Mark Dingemanse
Associate Professor in Language and Communication, Radboud University Nijmegen

Mark Dingemanse is associate professor in language and communication at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands. He studies how language is shaped by and for social interaction. He won the Heineken Young Scientists Award in the Humanities 2020.

Written by Mark Dingemanse

Photo by Richard Kalvar/Magnum Photos

Essay/
Language and linguistics
The space between our heads

Brain-to-brain interfaces promise to bypass language. But do we really want access to one another’s unmediated thoughts?

Mark Dingemanse