Annie her Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from Harvard University Extension School, concentrating in Psychology. Before moving to Maryland to work here at the Language Development and Perception Labs, she was a research assistant at the Spelke Lab and the Affective Neuroscience and Development Lab. She is primarily interested in how traumatic brain injuries impact cognition in children and adults. In the future, she plans to pursue a graduate degree in Psychology.
Christina obtained her B.A. in Speech and Hearing Science with an additional major in Psychology from the University of Iowa. She is now pursuing a Master’s and Ph.D. in Speech Language Pathology. Her primary research interests focus on language and literacy development, specifically the relationship between the development of language processing and reading acquisition. She is co-advised by Dr. Jan Edwards.
Erika obtained a B.A. in Linguistics and B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Penn State University in May 2018 and joined the lab as a Ph.D. student in Hearing and Speech Sciences that fall. Erika's research interests include language processing and bilingualism, as well as the ways these concepts are related to language perception. Her research background used neurophysiological measures in adults, so she is excited to enter a new line of research.
Mine obtained her B.A. in Neuroscience and French from Vanderbilt University in May 2020. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in the Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (NACS) Program working with Drs. Rochelle Newman and Bob Slevc. Her research interests focus on language processing and acquisition, and she is particularly interested in the relationship between language development and music cognition.
Class of 2024
Class of 2023
High School Intern
Several of the lab's undergraduate students are pursuing independent research projects! These projects include whether the presence of visual cues when listening to speech affects later recall, and monolingual and bilingual adults' perception of unfamiliar dialects of English.
2012: Jaclyn Albalah, Katie Shniderman, TeHsin Wu, Alyssa Cook, Mina Javid, Chelsea Vogel, Megan Janssen, Rachel Rhodes, Amanda Pasquarella, Amelie Bail, Sean Hendricks, Jennifer Coon, Allie Rodriguez, Justine Dombroski, Vidda Moussavi, Catherine Bender, Sara Dougherty, Arielle Gandee, Stephanie Lee, Perri Lieberman, Whitney Goodrich-Smith
2011: Lisa Tuit, Sabrina Panza, Amanda Jensen, Esther Kim, Kelly McPherson, Katrina Ablorh, Elise Perkins, Sara Edelberg, Courtenay O'Connor, Laura Horowitz, Lauren Fischer
2010: Mara Steinberg, Judy Segal, Megan Askew, Amanda Wildman, Candace Ali, Cavena Williams, Donna Zack-Williams, Daniel Eisenberg, Allison Temple, Eillen McLoughlin
2009: Sara Michael, Audry Singh, Maria Rodriguez, Eugene Vassilas, Andrea Farina, Lauren Polovoy, Richard Garcia, Dena Tran, Justine Taweel, Rachel Ports, Erica Levinson, Jodi Klempner, Chelsea Healy, Jessica Pressel, Saher Ali
2008: Sarah Haszko, Kathleen Calaro, Molly Rudesill, Veronica Sheets, Megan Reilly, Lauren Eisenberg, Melissa Ganginis, Emily Callanan, Leah Eiserike, Sofia Vallila, Alex Roemer, Rachel Weitzner, Shannon Auxier
2004 and earlier at Maryland: Suji Uhm, Jenn Alexander, Hayley Derris, Krista Jo Heinlen, Maria Hernandez, Toni Rodriguez, Lauren Simpson, Donnia Zack-Williams, Nina Azhdam, Lisa Booher, Marianne Christodolou, Lauren Francis-Jackson, Christine Beagle, Eva Derecskei, Becky Karmon, Jessica Lisogorsky, Keren Malaky, Ryan Hurm, Katya Rozanova, James Liu, Iyelli Ichille, Jairus-Joaquin Matthews, Michaela Knebel, Robin Nicoletti, Mike Gordon