Barış Sevi


Program: Social Psychology
Advisor: Natalie J. Shook, Blair T. Johnson
Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2022
Education: M.S. Psychology – Behavioral Neuroscience, West Virginia University, WV (2019)
M.A. Social/Organizational Psychology, Koc University, Turkey (2017)
B.A. Psychology, Bilkent University, Turkey (2015)
Research Interests: Disease Avoidance
Close Relationships
Individual Differences
Decision Making
Representative Publications:

Sevi, B. & Shook, N. J. (2021). The relation between disgust sensitivity and risk-taking propensity: A domain specific approach. Judgment and Decision Making, 16(4), 950-968.

Sevi, B., Urganci, B., & Sakman, E. (2020). Who Cheats? An Examination of Light and Dark Personality Traits as Predictors of Infidelity. Personality and Individual Differences, 164, 110126.

Sevi, B. & Dogruyol, B. (2020). Looking From the Bright Side: The Light Triad Predicts Tinder Use for Love. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 37(7), 2136-2144.

Sevi, B. (2019). The dark side of Tinder: The dark triad as correlates of Tinder use. Journal of Individual Differences. 40(4), 242-246.

Sevi, B., Altman, N., Ford, C. G, & Shook, N. J. (2019). To Kneel or Not to Kneel: Right-Wing Authoritarianism Predicts Attitudes Toward NFL Kneeling Protests. Current Psychology, 40, 2948–2955.

Sevi, B. (2018). Hookup Culture. In: Shackelford, T. & Weekes-Shackelford, V. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer, Cham.

Sevi, B. (2018). Brief Report: Tinder Users Are Risk Takers and Have Low Sexual Disgust Sensitivity. Evolutionary Psychological Science, 5(1), 104-108.

Sevi, B. & Eskenazi, T. (2018). The Impact of Perceived Threat of Infectious Disease on the Framing Effect. Evolutionary Psychological Science, 4(3), 340-346.

Sevi, B., Aral, T, & Eskenazi, T. (2017). Exploring the Hook-Up App: Low Sexual Disgust and High Sociosexuality Predict Motivation to Use Tinder for Casual Sex. Personality and Individual Differences, 133, 17-20.