events

Individual differences in language processing: brain and behavior.

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contact

Bauer, Colleen

919-684-3422

event sponsored by

Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) &

Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences, and Psychology and Neuroscience

series

CANBLS Seminar


speaker

Emily Myers (University of Connecticut)

Research in the Language and Brain Lab (Emily Myers, PI) focuses on a fundamental question in human behavior: how do we perceive the speech signal in order to map it to meaning? Through the use of neuroimaging methods (fMRI, MRI, ERP, TMS) together with standard psycholinguistic measures, we hope to understand both the neural and behavioral mechanisms that underlie this process. We work with unimpaired and language-disordered populations (aphasia, dyslexia) to inform functional models of speech and language processing, and to understand how language processing breaks down. Zoom details to come.

Categories

Natural Sciences, Panel/Seminar/Colloquium, and Research