Phone: +36 1 3826 815
Institute: Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology
Group: Cognitive psychology Research Group
Office: D4.07B

    Curriculum vitae



    Date and place of birth: May 23, 1946, Budapest

    Nationality: Hungarian citizen

    Language spoken: Hungarian, English



    1964-1969 Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

    Degree in psychology (clinical)

    Teacher’s degree in biology



    1994    Doctor of Sciences of Hungarian Academy of Sciences (DSc)

    1985    PhD in psychology (candidate of science) Hungarian Academy of Sciences



                2017                Hungarian Academy of Sciences: Eötvös Honor

                2014                Pro Universitate  -Gold-  (Eötvös Loránd University)

                2006                Ranschburg Award – Hungarian Psychological Association

                2006                Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic, Commander’s Cross with                                           Stars

    2002                Research-Center Award, Hungarian National Science Found

    1999                Kelemen László Award

    1997                Széchenyi Professor Award

    1996                Habilitation, Eötvös Loránd University

    1991                Kossuth Lajos University, award of the advancement of education

    1980                NAS fellowship, NIMH, Bethesda, USA

    1973-1974      State fellowship, Keele University (England) Dept. of Communication

    1973                Early career award, Hungarian Academy of Sciences



                2017-              Emeritus

                2016- 2017     Scientific Advisor

                2013-2016      Head, Research Group of Cognitive Neuroscience I and Space Research

                                                    2012-2013     Director, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Psychology, Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

    1999-2012      Director, Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Acad, Sci.

    1997-              Head, Dept. Experimental Psychology, University of Debrecen

    1994-              Deputy director, Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Acad, Sci.

    1989-2003      Head of Dept. of Experimental Psychology, Senior advisor fellow, Hungarian Acad. Sci.

    1987-89          Associate professor, Eötvös Loránd University

    1969-87          Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

    1985-87          Senior fellow

    1974-85          Research fellow

    • Junior fellow





    2017-              Professor Emeritus

                2009-               Cognitive psychology, professor, Eötvös loránd University (part time)

    1998-2009      Experimenatal psychology, Professor, Debrecen University (part time)

    1987-1997       Experimental psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Associate professor

    1976-1986      Experimental psychology, Kossuth Lajos University, Debrecen

    1976-80 assistant professor (part time)

    1980-86 associate professor (part time)

    1974-1976      Experimental psychology, lecturer (part time), Eötvös Loránd                                           University, Budapest

    1969-1972      General physiology and anatomy, lecturer (part time), Graduate School of Public Health, Budapest




                                        2016-2018      National Research and Innovation Office, Member of Committee on Social Sciences

                2014-2017                  Doctoral Committee, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, member

    2013-              PhD Committee, Cognitive Psychology Program, Technical University, Budapest

                2012-              Psychology Board, Hungarian Academy of Sciences,

                2008-2016      Elected member of Geneal Assembly, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

                                        2007-2017      Education and Psychology Board, National Accreditation Committee

    2004-              PhD Committee, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University

    1998-2012      Collegium of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

    1997-2000      National Accreditation Committee for Higher Education

    1991-2012      Psychology Board,  Hungarian Academy of Sciences, member

    1990-96          President, Hungarian Psychological Association

    • President, Section of Experimental Psychology and Personality, Hungarian Psychological Association



                European Psychologist: editorial board member

    International Journal of Psychophysiology: editorial board member

                Journal of  Psychophysiology: editorial board member

    BMC Neuroscience



    Educational activity

    Eötvös Loránd University: Professor emeritus

    Research topics

    Neuroscience of automatic change detection

    Cognitive aging: automatic processes, attention, creativity

    List of publications

    List of publications