Congrats Cagla Aktas on Receiving APS Travel Support

Cagla Aktas, visiting PhD student in the lab (July 2022 – June 2023), received travel support and presented a lab study before returning to her home country this summer. With her study interest in cultural differences, she presented work related to gender and cultural differences in life narratives from older blacks and non-Latino whites.


In an era in which many people can live well into their eighties or nineties, articulating pathways to a quality life becomes more critical than ever before. Our research contributes to this common goal: it identifies the affective, cognitive, and sociocultural processes that shape meaningful lives. At a high level, our research aims to answer Read More…