Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Technology, Budapest, 1981. Master of Science in Psychology, Eötvös University Science, Budapest, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, 1993.
Postgraduate in Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Doctor Academy, 2005.
Lecturer University Debrecen, Hungary, 1987-1988. Senior research fellow Institute for Psychology, Budapest, since 1993, head department general psychology, since 2000. Leibuiz professor University Leipzig, Germany, 2003—2004.
Docent University Helsinki, since 1996. Professor psychological University Szeged, Hungary, 2008.
Recipient award for outstanding studies Ministry of Education, Budapest, 1982, Samuel Sutton award Samuel Sutton Foundation, New York City, 1995, Kardoswajos Award Institute Psychological Hungury Academy of Sciences, 2004. Member Doctoral School Cognitive Science, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, since 2005, Society for Neurosci., Society for Psychophysiol.
Married Edit Katalin Schmalz, August 18, 1981. Children: Zsuzsanna, David.