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Max Louwerse, PhD., is a cognitive psychologist, artificial intelligence researcher and linguist. He is currently Professor of Cognitive Psychology and Artificial Intelligence at Tilburg University, the Netherlands, and Professor by Special Appointment at Maastricht University (BISS).

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

Louwerse has published his interdisciplinary research in over 160 articles in academic journals in psychology, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence. His research has been awarded with almost 45 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.