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UF hosts FL ASA Chapter meeting

The University of Florida’s Hearing Research Center hosted the Florida Chapter of the Acoustical Society of America for a scientific meeting on December 17th, 2021.  Florida-based researchers, primarily from UF and USF, who collectively study acoustics came together to share data and arguments.  The list of talks presented are given…

CAPS at ASA Seattle

The UF CAPS Lab was well represented at the 181st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (held at the Hyatt Regency in Seattle, WA).  Most notably, CAPS Lab Director, Dr. Matt Masapollo, co-chaired (w/ Drs.  T. Christina Zhao and Patricia K. Kuhl) a special session, titled, “Development of Sensory-Motor…

Heroes for Hearing Fundraiser

CAPS Lab members recently attended a fundraiser at Chipotle sponsored by Heroes for Hearing, a student run organization working to increase awareness about hearing loss and support the UF Health Cochlear Implant program. With generous support from the Hearing Health Foundation, CAPS researchers are investigating the contributions of auditory and…

PI Masapollo accepted into TIGRR

CAPS Lab PI Masapollo was recently accepted into the Training in Grantsmanship for Rehabilitation Research workshop (TIGRR), which will be held at Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms, SC, on January 10th through 13th, 2022.  TIGRR participants are paired with nationally recognized mentors and consultants who provide…

Nicholas accepted into MS CISE

CAPS Lab member, Nicholas Salazar, was recently accepted into UF’s Master’s program in Computer & Information Science & Engineering. Using a combination of MATLAB (psych toolbox, mview) and RStudio (tidyverse, ggplot), Nicholas has contributed substantially to the collection, storage, processing, visualization, and analysis of kinematic and acoustic speech data for…

PI Masapollo gives talk at Reading UK

PI Masapollo recently gave a talk to the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences & Center for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics at the University of Reading (Berkshire, UK), entitled, “Speech motor sequence learning: timing, specificity, and neural substrates.”                    …

PI Masapollo awarded HHF ERG

CAPS Lab Director, Dr. Masapollo, was recently awarded an Emerging Research Grant from the Hearing Health Foundation. The planned experiments, in collaboration with Drs. Susan Nittrouer (PHHP, SLHS) and Yonghee Oh (PHHP, SLHS), will examine the roles of auditory and somatosensory feedback in speech motor control in congenitally deaf children and adults…