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PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I., Gollwitzer, A., & Oettingen, G. (2020). Gender differences in preventing the spread of Coronavirus. Behavioral Science & Policy. Open source available here. 

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I., & Moskowitz, G. B. (2020). Easy to make, hard to revise: Updating spontaneous trait inferences in the presence of trait -inconsistent information. Social Cognition, 38(6), 571-625. 

 

Günsoy, C., Olcaysoy Okten, I., Cross, S. E., Saribay, S. A. (2020). Cultural differences in self-expression on Facebook as a manifestation of self-enhancement and uniqueness. A comparison of Facebook status updates in Turkey and the U.S.A. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction. https://doi.org/10.1080/10447318.2020.1794623

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I., Magerman, A., & Forbes, C. E. (2020). Behavioral and neural indices of trust formation in cross-race and same-race interactions. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 13(2), 100–125. https://doi.org/10.1037/npe0000127

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I, & Moskowitz G. B. (2019). Spontaneous goal versus spontaneous trait inferences and explanations: How ideology shapes attributions. European Journal of Social Psychology. Advanced online publication: https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2611

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I., Schneid, E., & Moskowitz, G. B. (2019). On the updating of spontaneous impressions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Attitudes and Social Cognition. 117(1), 1-25.

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I., & Saribay, S. A. (2018). Stereotype activation and self-regulation by conservatives and liberals in political encounters. The Journal of Social Psychology[OSF] [online access to article]

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I., & Moskowitz, G. B. (2018). Goal vs. trait explanations: attributions beyond a person-situation dichotomy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Attitudes and Social Cognition, 114(2), 211-229.

 

Moskowitz, G. B., Olcaysoy Okten, I., & Gooch, C. M. (2017). Distortion in time perception as a result of concern about appearing biased. PloS one, 12(8), e0182241. [ResearchGate PDF] [OSF]

 

Saribay, S. A., Olcaysoy Okten, I., & Yilmaz, O. (2017). Resistance to change and opposition to equality dimensions of conservatism at personal and political levels. Turkish Psychological Articles [Special Issue on Political Psychology], 39, 24-41. [ResearchGate PDF]

 

Moskowitz, G. B., & Olcaysoy Okten, I. (2016). Spontaneous goal inference (SGI). Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10(1), 64-80. [ResearchGate PDF]

 

Moskowitz, G. B., Olcaysoy Okten, I., & Gooch, C. M. (2015). On race and time. Psychological Science, 26(11), 1783-1794. [ResearchGate PDF] [Time Perception Task Web Demo]

 

Günsoy, C., Cross, S. E., Saribay, S. A., Olcaysoy Okten, I., & Kurutaş, M. (2015). Would you post that picture and let your dad see it? Culture, honor, and Facebook. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45(3), 323-335. [ResearchGate PDF]

 

BOOK CHAPTERS & ENCYCLOPEDIA CONTRIBUTIONS

 

Moskowitz, G. B., Olcaysoy Okten, I. & Sackett, A. (in press). Attributing our own feeling and behavior. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology.

 

Moskowitz, G. B., & Olcaysoy Okten, I. (2017). Social cognition. In T. D., Nelson (Ed.), Getting grounded in social psychology (pp. 37-78). New York, NY: Psychology Press.

 

Saribay, S. A, Olcaysoy Okten, I., Yilmaz, O. (2015). Ideological orientations and psychological variables. In O. D. Gumus (Ed.), Political psychology (pp. 2-46). Ankara: Nobel Press. [ResearchGate PDF]

 

PRE-PRINTS  AND MANUSCRIPTS IN SUBMISSION

 

Moskowitz, G. B., & Olcaysoy Okten, I. A history of social cognition. Invited book chapter under review for the Oxford Handbook of Social Cognition. 

 

Gollwitzer, A., Olcaysoy Okten, I. & Oettingen, G. Discordant Knowing: A simple epistemological structure underlying fanaticism. Manuscript in revision for the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

 

Hupbach, A. Olcaysoy Okten, I.,  & Horn, P. Directed forgetting in the social domain: Forgetting behaviors but not inferred traits. Manuscript revised and resubmitted to Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.

 

Forbes, C.E., Amey, R., Magerman, A. B., & Olcaysoy Okten, I. Aversive responses to stereotypic STEM images predict women’s

long–term STEM memories and underperformance in math. Manuscript submitted for publication. Pre-print is available here.

Gunsoy. C. & Olcaysoy Okten, I. Inferring goals and traits from behaviors: The role of culture, self-construal, and thinking style.

(R & R). Manuscript under revision.

 

MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I., Gollwitzer, A., & Oettingen, G. I like the simple… but it is complicated: Paradoxical knowing relates to strategic ambiguity in simple phenomena.

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I., Gollwitzer, A., & Oettingen, G. When knowledge is blinding: Knowing the future fosters ignorance of facts. Manuscript in preparation.

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I. & Moskowitz, G. B. Updating spontaneous impressions: A theoretical approach to mechanisms of updating person memory.

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I., Magerman, A. B., Amey, R., & Forbes, C.E. The threat in the memories: Social identity-threatening memories and maladaptive self-perception among stigmatized individuals.

 

Ahn, J. N., Olcaysoy Okten, I., Oettingen, G., Gollwitzer, P. M., & Lane, S. P. “Going my way?” Projecting goals spurs on competitive behavior. 

 

Moskowitz, G. B., Schneid, E., & Olcaysoy Okten, I. (invited). Varieties of inference: How type of inference impacts the changing of first impressions.

 

Moskowitz, G. B. & Olcaysoy Okten, I. (invited). Social cognition. Oxford Bibliographies.

 

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I. (February, 2018). Studying first impressions: What to consider? APS Observer: Student Notebook. 

 

Moskowitz, G. B., & Olcaysoy Okten, I. (2016). Teaching & learning guide for: Spontaneous goal inference (SGI). Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10(3), 164-168. [ResearchGate PDF]

 

 

THESES

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I. (2018). Updating Spontaneous Trait Inferences: An Analysis of Memory Reconsolidation as a Mechanism of Changing First Impressions. (Doctoral Dissertation). Lehigh University.

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I. (2015). Implicit goal inference and implicit trait inference: Two ways of understanding the social world. (Master's Thesis). Lehigh University. Available from Lehigh Preserve. 

 

Olcaysoy Okten, I. (2012). The effects of political ideology on interpersonal interaction: Does exposure to opposing ideology lead to resource depletion? (Master's Thesis). Bogazici University. Available upon request.