Scientific Output

Conference Presentations

Malak, C., Yildirim, F. (2022) Effects of Perceived Gaze Direction and Face Mask on Emotion Recognition – An Eye-Tracking Study. Vision Sciences Society. May 13-18, 2022, Florida, USA. https://www.visionsciences.org/presentation/?id=4526

Erkat, O.B., Erisen, D., Yilmaz, C., Yildirim, F., Boyaci, H. (2022) Estimating receptive field profiles of specific visual fields. Vision Sciences Society. May 13-18, 2022, Florida, USA. https://www.visionsciences.org/presentation/?id=3666

Usta, E.M., Gunaydin, B., Ergin R., Yildirim F. (2021). Machine Learning Based Morphology And Emotion Analysis In Turkish Sign Language. Neuromatch Conference 4.0, Virtual Conference. https://conference.neuromatch.io/abstract/?edition=2021-4&submission_id=recT5BfboCCwQGy9S

Çelebi, B., Tuna, A., Karayaka, A.M., Tezcan, F., Yıldırım, F. (2021). Temporal Distortion Related Connectivity Mapping in Auditory Event Recognition. COMCO 2021: Computational Cognition 2021. Osnabrück University Osnabrück, Germany. https://comco2021.uni-osnabrueck.de/abstracts/day1_poster_celebi

Çelebi, B., Karayaka, A.M., Tuna, A., Tezcan, F., Yıldırım, F. (2021) Frontal and Temporal Areas are Involved in Extracting Information from Sounds in Presence of Temporal Distortions. Bernstein Conference 2021. doi: 10.12751/nncn.bc2021.p048

Yorgancıgil, E., Urgen B.A., Malak C. & Yıldırım, F.  Audio-Visual Components and Cross-Generation Characteristics of Uncanny Valley. 43rd European Conference on Visual Perception-ECVP 2021, doi: 10.1177/03010066211059887

Memiş, E. & Yıldırım, F. Contour-Configuration Competency in Visual Crowding. European Conference on Visual Perception 2021, doi: 10.1177/03010066211059887

Türk, D.D., Eskikurt, G., Taşlıyurt, Ş. & Yıldırım, F. Neural Underpinnings of Negative Emotional Expressions Evoked by Audiovisual Stimuli. 43rd European Conference on Visual Perception 2021, doi: 10.1177/03010066211059887

Demircan, A. Alper & Yıldırım, F. Modalities Interact across low-levels but not at higher-levels in auditory bistable competition intervened by visual situmulus. 43rd European Conference on Visual Perception 2021, doi: 10.1177/03010066211059887

Çelebi, B., Tezcan, F., Karayaka, M., Yıldırım, F. (2021) The Behavioral and Electrophysiological Effects of Temporal Distortions in Environmental Sounds. 49th Meeting of the European Brain and Behaviour Society, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Tezcan Semerci, F. & Yıldırım, F. Recognition of Harmonic Sound Sequences Investigated By Behavioral And Electrophysiological Studies. Neuromatch Conference 3.0 2020, Virtual Conference.

Çelebi, B. & Yıldırım, F. Modeling Hardness Discrimination via Active Tactile Exploration using Random Forest Algorithm. Bernstein Conference 2020, doi: 10.12751/nncn.bc2020.0083

Taşlıyurt, Ş. & Yıldırım, F. Predicting Eye Movement Behavior During Evaluation of Emotional Faces Using Random Forest Algorithm. Bernstein Conference 2020, doi: 10.12751/nncn.bc2020.0285

Memiş, E. & Yıldırım, F. How does the contour type and (ir)regularity of configuration influence the strength of crowding? 7th International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Sciences (ISBCS 2020), Bilkent University, Ankara, May 31, 2020.

Türk, D. D. & Yıldırım, F. Attachment Style and Attentional Bias towards Face Expressions.  7th International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Sciences (ISBCS 2020), Bilkent University, Ankara, May 31, 2020.

Çelebi, B. & Yıldırım, F. The Effect of Surface and Underlying Material on Applied Force and Hardness Discrimination. 7th International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Sciences (ISBCS 2020), Bilkent University, Ankara, May 31, 2020.

Taşlıyurt, Ş. & Yıldırım, F. Eye Movement Behavior During Evaluation of Emotional Faces under Emotional Priming Effects. 7th International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Sciences (ISBCS 2020), Bilkent University, Ankara, May 31, 2020.

Tatar, İ., Çelebi, B. & Yıldırım, F. Auditory Localization Performance based on Various Sensory Training Modalities and Material Properties. 7th International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Sciences (ISBCS 2020), Bilkent University, Ankara, May 31, 2020.

Yorgancıgil, E.  & Yıldırım, F. Investigating the Audiovisual Side of Uncanny Valley: A Cross-Generation Behavioral Study. 7th International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Sciences (ISBCS 2020), Bilkent University, Ankara, May 31, 2020.

Şengüler, B., Yıldırım, F. & Özilgen, S. The Relationship between Sensory Perception and Consumer Behavior: from Traditional Foods to Novel Foods. 7th International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Sciences (ISBCS 2020), Bilkent University, Ankara, May 31, 2020.

Corapci, C. & Yildirim, F. E-Commerce Product Matching with Deep Learning.  2020 International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing (CLNLP 2020). [Accepted as oral presentation]

Karakaya, A. M. & Yıldırım, F. A Neurofeedback Protocol for Cognitive Functions. 28th IEEE Conference on Signal Processing and Communications Applications. [Poster Presentation].

Al-Kamha, K. & Yıldırım, F. Contribution of Absolute and Relative Stimulus Aspects in Environments with Multiple Clusters. DyViTo: “Dynamics in Vision and Touch – the look and feel of stuff” by Bilkent University. Cappadoccia. November 5-8, 2019. [Poster Presentation].

İnan, S. & Yıldırım, F. Short-term synaptic depression as a suitable mechanism for the verbal transformation effect. 6th International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Sciences (ISBCS 2019), Yeditepe University, İstanbul, April 28, 2019.

Tezcan, F. & Yıldırım, F. Effect Of Decision Time On Anchoring Bias. 6th International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Sciences (ISBCS 2019), Yeditepe University, İstanbul, April 28, 2019.

Memiş, E. & Yıldırım, F. The Effect of Contour and Configuration on Visual Crowding. 6th International Symposium on Brain and Cognitive Sciences (ISBCS 2019), Yeditepe University, İstanbul, April 28, 2019.

Journal Publications

Yorgancıgil, E., Yildirim, F., Urgen, B. A., & Erdogan, S.B (2022) An Exploratory Analysis of the Neural Correlates of Human-Robot Interactions with functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS). (Under Review).

Katircilar, D., Yildirim., F. (2022) Harmonicity of Sound Alters Roughness Perception. (Under Review, Preprint available https://psyarxiv.com/qb523/).

Yorgancıgil, E., Urgen, B. A., & Yildirim, F. (2021). Uncanny Valley Effect is Amplified with Multimodal Stimuli and Varies Across Ages. (Under Review, Preprint available https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/dtvjp).

Rijnders, B., Korkmaz, E.E. & Yıldırım, F. (2022). CNN for a Connectivity Based Epilepsy Diagnosis with Resting-state EEG. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11517-022-02560-w

Senguler, B., Ozilgen, S. & Yildirim, F. (2021) How Food Cognition Affects Evaluation Behavior: A functional Food Development Study (Submitted).

Turk, D.D. & Yildirim, F. (2022) Attention towards Facial Regions Varies between Emotion Types but not between Attachment Styles (Under Review, Preprint available https://psyarxiv.com/268vw/).

Canatan, N., Demircan A., Yildirim, F., Sener S. (2022) The False Memory
Effect Within and Across Languages and The Role of Instruction. (Submitted).

Celebi, B. & Yildirim, F. The Effects of Perceived and Physical Behavioral Exploration and Surface Material on Softness Perception (2021) (Submitted).

Ahveninen, J., Ingalls, G. & Yildirim, F. et al. (2019) Peripheral visual localization is degraded by globally incongruent auditory-spatial attention cues, Exp Brain Res,  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00221-019-05578-z

Project Grants

Yıldırım, Funda – Project Leader [TUBITAK 1002, Project No: 121K715, 7 months], Project Title: Investigation of Auditory Localization Performance Based on Multiple Sensory Modalities and Auditory Learning Types. 7 months. Budget: 42.490 Turkish Liras.

Yıldırım, Funda – Project Leader [TUBITAK 3501, Project No: 119K868, 16 months]. Project Title:  The effect of temporal ordering and sound source in understanding the perception of sound events. Budget: 189.540 Turkish Liras.

Yıldırım, Funda –Researcher [BİDEB 2322, 4 years] Language emergence and development in the absence of a conventionalized linguistic model. Budget: 2.569.000 Turkish Liras.

Awards

TÜBİTAK 2209-A – University Students Research Projects Support with the project titled “The Effect of Face Mask Use and Perceived Gaze Direction on Recognition of Emotional Cues on Faces”. Student: Cansu Malak. Advisor: Funda Yildirim.[Total price: 4000 TRY]

TÜBİTAK 2242 University Students Research Project Competition First Ranking in Education Category in Istanbul Region. Student: Ahmet Mete Karakaya. Advisor: Funda Yildirim. [Total price: 7500 TRY]

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