Gaye Soley

Developmental

Assistant Professor

Lab website: www.bcl.boun.edu.tr

Ph: +90 212 359 48 32

Education: 

PhD, Harvard University, 2012

MA, Harvard University, 2009

BA, Boğaziçi University, 2006

Courses Taught: 
  • Research Methods
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Advanced Developmental Psychology
Research Interests: 
  • Social-cognitive development
  • Developmental origins of social divisions
  • Social learning
  • Musical enculturation
  • Rhythm perception
Recent Publications: 

Soley, G. (2016). Müzik Algısının Gelişimi. In Aydın, C., Göksun, T., Küntay, A., and Tahiroglu, D. (eds.) Aklın Çocuk Hali: Zihin Gelişimi Araştırmaları (pp. 211-232), İstanbul: Koç Üniversitesi Yayınevi. (in Turkish).

 

Soley, G., & Spelke, E. S. (2016). Shared cultural knowledge: Effects of music on young children's social preferences. Cognition, 148, 106-116.

Soley, G., & Sebastian-Galles, N. (2015). Infants prefer tunes previously introduced by speakers of their native language. Child Development, 86(6), 1685-1692.

Soley, G. (2014). Attunement and Affiliation. In W.F. Thompson (Ed.), Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia (pp. 94-96). New York: Sage Publications.

Hannon, E.E., Soley, G., & Ullal, S. (2012). Familiarity overrides simplicity in rhythmic pattern perception: A cross-cultural examination of American and Turkish listeners. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38, 543-548.

Hannon, E.E., Soley, G., & Levine, R.S (2011). Constraints on infants’ musical rhythm perception: Effects of interval ratio complexity and enculturation. Developmental Science, 14, 865-872.

Soley. G., & Hannon E.E. (2010). Infants prefer the musical meter of their own culture: A cross-cultural comparison, Developmental Psychology, 46(1), 286-292.