Our research is focused on the effects of social-emotional factors on learning, the development of social group and category perception, music perception, and the role of music and speech in early communication.

Our studies are conducted in various schools and kindergartens as well as our laboratory at Boğaziçi University with the participation of volunteer families.

All research conducted in our Lab is approved by the Institutional Review Board of Boğaziçi University.

In all of our studies, you can be with your child the entire time and observe his/her responses and reactions. At the end of the study, you will be informed about the methods, hypotheses and expected outcomes of the study. 

Please click here to see the ongoing research in our Lab. 

Please click here to see the completed research in our Lab.