Meliksah Demir, Ph.D.
Dr. Demir’s main research focuses on the relationship between friendship quality and happiness in different age groups (e.g., emerging adults). His research aims to understand why and how friendship experiences are related to happiness. His other research interests include identity formation, personality, attachment, romantic relationships, perceived mattering, friendship motivation, need satisfaction in close relationships, and volunteer bias. His recent work focuses on perceived friendship uniqueness.