In the Dwivedi Brain and Language Lab, our goal is to understand how the human mind/brain effortlessly understands language. We propose a “heuristic first, algorithmic second” model of language processing. This model integrates the latest findings from neuroscience, psychology and linguistic theory.
There are at least 7,000 languages spoken on the planet. Furthermore, each human brain consists of a network of about 86 billion neurons.
How do human brains comprehend and generate sentences? In order to properly answer this question, an integrated analysis is required that combines advanced knowledge from neuroscience, linguistics, and psychology.
This is the focus of Dr. Veena D. Dwivedi’s research.