2009 – 2012 Budapest University of Technology and Economics, doctoral (PhD) school of Psychology
2001– 2007 – Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
1996 – 2001 – Károlyi Mihály Hungarian- Spanish Bilingual Secondary School.
2017 – Present: Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Department of Affective Psychology, assistant professor
2013 – 2018: Nyírő Gyula Hospital, National Institute of Psychiatry and Addictions. Position: researcher.
2013 – 2017 Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Cognitive Sciences, from 2014: assistant professor
2007 – 2012 – Nyírő Gyula Hospital, Department of Addictology. Position: Psychologist.
- Oct. 16-21: 1st ESRS Sleep Science School ”Neural Networks in Sleep”. Frejus, France.
- Aug-Dec: Eötvös Scholarship of the Hungarian State. Visiting researcher at the Laboratory of Neuropsychology and Functional Neuroimaging, University Libre de Bruxelles. Belgium.
- Oct 23-Nov 4: ESRS travel grant, Laboratory of Neuropsychology and Functional Neuroimaging, Brussels, Belgium.
- July 23-29: FENS-IBRO European Neuroscience Schools Programme. 2013 Kazbegi Sleep Training (Summer school), Georgia, Kazbegi.
- Sept-Dec: Erasmus Scholarship. Laboratory of Functional Neuroscience, University of Pablo de Olávide, Seville, Spain.
- March 7-18: LA School for Education, Cognitive and Neural Sciences. San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. (Summer school)
The neurophysiology of REM sleep
Chronotype, sleep quality and psychological adjustment
Sleep, memory and emotional information processing
‘Excellent lecturer of the Faculty’ Award of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (2017)
Erdős Pál Young Researcher Grant. TÁMOP 4.2.4. A/1-11-1-2012-0001 „National Excellence Program – Elaborating and operating an inland student and researcher personal support system”.
Jedlik Ányos pre-doctoral research grant. TÁMOP 4.2.4. A/1-11-1-2012-0001 „National Excellence Program – Elaborating and operating an inland student and researcher personal support system”.
Julesz Béla Young Research Award of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (2012)
Emotional Regulation in Dreaming, Nightmares and Bad dreams in Borderline Personality Disorder – Student grant of the International Association for the Study of Dreams. (2009)
Statistics (R, SPSS), Basic programming (MatLab, E-Prime), Sleep EEG analyses, Sleep scoring, analyses of sleep microstructure.
Hungarian – native
English – advanced
Spanish – advanced
French – novice
5 Selected Publications:
Simor, P., Gombos, F., Blaskovich, B., Bódizs, R. (2018). Long-range alpha/beta and short-range gamma EEG synchronization distinguishes phasic and tonic REM periods. SLEEP, 41(3). doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsx210.
Blaskovich, B., Szőllősi, Á., Gombos, F., Racsmány, M., Simor, P. (2017). The benefit of directed forgetting persists after a daytime nap: the role of spindles and REM sleep in the consolidation of relevant memories. SLEEP, 40, 3. doi:10.1093/sleep/zsw076.
Simor, P., Zavecz, Zs., Pálosi, V., Török, Cs, Köteles, F. (2015) The influence of sleep complaints on the association between chronotype and negative emotionality in young adults. Chronobiology International, 32(1), 1-10. DOI:10.3109/07420528.2014.935786
Simor, P., Körmendi, J., Horváth, K., Gombos, F., Ujma, P., Bódizs, R. (2014) Electroencephalographic and Autonomic Alterations in Nightmare Disorder during Pre-and Post-REM periods. Brain and Cognition, 91, 62-70. DOI: 10.1016/j.bandc.2014.08.004
Simor, P., Horváth, K., Gombos, F., Bódizs, R. (2012) Disturbed dreaming and sleep quality: altered sleep architecture in subjects with frequent nightmares. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 262(8), 687-696.