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Doç. Dr. Türker Özkan

 

türker özkan

 

İletişim Bilgileri

Oda No: B123

Telefon: +90 312 210 5118

E-posta: ozturker@metu.edu.tr

Biyografi

Ph.D., University of Helsinki, 2006.

M.S., Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi, 2002.

Araştırma Alanları

Dr. Özkan’s interests are related to cultural differences, the role of gender, sex, ‘extra-motives’, personality, explicit and implicit measures in safety in general and traffic and transport in particular. In addition, Dr. Özkan has studies about the acceptability of intelligent transportation systems, helmet usage and psychological models, seat-belt and child-seatt usage, development of psycho-technical assessment tests, organizational and safety culture/climate in hospitals, traffic culture and traffic safety culture, human factor issues among professional and train drivers.

Uluslararası Hakemli Dergilerdeki Yayınları

Gehlert, T., Hagemeister, C., & Özkan, T. (in press). Traffic climate perceptions among different road user groups in Germany. Transportation Research Part F.

 

Milder, C. M., Gupta, S., Özkan, T., Hoe, C., Lajunen, T., & Hyder, A.A. (in press). Predictors of intrinsic motivation behind seatbelt use in a country where current use is low. Injury (Suppl.).

 

Abdulbari Bener, A., Elnour E. D., Verjee, M., Al-Khatib, H., Nema, N., Marii, S., Choi, M. K., Yousafzai, M. T., Hassib, A., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (in press). Gender and age differences in risk taking behaviour in road traffic crashes. Advances in Transportation Studies.

 

Abdulbari Bener, A., Verjee, M., Dafeeah, E. E., Yousafzai, M. T., Mari, S., Hassib, A., Al-Khatib, H., Choi, M. K., Nema, N., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2013). A Cross “Ethnical” Comparison of the Driver Behaviour Questionnaire (DBQ) in an Economically Fast Developing Country. Global Journal of Health Science; Vol. 5, No. 4.

 

Martinussen, L. M., Hakamies-Blomqvist, L., Møller, M., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2013). Age, gender, mileage and the DBQ: the validity of the Driver Behaviour Questionnaire in different driver groups. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 52, 228-236.

 

Wallén Warner, H., Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., & Tzamalouka, G. (2013). Cross-culturalcomparison of driving skills among students in four different countries. Safety Science, 57, 69-74.

 

Martinussen, L. M., Lajunen, T., Møller, M., & Özkan, T. (2013). Short and user-friendly: the development and validation of the Mini-DBQ. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 50, 1259-1265.

 

Öz, B., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2013). An Investigation of Professional Drivers: Organizational Safety Climate, Driver Behaviours and Performance. Transportation Research Part F, 16, 81-91.

 

Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., Doğruyol, B., Yıldırım, Z., & Çoymak, A. (2012). Motorcycle accidents, rider behaviour, and psychological models. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 49, 124-132.

 

Puvanachandra, P., Hoe, C., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2012). Burden of Road Traffic Injuries in Turkey. Traffic Injury Prevention, 13(1), 64-75.

 

Özkan, T., Lajunen, T.,& Porter, B. (2012 - Editorial). The next chapter... Transportation Research Part F, 15(1), iii-iv.

 

Özkan, T., Puvanachandra, P., Lajunen, T., Hoe, C., & Hyder, A. (2012 – Short Communication). The validity of self-reported seatbelt use in a country where levels of use are low. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 47(2), 75-77.

 

Gaygısız Ü., Gaygısız, E., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2012). Individual differences in behavioral reactions to H1N1 during a later stage of the epidemic. Journal of Infection and Public Health, 5(1), 9-21.

 

Orsi, C., Stendardoa, A., Marinonia, A., Gilchrist, M.D., Otte, D., Chliaoutakis, J., Lajunen, T., Özkan, T., Dias Pereira, D., Tzamalouka, G., Morandia, A. (2012). Motorcycle riders’ perception of helmet use: Complaints and dissatisfaction Accident Analysis and Prevention, 44, 111-117.

 

Wallén Warner, H., Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., & Tzamalouka, G. (2011). Cross-cultural comparison of drivers’ tendency to commit different aberrant driving behaviours. Transportation Research Part F, 14, 390-399.

 

Gaygısız, Ü., Esma Gaygısız, E., Özkan, T., & Timo Lajunen. (2011). Why were Turks unwilling to accept the A/H1N1 influenza-pandemic vaccination? People’s beliefs and perceptions about the swine flu outbreak and vaccine in the later stage of the epidemic. Vaccine, 29, 329-33.

 

Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., Parker, D., Sümer, N., & Summala, H. (2011). Aggressive driving among British, Dutch, Finnish, and Turkish drivers. International Journal of Crashworthiness, 16(3), 233-238.

 

Porter, B., Lajunen, T., Özkan, T. & England Will, K. (2010). A behavioral observation study of Turkish drivers’ and children’s safety belt use. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 5, 1607–1609.

 

Öz, B., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2010). An Investigation of the Relationship between Organizational Climate and Professional Drivers’ Driver Behaviours. Safety Science, 48, 1484-1489.

 

Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., Parker, D., Sümer, N., & Summala, H. (2010). Symmetric relationship between self and others in aggressive driving across gender and countries. Traffic Injury Prevention, 11(3), 228-239.

 

Wallén Warner, H., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2010). Drivers’ propensity to install different types of intelligent speed adaptation systems in their cars. Transportation Research Part F, 13(3), 206-214.

 

Wallén Warner, H., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2010). Can the traffic locus of control (T-LOC) scale be successfully used to predict Swedish drivers’ speeding behaviour? Accident Analysis & Prevention, 42, 1113-1117.

 

Bener, A., Crundall, D., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2010). Mobile phone use while driving: a major public health problem in an Arabian society, State of Qatar—mobile phone use and the risk of motor vehicle crashes. Journal of Public Health, 18(2), 123-129.

 

Wallén Warner, H., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2009). Cross-cultural differences in drivers’ speed choice. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 41(4), 816-819.

 

Öz, B., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2009). Professional and non-professional drivers’ stress reactions and risky driving. Transportation Research Part F, 13(1), 32-40.

 

Bener, A., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2008). The Driver Behaviour Questionnaire in Arab Gulf countries: United Arab Emirates and Qatar. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 40, 1411-1417.

 

Bener, A., AL Maadid, M. G. A., Özkan, T., Al-Bast, D. A. E., Diyab, K. N., & Lajunen, T. (2008). The impact of four-wheel drive on risky driver behaviour and road traffic accidents. Transportation Research Part F, 11, 324-333.

 

Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2007). The role of personality, culture, and economy in unintentional injuries: An aggregated level analysis. Personality and Individual Differences, 43, 519-530.

 

Bener, A., Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., & Haigney, D. (2006). The effect of mobile phone use upon driver attention and the risk of road traffic crashes. International Journal of Crashworthiness, 11(5), 459-465.

 

Özkan, T., Lajunen, T. (2006). What causes the differences in driving between young men and women? The effects of gender roles and sex on young drivers’ driving behaviour and self-assessment of skills. Transportation Research Part F, 9, 269-277.

 

Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., Chliaoutakis, J., Parker, D., & Summala, H. (2006). Cross-cultural differences in driving skills: a comparison of six countries. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 38, 1011-1018.

 

Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., Chliaoutakis, J., Parker, D., & Summala, H. (2006). Cross-cultural differences in driving behaviours: a comparison of six countries. Transportation Research Part F, 9, 227-242.

 

Özkan, T., Lajunen, T. & Summala, H. (2006). Driver Behaviour Questionnaire: A follow-up study. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 38, 386-395.

 

Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2005). Multidimensional Traffic Locus of Control Scale (T-LOC): factor structure and relationship to risky driving. Personality and Individual Differences, 38, 533-545.

Uluslararası Konferanslarda ve Seminerlerde Gerçekleştirilen Sözlü Sunumlar

Hoe, C., Bıçaksız, P., Puvanachandra, P., Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., Hyder, A. (October, 2012). Making Global Road Safety Collaborations work: Stakeholder’s perceptions. Paper will be presented at the 11th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Wellington, New Zealand.

 

Gehlert, T., Hagemeister, C., & Özkan, T. (2012, August). Cross cultural adaptation of the Traffic Climate Scale (TCS). Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology, Groningen, Netherlands.

 

Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2012, August). Good, bad, and ugly. In A. Bianchi (Chair), Law and Driver Behaviour: a cross cultural view. Symposium conducted at the 5th International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology, Groningen, Netherlands.

 

Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., Rahman, M. H., Puvanachandra, P., Hoe, C., & Hyder, A. (October, 2011 – Video Conference). RS10 – Turkey: Overview and Observational Study. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (Rs10 M&E General Meeting), Baltimore, USA.

 

Yalçındağ, B., & Özkan, T. (July, 2011). Courage and its Domains: From a Regulatory Focus Perspective. Paper presented at the 11th European Congress of Psychology (ECP2011), İstanbul, Turkey.

 

Yıldırım, Z., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (July, 2011). Do we drive as we walk? Paper presented at the 11th European Congress of Psychology (ECP2011), İstanbul, Turkey.

 

Porter, B., Lajunen, T., Özkan, T., & Kelli Will, E. (April, 2010). A behavioral observation study of Turkish drivers’ and children’s safety belt use. Paper presented at the World Conference on Psychology, Counselling and Guidance (WCPCG-2010), Antalya, Turkey.

 

Çoymak, A., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (July, 2009). Promoting performance of helmet and safety equipment usage among motorcyclists. Paper presented at the 11th European Congress of Psychology (ECP2009), Oslo, Norway.

 

Öz, B., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (July, 2009). Effects of organizational safety climate on driver behaviours and driver skills of professional drivers. Paper presented at the 11th European Congress of Psychology (ECP2009), Oslo, Norway.

 

Tzamalouka, G. S., Chliaoutakis ,J., & Özkan, T. (July, 2009). The relationship between gender role and abuse of women in Greece. Paper presented at the 11th European Congress of Psychology (ECP2009), Oslo, Norway.

 

Bener, A. (Speaker), Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (February, 2009). The Driver Behaviour Questionnaire in Arab Gulf countries: United Arab Emirates and Qatar. 4th International Trauma, Disaster & Emergency Medicine Conference, 4th ITEM, Qatar..

 

Çiçek, B., Lajunen, T., Özkan, T., Räsänen, M., & Çankal, B. (2008, September). Pedestrian Safety around Elementary Schools: An intervention study. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology, Washington, DC, USA.

 

Öz, B., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2008, September). Differences between Professional Driver Groups in Self-Evaluated Perceptual-Motor and Safety Skills. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology, Washington, DC, USA.

 

Özkan, T., Bener, A., & Lajunen, T. (2008, September). Aggressive and ordinary violations in Southern and Northern/Western Europe and Middle Eastern/Arab Gulf countries. In T. Rothengatter (Chair), Cultural differences in driving and risk perception. Symposium conducted at the 4th International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology, Washington, DC. USA.

 

Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., Çiçek, B. E., Öztekin, C., & Yıldırım, Z. (2008, September). Rider Behaviour Questionnaire. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology, Washington, DC, USA.

 

Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., Çiçek, B. E., Öztekin, C., & Yıldırım, Z. (2008, September). Psychological models for motorcycle helmets usage. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology, Washington, DC, USA.

 

Özkan, T., Parker, D., Lawrie, M., & Lajunen, T. (2008, September). An assessment framework for understanding Transportation safety Culture. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology, Washington, DC, USA.

 

Bener A, Crundall, Özkan T, Lajunen T. (June, 2007). Mobile phone use while driving, a major public health problem in an Arabian society. Faculty of Public Health Annual Conference: Making Public Health Work, The Devonshire Park Conference Centre, Eastbourne, UK.

 

Çiçek, B., Çankal, B., Lajunen, T., Özkan, T., & Räsänen, M. (2007, July). Child pedestrain safety around Elementary Schools: an intervention study. Paper presented at the Xth European Congress of Psychology, Prague, Czech Republic.

 

Öz, B., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2007, July) Differences between Different Driver Groups’ Stress Reactions in Traffic Settings. Paper presented at the Xth European Congress of Psychology, Prague, Czech Republic.

 

Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., Wallén Warner, H., & Tzamalouka, G. (2007, July). Driver skilss in four countries: Finland, Greece, Sweden, and Turkey. Paper presented at the Xth European Congress of Psychology, Prague, Czech Republic.

 

Tzamalouka, G., Özkan, T., Smith, J., Galati, G., Kosmatopoulou, G., & Chliaoutakis, J. E. (2007, July). The relationship between Gender Role and abuse of women in Greece. Paper presented at the Xth European Congress of Psychology, Prague, Czech Republic.

 

Yıldırım, Z., B., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2007, July). Driving skills and professional driver groups. Paper presented at the Xth European Congress of Psychology, Prague, Czech Republic.

 

Öz, B., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (2006, July). Organizational Culture and Driver Behaviors: A study with Professional Drivers. Paper presented at the 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece.

 

Özkan, T. (2006, July). The role of self-report measures in guiding/supplementing field research, evaluation, and behavior change interventions. In B. E. Porter (Chair), Best practices to change and maintain behavior of road-users in measurable/observable ways. Symposium conducted at the 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece.

 

Özkan, T., Lajunen, T., Wallén Warner, H., & Tzamalouka, G. (2006, July). Traffic Climates and Driver Behaviours in four countries: Finland, Greece, Sweden, and Turkey. Paper presented at the 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece.

 

Lajunen, T., Sümer, N., & Özkan, T. (2004, September). Turkish Driver Behaviour Questionnaire (T-DBQ). Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology, Nottingham, UK.

 

Lajunen, T., & Özkan, T. (2004, September). Do Turks drive as they live? Relationships between lifestyle and risky driving. . In J. Chliaoutakis (Chair), Patterns of traffic safety and behaviour in South-Eastern Mediterranean region. Symposium conducted at the 3rd International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology, Nottingham, UK.