Hasan joined the Meaning, Culture and Cognition group within the Centre for Language Studies in April 2017. He is currently working on a project investigating the development of cross-modal associations.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Biomolecular Sciences, and a Master’s in Neuroscience & Cognition from Utrecht University. During and after his study, he was involved in many outstanding research projects focusing on the neural basis of learning and decision-making. Furthermore, he has experience in working with children and is especially interested in how they acquire languages.
Hasan is also a guest member of the Action and Neurocognition group of the Donders Institute.
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J.H.I. Haarhuis, A.M.O. Elbatsh, B. van den Broek, D. Camps, H. Erkan, K. Jalink, R. H. Medema, B. D. Rowland (2013). WAPL-Mediated Removal of Cohesin Protects against Segregation Errors and Aneuploidy. Current Biology 2013 Oct 21;23(20):2071-7 Link to source