FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY


H. Belgin Ayvaşık (Professor)

 

belgin ayvaşık

 

Contact Info

Office: B138

Phone: +90 312 210 5112

E-mail: abelgin@metu.edu.tr

Biography

Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 1993.

M.S., University of Michigan, 1990.

B.S., Hacettepe University 1984.

Research Interests

Behavioral effects of psychoactive drugs, substance use/abuse among high school and university students, role of anxiety sensitivity on alcohol use/abuse, alcohol, traffic accidents and role of learning processes on alcohol related traffic accidents, development of psychotechnical (cognitive and psychomotor) tests for selection and assessment of drivers.

Representative Publications

Ayvaşık, H. B., & Tutarel-Kışlak, Ş. (2004). Anxiety Sensitivity Profile: Factor structure and reliability in Turkish sample. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 20 (4), 358- 367.

 

Ayvaşık, H. B. (2002). Alkol, öğrenme süreçleri ve trafik kazaları. Türk Psikoloji Yazıları, 5 (9- 10), 83-103.

 

Ayvaşık, H. B. , Zağlı, Ü., Soygür, H., Palaoğlu, Ö., & Ayhan, İ. H. (1999). Kronik diazepam uygulamasının ve diazepam yoksunluğunun sıçanların kaçınma davranışı üzerindeki etkisi. Türk Psikoloji Dergisi, 14 (43), 61-70.

 

Ayvaşık, H. B., Fowler, S. C., & Kallman, M. J. (1996). Midazolam' s dose effects on fixed-ratio response rate in rats depend upon amount of prior training experience. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 4 (2), 151-156.

 

Buchtel, H. A., Butter, C. M., & Ayvaşık, B. (1996). Effects of stimulus source and intensity on covert orientation to auditory stimuli. Neuropsychologia, 34 (10), 979-985.

Current Projects

Sümer, N., Ayvaşık, H. B., & Er, N. (1999-2005). Project for the development of computer based psychotechnical test system for the selection and assessment of drivers Supported by TÜBİTAK-BİLTEN and METEKSAN LTD. AŞ.