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Prof. Purnima Bajre

Prof. Purnima Bajre

Prof. Purnima K Bajre received her Doctorate Degree in Psychology from IIT Bombay; Masters in Education from University of Mumbai and Bachelor’s Degree with honours in Psychology from Patna University.


BIO

Prof. Purnima K Bajre received her Doctorate Degree in Psychology from IIT Bombay; Masters in Education from University of Mumbai and Bachelor’s Degree with honours in Psychology from Patna University. 


Prof. Purnima K Bajre has four years of teaching and research experience at IIT Mandi. Her earlier affiliations have been with IIT Bombay, Reading University and Radboud University. 


Her research interest encompasses language acquisition and production, more specifically, second language acquisition and the role of motivation in second language acquisition. She is also interested to investigate the emotional aspects of language comprehension and production. Her Ph.D thesis focused on developmental dyslexia in Hindi speaking population wherein she presented a detailed account of cognitive and linguistic theories of developmental dyslexia. She developed a comprehensive cognitive processing tests for young children learning Hindi language and highlighted the linguistic aspects of Hindi that can be challenging for dyslexic readers which have remained her noteworthy contribution in the field of research. She has taught courses like “Introduction to Psychology”, “Applied Forensic Psychology” and “Advanced Social Psychology”. 


In her spare time, she enjoys practicing Indian classical music, playing badminton and hiking.