Tessa van Leeuwen


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Cognitive neuroscientist specializing in synaesthesia

Tessa van Leeuwen is a cognitive neuroscientist who specializes in synaesthesia - the mixing of the senses, for example, seeing colors for letters or tasting music, and it’s high co-occurrence with autism. Tessa uses these individual differences in perception to understand alterations in development, perception, and cognitive functioning. As a researcher, she is passionate about disseminating her research findings to a wide range of audiences. Therefore, she often organizes seminars, talks, writes popular articles, and informs the media of her research findings.

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