Matthew Erdelyi, Ph.D.

Brooklyn College CUNY

Matthew Erdelyi, Ph.D.

Dr. Matthew Erdelyi was born in Budapest, Hungary, lived in Venezuela for several years, and finally settled in the United States, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree from Wooster College. He went on to obtain his Ph.D. in Psychology at Yale University, where he had the distinction of being a Woodrow Wilson scholar. He is currently a professor of Psychology at Brooklyn College, CUNY. He has pursued experimental and theoretical work on subliminal perception, the recovery of inaccessible memories, and psychodynamics. Along with many articles, he has published two books, Psychoanalysis: Freud's Cognitive Psychology and The Recovery of Unconscious Memories: Hypermnesia and Reminiscence. He has been a visiting scholar at various universities and was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University.