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- Neuroscience and Music, Part 1 & 2 (Video Link)Dr. Ed Large is a professor of theoretical neuroscience at the University of Connecticut where he heads the Music Dynamics Laboratory. Here, Dr. Large speaks about emerging research in neuroscience and music.Posted on 2016-05-04
- IGERT Faculty Research: How the Brain Controls SleepEmily Myers, assistant professor of speech, language and hearing sciences at UConn, was recently featured in an article in UConn Today regarding her recent aphasia research in collaboration with Carl Coelho and Jennifer Mozeiko. By using UConn’s powerful new fMRI scanning software, Myers has been able to identify the specific neural regions in the brain that are […]Posted on 2016-02-18
- IGERT Students and Faculty Collaborate on Video of Child Speech AcquisitionIGERT faculty William Snyder and Marie Coppola, and IGERT trainees Emma Nguyen and Laura Snider are featured in a video describing a experiment involving a puppet named Gobu on how children learn language. Click here to read the full article.Posted on 2015-12-08