Kelsey Lucca is an assistant professor at Arizona State University in the Psychology Department. She is the principal investigator of the Emerging Minds Lab. Her research focuses on early curiosity and cognitive development.
Marina Bazyhdai is a lecturer at Lancaster University in the Psychology Department. She is the director of the Active Learning Lab. Her research focuses on curiosity, information seeking, and creativity in infancy and early childhood.
Aylin Küntay is a professor at Koç University in the Psychology Department. She is the director of the Language and Development Lab. Her research focuses on nonverbal communication and language in babies, language comprehension and storytelling skills in preschoolers.
Mehmet Harma is an associate professor at the University of Akureyri and Kadir Has University in the Psychology Department. He is the principal investigator of Communication and Relationship Research Lab. His research focuses on interpersonal relationships, adult attachment, the formation, maintenance, and functions of close relationships, emotion-regulation, and its development.
Beyza Ş. Ateş
Beyza Ş. Ateş is an assistant professor at MEF University in the Psychology Department. She is the director of Cognitive Academia Research Lab. Her research focuses on language development (e.g., referential communication, vocabulary acquisition), literacy development, and early childhood care and education quality.
Yiyi Wang is a postdoctoral researcher in the Infant Learning and Development Laboratory (Director: Amanda Woodward) at the University of Chicago. Her research focuses on the development of moral inference (i.e., how individuals judge others’ moral character) and how moral inference influences emotions and behaviors in children.
Didar Karadag is a final year PhD student at Lancaster University supervised by Prof. Gert Westermann and Dr. Marina Bazhydai. Her research focuses on knowledge acquisition and transmission processes in infants and young children.
Sümeyye Koşkulu is a PhD candidate at Utrecht University in Educational and Pedagogical Sciences Department. Her main research interest focuses on the relationship between parent/teacher-child interactions and executive function development of children (supervised by Prof. Elma Blom, Dr. Eva van de Weijer-Bergsma and Dr. Hanna Mulder).