Faculty of Social
and Economic Sciences
Comenius University in Bratislava

Branislav Uhrecký

Mgr. Branislav Uhrecký, PhD.

Areas of professional interest: psychology of emotions, psychology of judgement and decision making

Research interests: coping with acute stress, phenomenology of emotions and coping, performance of medical professionals, emotion and intuition in decision making

Education:

PhD degree: Social and occupational psychology (2019) - Institute of applied psychology, Faculty of social and economic sciences, Commenius University in Bratislava
Master's degree: Clinical and counselling psychology (2016) - Department of psychological sciences, Faculty of social sciences and health care, University of Constantinus the Philosopher in Nitra

Participation in research projects:

  • VEGA 2/0080/14 Decision making in emotionally stressful situations: Macrocognition and emotion research in the naturalistic decision making paradigm.
  • VEGA 2/0070/18 Cognitive and social skills supporting the quality of decision making and overall team performance in emergency medical personnel

Selection from publications:

  • Balážová, M., & Uhrecký, B. (2018). What does it mean "being chilled"? Mental well-being as viewed by Slovak adolescent boys. Human Affairs, 28(3), 285-296.
  • Uhrecký B., & Gurňáková, J. (2018). Úloha emócií a emočnej regulácie zdravotníckych záchranárov v rôznych typoch situácií [The role of emotions and emotion regulation of paramedics in various types of situations]. In E. Maierová, L. Viktorová, J. Suchá, & M. Dolejš (Ed.), PhD existence 2018 "Nekonečno v psychologii": Sborník příspěvků [PhD existence 2018 "Infinity in psychology": Textbook of conference papers] (pp. 248-254). Olomouc: Palacký University Olomouc.
  • Uhrecký, B., & Gurňáková, J. (2017). Úloha emócií a emočnej regulácie zdravotníckych záchranárov pri riešení simulovanej úlohy rutinného typu [The role of emotions and emotion regulation of paramedics in a routine-type situation]. In J. Gurňáková a kol., Výskum makrokognícií a emócií v rozhodovaní zdravotníckych profesionálov [The research of macrocognition and emotion in medical decision making] (pp. 57-117). Bratislava: Institute of experimental psychology CPSS SAS.
  • Uhrecký, B., & Pilárik, Ľ. (2016). Efekt fokusingu pri rozhodovaní sa v komplexných rozhodovacích úlohách [Effect of focusing in complex decision making tasks]. In I. Sarmány-Schuller, Ľ. Pilárik, & I. Gallová (Ed.), Rozhodovanie v kontexte kognície, osobnosti a emócií V [Decision making in context of cognition, personality, and emotion V] (pp. 187-195). Nitra: Faculty of social sciences and health care UCP Nitra.
  • Uhrecký, B., Gurňáková, J., & Baránková, M. (2020). Emotion Regulation Strategies in Paramedic Crew Leaders during a Simulated Stressful Task: A Qualitative Inquiry. Studia Psychologica, 62(2), 89-108