Welcome to Burcu Ayşen Ürgen’s webpage.

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Graduate Program at Bilkent University. I am also affiliated with Aysel Sabuncu Brain Research Center and National Magnetic Resonance Research Center (UMRAM).

I received my PhD in Cognitive Science from University of California, San Diego (USA) in 2015. Following my PhD, I worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Neuroscience, University of Parma (Italy). I received my BS degree in Computer Engineering from Bilkent University, and MS degree in Cognitive Science from Middle East Technical University.

I direct the Cognitive Computational Neuroscience Lab. For research opportunities in the lab, please get in touch!

Email: burcu.urgen@bilkent.edu.tr

Here is my CV.

Here is an updated list of Publications.


Address: Department of Psychology, Bilkent University, 06800, Bilkent, Ankara, TURKEY.

               Aysel Sabuncu Brain Research Center, Bilkent University, 06800, Bilkent, Ankara, TURKEY.

Phone: + 90 312 290 1807 (Psychology)

             + 90 312 290 3091 (A.S. Brain Research Center)



PSYC 206 – Research Methods II (Spring 2019) - Syllabus

PSYC 310 – Perception, Attention, Action (Fall 2018, Spring 2019) – Syllabus



26th October 2018 - Hacettepe University, Department of Computer Engineering, Ankara

23rd November 2018, Middle East Technical University, Cognitive Science, Ankara

1st December 2018, Bilkent University, Aysel Sabuncu Brain Research Center, EEG Workshop, Ankara

21st December 2018, Bilkent University, Department of Philosophy, Mind, Brain, and Behavior Seminar Series, Ankara

22nd December 2018, VI. Bilkent Neuroscience Days, organized by Bilkent Psychology Club and Bilkent Genetics Club, Ankara

12th March 2019, Brain Awareness Week, Gazi University Medical School, Ankara

17th April 2019, İnsan Bilimlerinde Tıp Kongresi, Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara

4th May 2019, Multidisciplinary Neuroscience Congress, Ankara University, Ankara

10th May 2019, Ankara Cognitive Psychologists Meeting, TED University, Ankara