The Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Department is always looking for individuals who would like to participate in ongoing research across our specialty areas. Read on to learn more about how to sign up for upcoming projects.
Greg Wallace is recruiting healthy adult subjects to take part in a behavioral study investigating the effect of inner speech on problem solving abilities. If interested, contact Cynthia Peng at [email protected] or 202-994-0756.
Diane Brewer is looking for adults with cochlear implants to study the benefits of post-implantation training. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of training for adults who have received cochlear implants. The study is assessing two training programs to determine whether they can improve speech understanding and communication in daily life. If interested, please contact Claire Bernstein at 202-448-7204 or [email protected].
Total time required is eight weekly visits (90 minutes each), scheduled at your convenience. Additionally, there will be two follow-up visits; one at two months and one at six months following the last training session (also 90 minutes each).
The Cochlear Implant Communication Lab is seeking participants for a research study; children with both implants/hearing aids and children with typical hearing are needed. If interested, please contact the Cochlear Implant Communication Lab at 202-994-3195 or [email protected].
Francys Subiaul is looking for normally developing infants to participate in a 15-minute eye-tracking study that investigates how they make social decisions by tracking where they look.
The Communication Neuroscience Laboratory, overseen by director Lynne Bernstein, is seeking participants for experiments on lipreading, speech perception in noise, multisensory speech perception and vibrotactile perception. For more information and to see if you qualify, contact [email protected].