Interview: Pim Levelt

Pim Levelt (1938) Professor Experimentel Psychology at the Radboud University Nijmegen, professor Psycholinguïstics at the Radboud University Nijmegen.

He obtained his doctorate in 1965 in psychology and took on postdoc experience at Harvard in psycholinguïstics. In 1971 he started as a professor in Experimental Psychological. By the end of the seventies, he was involved in the preparation of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguïstics. He was the institute’s first director. From 2002 to 2005, he presided over the KNAW. His book Speaking: From intention to articulation (1989) is his most important work.