Géza Gergely Ambrus

Dr Géza Gergely Ambrus

  • Lecturer in Psychology
  • Poole House P319, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Favourites

  • Dalski, A., Kovács, G. and Ambrus, G.G., 2022. Evidence for a General Neural Signature of Face Familiarity. Cerebral Cortex, 32 (12), 2590-2601.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Eick, C.M., Kaiser, D. and Kovács, G., 2021. Getting to know you: Emerging neural representations during face familiarization. Journal of Neuroscience, 41 (26), 5687-5698.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Kaiser, D., Cichy, R.M. and Kovács, G., 2019. The Neural Dynamics of Familiar Face Recognition. Cerebral Cortex, 29 (11), 4775-4784.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Dotzer, M., Schweinberger, S.R. and Kovács, G., 2017. The occipital face area is causally involved in the formation of identity-specific face representations. Brain Structure and Function, 222 (9), 4271-4282.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Windel, F., Burton, A.M. and Kovács, G., 2017. Causal evidence of the involvement of the right occipital face area in face-identity acquisition. NeuroImage, 148, 212-218.
  • Grotheer, M., Ambrus, G.G. and Kovács, G., 2016. Causal evidence of the involvement of the number form area in the visual detection of numbers and letters. NeuroImage, 132, 314-319.

Journal Articles

  • Dalski, A., Kovács, G., Wiese, H. and Ambrus, G.G., 2022. Characterizing the shared signals of face familiarity: Long-term acquaintance, voluntary control, and concealed knowledge. Brain Research, 1796.
  • Dalski, A., Kovács, G. and Ambrus, G.G., 2022. No semantic information is necessary to evoke general neural signatures of face familiarity: evidence from cross-experiment classification. Brain Structure and Function.
  • Li, C., Burton, A.M., Ambrus, G.G. and Kovács, G., 2022. A neural measure of the degree of face familiarity. Cortex, 155, 1-12.
  • Dalski, A., Kovács, G. and Ambrus, G.G., 2022. Evidence for a General Neural Signature of Face Familiarity. Cerebral Cortex, 32 (12), 2590-2601.
  • Vékony, T., Ambrus, G.G., Janacsek, K. and Nemeth, D., 2022. Cautious or causal? Key implicit sequence learning paradigms should not be overlooked when assessing the role of DLPFC (Commentary on Prutean et al.). Cortex, 148, 222-226.
  • Rostalski, S.M., Robinson, J.E., Ambrus, G.G., Johnston, P. and Kovács, G., 2022. Person identity-specific adaptation effects in the ventral occipito-temporal cortex. European Journal of Neuroscience, 55 (5), 1232-1243.
  • Sperl, L., Ruttloff, J.M., Ambrus, G.G., Kaufmann, J.M., Cañal-Bruland, R. and Schweinberger, S.R., 2021. Effects of motor restrictions on preparatory brain activity. Experimental Brain Research, 239 (11), 3189-3203.
  • Eick, C.M., Ambrus, G.G. and Kovács, G., 2021. Inhibition of the occipital face area modulates the electrophysiological signals of face familiarity: A combined cTBS-EEG study. Cortex, 141, 156-167.
  • Sperl, L., Ambrus, G.G., Kaufmann, J.M., Schweinberger, S.R. and Cañal-Bruland, R., 2021. Electrophysiological correlates underlying interference control in motor tasks. Biological Psychology, 163.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Eick, C.M., Kaiser, D. and Kovács, G., 2021. Getting to know you: Emerging neural representations during face familiarization. Journal of Neuroscience, 41 (26), 5687-5698.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Vékony, T., Janacsek, K., Trimborn, A.B.C., Kovács, G. and Nemeth, D., 2020. When less is more: Enhanced statistical learning of non-adjacent dependencies after disruption of bilateral DLPFC. Journal of Memory and Language, 114.
  • Eick, C.M., Kovács, G., Rostalski, S.M., Röhrig, L. and Ambrus, G.G., 2020. The occipital face area is causally involved in identity-related visual-semantic associations. Brain Structure and Function, 225 (5), 1483-1493.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Kaiser, D., Cichy, R.M. and Kovács, G., 2019. The Neural Dynamics of Familiar Face Recognition. Cerebral Cortex, 29 (11), 4775-4784.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Amado, C., Krohn, L. and Kovács, G., 2019. TMS of the occipital face area modulates cross-domain identity priming. Brain Structure and Function, 224 (1), 149-157.
  • Amado, C., Kovács, P., Mayer, R., Ambrus, G.G., Trapp, S. and Kovács, G., 2018. Neuroimaging results suggest the role of prediction in cross-domain priming. Scientific Reports, 8 (1).
  • Ambrus, G.G., Dotzer, M., Schweinberger, S.R. and Kovács, G., 2017. The occipital face area is causally involved in the formation of identity-specific face representations. Brain Structure and Function, 222 (9), 4271-4282.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Windel, F., Burton, A.M. and Kovács, G., 2017. Causal evidence of the involvement of the right occipital face area in face-identity acquisition. NeuroImage, 148, 212-218.
  • Gall, C., Ambrus, G.G. et al., 2016. Alternating current stimulation for vision restoration after optic nerve damage: A randomized clinical trial. PLoS ONE, 11 (6).
  • Grotheer, M., Ambrus, G.G. and Kovács, G., 2016. Causal evidence of the involvement of the number form area in the visual detection of numbers and letters. NeuroImage, 132, 314-319.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Chaieb, L., Stilling, R., Rothkegel, H., Antal, A. and Paulus, W., 2016. Monitoring transcranial direct current stimulation induced changes in cortical excitability during the serial reaction time task. Neuroscience Letters, 616, 98-104.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Pisoni, A., Primaßin, A., Turi, Z., Paulus, W. and Antal, A., 2015. Bi-frontal transcranial alternating current stimulation in the ripple range reduced overnight forgetting. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 9 (September).
  • Grundey, J., Amu, R., Ambrus, G.G., Batsikadze, G., Paulus, W. and Nitsche, M.A., 2015. Double dissociation of working memory and attentional processes in smokers and non-smokers with and without nicotine. Psychopharmacology, 232 (14), 2491-2501.
  • Pisoni, A., Turi, Z., Raithel, A., Ambrus, G.G., Alekseichuk, I., Schacht, A., Paulus, W. and Antal, A., 2015. Separating recognition processes of declarative memory via anodal tDCS: Boosting old item recognition by temporal and new item detection by parietal stimulation. PLoS ONE, 10 (3).
  • Janacsek, K., Ambrus, G.G., Paulus, W., Antal, A. and Nemeth, D., 2015. Right hemisphere advantage in statistical learning: Evidence from a probabilistic sequence learning task. Brain Stimulation, 8 (2), 277-282.
  • Antal, A., Ambrus, G.G. and Chaieb, L., 2014. The impact of electrical stimulation techniques on behavior. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 5 (6), 649-659.
  • Chaieb, L., Antal, A., Ambrus, G.G. and Paulus, W., 2014. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor: Its impact upon neuroplasticity and neuroplasticity inducing transcranial brain stimulation protocols. Neurogenetics, 15 (1), 1-11.
  • Chaieb, L., Antal, A., Pisoni, A., Saiote, C., Opitz, A., Ambrus, G.G., Focke, N. and Paulus, W., 2014. Safety of 5 kHz tACS. Brain Stimulation, 7 (1), 92-96.
  • Antal, A., Ambrus, G.G. and Chaieb, L., 2014. Toward unraveling reading-related modulations of tdcs-induced neuroplasticity in the human visual cortex. Frontiers in Psychology, 5 (JUN).
  • Turi, Z., Ambrus, G.G., Ho, K.A., Sengupta, T., Paulus, W. and Antal, A., 2014. When size matters: Large electrodes induce greater stimulation-related cutaneous discomfort than smaller electrodes at equivalent current density. Brain Stimulation, 7 (3), 460-467.
  • Turi, Z., Ambrus, G.G., Janacsek, K., Emmert, K., Hahn, L., Paulus, W. and Antal, A., 2013. Both the cutaneous sensation and phosphene perception are modulated in a frequency-specific manner during transcranial alternating current stimulation. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 31 (3), 275-285.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Al-Moyed, H., Chaieb, L., Sarp, L., Antal, A. and Paulus, W., 2012. The fade-in - Short stimulation - Fade out approach to sham tDCS - Reliable at 1 mA for naïve and experienced subjects, but not investigators. Brain Stimulation, 5 (4), 499-504.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Zimmer, M., Kincses, Z.T., Harza, I., Kovács, G., Paulus, W. and Antal, A., 2011. The enhancement of cortical excitability over the DLPFC before and during training impairs categorization in the prototype distortion task. Neuropsychologia, 49 (7), 1974-1980.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Antal, A. and Paulus, W., 2011. Comparing cutaneous perception induced by electrical stimulation using rectangular and round shaped electrodes. Clinical Neurophysiology, 122 (4), 803-807.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Paulus, W. and Antal, A., 2010. Cutaneous perception thresholds of electrical stimulation methods: Comparison of tDCS and tRNS. Clinical Neurophysiology, 121 (11), 1908-1914.

Chapters

  • Miniussi, C., Ambrus, G.G., Pellicciari, M.C., Walsh, V. and Antal, A., 2012. Transcranial Magnetic and Electric Stimulation in Perception and Cognition Research. Transcranial Brain Stimulation. 335-355.

Posters

  • Dalski, A., Kovács, G. and Ambrus, G.G., 2022. Evidence for a general neural signature of face familiarity. In: International Neuroscience Meeting, Budapest 2022 – IBRO Workshop.
  • Dalski, A., Kovács, G., Wiese, H. and Ambrus, G.G., 2022. Unique and Shared Neural Codes in Familiar Face Perception. In: International Neuroscience Meeting, Budapest 2022 – IBRO Workshop.
  • Dalski, A., Kovács, G. and Ambrus, G.G., 2021. Evidence for a general signature of face familiarity. In: 12th Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science (DUCOG).
  • Dalski, A., Kovács, G. and Ambrus, G.G., 2021. Exploring the neural dynamics of semantic categories within and across images, first and second language words. In: 12th Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science (DUCOG).
  • Ambrus, G.G., Kaiser, D., Cichy, R.M. and Kovács, G., 2020. The neural dynamics of familiar face recognition. In: IBRO Workshop, Szeged.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Kaiser, D., Süllwold, L.-C., Cichy, R.M. and Kovács, G., 2019. The neural dynamics of familiar face recognition. In: Tagung Experimentell Arbeitender Psychologen, London.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Kaiser, D., Süllwold, L.-C., Cichy, R.M. and Kovács, G., 2018. The neural dynamics of familiar face recognition. In: The 41th European Conference on Visual Perception.
  • Eisele, A., Ambrus, G.G., Windel, F., Burton, M.A. and Kovács, G., 2017. Facial identity learning in the occipital facearea. In: FENS Regional Meeting, Pécs.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Komes, J., Struckmann, W., Kurth, I., Schweinberger, S.R. and Kovács, G., 2017. The effects of the BDNF Val66Met polymorphism on autobiographical memory. In: FENS Regional Meeting.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Eisele, A., Windel, F., Burton, M.A. and Kovács, G., 2017. Facial identity learning in the occipital face area. In: 40th European Conference on Visual Perception. Berlin.
  • Dotzer, M., Ambrus, G.G., Schweinberger, S.R. and Kovács, G., 2016. The occipital face area is causally involved in the formation of identity-specific face representations. In: Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience, Budapest.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Windel, F., Burton, M.A. and Kovács, G., 2016. The right occipital face area is involved in face identity acquisition. In: Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience, Budapest.
  • Trimborn, A.-B.C., Ambrus, G.G., Janacsek, K., Kovács, G. and Németh, D., 2016. The effects of bilateral TMS on probabilistic sequence learning. In: International Conference on Memory, Budapest.
  • Windel, F., Ambrus, G.G., Burton, M.A. and Kovács, G., 2016. The stability of identity-representations acquired through brief exposure. In: International Conference on Memory, Budapest.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Komes, J., Struckmann, W., Kurth, I., Schweinberger, S.R. and Kovács, G., 2016. The effects of the BDNF Val66Met polymorphism on autobiographical memory. In: International Conference on Memory, Budapest.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Grotheer, M. and Kovács, G., 2016. Causal evidence of the involvement of the number form area in the visual detection of numbers and letters. In: FENS Forum, Copenhagen.
  • Ambrus, G.G., Kovács, P., Grotheer, M. and Kovács, G., 2016. Investigating the role of the lateral occipital complex in face perception using transcranial magnetic stimulation. In: IBRO Workshop, Budapest.

Invited Lectures

  • Multivariate Pattern Analysis Across Experiments, Zhejiang Normal University(China, Online), 23 Mar 2021 more
  • Investigating the Role of the Occipital Face Area, Zhejiang Normal University (China, Online), 16 Mar 2021 more
  • Investigating face-identity processing, Jena, Germany, 21 Jun 2019 more
  • Investigating the face perception network, University of Kent, 16 Feb 2017 more

Grants

  • The ventral visual pathway and the construction of identity-specific representation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), 19 Jun 2017). Completed

Qualifications

  • PhD in Biology (Georg August University of Göttingen, 2012)
  • MA in Psychology (University of Szeged, 2008)