Marten van Schijndel
Assistant Professor, Linguistics
I use psycholinguistic methods and computational modeling to study how humans and neural networks learn, process, and adapt to new language.
Current research project:
I am studying how neural networks process temporarily ambiguous sentences (“Even though the woman phoned the lawyer was upset”) and using those findings to inform theories of how humans process those kinds of ambiguities.
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, 2017-2019
- Ph.D., Linguistics, Ohio State University, 2017
- B.A., Linguistics, Western Washington University, 2009
Last book read:
"Milkman" by Anna Burns
In your own time/when not working:
Hanging out with my family, gardening, board gaming
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What most excites you about Cornell:
The great student and faculty collaborators and the location
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