Gergely Csibra

Professor of Psychology (part time)

Mail: Birkbeck, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX
Primary affiliationCentral European University, Budapest

Research interests

  • Infant social cognition
    • Understanding goal-directed actions
    • Comprehension of referential communication
    • Gaze perception and gaze following
    • Mental state attribution
    • Social learning
  • Object cognition
    • Representation of occluded objects
    • Illusory object perception
    • Understanding artefacts
    • Language and categorization
  • Neuroimaging
    • High-density event-related potentials (ERPs)
    • Oscillatory brain activation
    • Optical imaging (near-infrared spectroscopy)
    • Eye-tracking
  • Others
    • Frontal cortex development
    • Audio-visual speech perception
    • Action mirroring


Publications are listed on Birkbeck Institutional Research Online