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EEG oscillations of syntactic processing

Investigators Keng-Yu Lin, Edith Kaan IRB Numbers IRB201901610 Study Description In this study, you will be asked to read sentences and answer some questions about these while your brain waves are recorded. You will also be asked to complete a short questionnaire related to your language background, health and handedness.

Michela Mir Wins Student Presentation Award at ISARP Meeting

Michela Mir, a doctoral candidate in the Rehabilitation Science program, received the student award for her presentation at the annual meeting of ISARP (International Society for the Advancement of Respiratory Psychophysiology) in October 2021. Her presentation was entitled, “Respiratory sensation decline in Parkinson’s disease: Preliminary longitudinal findings”. The mission of ISARP…

Dr. Donohue Awarded ASHA Research Mentoring-Pair Travel Award

Cara Donohue, PhD, was awarded the ASHA Research Mentoring-Pair Travel Award, which aims to support students and post-docs in the field of communication science and disorders by providing them with research career development opportunities. This award will allow Dr. Donohue to attend the ASHA Research Symposium with her mentor Dr.

Lexical and grammatical processing in Chinese-English bilinguals

Investigators Wen Jiang and Dr. Jorge Valdes-Kroff IRB Numbers 202101695 Study Description In Mandarin Chinese, classifiers are used obligatorily with numerals to characterize a noun (e.g., 一张票, one ticket). The lack of noun classifiers in English and their use in Chinese presents certain difficulties for bilinguals and English-speaking learners of…

October is AAC Awareness Month

By Kristen Lewandowski October 26, 2021 “Communication is a basic human power that allows people to articulate their personal, educational, vocational, and social goals and to achieve their full potential. As a person develops communication competence, he or she meets this human need, realizes this human right, and attains…