Name : SİMGE
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Phone Number : +90 312 5958286
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Department : Physiology
Personal Information

2018       Ph.D. in Physiology

               Ankara University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey

2016       Ph.D. in Neuroscience

               Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey

2007       M.Sc. in Neuroscience

               Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Turkey

2005       B.Sc. in Biology

               Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Refereed Journal Articles

Aykan S, Puglia MH, Kalaycıoğlu C, Pelphrey K, Tuncalı T, Nalcacı E.  (submitted) Right Anterior Theta Hypersynchrony as an Intermediate Phenotype for Autistic Traits and its relation with Potassium Chloride Cotransporter 2 (KCC2) Polymorphism.


Aykan S, Vatansever G, Doğanay Erdoğan B, Kalaycıoğlu C. (in Press) The Development of Sensory Sensitivity Scales (SeSS): Reliability and Validity. Research in Developmental Disabilities


Heintz S, Ruch W, Aykan S, Brdar I, Brzozowska D, Carretero-Dios H, et al.(2019) Benevolent and corrective  humor, life satisfaction, and broad humor dimensions: Extending the  nomological network of the BenCor across 25 countries. Journal of Happiness Studies.


Aykan S, Nalçacı E. (2018) Assessing Theory of Mind by Humor: The Humor Comprehension and Appreciation Test (ToM-HCAT). Front. Psychol. 9:1470. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01470


Aykan S, Kalaycıoğlu C. (2017) Continuity Among Autistic Traits In Healthy People and Autism. Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine 70 (1). DOI: 10.1501/Tıpfak_000000965 Turkish


Rasoulzadeh V, Erkus EC, Yogurt A., Ulusoy I, Aykan Zergeroğlu S. (2016) A comparative stationarity analysis of EEG signals. Annals of Operations Research. doi:10.1007/s10479-016-2187-3


Aykan Zergeroğlu S, Nalçacı E. (2015) Santiago Ramon y Cajal and Neuron Doctrine. Turkish Journal of Neurology 21:81-4. DOI:10.4274/tnd.83436

Kumral A, Yesilirmak DC, Aykan S, Genc S, Tugyan K, Cilaker S, Akhisaroglu M, Aksu I, Sutcuoglu S, Yilmaz O, Duman N, Ozkan H. (2010) Protective Effects of Methylxanthines on Hypoxia-Induced Apoptotic Neurodegeneration and Long-Term Cognitive Functions in the Developing Rat Brain. Neonatology. Feb 12;98(2):128-136. 

Kumral A, Baskin H, Yesilirmak DC, Ergur BU, Aykan S, Genc S, Genc K, Yilmaz O, Tugyan K, Giray O, Duman N, Ozkan H. (2007) Erythropoietin attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced white matter injury in the neonatal rat brain. Neonatology. Jul 11;92(4):269-278 

Yesilirmak DC, Kumral A, Baskin H, Ergur BU, Aykan S, Genc S, Genc K, Yilmaz O, Tugyan K, Giray O, Duman N, Ozkan H. (2007) Activated protein C reduces endotoxin-induced white matter injury in the developing rat brain. Brain Res. Aug 20;1164:14-23