Peter Szecsi

Research assistant

E-mail: pter.szecsi at


  • 2015- 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: embodied choice, Moral decision-making
  • Methodology: Preregistration, Publication Bias, Replication crisis
  • Statistics: Bayesian statistics, Statistical reanalysis


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

Running Projects

  • Meta-analysis on framing effect
  • Examination of the differences between preregistered and non-pregeristered articles
  • Transparent Psi Project

Skills & Experience

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

Talks & Posters

  • 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)
  • 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. (Talk)
  • 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. (Poster)