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Prof Merim Bilalic

Professor

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



Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Never Too Much—The Benefit of Talent to Team Performance in the National Basketball Association: Comment on Swaab, Schaerer, Anicich, Ronay, and Galinsky (2014), Gula, B., Vaci, N., Alexandrowicz, R., Bilalić, M. 1 Feb 2021, In: Psychological Science
  • Reading the Future from Body Movements –Anticipation in Handball, Cocić, D., Vaci, N., Prieger, R., Bilalić, M. 4 Jul 2021, In: Journal of Motor Behavior
  • 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. 1 Oct 2020, In: Thinking and Reasoning
  • A network view on brain regions involved in experts’ object and pattern recognition: Implications for the neural mechanisms of skilled visual perception, 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: the role of the PPA and RSC in perceiving object relations and spatial layout, 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
  • The temporal dynamics of insight problem solving – restructuring might not always be sudden, Bilalić, M., Graf, M., Vaci, N., Danek, A. 28 Dec 2019, In: Thinking & Reasoning
  • When the Solution Is on the Doorstep: Better Solving Performance, but Diminished Aha! Experience for Chess Experts on the Mutilated Checkerboard Problem, Bilalić, M., Graf, M., Vaci, N., Danek, A. Aug 2019, In: Cognitive Science
  • The brains of experts, Bilalic, M. Mar 2018, In: Psychologist

PGR Supervision

  • Egle Harding intrinsic and Extrinsic Basis of Einstellung (Effect) Start Date: 01/03/2019
  • Dijana Cocic Deception in sport – cognitive underpinnings of sport expertise Start Date: 01/10/2017

Qualifications

Psychology DPhil October 10 2016


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