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Dr Alper Kumcu is a researcher at the Department of Translation and Interpreting, Hacettepe University, Turkey. He undertook an MA from the same department examining eye movements in simultaneous interpreting with text. After having received his MSc with distinction from the School of Psychology at the University of Birmingham, he completed a PhD at the same department under the guidance of Dr Robin L. Thompson and with his thesis titled “Looking for language in space: spatial simulations in memory for language” investigating the role of space and spatial perception in verbal memory. His primary areas of research are memory for language and embodied cognition within psycholinguistics and data-driven cognitive translation studies. He received Science Incentive Award in Social Sciences from Hacettepe University in 2020.

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