Conference Presentations

Dr. Matt Dye to present at CHScom2017

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.

deafxlab@SRCD

Very proud of Sarah Kimbley and Brennan Terhune-Cotter. They co-presented a poster with early data from our NSF study of temporal attention development in DHH children at SRCD2017 in Austin, TX.

Presentations for SRCD 2017

Several members of the deafxlab will be attending and presenting at the Biennial Society for Research in Child Development in Austin TX next April. As part of the symposium on Linguistic Regulation of Executive Function: Evidence from Deaf Children, Dr. Dye will be presenting on the topic of Does Audition Drive the Development of Domain-General Sequencing Abilities?”. Sarah Kimbley will be presenting a poster of her undergraduate thesis work titled Temporal Sequence Processing in Deaf Children: Cross-sectional Data”.  Congratulations, Sarah!

deafxlab presents at Psychonomics Society

Dr. Matt Dye and Chloé Stoll – visiting Fulbright Scholar – both presented posters at the Psychonomic Society 2016 meeting in Boston in November. Dr. Dye’s poster was titled Emotional Face Processing in Deaf and Hearing Bilinguals, and Chloé’s poster was on Face Recognition, But Not Categorization Differs in Sign Language Users Irrespective of Hearing Status. This research was part of an ongoing collaboration with Prof. Roberto Caldara of the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

SURF Student Presents at Undergraduate Research Symposium

ugrs_sarahSarah Kimbley, a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow in the lab, presented her research today on the development of visual selective attention. NTID was well represented at the RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium, and Sarah did a great job. She’ll complete her research for her senior honors thesis in the Department of Psychology.

Workshop on Multimodal Multilingual Outcomes in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

The deaf x lab is pleased to be able to invite you to join us for a Workshop on Multimodal Multilingual Outcomes in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children. The workshop will take place at Stockholm University from June 13-15, 2016. More information, including a list of speakers and topics, is available at this site. Registration is free, but numbers are limited. If you are interested in joining us, then please contact Krister Schönström at schonstrom@ling.su.se.

Upcoming Workshop in Stockholm, Sweden

In June 2016, Dr. Dye will be hosting a 3-day workshop in Stockholm (Sweden) on Multimodal Multilingual Outcomes in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children. This is in collaboration with the Institutionen för Lingvistik at Stockholm University. The workshop is funded through award OISE-1565990 from the National Science Foundation.

International Congress on Education of the Deaf 2015

In July 2015, Matt will be giving an oral presentation at ICED 2015. Dr. Dye’s presentation is titled “Diversity of visual attention in deaf learners“.

International Conference on Sign Language Acquisition 2015

The lab has had three posters accepted for presentation at the ICSLA 2015. Matt will be presenting details of a cross-linguistic L2 sign langauge corpus study, along with colleagues from Stockholm University and Trinity College Dublin. Two undergraduate students also had their posters accepted (Melissa and Rachel) for EEG and motion tracking studies being conducted with Darren Tanner and Torrey Loucks. Congratulations to Melissa and Rachel, who will also be presenting their work at ISHA 2015.