Ayşecan Boduroğlu



Director of Psychological Sciences Ph.D. Program

Fourth-year student advisor

+90 212 359 71 31

  • 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: 
  • Visuospatial working memory
  • Executive Functions
  • Cognitive Aging
  • Culture and Cognition
Recent Publications: 

Tekcan. AI., Boduroglu, A., Mutlutürk, A. & Aktan-Erciyes, A. (under review). Life-span retrieval of public events: reminiscence bump for high-impact events, recency for others. Memory & Cognition.


Multutürk, A. & Boduroglu, A. (under revision). Spatial summary statistics of a visual display. Visual Cognition. 


Yildirim, İ. & Boduroglu, A. (under review). Outlier and ensemble representations in visual displays. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 


Yildirim, İ., Ogreten, O. & Boduroglu A. (under revision). Impact of spatial grouping on mean size estimation. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 


Schwartz B., Boduroglu A. & Tekcan A.İ. (2016). Methodological concerns in the study of feeling-of-knowing resolution. Metacognition & Learning. SSCI.


Gutchess, A. & Boduroglu A. (2016). Culture, cognition & aging. Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging. Edited by Susan Krauss Whitbourne Cognition Section, Assocaite Editor: Lixia Yang.


Gutchess, A., & Boduroglu, A. (2015). Cognition in Adulthood across Cultures. In Jensen, LA. (Ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Human Development and Culture: An Interdisciplinary Perspective, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.


Boduroglu A., Pehlivanoglu, D., Tekcan A. & Kapucu A. (2015). Effects of self-referencing on FOK accuracy and recollective experience. Memory 23:5, 736-747. SSCI


Mutlutürk, A.& Boduroglu A. (2014). Effects of spatial configurations on the resolution of spatial working memory representations. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 76, 2276-2285. SCI-E


Boduroglu, A., Tekcan, A.I., & Kapucu, A. (2014). The relationship between executive functions, episodic feeling-of-knowing and confidence judgments. Journal of Cognitive Psychology., SSCI


Boduroglu, A., & Shah, P. (2014). Configural representations in spatial working memory, Visual Cognition, 1, 1-23, SSCI


Schwartz, A.J., Boduroglu, A., & Gutchess, A. (2014). Cross-cultural differences in categorical memory errors , Cognitive Science, 1, 1-11, SSCI


Sungur, H.& Boduroglu, A. (2012). Action video game playing benefits object resolution, Acta Psychologica., 139, 327-334, SSCI