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Max Louwerse, PhD., is a linguist, a cognitive psychologist, and an artificial intelligence researcher. He is currently Professor of Cognitive Psychology and Artificial Intelligence at Tilburg University, the Netherlands.

Before moving to the Netherlands, he had academic appointments in the United Kingdom and the United States, where he worked for 18 years.

Louwerse has published his interdisciplinary research in over 150 articles in academic journals in linguistics, psychology, computer science, and artificial intelligence. His research has been awarded with over 20 million dollars in research funding. Louwerse has worked on several initiatives to bring research to society, the general public and industry, holds two patents, and is author of the popular science book Keeping Those Words in Mind: How Language Creates Meaning.