Background and activities

Giosuè Baggio is Principal Investigator and Senior Manager at the Language Acquisition and Language Processing Lab. His research addresses the computational and neural bases of natural language understanding, with a focus on lexical and compositional semantics and their interfaces with syntax, logic, and pragmatics. He teaches topics in linguistic theory, psycholinguistics, and neurolinguistics in ENG1101SPRÅK3002SPRÅK3200, and SPRÅK3300.

Before joining NTNU, he has worked at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, and at the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA). He has studied philosophy, logic, and cognitive neuroscience in Pavia, Strasbourg, Amsterdam, and Nijmegen.

He is author of the book Meaning in the Brain (MIT Press, 2018).

Scientific, academic and artistic work

Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Books

Part of book/report

  • Vulchanova, Mila Dimitrova; Saldaña, David; Baggio, Giosuè. (2019) Word structure and word processing in developmental disorders. Word Knowledge and Word Usage: A Cross-disciplinary Guide to the Mental Lexicon.
  • Baggio, Giosuè; Stenning, Keith; van Lambalgen, Michiel. (2016) Semantics and cognition. The Cambridge Handbook of Formal Semantics.
  • Baggio, Giosuè; van Lambalgen, Michiel; Hagoort, Peter. (2012) Language, linguistics and cognition. Philosophy of Linguistics.
  • Baggio, Giosuè; van Lambalgen, Michiel; Hagoort, Peter. (2012) The processing consequences of compositionality. The Oxford Handbook of Compositionality.
  • Hagoort, Peter; Baggio, Giosuè; Willems, Roel. (2009) Semantic unification. The Cognitive Neurosciences, 4th Edition.