Başar Demir

Başar Demir
University of Toronto | U of T · Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Doctor of Psychology

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9
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Additional affiliations
April 2022 - present
University of Toronto
Position
  • PostDoc Position
Description
  • Human Factors and Applied Statistics Lab
February 2018 - present
Akdeniz University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
September 2012 - May 2017
Middle East Technical University
Field of study
  • Social Psychology
September 2009 - September 2012
Koc University
Field of study
  • Social And Organizational Psychology
September 2004 - August 2009
Koc University
Field of study
  • Psychology

Publications

Publications (9)
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Introduction: Habits have often been overlooked in studies investigating cell phone-related driver distractions. This paper examines the association between habits and cell phone-related driver distractions within a mediation model based on the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). Additionally, it explores potential differences in behaviors across ur...
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Various researchers have investigated the personality correlates of defensive and assertive self‐presentation. Yet, only a few studies go beyond the direct relationships and examine the underlying mechanism. The current study examines whether the social comparison orientation (SCO) mediates the relationship between personality and self‐presentation...
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INTRODUCTION: This study aims to follow the fluctuations in affective responses to COVID-19 such as anxiety, stress, anger, and fear of the community parallel to the changes in the regulations and the course of the pandemic. METHODS: In a serial cross-sectional study, online data were collected on COVID-19–related anxiety, stress, anger, and fear....
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Pedestrians hold high responsibility in accidents because of their unsafe traffic behaviors. Pedestrian violations are an important traffic safety problem, especially in low and middle-income countries. The problem would be better understood and solved by theory-based research on pedestrian violations. The theory of planned behavior (TPB) and the p...
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Driver anger is an important individual difference variable that has been investigated extensively for understanding driving outcomes. The Driving Anger Expression Inventory (DAX – i.e., physical, verbal, use of vehicle as an aggression tool, and adaptive/constructive practices) and the Driver Behavior Questionnaire (DBQ – i.e., errors, lapses, and...
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The promotion of organ donation requires a better understanding of the attributes associated with willingness to donate. This entails revealing complex interactions among personality attributes related to intentions and behaviors. In the present study, survey data from young adults (N = 367) were analyzed using decision tree algorithms to identify...

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