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Univ.-Prof. i.R. Dr. Dr. Peter Indefrey
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Peter Indefrey is professor for psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (Germany) and research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics and the Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging in Nijmegen.

Some of his favorite research topics are language production, semantic and syntactic processing, reading, and language processing in bilinguals.

He studied medicine, psychology, philosophy, and linguistics and received doctoral degrees in medicine (1991) and linguistics (2002). From 2001-2009 he headed the research projects Neurocognition of Language (with Peter Hagoort) and  Dynamics of Multilingual Processing (with Marianne Gullberg) at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics.
In 2009 he was awarded a Heisenberg professorship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf.
From 2013 till 2018 Peter Indefrey was Managing Director of the Institute for Linguistics and Information Science at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf.