Institute of Experimental

Centre of Social and Psychological Sciences, S.A.Sc.

Dúbravská cesta 9
841 04 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
"I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions
come by accident; they came by work."           T. A. Edison

Significant studies

Bašnáková, J., van Berkum, J., Weber, K., & Hagoort, P. (2015). A job interview in the MRI scanner: How does indirectness affect addressees and overhearers?. Neuropsychologia, 76, 79-91.

Sirota, M., Kostovičová, L., & Vallée-Tourangeau, F. (2015). Now you Bayes, now you don’t: effects of set-problem and frequency-format mental representations on statistical reasoning. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22(5), 1465-1473.

Daniel, E., Bilgin, A. S., Brezina, I., Strohmeier, C. E., & Vainre, M. (2015). Values and helping behavior: A study in four cultures. International Journal of Psychology, 50(3), 186-192.

De Bolle, M., De Fruyt, F., McCrae, R. R., Löckenhoff, C. E., Costa Jr, P. T., Aguilar-Vafaie, M. E., ... Fickova, E. ... & Avdeyeva, T. V. (2015). The emergence of sex differences in personality traits in early adolescence: A cross-sectional, cross-cultural study. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108(1), 171-185.

Sirota, M., Kostovičová, L., & Vallée-Tourangeau, F. (2015). How to train your Bayesian: a problem-representation transfer rather than a format-representation shift explains training effects. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68(1), 1-9.

Sirota, M., Kostovičová, L., & Juanchich, M. (2014). The effect of iconicity of visual displays on statistical reasoning: evidence in favor of the null hypothesis. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 21(4), 961-968.

Bašnáková, J., Weber, K., Petersson, K. M., van Berkum, J., & Hagoort, P. (2014). Beyond the language given: the neural correlates of inferring speaker meaning. Cerebral Cortex, 24 (10): 2572-2578.

Skoog, T., Stattin, H., Ruiselova, Z., & Özdemir, M. (2013). Female pubertal timing and problem behaviour The role of culture. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 37(4), 357-365.

McCrae, R. R., Chan, W., Jussim, L., De Fruyt, F., Löckenhoff, C. E., De Bolle, M., ... Fickova, E. ... & Allik, J. (2013). The inaccuracy of national character stereotypes. Journal of Research in Personality, 47(6), 831-842.

Terracciano, A., Abdel-Khalek, A. M., Adam, N., Adamovova, L., Ahn, C. K., Ahn, H. N., ... Fickova, E. ... & Avia, M. D. (2005). National character does not reflect mean personality trait levels in 49 cultures. Science, 310(5745), 96-100.