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Masapollo speaks at Oaks Hearing Center

CAPS Lab PI Masapollo spoke to the Hearing Research Center at the UF Health Oaks Center.  His talk was titled, “Initial exploration of speech motor control in congenitally deaf talkers who received cochlear implants.”…

CSD Research Day 2022

The CAPS Lab was well represented at the 2022 CSD Research Day, held on April 12th at the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions. Thanks to Dr. Gauger for organizing!  The following student-led posters were presented: “Electromagnetic articulography appears to be feasible for assessment of speech motor skills…

CAPS at Medical SLP Grand Rounds

CAPS Lab Director, Dr. Masapollo, recently gave a talk at the UF Medical SLP Grand Rounds, titled, “MIPA: A theory of phonological acquisition and speech motor control.”  This seminar series is organized by the UF Laboratory for Upper Airway Dysfunction (PI: K. Hegland).

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…