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

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 outlets in cognitive science, artificial intelligence, and cognitive psychology. He acquired almost 40 million euros in research projects. 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.