Deaf x lab researchers Geo Kartheiser and Brennan Terhune-Cotter will be presenting at the Workshop on Reading, Language and Deafness in San Sebastian, Spain, this October. Geo will present a poster titled “Preliminary Assessment of Cognitive Fluidity in Deaf College Students from Diverse Linguistic Backgrounds”, and Brennan will be giving an oral presentation (sic) titled Read more about deaf x lab is off to the WoRLD conference in Spain[…]
The deaf x lab is thrilled to announce a new collaboration between RIT, Boston University and U Penn. With support from NSF, we will be starting a new project called “Multimethod Investigation of Articulatory and Perceptual Constraints on Natural Language Evolution”. Using computer vision and human movement modeling techniques, we will be asking whether sign Read more about New NSF Grant: Articulatory and Perceptual Constraints on Natural Language Evolution[…]
Deaf x Lab Director, Dr. Matt Dye, was inducted into the RIT PI Millionaire Club after receiving over $1 million in federal funding since joining RIT in 2015.
Congratulations to deaf x lab graduate research assistant, Priya Patil. Her team took first place in the NTID Next Big Idea business competition!
Deaf x lab research assistant Carolyn Gershman has accepted a Post-baccalaureate Fellowship in Developmental Psychopathology and Social Neuroscience at Yale University. We all wish her the best for her new adventure this coming Fall, and we know she’ll go on to do great things. Congratulations, Carolyn!
Deaf x lab director, Matt Dye, gave a presentation last week at the AAAS 2018 meeting in Austin TX. You can read more about the symposium (in Swedish!) on the Stockholm University Phonetics Blog.
Assistant Professor Matthew Dye has received a first-in-class research initiative, a $2.6 million, five-year award from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders to conduct a large-scale study examining signed and spoken language outcomes in young deaf adults who received cochlear implants in childhood and now are enrolled at Read more about deaf x lab research mentioned in RIT Athenaeum magazine[…]
Congratulations to Chloé Stoll on being lead author on Stoll, C., Palluel-Germain, R., Caldara, R., Lao, J., Dye, M.W.G., Aptel, F., and Pascalis, O. (2017). Face recognition is shaped by the use of sign language. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/deafed/enx034. A preprint request is available on the Publications page.
The deaf x lab is excited to announce a new collaboration with Prof. Anu Sharma of the University of Colorado at Boulder. With funding from NIH, we will be conducting a large scale study of neuroplasticity in young deaf adults. More details to follow, as well as an upcoming search for a postdoctoral research fellow. Read more about New NIH Grant: Neurocognitive Plasticity in Young Deaf Adults – Effects of Cochlear Implantation and Sign Language Exposure[…]
On June 21, lab PI Dr. Matt Dye will be presenting the first wave of data from our NSF study of temporal selective attention in deaf children at CHScom2017 in Linköping, Sweden. His talk is titled, “Deafness-related deficits in temporal attention: hearing loss or linguistic deprivation?” A full program can be found here.