Dilhan Töredi

Adli Psikolog Dilhan Töredi, lisans eğitimini 2019 yılında Koç Üniversitesi Psikoloji Bölümünde tamamladı. Lisansı sırasında bir çok farklı laboratuvarda araştırma görevlisi olarak çalışmasının yanında Adli Psikoloji dersine öğretim asistanlığı yaptı.

Ardından yüksek lisans eğitimine Maastricht Üniversitesinde Adli Psikoloji alanında devam etti.  2020 yılında “Liars’ perspectives on the strategic formulation of deceptive accounts-embedded lies in a mock crime” konulu tezini sunarak Adli Psikolog unvanıyla Maastricht Üniversitesi’nden mezun oldu.

İlgilendiği konular; yalan tespiti, görgü tanığı ifadelerinin doğruluğu ve verilen ifadelerin doğruluğunun test edilmesidir.

Education

August 2019-July 2020 Maastricht University, FPN Faculty, Maastricht, Netherlands
 Master of Psychology: Specialization in Legal Psychology
 Distinction

August 2017- February 2018 Erasmus+ Exchange Program at Ku Leuven; Leuven, Belgium
2015-2019 Koç University, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Istanbul,
Turkey

 Bachelor of Arts: Major in Psychology
 Merit
 Gender Studies Certificate Program
 CITI Research Certificate

2010-2015 Liceo Scientifico Italiano I.M.I, Istanbul, Turkey (Distinction)

Work/ Internship Experience
Fall 2020- Researcher and Junior Research Manager at SIA INSIGHT
Spring 2020 Research Internship: Master’s Thesis at Maastricht University with Prof. Glynis
Bogaard and Prof. Ewout Meijer
Summer 2019- Spring 2020 “Access of Syrian refugee youth to language instruction” at Istanbul
Policy Center, Sabanci University with Maissam Nimer
 Involved in designing interview questions, giving feedback about interviews
 Carried out transcription and translation of audio-recorded interviews from Turkish to
English

Summer 2019- Spring 2020 “4256-SC-ODI Humanitarian Protection Advocacy in Turkey: Local to
Global” – at Overseas Development Institute, UK with Maissam Nimer
 Carried out transcription and translation of audio-recorded interviews from Turkish to
English

Summer 2019 Teaching Assistance of Brain and Behavior Psychology course and Assistance to Dr.
Berivan Ece Usta
 Having an office hour, supervising exams and quizzes and also grading them; Organizing
meetings and debriefings
Spring 2019 Teaching Assistance of Introduction to Forensic Psychology course and Assistance to Dr.
Berivan Ece Usta

 Having an office hour, supervising exams and quizzes and also grading them; Organizing
meetings and debriefings
Fall 2018 Work-study (a paid program allowing academics to choose students to work as
assistants throughout the academic year) as research assistant with Assoc. Prof. and Vice Dean Lemi
Baruh in ‘Sim-lab’- Accuracy of First Impressions for Personality and Character Traits Project and
Behavioral Indicators of Attraction Project
 Video coding, Data Analysis, Data Collection for the projects listed above and also helped in
data analysis of Impressions on Social Media Project
Summer 2018 Internship at Çağlayan Adliyesi (Main Court of Istanbul)
 Attended to child-family court cases, and violence against women cases as an observer next
to a forensic psychologist and a pedagog
Summer 2017 Internship at Bakırköy Mental Health Hospital
 Observed the patients in assistance of a psychiatrist at the Inpatient Males Department

Research Conducted
(Unpublished research papers)

Spring 2020 Master’s Thesis: Liars’ perspectives on the strategic formulation of deceptive
accounts-embedded lies in a mock crime with Glynis Bogaard and Ewout Meijer
Spring 2019 Independent Study with Dr. Berivan Ece Usta under supervision of Prof. Dr. Sami
Gülgöz: The role of attention processes, face recognition ability, false memory susceptibility and
working memory in eyewitness testimony, specifically in identification process in line-up selection
Spring 2019 Research Project with Mert Akyol and Vanessa Toledo under supervision of Dr. Ayşe
Altan Atalay on body image dissatisfaction and social media use
Fall 2018 Group Research Project on Dating Violence in Turkey with an emphasis on
heterosexual relationships and Lgbti+ members
Fall 2018 Group Research Project on the effect of Idealized Body Images faced on social media
on Body Dissatisfaction Level
Fall 2018 Pilot Study with Assoc. Prof. Zeynep Cemalciler: The effect of implicit biases on
ethnicity on eyewitness identifications
Fall 2018 Group Research Project on the effect of perceived relationship with co- workers on
job satisfaction level
Spring 2018 Group Research Project on gender influence on conformity at ethical issues

Research Lab Experience

Summer 2018- Spring 2019 Research assistant at Sim-lab (Social media and Communication LAB)
with Assoc. Prof. and Vice Dean Lemi Baruh and Assoc. Prof. Zeynep Cemalcılar
-“Facebook impressions as predictors of Interpersonal Attraction on Face-to-Face encounters”
-“Patterns and effects of social judgments”
 Took video coding training, Coded videos through Excel and attended to weekly meetings to
discuss the process

 Interviewed participants on specific aspects of their personal lives and recording it, giving
them a Big Five personality test

Summer 2018 Language and communication development lab- with Prof. Aylin Küntay
 Coded videos of mother-child interaction based on gestures and joint attention using Elan
Video Coding Program and attended to weekly meetings to discuss the process
Spring 2018 Research assistant of Dr. Ayşe Altan Atalay at Clinical Psychology Lab
 Collected and analyzed clinical data, Organized and attended weekly discussions of related
papers
Fall 2016-Summer 2017 Assistance to research: ”Executive Functions and Cognitive
vulnerability for anxiety and depression” with Dr. Ayşe Altan Atalay and Assoc.Prof. Fuat Balcı
 Collected and analyzed data, Organized and attended weekly discussions of related papers
Summer 2016 Assistance to the Child and Family Studies Laboratory with Assoc.Prof. Ayşe Bilge
Selçuk, Istanbul
 Collected and analyzed the developmental psychology data gained from East Turkey

Skills

 SPSS Computer Programming
 Psycho-Py
 Microsoft Programs (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc.)
 Elan Video Coding Program
 Administration of tests: GSS, GCS, SVT, SIMS, CBCA
Languages

 Turkish (Native)
 English (Fluent)
 Italian (Fluent)
 International Sign Language (Intermediate)
 Spanish (Beginner)

Extra-Curricular/Volunteering Activities
2015-2019 Volunteering at Tarlabaşı Community Center
 Teaching Turkish and English to Syrian Kurdish women
 Attending to workshops with children aiding their Turkish language learning process
2015-2019 Volunteering at Mor Çatı Vakfı (an NGO aiming to help women in
distress, particularly victims of any type of violence)
2017-2019 Active Member of Koç Kadın Dayanışma Topluluğu (Women’s solidarity
community)
2015-2019 Active Member of Arts Club
2015-2017 Active Member of KET project (Volunteering teaching to underprivileged
children in Istanbul)

2015-2017 Active Member of Koç University Volunteers Childs’ Fest
2015-2017 Member of Autistic Children Association
2015-2016 Member of Koç University Animal Rights Club

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