Recep has received his Ph.D. at Bangor University and he is a research member of the Institute for the Psychology of Elite Performance (IPEP) at Bangor. He also works as a research assistant for Uludag University in Turkey and collaborates with the number of researchers from all over the world.
His main research interest lies in the area of stress and performance, more specifically he is trying to look at the precise mechanisms that underlie ironic performance errors under pressure.
• Barlow, M., Woodman, T., Gorgulu, R., & Voyzey, R. (2016). Ironic effects of performance are worse for neurotics. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 24, 27-37.
• Woodman, T., Barlow, M., & Gorgulu, R. (2015). Don’t miss, don’t miss, d’oh! Performance when anxious suffers specifically where least desired. The Sport Psychologist, 29, 213-223.