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Jessica Goel presents at NMPT Symposium

CAPS Lab member, Jessica Goel (BS, Biomedical Engineering), presented a poster, titled, “Electromagnetic articulography is feasible for assessment of speech motor skills in cochlear implant users,” at the UF Neuromuscular Plasticity (NMPT) Symposium (held at Emerson Alumni Hall).  The manuscript that resulted from this work was featured on the issue…

CAPS at Motor Speech 2022

CAPS Lab Director, Dr. Matthew Masapollo, recently presented several posters at the 2022 Motor Speech Conference hosted in Charleston, SC. (+ = student co-author). Masapollo, M., +Zezas, E., Smith, D.J., & Guenther, F.H. (2022). Disentangling effects of verbal working memory storage and familiar articulatory coordination on generalization in speech motor sequence…

Grant Oberle Accepted into USP

CAPS Lab member, Grant Oberle (BHS, Communication Sciences & Disorders), is a recipient of a scholarship from the University Scholars Program (UF, Office of Undergraduate Research). This program serves as an exceptional capstone to the academic careers of UF students. Only 200 students from all disciplines are selected through…

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…