• Check out the LAB Lab on LingQuery
    Dr. Emily Myers & Matt Phillips star on LingQuery!  LingQuery is run by UConn students and is a show that asks – and attempts to answer – questions related to the language and communication sciences. LAB Lab PI Dr. Emily Myers dives into the many distinctions of speech perception on Episode 2: Speech Perception. Check […]
    Posted on March 4, 2024
  • Special Issue LAB Lab Digest – Summer 2021
    Our latest LAB Lab Digest is published! This special issue is brought to you by our fabulous high school Scholars sponsored by UConn’s Young Scholars Senior Summit. Alina Vo and Laelim Jung joined us for 3 weeks, in which they learned about what it means to be a speech scientist. The Digest features the interviews […]
    Posted on August 26, 2021
  • IBACS Research Award
    Congrats to lab RA, Xinming Zhou, on getting her undergrad IBACS research award funded! She will be looking at how lifetime experience with accented speech affects people’s ability to perceive accented speech in noise.   For more information regarding the IBACS undergraduate research grant program visit their website here!  
    Posted on May 3, 2021
  • Latest Lab Digest – Spring 2021
    After a semester break in the Fall, our lab’s digest is out! Check out what our newest edition covers: Bilingual Aphasia: What if a patient speaks multiple languages? A Temporary Normal: An inside look at aphasia support and therapy groups in a pandemic Language Learning: The importance of sleep and training when learning non-native speech […]
    Posted on April 15, 2021
  • 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