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


University of Delaware, Cognitive Psychology, 2016


Koç University, Developmental Psychology, 2011


Koç University, Psychology, 2009

Research Areas

Language-cognition interface, language acquisition, event cognition, mental state terms.


Ercenur Ünal completed her B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Developmental Psychology at Koç University in 2009 and 2011, and her Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology at University of Delaware in 2016. Dr. Ünal worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Language Studies in Radboud University and Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen, The Netherlands until she joined the Department of Psychology, Özyeğin University in 2018. Dr. Ünal uses developmental and cross-linguistic approaches to study the relationship between language and other cognitive processes. For more information about current research projects: labs.ozyegin.edu.tr/gelisim/