Prof. Dr. Falk Huettig


Phone+49 (0)631 / 2055033
building6, Room 204

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2013W2 Senior Investigator, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Full Professor of Psycholinguistics and Cultural Cognition, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands


Visiting Professor, Free University Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

2019-2021  Adjunct Professor, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

Visiting Professor, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India


Venia Legendi (Psychology), Habilitation, University of Münster, Germany


PI (Affiliated), Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behaviour, Nijmegen, Netherlands

2007- 2013Research Scientist, Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Post-doc, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Ghent, Belgium


PhD (Psychology), University of York, England

2001MSc by Research (Psychology), University of Edinburgh, Scotland

BSc Biological Sciences (Psychology), University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Areas of Interest

Main interests include the effects of reading acquisition and proficiency on mind and brain; predictive processing; and language-vision interactions.


  • Editor-in-Chief:

Journal of Cultural Cognitive Science (2017-present)

  • Special Issue Editor:

Brain Research (2022-present)

  • Editorial Board:

- Journal of Memory and Language (2015-present)

- Journal of Cognition (2017-present)

- Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology (2022-present)

  • Special Issues: 

- Language-vision interactions: The state of the art, Brain Research (2024)

- Recent advances in prediction in language processing research, Brain Research (2021)

- The literate mind, Journal of Cultural Cognitive Science (2021)

- Where Next? The Future of Embodiment Research, Journal of Cognition (2020)

- Effects of literacy on cognition and brain functioning, Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience (2018)

- Relationships between language production and comprehension, Journal of Memory and Language (2016)

- Visual search and visual world: Interactions among visual attention, language, and working memory, Acta Psychologica (2011)

  • Edited Books:

- Mani, N. Mishra, R: K., & Huettig, F. (2018). The Interactive Mind: Language, Vision and Attention. Chennai: Macmillan.

- Mishra, R. K., Srinivasan, N., & Huettig, F. (2015). Attention and Vision in Language Processing. Springer.