ASoP Lab

Applied Social Psychology (ASoP) Lab

Applied Social Psychology (ASoP) lab aims to collaborate researchers and students who are interested in diverse applied-social topics such as traffic and transportation, health, sport, environment, organizational and other applied settings. Our aim is to contribute public health, public safety, equality for everyone and sustainable environment. Study approaches consist on both experimental and quantitative survey methods.

Staff

Burcu Tekeş Tolungüç, Ph. D, (Director)
• Traffic and Transportation Psychology
• Environmental Psychology
• Behavioral Change Models

Elvin Doğutepe, Ph. D
• Cognitive Psychology
• Experimental Settings

Fatih Özdemir, Ph. D (University of Amsterdam)
Environmental Psychology

Pınar Bıçaksız, Ph. D (Hacettepe University)
• Traffic and Transportation Psychology

Graduate Students
• Duygu Karakuş
• Deniz Akdeniz

Undergraduate Students
• Sude Özkara

Overview of Lab Research

Ongoing Researchs
• The Effect of Implementation Intention on Exercise Frequency of Postmenopausal Women: Self-directed vs. Others-directed Goals. Master’s Thesis. Duygu Karakuş. (Advisor: Burcu Tekeş-Tolungüç). ongoing research.
• An Intervention for Increasing Electricity Savings: Implementation Intention and the Transtheoretical Model. Master’s Thesis. Deniz Akdeniz. (Advisor: Burcu Tekeş-Tolungüç)

How to Apply

Scholars
• Please contact with Dr. Tekeş (burcutekes@gmail.com)

Graduate students:
• The minimum GPA should be 3.2/4
• Fluency in English (writing & reading)
• Aptitude to research methods and statistics
• Students must allocate 4 hours per week
• Scientific curiosity, responsibility, good communication skills are essential qualities in candidates.

Undergraduate students:
• Students must be 3rd or 4th year
• The minimum GPA should be 2.5/4
• Fluency in English (writing & reading)
• Aptitude to research methods and statistics
• Students must allocate 4 hours per week
• Scientific curiosity, responsibility, good communication skills are essential qualities in candidates.

Students can either join an announced study or develop their own research ideas. In order to participate ongoing research, your current CV and a letter of intention are required. If you have your own research idea, please provide a research proposal right along with current CV and the letter of intention.

Research Proposals will be evaluated in terms of the following criterion:
• Abstract – 5p.
• Introduction- 20 p.
• Aim – 5 p.
• Sample – 10 p
• Measurement – 10 p
• Procedure – 10 p.
• Expected results- 15 p.
• References- 10 p.
• Appendix (questionnaires, forms etc., if any)- 5 p.
• APA- 5 p.
• Originality & Idea – 5 p

Open Announcements

There is no available research for application. Please feel free to contact to participate with your own research ideas.

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