University of Pecs, Institute of Psychology, Assistant lecturer/Research fellow (2011- )
Education and Qualifications
2008–2011 Doctoral studies (evolutionary psychology and neuropsychology) Institute of Behavioral Sciences, Medical School, University of Pécs, Hungary
2007 Masters degree in Biology Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Pécs, Hungary
2004 Masters degree in Economics Faculty of Economy, University of Pécs, Hungary
2004-2005 Erasmus Scholarship at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Urban Ethology, University of Vienna, Austria
2010 - International Society for Human Ethology (ISHE) 2012 - European Human Behavior and Evolution Association (EHBEA)
Face perception, neuropsychology, evolution of human cognition, modularity of mind.
Teaching experience in English
Evolutionary Psychology, BA level Cognitive Psychology Research Seminar Evolutionary Psychology Research Seminar
Farsang, P., & Kocsor, F. (2016). The Young Male Syndrome revisited – homicide data from Hungarian and Australian populations. Human Ethology Bulletin. Retrieved from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/295073820_The_Young_Male_Syndrome_revisited_-_homicide_data_from_Hungarian_and_Australian_populations
Kocsor, F., & Bereczkei, T. (2016). First Impressions of Strangers Rely on Generalization of Behavioral Traits Associated with previously Seen Facial Features. Current Psychology. pdf
Kocsor, F., Saxton, T. K., Láng, A., & Bereczkei, T. (2016). Preference for faces resembling opposite-sex parents is moderated by emotional closeness in childhood. Personality and Individual Differences, 96, 23–27. pdf
Kocsor, F., Gyuris, P., Bereczkei, T. (2013). The impact of attachment on preschool children's preference for parent-resembling faces - a possible link to sexual imprinting. Journal of Evolutionary Psychology.11(4), 171–183, DOI: 10.1556/JEP.11.2013.4.2 - pdf
Kocsor F, Feldman A, Bereczkei T, Kállai J (2013). Assessing facial attractiveness: individual decisions and evolutionary constraints. SOCIOAFFECTIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND PSYCHOLOGY 3: 21432. DOI: 10.3402/snp.v3i0.21432 pdf
Meskó, N., Láng, A., Kocsor, F., Rózsa, K. (2012). Measuring sexual commitment. Hungarian version of the Sociosexual Orientation Inventory Revised (SOI-R). MagyarPszichológiaiSzemle, 2012, 67. 4. 727–749. DOI: 10.1556/MPSzle.67.2012.4.6 [Hungarian Psychological Bulletin, published in Hungarian]
Kocsor F; Rezneki R.; Juhász Sz.; Bereckei T. (2011). Preference for Facial Self-Resemblance and Attractiveness in Human Mate-Choice. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 40, 1263–1270. DOI 10.1007/s10508-010-9723-z pdf
2012: 7th Conference of the European Human Behavior and Evolution Association, Durham, UK Testingphenotypematchingandsexualimprintingtheories.(poster)
2011: 23rd Annual Human Behavior and Evolution Society Conference, Montpellier, France Face preference in childhood and mate choice in adulthood. Females recruit more brain areas than males while viewing attractive opposite-sex faces.
2011: 6th Conference of the European Human Behavior and Evolution Association, Giessen, Germany Female's sexual desire predicts preference for father-resembling mate. (poster)
2010: 5th Conference of the European Human Behavior and Evolution Association, Wroclaw, Poland Preference for facial self-resemblance and attractiveness in human mate-choice (poster).
2009: Vth International Anthropological Congress of Aleš Hrdlička, Prague, Czech Republic Preference for facial self-resemblance and attractiveness in human mate choice.
2008: 8th Alps-Adria Psychology Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia Preference for self-resembling faces in human mate choice and interpersonal relations.