4th UCONN Workshop on Cognition and Dynamics, August 13-14, 2009
Haskins Laboratories Strategic Plan 2009
Feeling Your Words-"Somatosensory function in speech perception" study by Takayuki Ito, Mark Tiede, and David J. Ostry to appear in upcoming issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Hollis Scarborough receives SSSR 2008 Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. The SSSR award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions recognizes empirical, theoretical, or scholarly work or collection of works that have served significantly to further the scientific understanding of reading, its processes, its acquisition, or its instruction.
Cathe Browman passed away on July 18, 2008.
Patrick W. Nye passed away on March 7, 2008.
There will be a Reading Seminar this Thursday March 12th at 12:30pm in the Large Conference Room. Frederick Morrison of the University of Michigan will be presenting a talk titled, "Instructional Influences on Growth of Early Literacy: The Case for Individualization." Please note the time-- the seminar this week will be earlier than usual.
Douglas Honorof, a senior scientist at Haskins Laboratories, linguist and dialect coach, and lexicographer Jesse Sheidlower, Editor at Large for the Oxford English Dictionary, appeared on WNYC, New York Public Radio, on The Leonard Lopate Show. In this episode, called Please Explain: Dialects (January 19, 2007), Doug and Jesse answered questions about why languages have different dialects.Brown Bag with the President
Thurday, May 15th at 11:30 am in the Main Conference room. Philip Rubin was named as the chair of the National Academies Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences on July 17, 2006. Michael Turvey gave a presentation on "The Lecture Method" on Thu., June 15, 2006. A memorial gathering for Leigh Lisker was held at the Univ. of Pennsylvania on June 11, 2006. Einar Mencl has been appointed as Haskins Laboratories' new Director of Neuroimaging Research. (Feb. 2006). Haskins Laboratories has appointed Joseph P. Cardone as its first chief financial officer in its 70-year history. (more ...) (Jan. 17, 2006).
Inventing Languages in the Laboratory. Bruno Galantucci's work featured (Jan. 21, 2006).
NEW HAVEN —You are locked into a room and must find a stranger who is looking for you. You can communicate with the stranger via computer but you can not use letters or any other commonly used symbol. What do you do? Simple: you invent a language. This is what many people do in Bruno Galantucci's laboratory at Haskins Laboratories, demonstrating that communication can arise without any pre-established agreement on the signs to be used and on their meaning. Read more…Anne Charity has joined the Labs as a Postdoctoral Fellow.
Douglas Whalen, Vice President for Research, is presently on loan to the National Science Foundation where he is a program officer for the Linguistics, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Documenting Endangered Languages programs.Events:
The Eighteenth Annual Meeting of the NEW ENGLAND SEQUENCING AND TIMING (NEST) was held on Saturday, March 8, 2008 at Haskins
The Seventeenth Annual NEST Meeting was held at Haskins Laboratories on March 17, 2007.
An internal Workshop on Speech Production and Motor Control was held at Haskins on Thursday, October 4.Haskins fMRI Workshop was held on Jan. 26, 31, and Feb. 2, 2006.
Haskins Open House, May 29, 2004
Redeye Grill, New York, May 25, 2004
A special session was held in honor of Arthur Abramson and Leigh Lisker at the 75th Anniversary Acoustical Society of America Meeting, May 25, 2004. Haskins Open House, April 29, 2004
Haskins Laboratories had an Open House on April 29, 2004, to welcome friends from Yale, New Haven and Connecticut.
Photos from these events can be viewed in the new Haskins Photo Gallery.
New Awards:Teacher Quality Grant:
Mastering Reading Instruction.
U.S. Department of Education; Susan Brady, PI.
This project investigates effective strategies for improving the preparation of classroom teachers to teach reading in the first grade.
Haskins Has Moved
Joseph Molder and Richard Norgaard have joined the Board.
Dec. 1, 2008. Task dynamics in the production of American Sign Language. NIH Grant DC-009466. Martha Tyrone, PI (A-158).
Sep. 30, 2008. Neurocognitive development in RD children with/without general cognitive deficits. NIH Grant HD-053409. Nicole Landi, PI (A-167).
Aug. 29, 2008. Collaborative Research: Landmark-based robust speech recognition using prosody-guided models of speech variability. NSF Grant IIS-0703048. Louis Goldstein, PI (A-154).
Feb. 6, 2008. Cognitive and perceptual constraints on rhythmic action. NSF Grant BCS-0642506. Bruno Repp, PI (A-151).
Sep. 1, 2007. A kinematic study of phonetic reduction in American Sign Language. NIH Grant DC-008881. Martha Tyrone, PI (A-159).
Aug. 7, 2007. Variability and error in speech production. NIH Grant DC-008780. Louis Goldstein, PI (A-158).
March 22, 2007. Sensitivity to visual speech information in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders to be studied in NIH grant (A-142, Julia R. Irwin, PI).