Thomas Bak

Reader

  • Psychology
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

Contact details

Address

Street

Room S3, Psychology Building

City
7 George Square, Edinburgh
Post code
EH8 9JZ

Availability

  • I am happy to arrange personal meetings any time during the term. Please e-mail me on thomas.bak@ed.ac.uk to arrange a convenient day and time.

Background

Representative publications

  1. Bak TH, Long MR, Vega-Mendoza M, Sorace A. (2016) Novelty, Challenge, and Practice: The Impact of Intensive Language Learning on Attentional Functions. PLoS One. Published on-line 27 April 2016.
  2. Bak TH, Nissan J, Allerhand M, Deary IJ (2014) Does Bilingualism Influence Cognitive Ageing? Annals of Neurology 75 (6): 959-63.
  3. Alladi S, Bak TH, Duggirala V, Surampudi B, Shailaja M, Shukla AK, Chaudhuri JD, Kaul S (2013). Bilingualism delays age at onset of dementia, independent of education and immigration status. Neurology 81 (22):1938-1944.
  4. Bak TH, Chandran S (2012) What wires together, fires together: Verbs, Actions and Neurodegeneration in Motor Neuron Disease. Cortex, 48, 9367-944.

Blogs

CV

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Undergraduate teaching

  • Cognitive Neuroscience (Year 2)
  • Disorders of Language Functions (MSc)
  • Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience (MSc in Integrative Neuroscience)
  • Dementia (for medical students)

Office hours:

Tuesday 3pm - 5pm

Current PhD students supervised