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Prof Merim Bilalic


Department: Psychology

I did my diploma studies (Psychology) in Sarajevo and my DPhil (Experimental Psychology) at Oxford. I subsequently held research and teaching positions at Humboldt, Brunel, and Tübingen. Before moving to Northumbria University, I held the Chair in Cognitive Psychology at Klagenfurt.

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Merim Bilalic

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NA 345


Psychology DPhil October 10 2016

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • A network view on brain regions involved in experts’ object and pattern recognition, Langner, R., Eickhoff, S., Bilalić, M. 1 Apr 2019, In: Brain and Cognition
  • Large data and Bayesian modeling—aging curves of NBA players, Vaci, N., Cocić, D., Gula, B., Bilalić, M. 1 Aug 2019, In: Behavior Research Methods
  • Parsing rooms, Bilalić, M., Lindig, T., Turella, L. 1 Sep 2019, In: Brain Structure and Function
  • The joint influence of intelligence and practice on skill development throughout the life span, Vaci, N., Edelsbrunner, P., Stern, E., Neubauer, A., Bilalić, M., Grabner, R. 10 Sep 2019, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • When the Solution Is on the Doorstep, Bilalić, M., Graf, M., Vaci, N., Danek, A. Aug 2019, In: Cognitive Science
  • Why do people fail to see simple solutions? Using think-aloud protocols to uncover the mechanism behind the Einstellung (mental set) effect, Blech, C., Gaschler, R., Bilalić, M. 4 Nov 2019, In: Thinking and Reasoning
  • The brains of experts, Bilalic, M. Mar 2018, In: Psychologist
  • The Double Take of Expertise, Bilalić, M. 1 Dec 2018, In: Current Directions in Psychological Science
  • Chess databases as a research vehicle in psychology: Modeling large data, Vaci, N., Bilalić, M. Aug 2017, In: Behavior Research Methods
  • The neuroscience of expertise, Bilalić, M. 2017

PGR Supervision

  • Egle Harding Start: 01/03/2019
  • Dijana Cocic Start: 01/10/2017


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