Social psychological predictors of pedestrian violations

Demir, Başar
Özkan, Türker


Social psychological predictors of violence against women in honor cultures
Ceylan, Suzan; Sakallı Uğurlu, Nuray; Department of Psychology (2016)
A review of literature has demonstrated that one of the most significant discussions on violence against women is how it is condoned in the eye of individuals. Accordingly, the main aim of the current thesis is to examine the role of honor-based reason (HBR, compared to a control variable, financial reason), level of honor-concern (HC: including four dimensions, namely, feminine, masculine, family, and integrity honor codes), religious orientation (RO: including four dimensions, namely, intrinsic, extrinsic...
Kösegil, Ekin; Öner Özkan, Bengi; Department of Psychology (2022-8)
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed daily eating habits. This dissertation aims to investigate attitudes, meanings, and beliefs related to food and healthy eating and their relationship with healthy eating behavior in the pandemic context. This dissertation uses a mixed methodology approach consisting of a qualitative and quantitative study. Study 1 aims to identify the contents and thematic structure of social representations of food and healthy eating during the Covid-19 pandemic. Semi-structured interviews...
Psychological Predictors of Problem Gambling Behaviors
Arcan, Kuntay; Karancı, Ayşe Nuray; Department of Psychology (2012)
Gambling becomes a source of difficulties of varying severity for some individuals whereas it is a positive experience for most of other people. Although gambling continues to be an entertaining activity for the majority of gambling individuals, prevalence rates suggest that pathological gambling is not low compared to other types of diagnosis. Most of the data with respect to gambling is from Western gambling literature, whereas research investigating the associated features of problem and pathological gam...
Social Presence in Synchronous Text-Based Computer-Mediated Communication
AKAYOĞLU, SEDAT; ALTUN, ARİF; Stevens, Vance (2009-12-01)
Problem Statement: In recent years, the substantial technological development in various online environments has been used in educational environments. However, these online environments are still new for many teachers, researchers and students. Thus, researchers have attempted to determine the discourse patterns of these environments from different perspectives. Social presence is one of these dimensions; however, there has been little research on social presence in synchronous CMC environments. This study...
Social psychology of seat belt use: A comparison of theory of planned behavior and health belief model
Simsekoglu, Oezlem; Lajunen, Timo (2008-05-01)
Despite the proven effectiveness of seat belt use in reducing injury severity in road traffic accidents, a large number of car occupants do not use a seat belt in Turkey. The main aim of the present study was to explain self-reported scat belt use among front seat passengers with the basic and extended (habit, moral norm and anticipated regret added) theory of planned behavior (TPB) model and the health belief model (HBM), and to compare the models' predictive power and fit to the data. Students (N = 277) c...
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B. Demir and T. Özkan, “Social psychological predictors of pedestrian violations,” 2017, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: