Professor Asli Özyürek appointed as a new Director of Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

Max Planck Society has appointed Asli Özyürek a new Director of Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, heading Multimodal Language Department.

As a language and cognitive scientist Asli Ozyurek investigates cognitive and social foundations of human language capacity from a multimodal ( in speech , gesture and sign ) and cross-linguistic perspective . Asli is also dedicated to bridging the gap between science, technology (AI), society and education and making scientific practices inclusive and available for people with diverse backgrounds and languages as well as for immigrants, women and deaf individuals across the globe and in developing countries.

Read the official announcement here.