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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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  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Gritting One’s Way to Success – Grit Explains Skill in Elite Youth Soccer Players Beyond (Deliberate) Practice, Larkin, P., Cocic, D., Hendry, D., Williams, A., O’Connor, D., Bilalic, M. 1 Jan 2023, In: Psychology of Sport and Exercise
  • Spotting lesions in thorax X-rays at a glance: holistic processing in radiology, Bilalić, M., Grottenthaler, T., Nägele, T., Lindig, T. Dec 2022, In: Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications
  • When (deliberate) practice is not enough – the role of intelligence, practice, and knowledge in academic performance, Bilalic, M., Đokić, R., Koso-Drljević, M., Djapo, N., Pollet, T. 12 Jul 2022, In: Current Psychology
  • Home advantage during the COVID-19 pandemic: Analyses of European football leagues, McCarrick, D., Bilalic, M., Neave, N., Wolfson, S. 1 Sep 2021, In: Psychology of Sport and Exercise
  • Home advantage mediated (HAM) by referee bias and team performance during covid, Bilalić, M., Gula, B., Vaci, N. Dec 2021, In: Scientific Reports
  • 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
  • Can You See What i Hear?: Detecting Changes in Multimodal Setting, Conci, A., Bilalić, M., Gaschler, R. May 2020, In: Experimental Psychology
  • 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

  • Dijana Cocic Cognitive and conative underpinnings of sport expertise Start Date: 01/10/2017 End Date: 27/01/2023
  • Egle Harding intrinsic and Extrinsic Basis of Einstellung (Effect) Start Date: 01/03/2019

Psychology DPhil October 10 2016


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