Ece Kaya

Main research areas

  • Rhythm perception and rhythmic grouping in music and language
  • Phonetics, phonology and language rhythm
  • Predictive information processing in music
  • Cultural differences in auditory grouping



2019MA, Cognitive Science, Bogazici University (Istanbul, Turkey)
2014BS, Psychology, Ege University (Izmir, Turkey)


09/2019–present PhD student, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt, Germany
12/2018–09/2019Project Assistant, Potential Influences of Music and Language on Rhythm Perception (Boğaziçi University Research Fund Grant)
04/2017–01/2018Project Assistant, Concepts and Beliefs: From Perception to Action (funded by TÜBİTAK)

Awards & Grants

Awards & Grants

12/2018–09/2019Boğaziçi University Research Fund Grant Number 14324
04/2017–01/2018TÜBİTAK Project Scholarship
10/2015–10/2017Faruk Çelebi Foundation Scholarship
10/2012–03/2013Scholarship from EU Erasmus/Life Long Learning Program