Csaba Pléh

Distinguished Visiting Professor

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Budapest, Oktober 6 u. 7 | 104


Born in 1945, Csaba Pléh has a degree in psychology and in linguistics as well. I am a full member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences since 2004 (corresponding from 1998).  My long time research interests are or were


  • Hungarian psycholinguistics
  • history of psychology
  • cognitive science, relationships between language and cognition
  • developmental disorders.


Beside  being on the editorial board of several journals, I was  Editor in chief of   Hungarian Review of Psychology (1997-2015). Between 1998 and 2001 I was  president of the Hungarian Philosophical Association. I have been a fellow  to Collegium Budapest, the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, and Collegium de Lyon.  In 1991-1992 and in 2004/05 I was the  György Ránki Hungarian chair, at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.  I have published a dozen books  and over 500 articles. 


MA psychology, ELTE, Budapest, 1969
MA, linguistics, ELTE, Budapest, 1973
PhD in psychology, 1984, Budapest

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