Peter Szecsi

Research assistant

E-mail: pter.szecsi at gmail.com

Education

  • 2018- MA, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2015-2018: BA, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2003-2015: Fazekas Mihály Elementary and High School, Budapest, Hungary

Scientific Interest

  • Decision-making
  • Methodology
  • Statistics
  • Reasoning: Counterfactual reasoning
  • AI-human interactions

Affiliations

  • 2015 – Research assistant: Decision lab, Institute of Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

Running Projects

  • Transparent Psi Project
  • Examination of counterfactual reasoning in narrated, observed and experienced events
  • CREP replications (Turri et al, Feng et al)

Skills & Experience

  • Programming languages: R, Python, Matlab/Octave
  • Statistical and experimenting programs: Opensesame, JASP, SPSS, jsPsych, Qualtrics

Publications

  • Aczel, B., Palfi, B., Szollosi, A., Kovacs, M., Szaszi, B., Szecsi, P., … & Wagenmakers, E. J. (2018). Quantifying Support for the Null Hypothesis in Psychology: An Empirical Investigation. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 2515245918773742.
  • McCarthy, R. J., Skowronski, J. J., Verschuere, B., Meijer, E. H., Jim, A., Hoogesteyn, K., …, Szecsi, P., … & Barbosa, F. (2018). Registered replication report on Srull and Wyer (1979). Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science1(3), 321-336.
  • Verschuere, B., Meijer, E. H., Jim, A., Hoogesteyn, K., Orthey, R., McCarthy, R. J., …, Szecsi, P., … & Barbosa, F. (2018). Registered replication report on Mazar, Amir, and Ariely (2008). Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science1(3), 299-317.

Talks & Posters

  • Szecsi, P., Palfi, B., Szaszi, B., Zrubka, M., Kovacs, M., Aczel, B., & Kekecs, Z. (2018). Consensus Design Process of the Transparent Psi Project. Annual Meeting of the Society for Judgement and Decision Making. 15-18. November 2018. New Orleans.
  • An Empirical Inquiry of the Effect of Action Execution on the Decision Making Process. Szecsi, P., Kovacs, M., Szollosi, A., Palfi, B., Szaszi, B., Salamon, J., Zrubka, M. & Kieslich, P. ICPS 2017 Vienna. (Poster)
  • Palfi, B., Szollosi, A., Szaszi, B., Kovacs, M., Zrubka, M., Szecsi, P., Aczel, B., & Wagenmakers, E. J. (2017) Interpreting nonsignificant findings in psychological research. CogSci. 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Society. 26-29. July 2017. London. (Poster)
  • Kovacs, M., Szecsi, P., Palfi, B., Szollosi, A., Szaszi, B., Kieslich, P., & Aczel, B. (2016). Investigating embodied choice in the Guided      Movement Task. In J. Funke, J. Rummel, & A. Voß (Eds.), Abstracts of the 58th Conference of Experimental Psychologists. (p. 170). Heidelberg, Germany: Pabst Science Publishers. (Talk)