Presentations

Conference Presentations

  1. Türkakın, E., Aslan, Z., Akyol, B. & Balcı, F. (November, 2018). The Effect of Perfectionism on Decision Making Processes. Poster presented at the National Psychology Congress 2018.
  2. Öztel, T., Genç, E., Eskenazi, T. & Balcı, F*. (November, 2018). Temporal Error Monitoring: Monitoring the direction and magnitude of timing errors. Poster presented at the National Psychology Congress 2018.
  3. Gür, E., Fertan, E., Alkins, K., Kosel, F., Balcı, F., Brown, R. (July, 2018). Interval Timing in Two Transgenic Mouse Models of Alzheimer’s Disease, The 11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, Berlin, Germany.
  4. Balcı, F. (November, 2017). Speed-accuracy tradeoff in decisions: Behavior, Brain & Psychopathology. Turkish Human Brain Mapping Meeting 2017.
  5. Gür, E., Duyan, Y., Arkan, S., Karson, A., & Balcı, F. (October, 2017). Interval Timing in Aging Mice. 1st Conference of the Timing Research Forum. Strasbourg, France.
  6. Agostino, C., Claessens, P., Balcı, F. & Zana, Y. (October, 2017). The effect of Abstract Numerals on Long-range Time Interval Estimation. Poster presented at 1st Conference of the Timing Research Forum. Strasbourg, France.
  7. Taskiran, S., Turkakin, E., Karamanci, C., Mutluer, T., Necef, I., & Balcı, F. (2017). Face Emotion Recognition Differences With Respect to Frustration in Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 56 (10), S234.
  8. Akdoğan, B. & Balcı, F. (November, 2016). Are humans aware of their timing errors: Temporal error monitoring. SFN 2016, San Diego, USA.
  9. Tosun, T., Berkay, D., Sack, A.Y., Balcı, F. (July, 2016). Inhibition of right pre-SMA activity with theta burst rTMS leads to higher decision thresholds. 10th FENS, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  10. Balcı, F. (May, 2016). Zaman Algısı ve Karar Verme: Ortak Kuramsal Yaklaşım (Time Perception and Decision Making: An overarching theoretical approach). 14. National Neuroscience Congress.
  11. Tosun, T., Berkay, D., Sack, A.Y., Çakmak, Y. & Balcı, F. (May, 2016). Pre-SMA aktivitesinin algısal kararlardaki hız-doğruluk ödünleşimine etkisi: Bir rTMS çalışması (Effect of pre-SMA activity on speed-accuracy tradeoff in perceptual decision making: An rTMS study). 14. National Neuroscience Congress.
  12. Akdoğan, B., Balcı, F. & van Rijn, H. (May, 2016). Zamansal Beklentinin Göz Bebeği Aktivitesi Üzerindeki Etkisi (Effect of temporal expectations on pupillary responses). 14. National Neuroscience Congress.
  13. Mızrak, E., Erhan, C., Balcı, F., Öztekin, I. (November, 2015). Trait Anxiety Effects on the Control of Proactive Interference in Working Memory. Psychonomic Society’s 56th Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA.
  14. Akdoğan, B. & Balcı, F. (May, 2015). The Effects of Exogenous Probability on Retrospective Temporal Discrimination Performance of Mice. Association for Psychological Science, 27th Annual Convention, NYC, USA.
  15. Berkay, D. & Balcı, F. (May, 2015). Optimal Numerical Discrimination in Mice. Association for Psychological Science. 27th Annual Convention, NYC, USA.
  16. Tosun, T. & Balcı, F. (May, 2015). Mice plan their timed decisions based on previously acquired probabilistic and temporal information. Association for Psychological Science, 27th Annual Convention, NYC, USA.
  17. Erhan, C. & Balcı, F. (March 2015). Obsessive Compulsive Features Predict Cautious Decision Strategies. International Convention of Psychological Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  18. Karsilar, H., Simen, P., Papadakis, S. Balci, F (April, 2014). Speed Accuracy Trade-off under Response Deadlines. Poster presented at 9th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, Milan, Italy.
  19. Akdoğan, B. & Balci, F. (July 2014). Temporal Expectancy Indexed by Pupillary Response. Poster presented at 9th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, Milan, Italy.
  20. Karsilar, H., Simen, P., Papadakis, Balci, F. (April, 2014). Tepki süresi sınırlandırması altında hız-doğruluk ödünleşimi. (Speed Accuracy Trade-off under Response Deadlines). 18th National Psychology Congress, Bursa, Turkey (best poster award, first rank)
  21. Karsilar, H., Simen, P., Papadakis, S. Balci, F (April, 2014). Speed Accuracy Trade-off under Response Deadlines. International Conference on Timing & Time Perception, Corfu, Greece (best poster award)
  22. Oakeshott, S, Balci, F., et al. (November, 2013). Evaluation of deficits in response inhibition in the peak interval task in three mouse models of HuntingtonÕs disease. Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, USA.
  23. Zeki, M, Balci, F. (October, 2013). The balance between excitation and inhibition in a timing network. 2nd International Workshop on Complex Dynamical Systems and Their Applications. (2. UluslararasiKarmasikDinamikSistemlerveUygulamalariCalistayi), IşikUniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey.
  24. Demirtas, T., Karson, A., Yazir, Y., Utkan, T., Balci, F., Bayramgurler, D. (October, 2013). Infliksimabinongorulemeyenkronikhafifstresuygulanmissicanlardabozulmusbilisselfonksiyonlaruzerindekietkisininarastirilmasi. Poster to be presented at the 22. National Pharmacology Congress, Antalya, Turkey.
  25. Balci, F. (September, 2013). Time-based reward maximization. ESCOP 2013, Budapest, Hungary.
  26. Simen, P. Balci, F. (October, 2012). Subdivide and conquer: A model of both precise and imprecise timing. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA, S.A.
  27. Simen, P. Balci, F. (July, 2012). A drift-diffusion account of temporal discrimination. Paper presented at 45th annual meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.
  28. Maggi, S., Lassi, G., Nieus, T., Balci, F., Nolan, P.M., Tucci, V. (July, 2012). Abnormal temporal decision making in a novel circadian mouse model, the After-hours mice. 8th FENS, Forum of Neuroscience, Barcelona, Spain.
  29. Balci, F., Simen, P., deSouza, L. (November, 2011). A drift-diffusion account of response times in temporal bisection. Poster presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, U.S.A.
  30. Balci, F., Simen, P., deSouza, L. (November, 2011). A drift-diffusion account of response time in retrospective temporal decision-making. Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, U.S.A.
  31. Freestone, D., Balci, F., Simen, P. (November, 2010). Time is money and we loose it wisely. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, U.S.A.
  32. Simen, P. Balci, F., Freestone, D. (August, 2010). Reward maximization, drift-diffusion and inter-response times in instrumental conditioning. Paper presented at 43th annual meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology, Oregon, U.S.A.
  33. Simen, P., Van Vugt, M. K., Balci, F., Freestone, D., & Polk, T. (2010, August). Toward an analog neural substrate for production systems. Paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling, Philadelphia, USA.
  34. Ramey, P.A., Balci, F., Ruamps, P., Oleksiak, J., Teichman, E. (March, 2010). An experimental model to assess the exploratory activity and efficiency in invasive versus native species of marine crabs. Paper presented at the Benthic Ecology Meeting, Wilmington, U.S.A.
  35. Balci, F., Rooney, A., Oakeshott, S.M., Day, M., & Brunner, D. (October, 2009) Disrupted Temporal Control in the R6/2 Mouse Model of HuntingtonÕs Disease. Poster presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, U.S.A.
  36. Brunner, D., Ludvig, E.A., Abner, R., Zhuang, X., Poon, P., B., & Balci, F. (October, 2009). Interval timing in dopamine transporter (DAT) knockdown mice. Poster presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, U.S.A.
  37. Simen, P., Nystrom, L., Van Vugt, M., Sederberg, P., Balci, F., & Cohen, J. D. (October, 2009). Event-related fMRI during slow decision making can reveal temporal structure in neural activity. Poster presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, U.S.A.
  38. Balci, F., Freestone, D., & Gallistel, C.R. (November, 2008). Optimal decision making by man and mouse in an interval timing task. Paper presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, U.S.A. (selected for and published in the Society for Neuroscience media book)
  39. Brunner, D., Gallistel, C.R., Allen, B.D., Frank, K.M., Malberg, J.E., Gibson, J.M., Kapustinski, B., & Balci, F. (November, 2008). Acquisition of timed responses on the peak procedure. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, U.S.A.
  40. Gallistel, C.R., King, A.P., Daniel, A.M., Papachristos, E.B., & Balci, F. (August 2008). Fully automated 24/7 behavioral screening for mutations in targeted cognitive mechanisms in the mouse. Paper presented at Measuring Behavior 2008: 6th International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  41. Papachristos, E.B., Balci, F., Shumyatsky, G.P., & Gallistel, C.R. (June, 2008). Screening for interval timing abnormalities in memory mutants. Poster presented at Endo-Neuro-Psycho Meeting, Doorwerth, The Netherlands.
  42. Balci, F., Papachristos, E.B., & Gallistel, C.R., Allen, B.D., Gibson, J., Kapustinski, B. J., & Brunner, D. (November, 2007). Assessing cognitive disruption with interval timing: A simple paradigm and its pharmacological validation with amphetamine. Poster presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, U.S.A.
  43. Balci, F., Papachristos, E.B., & Gallistel, C.R. (May, 2007). Interval-timing in the genetically modified mice. Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Convention of Association for Behavior Analysis, San Diego, U.S.A.
  44. Balci, F., Papachristos, E.B., Gallistel, C.R., Allen, B., Gibson, J.M., Kapustinski, B., & Brunner, D. (May, 2007). Effects of d-amphetamine and methamphetamine on interval timing tested with temporal discriminations of concurrent fixed-interval schedules. Poster presented at SQAB 2007, San Diego, U.S.A.
  45. Papachristos, E.B., Balci, F., Gallistel, C.R., Schachner, M., & Shumyatsky, G.P. (May, 2007). Screening for memory mutants with matching and timing tasks. Poster presented at SQAB 2007, San Diego, U.S.A.
  46. Gallistel, C.R., King, A., Gottlieb, D., Balci, F., Papachristos, E.B., Szalecki, M. & Carbone, K. (May, 2007). Matching in the mouse: Is it innate? Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Convention of Association for Behavior Analysis, San Diego, U.S.A.
  47. Balci, F., & Gallistel, C.R. (October, 2004). Mouse adds them up. Poster presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, U.S.A.
  48. Gallistel, C.R., Szalecki, M., Balci, F., Papachristos, S., & King, A. (October, 2004). The emergence of matching in experimentally naive mouse. Poster presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, U.S.A.
  49. Balci, F., & Gallistel, C.R. (November, 2004). Is it all a matter of proportion? Poster presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of OPAM, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
  50. Gulgoz, S., Kuntay, A., Tekcan, A. I., Kesebir, P., & Balci, F. (September, 2002). Retrieval of Emotional Autobiographical Memories and Personality. Paper presented at the 12th National Congress of Psychology, Ankara, Turkey.

Selected Invited Talks at Conferences and Symposiums (out of 26)

1. Counting and numerical decision-making in mice: new data and future directions. The origins of numerical abilities: the future, The Royal Society, Buckinghamshire, UK (23/Feb/2017). – invited by The Royal Society

2. Subjective Time and Decision Making: It is time for integration, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Scarborough (11/Nov/2015).

3. Subjective Time & Decision Making: An integrative approach to reward maximization and generative processes, Psychology and Neuroscience Lecture Series, Dalhousie University (23/Oct/2015).

4. Time, Decisions, and Rewards, 3rd Brazilian Meeting on Brain & Cognition, Sao Paolo, Brazil (1/Oct/2015)

5. Interval Timing and Temporal Decision Making with Particular Focus on the Behavioral and Modeling Aspects. Neuroscience: From Structure to Function and Back. 2nd German-Turkish Science Dialogue, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany (June, 2015) – invited by German Academy of Sciences “Leopoldina”.

6. Reward, Dopamine, & Interval Timing, Subjective Duration: Insights from Arts, Humanities and Neuroscience, New York University, NYC, USA (November, 2013)

7. Peak Procedure & Differential Reinforcement of Low Rates of Responding, TIMELY School on “Timing and Time Perception: Procedures, Measures, & Applications”, Corfu, Greece (February, 2013)

8. Time, Decisions & Reward Maximization: Bridging the Gap, Cognition Seminar, Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA (September, 2012)

9. Optimal temporal risk assessment in humans and rodents. TIMELY workshop on the “Psychophysical, Computational, and Neuroscience Models of Time Perception”, Groningen, Netherlands (April, 2011).

10. Interval timing and temporal decision making. Italian Institute of Technology, PhenoScale Annual Meeting, Genova, Italy (February, 2010).

11. Optimal decision-making: When time pays off. Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey (December, 2009).

12. Temporal decision-making under uncertainty. Princeton University, P6, NJ, USA (June, 2008).

13. Quantitative Risk Assessment in Man and Mouse. NYU, Department of Psychology, Departmental Colloquium, NYC, NY, USA (Balcı, F., & Gallistel, C.R., December, 2007).

14. Risk Assessment in Mice and Men. Presented at RuCCS “What is Cognitive Science?” Talk Series, Piscataway, NJ, USA (September, 2007).