Research report 2021 - Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Costs and Benefits of Word Prediction
Mante S. Nieuwland
Abteilung "Neurobiology of Language"
SummaryThe ability of continuous prediction of words is considered the reason why we can follow quickly spoken language. But how does our brain manage to predict the content? And what are the costs and benefits of this approach? With our research on prediction, we want to pave the way to a better understanding of language comprehension.