People

Principal Investigator

Burcu Ayşen Ürgen

Assistant Professor

Email: burcu.urgen [at] bilkent.edu.tr

Web: burcu.urgen.bilkent.edu.tr

 


Graduate Students

Berfin Aydın

Email: berfin.aydin@bilkent.edu.tr

Berfin is an MS student in Neuroscience. She is working on biological motion perception in predictive processing and decision making frameworks using behavioral methods and EEG.

 

Hilal Nizamoğlu

Email: hilal.nizamoglu@bilkent.edu.tr

Hilal is an MS student in Neuroscience. She is working on biological motion perception and attention.

 

 

İmge Saltık

Email: imge.saltik@bilkent.edu.tr

Imge is an MS student in Neuroscience. She is working on individual differences in perception of robots.

 

 

Büşra Sarıgül

Email: busra.srgl@gmail.com

Busra is an MS student in Ankara University, co-supervised by Dr. Urgen. She is interested in the design qualities of social robots, and working on her MS thesis.

 


Undergraduate Research Assistants

Gaye Aşkın

Email: gaye.askin@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Gaye is a third year student in the Psychology department. She works on biological motion perception and attention.

 

Hüseyin Orkun Elmas

Email: orkun.elmas@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Huseyin is a senior student in the Computer Science department. He is working on a project in which he utilizes machine learning methods to analyze EEG responses to observed actions.

 

Sena Er

Email: s.er@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Sena is a senior student in the Computer Science department. She is working on a project in which she utilizes machine learning methods to analyze EEG responses to observed actions.

 

Deniz Erdil

Email: deniz.erdil@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Deniz is a third year student in the Psychology department. She works on individual differences in perception of robots.

 

İpek Gümüş

Email: ipek.gumus@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

İpek is a third year student in the Psychology department. She works on perception of artificial agents.

 

 

Cem Karakuzu

Email: cemkarakuzu@gmail.com

Cem is a senior student in the Psychology department of Middle East Technical University. He is working on a project that investigates top-down effects on biological motion perception.

 

Ezgi Koçdağ

Email: ezgi.kocdag@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Ezgi is a third year student in the Psychology department. She is working on a project that investigates attention mechanisms in perception of artificial agents.

 

İrem Nur Özsoy

Email: iremnurozsoy85@gmail.com

İrem is a senior student in the Psychology department. She is working on individual differences in perception of robots.

 

Ada Dilek Rezaki

Email: dilek.rezaki@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Ada is a third year student in the Psychology department. She works on biological motion perception in predictive processing frameworks.

 

Murat Batu Tunca

Email: tunca.muratbatu@gmail.com

Murat is a third year undergraduate student in the Psychology department. He is working on a project that investigates top-down effects on biological motion perception.

 

Gül Uğuz

Email: gul.uguz@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Gul is a senior student in the Psychology department and worked on her senior thesis in the lab. Her thesis investigated the connectivity patterns of the action observation network.

 

Faruk Tayyip Yalçın

Email: ftyalcinn@gmail.com

Faruk is a third year student in the Psychology department and working on biological motion perception.

 


Senior Thesis Students

Ebrar Ada

Email: ebrar.ada@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Ebrar  is a senior student in the Psychology department and working on her senior thesis in the lab. Her thesis investigates language use in human-robot interaction.

 

Begüm Cerrahoğlu

Email: begum.cerrahoglu@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Begum is a senior student in the Psychology department and is minoring in the Communication and Design department. She works on a project that investigates attention mechanisms in human-robot interaction. She is supported by a TUBITAK 2209A grant.

 

Helin Ezgi Deniz

Email: ezgi.deniz@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Ezgi  is a senior student in the Psychology department and working on her senior thesis in the lab. Her thesis investigates robot-assisted therapies in autism spectrum disorders.

 

İlayda Güneysu

Email: ilayda.guneysu@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Ilayda is a senior student in the Psychology department and is minoring in the Graphic Design department. She works on a project that investigates attention mechanisms in human-robot interaction. She is supported by a TUBITAK 2209A grant.

 

Batuhan Hökelek

Email: batuhan.hokelek@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Batuhan is a senior student in the Psychology department. His senior thesis investigates attention mechanisms in perception of artificial agents.

 

Merve Güzel

Email: merve.guzel@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Merve  is a senior student in the Psychology department and working on her senior thesis in the lab. Her thesis investigates eye gaze behaviour in human-robot interaction.

 

Elif Ceren Kaya

Email: elif.kaya@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Ceren is a senior student in the Psychology department. Her senior thesis is about attention mechanisms and action perception.

 

 

Dilara Yıldırım

Email: dilara.yildirim@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Dilara is a senior student in the Psychology department. Her thesis is about attention mechanisms and action perception.

 

Selin Yılmaz

Email: selin.yilmaz@ug.bilkent.edu.tr

Selin is a senior student in the Psychology department. She works on a project that investigates attention mechanisms in human-robot interaction.

 


Past Members

Deniz Beste Akdoğdu (Graduate volunteer)

Hazal Arpacı (Undergraduate student)

Doren Calliku (Undergraduate student)

Ece Dinçer (Graduate volunteer)

Habibe Güven (Senior thesis student)

Berat Tuna Karlı (Undergraduate student)

Rojda Özcan (Undergraduate student)

Zeynep Soysal (Senior thesis student)

Onur Sunay (Undergraduate student)

Yaren Vıdınlı (Senior thesis student)