Cagatay Cora

Graduate Student, Cognition & Neural Systems
Faculty Advisor: Vicky Lai

I am a PhD student in the Cognitive and Neural Systems program of the Psychology department, and a member of the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language (CNL) lab.

Research Interests:

  • How do our physical experiences influence our ability to process language?
  • Can physical experiences enhance our understanding of metaphorical language?
  • To what extent do our bodily sensations shape the way we understand and interpret linguistic constructs?
  • Do metaphors become more concrete after they become conventional?

Courses Taught:

Grader for:

  • PSY 290A - Research Methods (2024)

*Year listed indicates when this individual last worked in the specified course.

Updated: 06/17/24


  • M.A. Cognitive Science, Yeditepe University (2023)