Ayşecan Boduroğlu



+90 212 359 71 31


All graduate students interested in working with Dr. Boduroglu should email her before applying to the BU psychology program. 

  • PhD, Univerity of Michigan, 2005
  • MS, University of Michigan, 2002
  • BA, Boğaziçi University, 2000


Courses Taught: 
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Advanced Cognitive Psychology
  • Seminar in Visuospatial Working Memory


Research Interests: 
  • Visual information processing, Graph processing
  • Working memory and Executive Functions
  • Culture and Cognition
  • Collective Memory and Future Thinking


Recent Publications: 


Atkins TJ, Fansher, M., Lalwani, P., Boduroglu, A., Carlson, M., Quirk, M., Lewis, R., Shah, P., Zhang, H. & Jonides, J. (under review). Icon arrays reduce concern over COVID-19 vaccine side effects.


Hacıbektaşoğlu, D*., Tekcan, AI, Bilge, R. & Boduroglu, A (under review). The impact of group identity on the interaction between collective memory and collective future thinking negativity: evidence from a Turkish sample.


Schwartz, D.B., Gilliam, A., Godoy, R., Boduroglu, A., & Gutchess, A. (under review). Does perception of state tightness-looseness predict behavior and attitudes during the COVID-19 pandemic in the USA?


Lalwani, P., M. Fansher, R. L. Lewis, A. Boduroglu, P. Shah, T. J. Adkins, M. Quirk, & J. Jonides. (under review).  Misunderstanding “Flattening the Curve.


Fansher, M., Adkins, T., Lalwani, P., Quirk, M., Boduroglu, A., Lewis, R., Shah, P. & Jonides, J. (under review). How well do ordinary Americans forecast the growth of COVID-19?


Mutlutürk, A*., Tekcan, AI & Boduroglu, A. (in press). The structure and organization of collective memory representations. Memory Studies.


Semizer, Y. & Boduroglu, A. (2021). Variability leads to overestimation of mean summaries. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. Special Issue on Ensemble Perception. 83, 1129–1140 (2021). https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-021-02269-2


Avcı, B*. & Boduroglu, A. (2021). Contributions of ensemble perception to outlier representation precision.  Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. Special Issue on Ensemble Perception. 83, 1141–1151 (2021). https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-021-02270-9.