Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences Archives
Oct. 12, 2017—A Vanderbilt researcher has developed a new technique to measure body movement that can be employed in fields that study gestures.
Sep. 7, 2017—Scientists have known that the brain detects where sound comes from based on a couple of major cues — when the sound hits each ear (interaural time difference) and what the sound level is when it does (interaural level difference.) Less is known, however, about where and how that spatial hearing information is processed in the brain.
May. 12, 2017—The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is looking for research subjects to better understand how children listen in background noise.
Dec. 1, 2016—Boys and girls age 4 to 6—those who stutter and those who do not—are needed for a research study, "Emotional Processing in Children Who Do and Do Not Stutter."
Oct. 27, 2016—Stephen Camarata, Ph.D., professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has been invited to serve a four-year term on the Communication Disorders Review Committee (CDRC) of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).
Sep. 29, 2016—Professional artists, hobbyists and art enthusiasts from around the country created sidewalk chalk art in Hillsboro Village Sept. 24-25 during the second annual Nashville Chalk Fest, which benefits the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, specifically the Preschool for Children with Autism and the Mama Lere Hearing School.
Mar. 10, 2016—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) will host three events the first week of April covering the topics of ethical considerations of mentoring through differences, translational research in autism spectrum disorder, and conversations at the intersection of disability and LGBTI issues.
Mar. 10, 2016—Two faculty members of the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center are receiving awards from the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) this year, representing two of eight total recipients nationwide.
Jan. 28, 2016—Sidney Kleinman is living proof that you’re never too old to have your hearing restored.
Dec. 10, 2015—René Gifford, Ph.D., associate professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences, received the 2015 Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Recent Clinical Achievement from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) at the group’s national convention, which was held last month in Denver.
Dec. 3, 2015—The Vanderbilt Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is proud to offer a 20 percent discount on hearing aids to Vanderbilt employees from Dec. 1 through Jan. 31, 2016.