Reşit Canbeyli




+90 212 359 71 29

  • PhD, Columbia University, 1977
  • MA, Columbia University, 1975
  • BA, Columbia University, 1968
Courses Taught: 
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Neuroscience
  • Readings and Research in Biological Psychology
  • Readings and Research in General Psychology
  • Psychobiology
Research Interests: 
  • Psychobiology/Behavioral neuroscience
  • Animal models in depression, learned helplessness and dementia
  • Biological rhythms
  • Hemispheric asymmetries
Recent Publications: 

İyilikci O, Aydın E, Canbeyli R. (2009). Blue but not red light stimulation in the dark has antidepressant effect in behavioral despair. Behavioral Brain Research.27(6), 395-401.


Schulz D, Aksoy A, Canbeyli R. (2008). Behavioral despair is differentially affected by the length and timing of photic stimulation in the dark phase of an L/D cycle. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry, 32(5),1257-62.


Pezuk P, Aydin E, Aksoy A, Canbeyli R. (2008). Effects of BNST lesions in female rats on forced swimming and navigational learning.Brain Research.1228,199-207.


Tanriover N, Ulu MO, Sanus GZ, Bilir A, Canbeyli R , Oz B, Akar Z, Kuday C. (2008). The effects of systemic and intratumoral interleukin-12 treatment in C6 rat glioma model.Neurological Research [Epub ahead of print]


Pezuk P, Goz D, Aksoy A, Canbeyli, R. (2006). BNST lesions aggravate behavioral despair but do not impair navigational learning in rats. Brain Res Bull, 69(4), 416-21.


Yilmaz A, Aksoy A, Canbeyli, R. (2004). A single day of constant light (L/L) provides immunity to behavioral despair in female rats maintained on an L/D cycle. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry, 28(8), 1261-5.


Aksoy A, Schulz D, Yilmaz A, Canbeyli R.(2004). Seasonal variability in behavioral despair in female rats. Int J Neurosci, 114(12), 1513-20.


Aydemir N, Ozkara C, Canbeyli R, Tekcan A. (2004). Changes in quality of life and self-perspective related to surgery in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav, 5(5), 735-42.


Bozkulak O, Tabakoglu HO, Aksoy A, Kurtkaya O, Sav A, Canbeyli R, Gulsoy M. (2004). The 980-nm diode laser for brain surgery: histopathology and recovery period. Lasers Med Sci, 19(1), 41-7.


Bulduk S, Canbeyli R. (2004). Effect of inescapable tones on behavioral despair in Wistar rats. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry, 28(3), 471-5.


Tataroglu O, Aksoy A, Yilmaz A, Canbeyli R. (2004). Effect of lesioning the suprachiasmatic nuclei on behavioral despair in rats. Brain Res. 1001(1-2), 118-24.


Cemalcilar Z, Canbeyli R, Sunar D. (2003). Learned helplessness, therapy, and personality traits: an experimental study. J Soc Psychol, 143(1), 65-81.


Yilmaz A, Schulz D, Aksoy A, Canbeyli R. (2002). Prolonged effect of an anesthetic dose of ketamine on behavioral despair.Pharmacol Biochem Behav, 71, 341-4.


Gülsoy, M., Çelikel, T. A., Kurt, A., Canbeyli, R. & Çilesiz, İ. (2001). Er: YAG laser ablation of cerebral tissue. Lasers in Medical Science, 16, 40-43.


Schulz, D. & Canbeyli, R. (2000). Lesions of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis enhances learned despair. Brain Research Bulletin, 52(2), 83-87.


Gülsoy, M., Çelikel, T., Kurtkaya, Ö., Sav, A., Kurt, A., Canbeyli, R. & Çilesiz, İ. (2000). Stereotaxic Use of the 980nm Diode Laser in Rat Cortical and Subcortical Tissues, in Clinical Lasers and Diagnostics, Proceedings of the SPIE, 243-246.


Gülsoy, M., Çelikel, T., Kurtkaya, Ö., Sav, A., Kurt, A., Canbeyli, R. & Çilesiz, İ. (1999). Application of the 980 nm diode laser in stereotaxic surgery. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics on Lasers in Medicine and Biology, 5(4), 1090-1094.


Schulz, D. & Canbeyli, R. (1999). Freezing behavior in BNST-lesioned Wistar rats. J. F. McGinty (Ed.) Advancing from the ventral striatum to the extended amygdala: Implications for neuropsychiatry and drug abuse. New York Academy of Sciences, 877, 728-731.