Yeniad, Dr N. (Nihal)

Academic career

  • PhD candidate at the Center for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University. Research project: Social intergration of migrant children: Uncovering Family and School Factores Promoting Resilience. Supervised by Prof. Judi Mesman and Prof. Marinus van IJzendoorn. (2009-2013).
  • MA in Clinical Psychology, Bogazici University, Istanbul (2006-2009). Master thesis: A study of Wisconsin card sorting test with 6- to 7-year-old Turkish children.
  • BA in Psychology, Bogazici University Istanbul (2001-2006).



Clinical career

  • Clinical Psychologist & Research Assistant at the Institute for Behavioral Studies (2008-2009).
  • Intern Clinical Psychologist at the Center for Psychological Research and Services (Bupam)(2007-2008).

Academic Awards

  • TUBITAK The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, National Achievement Scholarship Programme for Graduate Students (2006-2008)

Research interests

  • Executive Functions
  • Emotional Self Regulation
  • Developmental Psychopathology

Conference Presentations

  • Yeniad, N., Yeniceri, N., & Alp, E.A. (2009). Assessment of executive functions in young children. Poster presented at the XI. European Congress of Psychology (EEPA), Oslo, Norway.
  • Yeniad, N., Yeniceri, N., & Alp E.A. (2008). The evalution of executive functioning in young children through different instuments. Poster presented at the XV. National Psychology Congress, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Koksal, F., Kumru, G., Iyilikci, O., Yatarkalkmaz, S., Yeniad, N. (2006). The effects of classical and operational conditioning in the sexual behavior of mail quails. Oral contribution at the XIV. National Psychology Congress, Ankara, Turkey.

Professional membership

Member of Turkish Psychologists Association (TPD).

Last Modified: 28-04-2014