hohenberger, A. (2013). 6 ve 10 aylık bebeklerin kök ek dizilişlerinde Türkçe’deki ünlü uyumuna duyarlılığı. In E. Y. N. Büyükkantarcıoğlu, I. Özyıldırım, I. (Ed.), Ulusal Dilbilim Kurultayı Bildiri kitapçığı. Kemer, Antalya. Oral presentation. 27th National Linguistics Congress, Antalya, Turkey, May 2-4, 2013.
  • Fallahzadeh, P., Kaya, U., & Hohenberger, A. Goal-directed imitation in four and five-year-old children (oral presentation). International Conference of Cognitive Science, Tehran, Iran, March 3-5, 2009.
  • Kaya, U. A Darwinian approach to cultural change (oral presentation). Darwin Days, Informatics Institute, METU, Ankara, Turkey, November 21, 2009.
  • Kaya, U., & Sol, A. Memetik modellerin değerlendirilmesi için ölçüt geliştirme denemesi (oral presentation). METU Philosophy Days – Meaning Congress, Ankara, Turkey, December 17-19.