D?nes Sz?cs has background in cognitive neuroscience and psychology. He has used electro-encephalography (EEG), electro-myography (EMG), functional near infrared imaging (fNIRS), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and behavioural methods. On the one hand, he investigates mathematical understanding and development, mathematics anxiety (including gender differences), dyscalculia, and gifted mathematics. On the other had, he is very interested in modern research methodology and in the meta-analysis of the published neuroscience and psychology literature. D?nes was the recipient of the prestigious scholar award of the James S. McDonnell foundation (2013).