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Article on diversity and inclusion in SLP

A timely and important article for the field of Speech Language Pathology on diversity and inclusion, by NYU Associate Clinical Professor, María Rosa Brea, Ph.D., CCC-SLP.  …

A message from President Fuchs on racism

UF President Fuchs recently delivered a message to the Gator Nation regarding racism and violence.  The truth is, diversity makes the UF community stronger and we need everyone — faculty, students, and staff — to be themselves.  If you feel scared or alone, reach out to friends and family…

Clinical Seminar Series

May 19 – July 30, 2020 Given the current barriers to clinical education, the ARC Lab (E. Plowman, PI) will be hosting a Summer Medical SLP Clinical Seminar Series to provide additional educational opportunities for students during this time. Expert clinicians spanning four Florida institutions have been assembled to take…

CAPS at ASA FL Chapter

Dr. Masapollo will be giving a virtual presentation at the Florida Chapter of the Acoustical Society of America, entitled, “Dissociation between phonological working memory structures and motor programming units during speech motor sequence learning.”  This project was done in collaboration with Dr. Frank H. Guenther (BU/MIT). Abstract: Several existing…

CAPS at FYLM 2020

PI Dr. Matt Masapollo will be giving a talk at the upcoming Florida Linguistics Yearly Meeting (FLYM) on Friday, March 13th, entitled, “Dissociation between phonological working memory structures and motor programming units during speech motor sequence learning.”  The meeting is being hosted this year by the Department of Linguistics…

CAPS at UF Medical SLP Grand Rounds

PI Dr. Matt Masapollo will be giving a talk at the upcoming UF Medical SLP Grand Rounds on Wednesday, March 11th, entitled, “Mechanisms in motor-sequence learning.”…

Language and Brain Interest Group

PI Dr. Matt Masapollo recently gave a lecture at UF’s Language and Brain Interest Group, entitled, “Universal biases in infant and adult perception of vowel elements in speech.” Abstract: Most research on cross-language speech perception has focused on investigating how the perception of consonant and vowel elements change with linguistic…

RSD Seminar at UF

PI Dr. Matt Masapollo recently gave a lecture at UF’s Rehabilitation Science Seminar Series, entitled, “Mechanisms in speech motor-sequence learning.” Abstract: One of the fundamental issues in the field of speech production is how speakers map phonological units (e.g., phonemes, syllables, words) onto properly timed vocal tract articulations, which…

ASA Workshop

PI Dr. Matthew Masapollo recently co-organizing a special symposium with Dr. Linda Polka (McGill), entitled, “Universal biases and experiential influences on phonetic perception,” at the 178 Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in San Diego, CA (12/2/19-12/7/19).  This session examined recent research on the nature and development of…