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Max-Planck-Institut für Kognitions- und Neurowissenschaften

Ezgi Kayhan

Stephanstraße 1a

04103 Leipzig

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Deutschland

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Ezgi Kayhan

Ezgi Kayhan

Ezgi Kayhan

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Vita

2017 February to present: Post-doctoral researcher, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany.

2012-2016: PhD Candidate, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

2014 September- December: Visiting PhD, Uppsala Child and Babylab, Uppsala, Sweden.

2007-2010 M.A. in (Clinical) Psychology, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul,Turkey.

2003-2007 B.S. in Psychology, Hacettepe University, Ankara,Turkey.


Poster Presentations and Talks

Kayhan, E., Hunnius, S., O'Reilly, J. & Bekkering, H. (2016). “Predictive processing in development: The role of surprise in the generation of predictive internal models in 14-month-old infants”. Talk at the “Predictive Processing and Infant Development: The Current State-of-the-art Workshop” at the Sixth Joint IEEE International Conference on Developmental Learning and Epigenetic Robotics, Paris, France.

Kayhan, E., Mitsopoulos, C., Ondobaka, S., Hunnius, S. & Bekkering, H. (2016). “Uncertainty drives exploration behavior in 10-year-old children.” Poster presentation at the 4th Biennial Meeting of the EARLI Special Interest Group: Neuroscience and Education, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Kayhan, E., Hunnius, S., O'Reilly, J. & Bekkering, H. (2016). “The role of surprising events in the generation of predictive internal models in 14-month-old infants.” Talk at the 2016 ICIS, New Orleans, the United States.

Kayhan, E., Lindskog, M. & Gredebäck, G. (2016). “Infants’ looking responses are sensitive to a scaling of the relative probability of two events.” Poster presentation at the 2016 ICIS, New Orleans, the United States.

Kayhan, E., Hunnius, S., O'Reilly, J. & Bekkering, H. (2016). “Infants dissociate between surprising events in the extent to which they are relevant for updating.” Invited talk at the 2016 BCCCD, Budapest, Hungary.

Kayhan, E., Mitsopoulos, C., Ondobaka, S., Hunnius, S. & Bekkering, H. (2015). “Uncertainty driven exploration in pre-adolescents.” Poster presentation at the Action Development: Infancy to Adulthood Symposium, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Kayhan, E., Heil, L., Kwisthout, J., van Rooij, I., Hunnius, S. & Bekkering, H. (2015).  “What's next: Action prediction based on prior probability information and new observations.” Poster presentation at the 2015 SRCD, Philadelphia, the United States.

Kayhan, E., Lindskog, M. & Gredebäck, G. (2015). “Infants show graded responses to different levels of probability information.” Poster presentation at the 2015 Nijmegen Lectures, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Kayhan, E., Heil, L., Kwisthout, J., van Rooij, I., Hunnius, S. & Bekkering, H. (2014).  “Action prediction based on priors and observations.” Poster presentation at the 2014 ICIS pre-conference: “Action Development:Theory and Methods”, Berlin, Germany.

Kayhan, E., Monroy, C., Gerson, S., Hunnius, S. & Bekkering, H. (2014).  “The development of the notion of efficiency in action prediction.” Poster presentation at the 2014 ICIS, Berlin, Germany.

Kayhan, E., Monroy, C., Gerson, S., Hunnius, S. & Bekkering, H. (2014).  “Do humans expect others to act efficiently?” Poster presentation at the 2014 BCCCD, Budapest, Hungary.


Fellowships and Awards

2016 The International Conference for Infancy Studies Graduate Student Travel Award

2012 Marie Curie Actions -Seventh Research Programme (FP7)/ ACT Initial Training Network (ITN) Fellowship (http://www.eu-act.org/)


Other Academic Activities

-Co-organizer of the symposium on Hyperscanning and Neurobehavioral Synchronization, Leipzig, Germany.

- Co-organizer of the workshop at the 2016 IEEE ICDL-EPIROB, Paris, France.

Title: “Predictive Processing and Infant Development: The Current State-of-the-art” Contributors: Johan Kwisthout, Yukie Nagai and Karl Friston

- Organizer & chair of the paper symposium at the 2016 ICIS, New Orleans, the United States.

Title: “Attention and learning in infancy: Insights from typical/atypical development, computational modeling and developmental robotics.” Contributors: Madeline Pelz & Celeste Kidd, Teodora Gliga and Yukie Nagai.

-Member of the organization committee, pre-conference at the 2014 ICIS titled: “Action Development: Theory and Methods”, Berlin, Germany.

-Chair of the organization committee, Donders Discussions 2013, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.


Current Professional Memberships

Society for Research in Child Development Graduate Student Member

IEEE Computational Intelligence Society

International Society for Infancy Studies Graduate Student Member

European Association on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) Junior Researcher

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