News & Announcements

Our abstract is accepted to SRCD 2017

December 2016

Nehir's abstract is accepted to SRCD 2017, Austin. She will present it as a poster on April, and the title is "Effect of Socioeconomic Status on Preschoolers’ Social Competence: Moderation by Serotonin Transporter Genotype and Gender”. Congratulations! 

Abstract submission to SRCD 2017

August 2016

We have submitted an abstract to Society for Research in Child Development Conference, that will take place in Austin, on April 2017. The title is “Effect of Socioeconomic Status on Preschoolers’ Social Competence: Moderation by Serotonin Transporter Genotype and Gender”.  (By Nehir)

Poster presentation in ISPNE 2016

June 2016

Our abstracts are accepted for poster presentation in International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology Annual Conference 2016 in Miami!

The titles are:

Changes in HPA-axis Reactivity by Subjective Well-Being: Impact of Loneliness, Gender and Serotonin Transporter Genotype. By R. Nehir Mavioğlu & Elif A. Duman

Interaction between Childhood Maltreatment, Trait Anxiety and Serotonin Transporter Genotype on Cortisol Awakening Response. By Elif A. Duman

New lab members on board

June 2016

Burcu and Asuman has joined us for the summer. We are looking forward to doing great readings and lab work throughout the summer.

Alev & Nilay got accepted to MA Psychological Sciences

June 2015

Alev Ecevitoğlu and Nilay Ateşyakar got accepted to MA Psychological Sciences program in Bogazici University. Now they are also master students in our lab. Congratulations!

Data collection has ended

April 2016

Together with our previous BAP Start Up project now we have reached a sample size over 200 with the finish of this data collection wave! We will be submitting abstracts to conferences as soon as possible!

Data collection has started aiming 100 new participants

February 2016

For our research project “Factors Influencing Individual Differences in Stress Reactivity among Young Adults” we have started the last wave of data collection with undergraduate students!

Data collection has started with children and mothers

January 2016

Our lab has started data collection for our research project “Environmental Factors and Child Development during Preschool Period”. We are collecting samples from children going to kindergarten and their mothers!

New undergraduate research assistants joined in our lab

January 2016

With the start of the new semester we are joined by new undergraduate research assistants. We welcome Didem, Nehir, Cansu, Özgün and Gönenç!

Data collection completed

December 2015

For our research project “Factors Influencing Individual Differences in Stress Reactivity among Young Adults” we have finished the first wave of data collection. We thank all our research assistants for their hard work throughout the procedure and also to the participants for giving their valuable time and saliva to us :)

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