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Niels O. Schiller

Professor of Psycho- and Neurolinguistics


After a postdoc in Harvard in cognitive neuropsychology, Schiller returned to Europe.  He also did clinical work in America, with aphasia patients.  ‘I learned an enormous amount there, but I found the scientific climate too hard.  I like to work hard, but what I experienced there, I realise it's not for me.' Schiller started in Maastricht as a KNAW researcher.  For the psycholinguistic area of his research he travelled a number of times each week to the Max Planck Institute.