Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

Fax : +90 (216) 564 99 99

E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr


Assistant Professor


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Science and Technology Studies


University of Iowa, Psychology


Koç University, Psychology

Research Areas

Cognitive science, Philosophy of science, History and Philosophy of Psychology, Methodology, Philosophy of Experimentation and Statistics


Dr. M. Emrah Aktunç obtained his B.A. degree from Koç University, Department of Psychology in 1999, M.A. in Psychology from the University of Iowa in 2003, and Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2011. His research interests are interdisciplinary and fall in the intersection of cognitive science, philosophy of science, history and philosophy of psychology, methodology, and philosophy of experimentation and statistics. He currently works on problems of scientific evidence and inference in functional neuroimaging, ontological analyses of memory, problems of reductionism in behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, and novel approaches to cognitive architecture.