Phone: +36 1 3826 824
Institute: Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology
Group: Social and cultural psychology Research Group
Office: D4.13B

Curriculum vitae

1958     Born in Budapest

1985     Graduate in psychology at Eötvös Lóránd University in Budapest

1991     Postgraduate in educational psychology at Eötvös Lóránd University in Budapest

1992- 1999    Researcher at Research Institute for Psychology of Hungarian Academy of Sciences

1992-     Member of the European Council for High Ability

1993-1998     Lecturer at University of Debrecen

1996      PhD degree at University of Debrecen

1999-     Senior researcher at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology

of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

1999-     Lecturer at Eötvös Lóránd University, in Budapest

2000-     Psychotherapist at the Semmelweis University Hospital for Psychiatry

2001-2004     Lecturer at University of Szeged

2004-2007     Lecturer at the Semmelweis University

2007    Clinical psychologist degree at the University of Pécs

2008    Hungarian delegate at the World Council for Gifted and Talented

2008-2018    Senior Lecturer at Budapest Technical College, now University Budensis

2009    Founder of the Dyslexia Center for Adolescents and Adults with Dyslexia

2009     Dr habil – University of Debrecen

2011    Founder and president of the Special Needs Talent Support Council

2013    International Advisory Board Member of the International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry

2018-    Professor at Apor Vilmos Catholic College

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Dr Eva Gyarmathy is the senior researcher at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology of the Research Center for Natural Sciences of the Hungarian Academy. Her research interests focus on multiple exceptional gifted individuals such as talent associated with specific learning difficulties, ADHD, autism and/or social, cultural differences. Her current research area covers the topic of the profoundly gifted and talented persons, too. Her publications on the subject have achieved a significant impact on the talents of both theoretical and practical field.

Eva Gyarmathy is invited lecturer at many universities, including ELTE, Budapest, and the University of Szeged. The topics of her lectures are related to multilevel options in the treatment of specific skills.  As a supporter of the open up education, her academic lectures are publicly advertised, thus for a wider audience available. In addition, all her work is accessible for free. Free test procedures, training and e-learning materials developed by her team are available on the internet (,,,,

She is also a consultant to private schools that serve children and adolescents who could not be integrated with mainstream school. As psychotherapist her activity directs toward the care of the multiple exceptional talents. She founded the Adolescent and Adult Dyslexia Center ( and the Special Needs Talent Support Council ( She is the professional counsellor of the Information Technology Teachers’ Talent Support Council ( with the goal to found and disseminate the talent support practices appropriate in the digital age.

Eva Gyarmathy has founded the Hungarian National Talent Support Council’s Committee for Talents in Special Situation. The Committee has developed proper care for the profoundly gifted and multiple exceptional gifted populations through the refinement of the image of the talent.


1992-  European Council for High Ability member

2008-2010  Hungarian Delegate of the  World Council for Gifted and Talented

2011-  President of the Information Technology Teachers’ Talent Support Council

2011-  Founder of the Special Needs Talent Support Council

2013-  Founder of the Hungarian National Talent Support Council’s Committee for Talents in Special Situation

2013-  International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry International Advisory Board Member

Educational activity

University of Szeged, Department of Psychology :
- Learning Disorders - educational psychology specialist
Eötvös Loránd University PPK:
- Psychology of talent development - educational psychology specialist
- Learning Disorders - educational psychology specialist 
- Under-performing talent - educational psychology specialist
- Talent components - a talent development course for experts
Eötvös Loránd University TOK:
- Talent and Creativity - MA Training
Institute of Engineer Teachers of the University of Budensis
- Special Educational Needs - Engineer Teacher Training
- Talent Management - engineer teacher training
- Special need and talent care - engineer teacher training
Apor Vilmos Catholic College:
- Characteristics of talented personality - teacher training
- Individuals requiring specific pedagogical, psychological support and methods, groups education 1. - teacher training
- Talent care 2 - MA training

Research topics

Research areas
cognitive psychology, intelligence, creativity, talent, specific learning difficulties, dyslexia, underachievement, gifted children with specific learning difficulties, information processing, multilingualism and dyslexia, hyperactivity, conduct disorders, personality disorders, digital age, effects of the cultural changes.

Research interests:
The main direction of Éva Gyarmathy's research work is to examine the skills and motivational, attitudinal and personality features of the specially-talented talents and to elaborate them accordingly.

The research work now embraces several related areas.
  1.  questions about talent studies,
  2.  special talents, especially those with learning disabilities,
  3.  dyslexia and multilingualism,
  4.  hyperactivity, talent and behaviour,
  5.  Digital culture and the impact of cultural change.
International co-operations:

1999-2000 University of Lancaster, Keith Percy - Lifelong Learning

1999-2002 University of Surrey, John Everatt, Ian Smythe - International Dyslexia Test

2000-2001 University of Cambridge, Kenneth O. Turner – Underachievement. International course in underachievement  in Cambridge, 2001.

2000-2002 University of Surrey, John Everatt, Ian Smythe - Multilingualism and dyslexia

2002-2003 Rumanian Academy, Ioan Berar, Cimpian Erika - Comparative studies on dyslexia

2003-2007 University of Surrey, UK, John Everatt, Ian Smythe - Comparative studies of dyslexia, Learning styles and specific learning difficulties, Adult dyslexia treatment

2005-2007 University of Economics and Business Administration, Department of Small Business and Enterpreneurship, Wien, Österreich, Petra Rietsch - Adult dyslexia treatment

2007-  Babes-Bólyai University, Raduly-Zörgő Éva - Neurologically based achievement difficulties

2008-2009 University of  Newport, UK, Prof Amanda Kirby - Treatment of ADHD

2010 University of Urbino, Giovanni Torrisi- Second language learning and dyslexia -  comparative study, Social effects of the ICT on dyslexia.

2012 - UNIVERSITAET WIEN  Mr Heinz ENGL, Vice Rector for Research and Career Development – Personas of dyslexia

2012- ANIMA SCAN LTD established in ASHDOD - ISRAEL, Semion KERTZMAN, Chief Scientific Officer – Cognitive profile of adults with dyslexia

2012- CENTRE FOR EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY in ISRAEL, Gila BEN HAR. - Online assessment methods

Research projects:

RoboBraille Smart Alternate Media HU-2013- Leo-PA-6117

LITERACY: Online Portal for E-learning and Supporting Social Inclusion of People with Dyslexia. Information and Communication Technologies Collaborative Project 7th Framework programme, Grant Agreement Number 288596 - 2012-2015

RoboBraille in Education HU-2011-Leo-PA-6018

DYSTEFL - Dyslexia for Teachers of English as a Foreign Language, 518466-LLP-1-2011-1-PL-COMENIUS-CMP

ISHEDS – 144878-TEMPUS-1-2008-1-UKTEMPUS-JPGR  Title: Identification and Support in Higher Education for Dyslexic Students

EMBED – Leonardo Programme, 143756-HU-2008-KA4-KA4MP Title: Embedding Dyslexia-Responsive Practices in Lifelong Learning

ICTBell – Leonardo Programme, LLP, Transfer of Innovation 2008-2010 Title: Content Integrated Online Business English Language Learning for Adult Dyslexics

ADystrain – Leonardo Programme A/06/B/F/PP-158.327 Title: Train the trainers for the Dyslexic Work World

CallDysc – 229647 - CP -1-2006-1- HU – MINERVA – MPP Title: Collaborative Additional Language E-learning for dyslexic Pupils

Include – Leonardo Da Vinci Programme 2005-2007 [UK/05/B/F/PP-162_331]  Title: Including dyslexics through European partnership

DYSTRAIN – 1099031-CP-1-2003-UK-MINERVA-M Title: Teaching the dyslexic learner: using computers to learn.