Vilde Reksnes

Qualifications

2020 - present: PhD Linguistics and English Language, University of Edinburgh

           Working title: Indexing expectations for informativity 

2018 MSc Linguistics (Distinction), University of Edinburgh

           Dissertation title: An experimental assessment of the strength of linguistic framing effects on reasoning (supervised by Dr Hannah Rohde)

2017 BA Honours English Language and Linguistics (First Class), University of Kent

           Dissertation title: Speaker-specific context-variability in absolute gradable adjectives (supervised by Dr Christina Kim)

Responsibilities & affiliations

Co-organiser of MGRG (Meaning and Grammar Research Group), University of Edinburgh

           https://www.ed.ac.uk/ppls/linguistics-and-english-language/research/talks-and-reading-groups/meaning-and-grammar-seminars

Undergraduate teaching

2021-2022 tutoring:

  • Introduction to Cognitive Science 
  • Online Experiments for Language Scientists
  • Pragmatics
  • PPLS Skills Centre

Postgraduate teaching

2021-2022 tutoring:

  • Online Experiments for Language Scientists
  • Pragmatics
  • PPLS Skills Centre

Papers delivered

Reksnes, V., Rees, A., Cummins, C., & Rohde, H. (2022 - upcoming). Awareness of speaker intentions affects expectations about upcoming content. Talk at the 9th Biennial XPRAG Conference.

Reksnes, V., Rees, A., Cummins, C., & Rohde, H. (2022). Awareness of speakers as intentional communicators affects next-word expectations in a Cloze task. Poster at the 35th Annual Conference on Human Sentence Processing (HSP) (Online).

Kim, C. S. and Reksnes, V. (2018). Expectations about imprecise language use are speaker-dependent. Talk at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA). 

Kim, C. S. and Reksnes, V. (2017). Speaker-specific expectations about precision. Talk at the 23rd Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing Conference (AMLaP).