News

  • New Lab Publication: Brain and Language
    LAB Lab alumna Dr. Pam Fuhrmeister and PI Dr. Emily Myers have a new article in Brain and Language: “Structural neural correlates of individual differences in categorical perception”. Check it out here!
    Posted on February 15, 2021
  • NSSLHA Undergrad Fellowship
    Congratulations to our undergraduate RA, Matt Phillips, for winning the NSSLHA undergrad fellowship!
    Posted on February 15, 2021
  • New LAB publication: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
    LAB Lab member Sahil Luthra, PI Dr. Emily Myers, and collaborators Dr. João M. Correia (University of Algarve, Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language), Dr. Dave F. Kleinschmidt (Rutgers University), and Laura Mesite (MGH Institute of Health Professions, Harvard Graduate School of Education) have a new publication in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience titled “Lexical Information Guides […]
    Posted on September 23, 2020
  • Welcoming our three newest members
    The lab welcomes three new members! -Phoebe Gaston joins us as a post-doctoral fellow in Psychology. She received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Maryland, College Park . Her dissertation was about the ways in which syntactic context impacts auditory word recognition, and at UConn she will begin research on how reliance on contextual […]
    Posted on September 16, 2020
  • Congrats to LAB Lab member Hannah Mechtenberg!
    Please join us in congratulating LAB Lab member Hannah Mechtenberg, who will be pursuing her PhD in the Department of Psychological Sciences. Hannah will be starting her PhD journey this August 2020 where she will be focusing on the intersection of language processing and analogical reasoning.
    Posted on August 11, 2020
  • New LAB Lab Publication in Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research
    Former LAB Lab PhD student, now doing their postdoc at the University of Potsdam, Pamela Fuhrmesiter, Brianna Schlemmer (LAB Lab affiliate), and PI Dr. Emily Myers have a new publication in Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research “Adults Show Initial Advantages Over Children in Learning Difficult Nonnative Speech Sounds.”  Check it out here!
    Posted on August 11, 2020
  • A Big Week in the LAB Lab!
    Several big milestones were reached during the week of July 6th, 2020, in the Language in Brain Lab. First, on July 7th, PhD student Sahil Luthra successfully defended his dissertation proposal. He is now able to proceed with data collection! Congratulations! Also, on July 10th, PhD candidate Pamela Fuhrmeister successfully defended her dissertation! Congratulations Dr. […]
    Posted on July 10, 2020
  • New LAB Lab Publication in Brain and Language!
    LAB Lab members Sahil Luthra, Pamela Fuhrmesiter,  PI Dr. Emily Myers, and collaborators Dr. Pete Molfese (National Institutes of Health), Dr. Sara Guediche (Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language), and Dr. Sheila Blumstein (Brown University) have a new publication in Brain and Language titled “Brain-behavior relationships in incidental learning of non-native phonetic categories.”  Check […]
    Posted on September 23, 2019