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Personal

  • Date and place of birth: February 8, 1958, Budapest, Hungary
  • Nationality: Hungarian
  • Languages spoken: Hungarian, English

 Education

  • 1990-1993 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, PhD in Psychology
  • 1980-1985 Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences, Budapest, M.Sc. in Psychology
  • 1977-1981 Budapest University of Technology, Budapest, M.Sc. in Engineering

 Higher degrees

  • 2005 Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Academy (DSc, Professor)
  • 1996 Docent, University of Helsinki, Psychology
  • 1995 Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Candidate in Psychology (CSc)
  • 1993 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Ph.D. in Psychology

 Research and teaching positions

  • 2008-        Professor of psychology, University of Szeged
  • 2007‑2008 Scientific Adviser, University of Szeged
  • 2005-        Scientific Adviser, Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2003‑2004 Professor, University of Leipzig, Germany
  • 2001‑2007 Lecturer, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Piliscsaba
  • 2000‑       Head of the Department of General Psychology, Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1993-2005 Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1987-1993 Research Fellow, Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1987‑1988 Reader in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology, Kossuth Lajos University of Sciences, Debrecen
  •  1981-1987 Junior Research Fellow, Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Awards and fellowships

  • 2007 Fellowship at the Institute for Adanced Studies (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
  • 2006          Fellowship at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies (University of Helsinki)
  • 2004          Kardos Lajos Award (Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
  • 2003          Leibniz professor (University of Leipzig)
  • 1995          Samuel Sutton Award for Distinguished Contribution to Human ERPs and Cognition (Samuel Sutton Foundation)
  • 1994          Short-term research fellowship (Max Planck Institute, Munich)
  • 1994          Annual Award for Best PhD Thesis (University of Helsinki)
  • 1989-2007 Research Fellowship (Academy of Finland)
  • 1987          Short-term fellowship (European Science Foundation)
  • 1982          Award for University Studies (Ministry of Education, Hungary)
  • 1981          Award for Students' Scientific Activity (Scientific Association of Organization and Management)

Research grants

  • 2012-2017 Hungarian Academy of Sciences ("Lendület"): Who is talking? Neurocognitive and computational modeling of multi-speaker scenes

  • 2012-2016 Hungarian National Research Fund (OTKA K101060): Auditory processing abilities in newborn infants

  • 2009-2011 Seventh Framework Programme, project: acoustic SCene ANalysis for Detecting Living Entities, participant, work package coordinator (WP PI)
  • 2006‑2007 MÖB‑DAAD: Hungarian‑German researcher exchange grant (PI)
  • 2005‑2008 Sixth Framework Programme, project: Emergent Cognition through Active Perception, participant, work package coordinator (WP PI)
  • 2005‑2008 Hungarian National Research Fund (OTKA). Research Topic: Stimulus‑driven and attentive integration processes in perception (PI)
  • 2002‑2005 National Research and Development Program (NKFP), co‑investigator. Research Topic: Nature and nurture: Genetic and psychological risk factors for childhood attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and juvenile drug addiction, their relations and treatment. (CO-PI)
  • 2002‑2005 Fogarty International Research Collaboration Award (FIRCA). Research Topic: Preperceptual and perceptual organization of sound. (Foreign Collaborator)
  • 2001‑2004 Hungarian National Research Fund (OTKA). Research Topic: The perception and representation of complex auditory environments. (PI)
  • 2000‑2001 MÖB‑DAAD: Hungarian‑German researcher exchange grant (PI)
  • 1997-2000 Hungarian National Research Fund (OTKA). Research Topic: Localization of Acoustic Attentional and Memory Functions by Electric (EEG) and Magnetic (MEG) Event‑Related Potentials and Magnetic Resonance Images (MRI). (PI)
  • 1993-1996 Hungarian National Research Fund (OTKA). Research Topic: Intermodal and Inter‑Language Comparative Studies: Attentional and Mismatch Processes in Perception. (PI)
  • 1992‑1994 Hungarian National Research Fund (OTKA). Research Topic: Studies in Auditory Sensory Memory by Event‑Related Brain Potentials. (PI)
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