Recent Submissions

  • The effects of video-feedback intervention to promote positive parenting and sensitive discipline for maternal sensitivity in Turkey 

    Sümer, N.; Metin-Orta, İ.; Alsancak-Akbulut, C.; Salman-Engin, Selin; İlden-Koçkar, A.; Şahin-Acar, B.; Akkol-Solakoğlu, S.; Aran, Ö.; Çakır, D. S.; Kavaklı, B.; Memişoğlu-Şanlı, A.; Sağel-Çetiner, E.; Türe, D.; Üstünel, A. Ö.; Yaşar, B. (Turkish Psychological Association, 2020)
    The aim of the current study was to examine the effectiveness of a culturally sensitive adaptation of a Video-feedback Intervention to promote ‘Positive Parenting and Sensitive Discipline’ (VIPP-SD) in Turkey, and to assess ...
  • Effects of caloric restriction on the antagonistic and integrative hallmarks of aging 

    Erbaba, Begün; Arslan-Ergül, Ayça; Adams, Michelle M. (Elsevier, 2021)
    Aging is a significant risk factor for cognitive decline associated with neurodegenerative diseases, which makes understanding what promotes ‘healthy brain aging’ very important. Studies suggest that caloric restriction ...
  • Genetic copy number variants, cognition and psychosis: a meta-analysis and a family study 

    Thygesen, J. H.; Presman, A.; Harju-Seppanen, J.; Irizar, H.; Jones, R.; Kuchenbaecker, K.; Lin, K.; Alizadeh, B. Z.; Austin-Zimmerman, I.; Bartels-Velthuis, A.; Bhat, A.; Bruggeman, R.; Cahn, W.; Calafato, S.; Crespo-Facorro, B.; De Haan, L.; De Zwarte, S. M. C.; Di Forti, M.; Diez-Revuelta, A.; Hall, J.; Hall, M.-H.; Iyegbe, C.; Jablensky, A.; Kahn, R.; Kalaydjieva, L.; Kravariti, E.; Lawrie, S.; Luykx, J. J.; Mata, I.; McDonald, C.; McIntosh, A. M.; McQuillin, A.; Muir, R.; Ophoff, R.; Picchioni, M.; Prata, D. P.; Ranlund, S.; Rujescu, D.; Rutten, B. P. F.; Schulze, K.; Shaikh, M.; Schirmbeck, F.; Simons, C. J. P.; Toulopoulou, Timothea; Van Amelsvoort, T.; Van Haren, N.; Van Os, J.; Van Winkel, R.; Vassos, E.; Walshe, M.; Weisbrod, M.; Zartaloudi, E.; Bell, V.; Powell, J.; Lewis, C. M.; Murray, R. M.; Bramon, E. (Springer Nature, 2020)
    The burden of large and rare copy number genetic variants (CNVs) as well as certain specific CNVs increase the risk of developing schizophrenia. Several cognitive measures are purported schizophrenia endophenotypes and may ...
  • (Co-)Constructing a theory of mind: from language or through language? 

    Ilgaz, Hande; Allen, Jedediah W. P. (Springer, 2020)
    There is a large body of empirical work that has investigated the relationship between parents’ child-directed speech and their children’s Theory of Mind development. That such a relationship should exist is well motivated ...
  • Intelligence, educational attainment, and brain structure in those at familial high‐risk for schizophrenia or bipolar disorder 

    de Zwarte, S. M. C.; Brouwer, R.; Agartz, I.; Alda, M.; Alonso-Lana, S.; Bearden, C.; Bertolino, A.; Bonvino, A.; Bramon, E.; Buimer, E.; Cahn, W.; Canales-Rodríguez, E.; Cannon, D. M.; Cannon, T. D.; Caseras, X.; Castro-Fornieles, J.; Chen, Q.; Chung, Y.; De la Serna, E.; del Mar Bonnin, C.; Demro, C.; Di Giorgio, A.; Doucet, G.; Eker, M.; Erk, S.; Fatjó-Vilas, M.; Fears, S.; Foley, S.; Frangou, S.; Fullerton, J.; Glahn, D.; Goghari, V.; Goikolea, J.; Goldman, A.; Gonul, A.; Gruber, O.; Hajek, T.; Hawkins, E.; Heinz, A.; Ongun, C.; Hillegers, M.; Houenou, J.; Pol, H.; Hultman, C.; Ingvar, M.; Johansson, V.; Jönsson, E.; Kane, F.; Kempton, M.; Koenis, M.; Kopecek, M.; Krämer, B.; Lawrie, S.; Lenroot, R.; Marcelis, M.; Mattay, V.; McDonald, C.; Meyer-Lindenberg, A.; Michielse, S.; Mitchell, P.; Moreno, D.; Murray, R.; Mwangi, B.; Nabulsi, L.; Newport, J.; Olman, C.; van Os, J.; Overs, B.; Ozerdem, A.; Pergola, G.; Picchioni, M.; Piguet, C.; Pomarol-Clotet, E.; Radua, J.; Ramsay, I.; Richter, A.; Roberts, G.; Salvador, R.; Saricicek-Aydogan, A.; Sarró, S.; Schofield, P.; Simsek, E.; Simsek, F.; Soares, J.; Sponheim, S.; Sugranyes, G.; Toulopoulou, Timothea; Tronchin, G.; Vieta, E.; Walter, H.; Weinberger, D.; Whalley, H.; Wu, M. -J.; Yalin, N.; Andreassen, O.; Ching, C.; Thomopoulos, S.; van Erp, T.; Jahanshad, N.; Thompson, P.; Kahn, R.; van Haren, N. (Wiley, 2020)
    First‐degree relatives of patients diagnosed with schizophrenia (SZ‐FDRs) show similar patterns of brain abnormalities and cognitive alterations to patients, albeit with smaller effect sizes. First‐degree relatives of ...
  • Perceived teachers’ behavior and students’ engagement in physical education: the mediating role of basic psychological needs and self-determined motivation 

    Leo, F. M.; Mouratidis, Athanasios; Pulido, J. J.; Lopez-Gajardo, M. A.; Sanchez-Oliva, D. (Routledge, 2020)
    Background: Although several studies that rely on self-determination theory have shown the positive interrelations among perceived need supportive learning environment, needs satisfaction, quality of motivation, and desired ...
  • Developing a scenario-based video game generation framework for computer and virtual reality environments: a comparative usability study 

    Surer, E.; Erkayaoğlu, M.; Öztürk, Zeynep Nur; Yücel, F.; Bıyık, E. A.; Altan, B.; Senderin, B.; Oğuz, Zeliha; Gürer, S.; Düzgün, H. Ş. (Springer, 2020-10-31)
    Serious games—games that have additional purposes rather than only entertainment—aim to educate people, solve, and plan several real-life tasks and circumstances in an interactive, efficient, and user-friendly way. Emergency ...
  • Minimal social interactions with strangers predict greater subjective well-being 

    Gunaydin, G.; Öztekin, Hazal; Karabulut, Deniz Hazal; Salman‑Engin, Selin (Springer, 2021)
    Past empirical work has repeatedly revealed that positive social interactions including expressing gratitude and socializing are associated with greater happiness. However, this work predominantly focused on prolonged ...
  • Caregiving profiles of mothers in an economically disadvantaged sample from Turkey: An observational study 

    Aran, Ö.; İplikçi, A. B.; Engin, Selin Salman; Sümer, N. (Taylor and Francis, 2021)
    Objective: This study aims to investigate the patterns of maternal sensitivity via structured and systematic observational methods among mothers from a disadvantaged community in Turkey. Background: Caregiving sensitivity ...
  • Size aftereffect is non-local 

    Altan, Ecem; Boyacı, Hüseyin (Elsevier, 2020)
    It is well known that prolonged exposure to a certain size stimulus alters the perceived size of a subsequently presented stimulus at the same location. How the rest of the visual space is affected by this size adaptation, ...
  • Expression levels of SMAD specific E3 ubiquitin protein ligase 2 (Smurf2) and its interacting partners show region-specific alterations during brain aging 

    Tüz-Şaşik, Melek Umay; Karoğlu-Eravşar, Elif Tuğce; Kınalı, M.; Arslan-Ergül, A.; Adams, Michelle Marie (Elsevier, 2020)
    Aging occurs due to a combination of several factors, such as telomere attrition, cellular senescence, and stem cell exhaustion. The telomere attrition-dependent cellular senescence is regulated by increased levels of SMAD ...
  • Zebrafish brain RNA sequencing reveals that cell adhesion molecules are critical in brain aging 

    Erbaba, Begün; Burhan, Özge Pelin; Şerifoğlu, Naz; Muratoğlu, B.; Kahveci, Fatma; Adams, Michelle M.; Arslan-Ergül, A. (Elsevier, 2020)
    Brain aging is a complex process, which involves multiple pathways including various components from cellular to molecular. This study aimed to investigate the gene expression changes in zebrafish brains through young-adult ...
  • Who cheats? An examination of light and dark personality traits as predictors of infidelity 

    Sevi, B.; Urgancı, B.; Sakman, Ezgi (Elsevier, 2020)
    Acts of infidelity are violations of the exclusivity norm of close relationships, and some individuals engage in infidelity more than others. Previous studies show that individuals high in the Dark Triad, the malevolent ...
  • From hate to love: how learning can change affective responses to touched materials 

    Cavdan, M.; Freund, A.; Trieschmann, A.-K.; Doerschner, Katja; Drewing, K. (Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH, 2020)
    People display systematic affective reactions to specific properties of touched materials. For example, granular materials such as fine sand feel pleasant, while rough materials feel unpleasant. We wondered how far such ...
  • Distinct patterns of surround modulation in V1 and hMT+ 

    Er, Görkem; Pamir, Zahide; Boyacı, Hüseyin (Academic Press Inc., 2020)
    Modulation of a neuron’s responses by the stimuli presented outside of its classical receptive field is ubiquitous in the visual system. This “surround modulation” mechanism is believed to be critical for efficient processing ...
  • Quantitative and qualitative assessment of verbal fluency in amnestic mild cognitive impairment 

    Çabuk, Tuğçe; Torun, Ş.; Özbabalık-Adapınar, D. (Turkish Neurosurgical Society, 2020)
    Objective: The objective of this research was to compare the verbal fluency skills of patients diagnosed as having amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) with the participants without neurologic or psychiatric problems ...
  • Mandarin and English adults’ cue-weighting of lexical stress 

    Zeng, Z.; Mattock, K.; Liu, L.; Peter, V.; Tuninetti, Alba; Tsao, F.-M. (International Speech Communication Association, 2020)
    Listeners segment speech based on the rhythm of their native language(s) (e.g., stress- vs. syllable-timed, tone vs. non-tone) [1,2]. In English, the perception of speech rhythm relies on analyzing auditory cues pertinent ...
  • Dietary and pharmacological interventions that inhibit mammalian target of rapamycin activity alter the brain expression levels of neurogenic and glial markers in an age-and treatment-dependent manner 

    Çelebi-Birand, Dilan; Ardıç, Narin İlgim; Karoğlu-Eravşar, Elif Tuğçe; Şengül, Göksemin Fatma; Kafalıgönül, Hulusi; Adams, Michelle M. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2020)
    Intermittent fasting (IF) and its mimetic, rapamycin extend lifespan and healthspan through mechanisms that are not fully understood. We investigated different short-term durations of IF and rapamycin on cellular and ...
  • Toward a better understanding of the reciprocal relations between adolescent psychological need experiences and sleep 

    Campbell, R.; Vansteenkiste, M.; Soenens, B.; Vandenkerckhove, B.; Mouratidis, Athanasios (SAGE Publications, 2020)
    In two diary studies, we examined the reciprocal daily association between the satisfaction and frustration of adolescents’ basic psychological needs and sleep, and the role of stress and fatigue in these associations. In ...
  • Blessedly forgetful and blissfully unaware: a positivity bias in memory for (re)constructions of imagined past and future events 

    Ünal, Belgin; Besken, Miri (Routledge, 2020)
    People frequently consider the alternatives of the events that can happen in the future and of the events that already happened in the past in everyday life. The current study investigates the effects of engaging in ...

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