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New paper in JASA-EL

Members of the Speech Communication Lab recently published a new article in JASA Express Letters demonstrating that electromagnetic articulography (or EMA) can be combined with electroglottography (or EGG) to concurrently measure and assess laryngeal and supralaryngeal speech movements. *Masapollo, M.,*Wayland, R., +Goel, J.,+Sengupta, R.,+Shamsi, A., & Hegland, K.W. (2022). An…

Undergrad Research Expo

The University of Florida’s College of Public Health and Health Professions Honors Program, the Center for Undergraduate Research, and the Career Connections Center hosted a Research Expo. Current thesis students from the Speech Communication Lab attended and showcased their…

Filming in the lab

The UF multimedia office recently helping PI Masapollo & team produce two films, one short video describing what it’s like for children and adults to be in one of our speech production experiments using electromagnetic articulography (EMA); the other an experimental methods video providing a more technical description of the procedures…

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…