Doctoral student in Cognition

Background

Tom is a graduate student in Dr. Daniel Casasanto's lab. He received a BA and MA in Linguistics from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium in 2009. In 2011 he received a MSc. in Cognitive Neuroscience from the Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands, where he worked with Dr. Casasanto at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics. Afterwards he was the lab manager at Dr. Casasanto's lab at the New School for Social Research.

Research Interests

How do the neural systems for language, perception and action interact?

How does context affect the way we construct linguistic and social meaning?