Setareh Mokhtari

PhD in Cognitive Psychology
Institute for Cognitive & Brain Sciences (ICBS)
Shahid Beheshti University  

Contact details:

ICBS, Shahid Beheshti University,
Velenjak, Tehran, Iran

(+98)21-22431616

mokhtari.set@gmail.com
s_mokhtari@sbu.ac.ir



                                    
Assistant professor   2017 – present
Institute for Cognitive & Brain Sciences - Shahid-Beheshti University - Tehran , Iran

Postdoctoral Research Associate   2016-2017 
Institute for Cognitive & Brain Sciences - Shahid-Beheshti University - Tehran, Iran

Lecturer (Faculty)   2014 
School of Social Sciences and Public Policy - Auckland University of Technology - Auckland, New Zealand

Lecturer (Part-time)   2005- 2007
Academic Center for Education, Culture & Research (Jahad-e-Daneshgahi) - Isfahan, Iran

Research Interests

Visual Perception, Visual Attention, Emotion
Cognitive Development, Autism Spectrum Disorders


Education

PhD - Psychology (Cognitive) - Massey University - Auckland, New Zealand
MA - Psychology (Clinical) - Isfahan University - Isfahan, Iran (GPA: 19.10/20 - Rank: 1st)
BA - Psychology (Clinical) - Isfahan University - Isfahan, Iran


Publications & Presentations


Articles


Submitted/Under Review:

Sarrami, A., Afhami., R., & Mokhtari., S. (Submitted). Perceptual grouping of random dot patterns in the presence of a tilting frame.

 
Mokhtari, S., Ebrahimi, L., Bakouie, F., & Hasani-Malayeri, R. (Submitted). The influence of depressed mood on inhibitory control: the role of gender differences.


Published:

Kazemisaleh*, Z., Mokhtari*, S., Gharibzadeh, S., & Bakouie, F. (Accepted). The relationship between sequential implicit learning and visuospatial working memory capacity: A developmental study. Iranian Eolutionary and Educational Psychology Journal.

Mokhtari, S., Rastikerdar, N. (Accepted). Emotion regulation and perceived sleep quality. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Cognition.

Soroor, G., Mokhtari, S., & Pouretemad, H. (2021). Priming the global processing strategy improves the perceptual performance of children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Advance online publication. 

Alam, A., Rajab. A., & Mokhtari, S. (2021). A review of cognitive dysfunctions in children and adolescents with Type1 Diabetes. Journal of Clinical Excellence, 11, 1-12.

Mokhtari, S
., Bakouie, F. Kheirkhah, M. (
2019, December). The role of positiev emotions in resilience: A cognitive perspective. Proceedings of the 1st Iranian Congress of Positive Psychology. Tehran, Iran. [in Persian]

Pouretemad, H., & Mokhtari, S. (2019). Is detecting a compound geometric shape influenced by stimulus density? A developmental study. Japanese Psychological Research, 61(1), 25-35.

 
Hashemi-kamangar, S., Moradimanesh, Z., Mokhtari, S., & Bakouie, F. (2018). A dynamic system explaining the process of development by introducing different time-scales. International Journal of Neuroscience, 128(12), 1211-1212.
 
Soroor, G., Mokhtari, S., & Pouretemad, H. (2018, April). Review of the Assessment Tools for Studying Perceptual Organization in Autism. Proceedings of National Congress of Children with Special Needs, Isfahan, Iran. [in Persian]
 
Mokhtari, S., & Buttle, H. (2015). The effect of observers’ mood on processing of emotional faces: Evidence from short-lived and prolonged mood states. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 11(1), 14-21.
 
Mokhtari S., & Buttle, H. (2011). Observer's mood manipulates level of visual processing: evidence from face and non-face stimuli. i-Perception, 2: 249.
 
Mokhtari, S., Neshatdoost, H. T., & Molavi, H. (2008). The effect of Cognitive-Behaviour Group Therapy on Depression and Dogmatization of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis. Journal of Psychology, 12(3), 242-251. [in Persian]
   Books
 
Mokhtari, S. & Rahmati, Z. (2018). Improving Cognitive and Creative Skills of Children: Secondary Education Textbook (National Level - No. 212312-Grade 12). Tehran, Iran: Textbook Publishing & Printing Company of Iran.
 
Mokhtari, S., Neshatdoost, H. T., & Molavi, H. (2013). The effect of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy on depression and somatic complaints of Multiple Sclerosis patients. In C. M. See (Ed.), Research and practice: Counseling and social work in the new frontier of helping. Penang, Malaysia: USM Press.
 
Conferences

Seyed-ahmadi, S., & Mokhtari, S. (2020, October). The effect of severity of depressive symptoms on attentional bias in the parents of autistic children. The 1st National Student Congress of Cognitive Science. Gilan (Rasht), Iran. 

Mokhtari, S.,
Bakoie, F., & Kheirkhah, M. (2019, December). The role of positiev emotions in resilience: A cognitive perspective. The 1st Iranian Congress of Positive Psychology. Tehran, Iran.

Rastikerdar, N., Mokhtari., S., & Safavimanesh, F. (2018, December). The relationship of effective emotion regulation and subjective sleep quality. 7th Basic & Clinical Neuroscience Congress. Tehran, Iran. [Abstract ID: 253].

 
Khanjari, M., Pouretemad, H., & Mokhtari, S. (2018, December). Priming the processing strategy in ASD. The First conference on Human Growth, Development and Health. Tehran, Iran.
 
Karami, A., Safavimanesh, F., & Mokhtari, S. (2018, October). A new local proximity measure in evaluating non-symbolic number comparison task performance. 2nd Irannian Symposium on Brain Mapping Updates. Tehran, Iran.
 
Soroor, G., Mokhtari, S., & Pouretemad, H. (2018, April). Review of the Assessment Tools for Studying Perceptual Organization in Autism. National Congress of Children with Special Needs, Isfahan, Iran.
 
Mokhtari, S., Soroor, G., & Pouretemad, H. (2017, November). The Effect of Priming the Global Processing Strategy on Improvement of the Perceptual Performance of Children with Autism. 8th Congress of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Tehran, Iran.
 
Mokhtari, S. & Pouretemad, H. (2017, January). Identifying a Target in Hierarchical Patterns: Does the Pattern's Density Matter? Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development. Budapest, Hungary.
 
Buttle, H., Mokhtari, S., & Cannon, P. (2013, June). Emotional content and affective context. The Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC) Conference. Rotterdam, Netherlands.
 
Mokhtari, S., & Buttle, H. (2011, July). Observer's mood manipulates level of visual processing: evidence from face and non-face stimuli. Asia- Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV). Hong Kong, HK.
 
Buttle, H., & Mokhtari, S. (2011, June). Emotional content and affective context: Levels of processing effects with schematic faces. Presentation given at the University of Exeter's Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Exeter, UK.
 
Mokhtari, S., Buttle, H., & Stillman, J. A. (2010, September). Is the level of processing in emotionally expressive faces affected by observer¡¦s mood? 27th BPS Cognitive Psychology Section Annual Conference, Cardiff, UK. [p.38]
 
Mokhtari, S., Buttle, H., & Stillman, J. A. (2010, April). Levels of processing with schematic faces: Emotional content or affective context? 37th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, Melbourne, Australia.[p.29]
 
Mokhtari, S., Buttle, H., & Stillman, J. A. (2009, November). The effect of mood and emotion on attention and memory in face perception. NZ Postgraduate Conference, Wellington, New Zealand. [p.110]
 
Mokhtari, S., Neshatdoost, H. T., & Molavi, H. (2009, January). The effect of CBT on depression and somatic complains in Multiple sclerosis patients. International Counseling and Social Work Symposium, Penang, Malaysia.
 
Mokhtari, S., Neshatdoost, H. T., & Molavi, H. (2006, November). Multiple Sclerosis and psychological symptoms. 3rd International Congress on Multiple Sclerosis, Isfahan, Iran.
 
Mokhtari, S., & Yarmohammadian, H. (2006, November). Social anxiety in Epilepsy and Multiple sclerosis. 3rd International Congress on Multiple Sclerosis, Isfahan, Iran.

Current & Previous Students

                Amin Jahani
                Sepehr  Alimardani
                Amirhossein Alesheikh (emotion perception in ADHD)
                Paria Parchini (perceptual organization in mothers of autistis children)
                Delaram Bagheri-Rad (autistic traits & flexible emotion regulation)
                Parisa Mahdavi (similarity judgment & perceptual organization in children with ASD)
                Saeedeh Navidi (the component meaningfulness & perceptual organization)
                Faraz Kaseb-Danandeh (the effect of global perceptual priming on eye contact of children with ASD)
                Soogand Seyed-Ahmadi (attentionl bias & depression in parents of children with ASD)
                Nastaran Mahini (the effect of attentionl bias modification on test anxiety)
                Nooshin Momenzadeh (autistic traits & emotional face perception in different task situations)
                Asiyeh Alam (attentional bias & depression/anxiety in children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus)
                Zahra Kazemi-Saleh (working memory capacity & implicit learning)
                Mojdeh Khanjari (the effect of global perceptual priming on perceptual bias in ASD)
                Golnoosh Soroor (the effect of global perceptual priming on illusion perception in ASD)