Murat Otoglu received his B.S. and M.A. degrees in psychology from the City College of New York (CCNY). After the B.S. degree, he volunteered in New York Methodist Hospital to work in a sleep apnea intervention study. In this study he learned how to diagnose sleep apnea patients, and how to collect behavioral data. Afterwards, he worked for three years at CCNY, cognitive attention laboratory in various different studies including his own thesis. His laboratory experiences include but not limited to: behavioral and neurophysiological (EEG) data collection, behavioral data measurement and assessment, IBM-SPSS software use for data analysis. his master thesis was completed at the cognitive attention laboratory. He also worked as an instructor for psychology classes at New York City.