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Professor of Cognitive Psychology
University of the Republic, Uruguay
Alejandro Maiche graduated in Psychology from the Universidad de la Republica (UR), in Uruguay. Then, he moved to Barcelona where he obtained his PhD in Perception, Communication and Time from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2002 where he was lecturer in Basic Psychology until 2010. He came back to Uruguay in 2010 as a professor of Cognitive Psychology at the School of Psychology - Universidad de la República and as a researcher of the National System of Researchers in Uruguay (ANII). Since then, he directs the Center for Basic Research in Psychology where scientists from different disciplines investigate about Cognition from a basic perspective. He has published tens of articles relating visual perception and in the last 5 years much of his work was dedicated to the development of interactive web resources for teaching highly specific topics as Cognition (Virtual Laboratory on Cognitive Psychology and Visual Illusions. His current research interests include Motion Perception, Visual Illusions and, recently, Numerical Cognition.
Social Sciences / Psychology / Special / Cognitive Psychology, Perception