Profile
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Title: 
V. Assist. Prof. Dr.
Surname: 
Karakale
Status: 
Full-Time Academic Staff
Program: 
Psychology
Role: 
Lecturer
Telephone: 
+90 392 6612912
E-mail: 
karakale@metu.edu.tr
Room: 
R-130
Educational Background: 
  • PhD in Psychology, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Master's degree in Psychology, University of Essex, UK
  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, University of Sydney, Australia
Research Interests: 
  • Studying brain activity using electroencephalography (EEG) to understand the neural correlates of cognitive processes in typical and neurodiverse populations.
Courses Taught: 
  • Biological Psychology PSYC 374, Spring 2020
  • Developmental Psychology I PSYC 222, Spring 2020
  • Topics in Developmental Psychology PSYC 421, Spring 2020
  • Developmental Psychology II PSYC 221, Fall 2019
  • Introduction to Psychology PSYC 101, Fall 2019
  • Human Nervous System PSYC 272, Fall 2019
Selected Publications: 
  • Karakale, O., Moore, M. R., & Kirk, I. J. (2019). Mental Simulation of Facial Expressions: Mu Suppression to the Viewing of Dynamic Neutral Face Videos. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 13, 34.
  • Karakale, O., Moore, M. R., McNair, N., & Kirk, I. J. (2019). Increased sensorimotor activity during categorisation of ambiguous emotional expressions. Preprint available at bioRxiv, DOI: 10.1101/717553.