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Dr. Ujma Przemyslaw Péterujma_peter

DOB 1988. 04. 11.


Assistant professor



PhD (Health Science) – 2016, Semmelweis University


Conference interpreter – 2012, Budapest University of Technology and Economics


Psychologist – 2011, Budapest University of Technology and Economics


Philologist in Human Behavior – 2009, Pázmány Péter Catholic University


Seminar tutor: Orvosi pszichológia (Hungarian medical program), Medical Psychology, Medical Communication (English medical program)


Course administrator, Zahnmedizinische Psychologie (German dental medicine program)

Other work:


Research fellow: National Institute of Clinical Neuroscience


Lecturer: Kodolányi János University College


Editor: Sleep Spindles & Cortical Up States (Akadémiai Kiadó)

Known foreign languages:

English, German, Italian

Research interests:

individual characteristics of the sleep EEG

sleep and cognition

sleep physiology

intelligence – nomology, psychometrics, epidemiology

International awards

European College of Neuropharmacology (ECNP) Seminar Award (2016)

Mensa Award for Excellence in Research (2015)



Selected publications


Pótári Adrián, Ujma Péter P, Konrad Boris N, Genzel Lisa, Simor Péter, Körmendi János, Gombos Ferenc, Steiger Axel, Dresler Martin, Bódizs Róbert. Age-related changes in sleep EEG are attenuated in highly intelligent individuals. NEUROIMAGE 2017 Feb 1;146:554-560

Ujma Péter P, Bódizs Róbert, Gombos Ferenc, Stintzing Johannes, Konrad Boris N, Genzel Lisa, Steiger Axel, Dresler Martin. Nap sleep spindle correlates of intelligence. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 5: Paper 17159. 8 p. (2015)

Ujma Péter P, Konrad BN, Genzel L, Bleifuss A, Simor P, Potari A, Kormendi J, Gombos F, Steiger A, Bodizs R, Dresler M. Sleep spindles and intelligence: evidence for a sexual dimorphism. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE 34:(49) pp. 16358-16368. (2014)


Simor Péter, Horváth Klára, Ujma Péter P, Gombos Ferenc, Bódizs Róbert. Fluctuations between sleep and wakefulness: Wake-like features indicated by increased EEG alpha power during different sleep stages in nightmare disorder. BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY 94:(3) pp. 592-600. (2013)