Willem Levelt

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Willem Johannes Maria Levelt
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Oct 2014
Born (1938-05-17)May 17, 1938
Amsterdam
Fields Psycholinguistics
Institutions Nijmegen
Alma mater Universiteit Leiden
Thesis On Binocular Rivalry (1965)
Doctoral advisor Johannes Petrus van de Geer
Doctoral students Joost Breuker, 57 more[1]
Spouse Elisabeth, C.M. Jacobs
Children Claartje, Philip, Christiaan
Website
http://www.mpi.nl/people/levelt-pim

Willem Johannes Maria (Pim) Levelt (born 17 May 1938 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch psycholinguist. He is an influential researcher of human language acquisition and speech production. He developed a comprehensive theory of the cognitive processes involved in the act of speaking, including the significance of the "mental lexicon". Levelt was the founding director of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen. He also served as president of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences.[2]

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About Pim Levelt

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  1. ^ CV at MPI
  2. ^ Enserink, Martin, Final Report: Stapel Affair Points to Bigger Problems in Social Psychology, Science, 28 November 2012

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