Yasaman Rafiee

Yasaman studied Clinical Psychology (B.Sc.) at ATU and Cognitive Science (M.Sc.) at Institute for Cognitive Science Studies in Tehran, Iran. 

She started her PhD in the Behavior and Cognition (BeCog) program in April 2018. In her doctoral thesis, she aims at investigating the influence of ovarian hormones, i.e. estradiol and progesterone on recognizing emotions from visual, auditory and audiovisual modalities across the menstrual cycle.  


Research interests:

  • Hormonal and neural basis of emotion and cognition:   
  • Menstrual cycle effects
  • The role of endogenous and exogenous hormones
  • Sex differences
  • Multimodal perception