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About

M.Sc. Computational Neuroscience and BA. Psychology graduate.
The expected area to focus on is cognitive and neurological processes and computational representations of brain disorders especially Alzheimer's disorder and Multiple Sclerosis.
Interested in Data Science, Data Imaging, and Artificial Intelligence.
Freelance Writer and Tutor.
Worked for women's rights in business and 21st-century competencies for future careers of students as a volunteer. 

 

Publications

PUBLICATIONS
KURTULUS A. & ECE B. (2020, JANUARY) Psychopathy: Differences in Cognitive, Social, Interpersonal and Morality Aspects, Cognitive Psychology Bulletin, British Psychology Society, U.K.
GYULTEN H., KURTULUS A., YURTSEVER T. & PEKER M. (2019, APRIL) Dual Identities: Language, Cognitive Flexibility and Creativity: How Acculturation Strategies Affect Cognitive Functions, North East Bulletin, Spring issue, British Psychology Society, U.K.
POSTER PRESENTATION
KURTULUS A. & CANKAYA B. (2018, NOVEMBER) Cognitive Mechanisms of Mindfulness: The Role of Cognitive Flexibility beyond the Cognitive Awareness Effect, 20th National Psychology Congress, Ankara, Turkey.

Laptop Writing
 

Education

September 2019/2020

Master, University of Nottingham

Computational Neuroscience, Cognition and AI

September 2015/ January 2019

BA., MEF University

Psychology

GPA: 3.64

High Honour Degree in 3 years

 

Ongoing Projects

 
Organized Desk

Dual Cultural Identities

Co-workers: Gyulten Hyusein, Tuğçe Yurtsever and Brittany Blankinship

The aim of the current study is to explore the relationship between acculturation strategies, language abilities, creativity, cognitive flexibility and nostalgia in a sample of Bulgarian-Turkish migrants. The associations between acculturation and nostalgia, and trait nostalgia and creativity will be additionally explored.

Subclinical Psychopathy

Supervisors: Berivan Ece, Tuna Cakar and Banu Cankaya

Current study aims to examine the relationship between people in society who are higher at psychopathy and who are lower or do not have any psychopathy in terms of cognitive and social aspects. The study covers cognitive, interpersonal, and social aspects that clinical psychopathy leads deficits with using university student population.

Experience

Black and White Star in Circle

July 2024 - May 2025

Research Analyst, Fres

Black and White Star in Circle

Dec 2019 - May 2020

Teaching Assistant, 
Tradewind Recruitment

Black and White Star in Circle

Apr 2018 – Jun 2019

Teaching Assistant (Leader) in YetGen (Competent Youth) Program

Black and White Star in Circle

Feb 2019 – May 2019

Research Assistant, MEF University

Black and White Star in Circle

Dec 2018 - April 2019

Coordinator,
Their Vision Our Future

Black and White Star in Circle

Oct 2018 – Jan 2019

Assistant,
MEF University

Black and White Star in Circle

Feb 2018 – Nov 2018

Assistant in Professional Career Development Coordinatorship, 
MEF University

Black and White Star in Circle

Feb 2018 – Jun 2018

Teaching Assistant, MEF University

Black and White Star in Circle

Sep 2017 – Jan 2018

Teaching Assistant, MEF University

Black and White Star in Circle

Jan 2018 - Feb 2018

Intern,
Xedzone User Experience Research and Consultancy Company

Black and White Star in Circle

Feb 2017 - Jun 2017

Teaching Assistant, MEF University

Black and White Star in Circle

2015 - 2020

Cashier, Barmaid, Waitress,
Murat Food Center
Le Brique Café
Kafes Bistro
SHINE Restaurant

 

Skills

 

Data Science

IBM Professional Certificate

Memberships

UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM NEUROSCIENCE SOCIETY

2020

MEDIUM WRITER

2019 – Present

MEF UNIVERSITY MEFWIB (WOMEN IN BUSINESS) CLUB

2018 – 2019

TURKISHWIN (WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL NETWORK)

2018

MEF UNIVERSITY OUTDOOR SPORTS CLUB

2016 – 2018

ANIMALS COMMITTEE, MEF UNIVERSITY AWARENESS CLUB

2016 – 2017

MEF UNIVERSITY PSYCHOLOGY CLUB

2015 – 2016

SCULPTURE, POETRY

Personal Interests

 

Certificates and Seminars

2021

IBM DATA SCIENCE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE

2020

BRAIN PLASTICITY: INFLUENCES OF LIFESTYLE AND AGING

2020

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
AND BRAIN SCIENCE

2020

BERNSTEIN CENTER OF COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE
(BCCN) CONFERENCE

2019

MACHINE LEARNING WITH PYTHON BY IBM ON COURSERA

2019

MATLAB BASICS FOR BEGINNERS LEARN FROM TOP EXPERTS BY UDEMY

2019

MEF UNIVERSITY 2019 ENTREPRENEURSHIP, ECONOMY, & TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT

2018

NEURAL NETWORKS AND DEEP LEARNING ONLINE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

2018

INTERNATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE, LAW, AND BEYOND CONGRESS

2016-2018

MEF UNIVERSITY PREP TO FACULTY ENGAGEMENT MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

2017

1. EXPERIMENTAL NEUROSCIENCE CONGRESS: MULTIDISCIPLINARY VIEW OF NEUROSCIENCE