New NSF Grant: Articulatory and Perceptual Constraints on Natural Language Evolution

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 research mentioned in RIT Athenaeum magazine

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[…]

New NIH Grant: Neurocognitive Plasticity in Young Deaf Adults – Effects of Cochlear Implantation and Sign Language Exposure

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[…]

Deaf x Lab Receives Grant to Study Development of Vision in Deaf Children

The NSF award, which will be distributed over three years, will support a longitudinal study of 150 deaf children, ages 6 to 13, attending schools for the deaf around the United States. The research team, led by Matthew Dye, assistant professor in NTID’s Department of Liberal Studies, and Peter Hauser, professor and director of NTID’s Read more about Deaf x Lab Receives Grant to Study Development of Vision in Deaf Children[…]

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 Read more about Workshop on Multimodal Multilingual Outcomes in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children[…]