Two posters at the Undergraduate Research Symposium

Congratulations to undergrads in the lab who presented at this year's Undergraduate Research Symposium!

Stephany and Lauren presented a poster entitled "Impact of Age-Related Hearing Loss on Strategic Attention".

Julia and Andrea presented a poster entitled "Strategic Attention in Individuals with Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment".

AANCL presented a booth at Brain Awareness Day

The Aging and Neurocognition Lab presented a booth at this year's Brain Awareness Day hosted by the UIUC Neuroscience Program. The booth consisted of an EEG-based game in which people try to move a ball "with their mind" and a Go/NoGo computerized task developed by the lab. The booth was a big hit with children and parents alike!

Lydia & FanTing present at ISHA

Lydia and FanTing attended the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association 58th Annual Convention to present their work.

Lydia gave an oral presentation as part of the Student Initiated Research & Clinical Application (SIRCA) series entitled "Effects of Strategy-Based Cognitive Training in Mild Cognitive Impairment".

FanTing presented a poster entitled "Language Output in Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease".

AANCL Walks to end Alzheimer's!

On October 7, the Alzheimer's Association hosted a Walk to End Alzheimer's here in Champaign (for more information about the Champaign walk click here or about the walks in general click here). Members of AANCL walked at the event to show our support for the cause! It was uplifting to see how many people care about ending this disease and hear about what people have done to help those who are suffering because of Alzheimer's. There was a great turnout with 429 participants this year!

Shraddha, FanTing, Stephany, and Lydia walked to support the cause!

Lydia presents poster at 12th Annual Saffran conference

As part of the Saffran Student Scholar Award that Lydia received, she attended and presented a poster at the 12th Annual Eleanor M. Saffran Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience and Rehabilitation of Communication Disorders at Temple University (Philadelphia, PA). Her poster was titled "Cognitive and Neural Alterations in Age-Associated Hearing Loss".

Lydia receives Saffran Student Scholar Award

Lydia, a PhD student in the lab, received the Saffran Student Scholar Award for the 12th Annual Eleanor M. Saffran Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience and Rehabilitation of Communication Disorders at Temple University. The award will include: registration to the conference, lunch with Dr. Lana Shekim, attendance at a pre-conference dinner with the speakers, travel support for airfare, and hotel accommodations. Congratulations Lydia!