Curriculum Vitae

Education and Professional Profile

Assistant Professor, Sabancı University, Istanbul                                                                                           since 2020

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia University                                                                                   2017-2019          Advisor: Dr.Mariam Aly

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Chicago                                                                                     2015-2017

          Advisors: Dr. Edward Awh and Dr. Edward K. Vogel

Visiting Research Scholar, Duke University                                                                                                              2015

         Advisor: Dr. Tobias Egner

Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, VU University Amsterdam                                                                                 2011-2015          Advisors: Dr. Martijn Meeter and Dr. Chris Olivers

 

Research Assistant & Lab Manager, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey                                                   2009-2011

          Advisor: Dr. Aysecan Boduroglu - Cognitive Processes Lab

 

M.Sc., Cognitive Psychology, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey                                                              2008-2011

          Advisor: Dr. Aysecan Boduroglu

 

B.A., Physics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey                                                                                       2003-2008

 
 
Publications

Günseli, E., Aly, M. (2020). Preparation for upcoming attentional states in the hippocampus and medial prefrontal cortex. eLife

 

Tarder-Stoll, H., Jayakumar, M., Dimsdale-Zucker, H. R., Gunseli, E., & Aly, M. (2020). Dynamic internal states shape memory retrieval. Neuropsychologia, 138

 

Günseli, E., Fahrenfort, J., van Moorselaar, D, Daoultzis, K., Meeter, M., & Olivers, C. N. L. (2019). EEG dynamics reveal a dissociation between selective attention and storage in working memory. Scientific Reports.

Hakim, N., Adam, K. C. S., Gunseli, E., Awh, E., Vogel, E. K. (2019). Dissecting the neural focus of attention reveals distinct processes for spatial attention and object-based storage in visual working memory. Psychological Science

 

van Driel, J., Gunseli, E., Meeter, M., & Olivers, C. N. (2017). Local and interregional alpha EEG dynamics dissociate between memory for search and memory for recognition. NeuroImage, 149, 114-128.

Gunseli, E., Meeter, M., & Olivers, C. N. L. (2016). Task-Irrelevant Memories Rapidly Gain Attentional Control with Learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance

Gunseli, E., van Moorselaar, D., Meeter, M., & Olivers, C. N. L. (2015). The reliability of retro-cues determines the fate of non-cued visual working memory representations. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22(5), 1334-1341.

van Moorselaar, D., Gunseli, E., Theeuwes, J., & Olivers, C. N. L. (2015). The time course of protecting a visual memory representation from perceptual interference. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 1053.

Gunseli, E., Meeter, M., & Olivers, C. N. L. (2014). Is a search template an ordinary working memory? Comparing electrophysiological markers of working memory maintenance for visual search and recognition. Neuropsychologia,60, 29-38.

Gunseli, E., Olivers, C. N. L., & Meeter, M. (2014). Effects of search difficulty on the selection, maintenance, and learning of attentional templates. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 26, 2042-2054.

Recent Conference Presentations and Abstracts, and Invited Colloquia

 

Günseli, E., Aly, M. (2019, May). Memory-based attentional states are established by the hippocampus and medial prefrontal cortex. Talk at Manhattan Area Memory Meeting, Princeton, NJ, USA

Günseli, E., Aly, M. (2019, May). Memory-based attentional states are established by the hippocampus and medial prefrontal cortex. Poster at the Context and Episodic Memory Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Günseli, E. (2019, April). Interactions between memory and attention. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA.

Gunseli, E., Aly, M. (2019, April). Memory-based attentional states are established by the hippocampus and medial prefrontal cortex. Talk at Columbia University Colloquium, New York, NY, USA

Gunseli, E., Aly, M. (2019, March). Switching between attention and memory in the hippocampus and medial prefrontal cortex. Poster at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Günseli, E. (2019, January). How attention is guided by, and directed to, memory. Sabancı University, Turkey.

Günseli, E. (2019, January). How attention is guided by, and directed to, memory. Bilkent University, Turkey.

Gunseli, E., Foster, J., Sutterer D., Vogel, E., Awh, E. (2016, November). Alpha-Band Activity Tracks Updates to the Content of Spatial Working Memory. Talk presented at Object Perception Attention Memory, Boston, MA, USA.

Dowd, E. W., Gunseli, E., Meeter, M., Olivers, C. N., Egner, T. (2016, May). Changes in task-irrelevant context invoke updating of task-relevant representations in working memory. Poster presented at Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete, FL, USA.

Grants and Fellowships

VU University, Amsterdam, Faculty of Psychology and Education Talent Fund – Funding for International visits of talented PhD students and postdocs with the aim of carrying out research abroad, €5K, 2015.

Bogazici University Foundation – Conference Participation Fellowship, 2010 for Annual Workshop of Object Perception, Attention and Memory. St. Louis.

Bogazici University Faculty of Arts and Sciences – Poster/Presentation Conference Participation Fellowship, 2010 for Annual Workshop of Object Perception, Attention and Memory. St. Louis.

Prime Minister’s Grant*, 2003-2008.

Thrust and Dormitories Institution Grant*, 2003-2008.

* Prime Minister’s Grant and Thrust and Dormitories Institution Grant are awarded to the students, who took place in top 5-10 percent at university entrance exam in Turkey, during undergraduate education