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- M.D. General Medicine. Summa Cum Laude. Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical University, Szeged, Hungary.
- B.A. : Psychology M.A. Developmental Psychopathology. Summa Cum Laude. Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary.
- Ph.D Medicine. : Clinical Psychiatry and Psychology. Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest, Hungary.
- Psychiatry Residency Training – HIETE, Budapest, Hungary (partial).
- Post-doctoral training: Department of Psychiatry, Health Science Centre, University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA. Autism, neuropsychology and neurophysiology (with Professors Katharine Loveland, Jacelyne Bachevalier, & Geoffrey Potts at Rice University)
My main areas of research interest are neonatal psychology, infant mental health, fetal-neonatal psychology, autism spectrum disorders. I am using a broad range of methods behavioural analysis, neuropsychological, psychophysiological (using EKG), neurophysiological (using ERP and fMRI). In general, I am interested in exploring normal and abnormal development from fetus to childhood. I am also interested in the psychology of music, arts and creativity, developmental, applied and neurobiological aspects.
Happy music makes newborn babies sleepy, according to new University of Dundee research showing for the first time that neonates can perceive and respond to different emotions in music.
Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) can struggle to identify other people’s emotions when placed under pressure, according to research from the University of Dundee.
Babies in the womb will respond to interaction from its mother, including conversation and touching, a University of Dundee study has found.
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