Welcome to the MAPS lab!

At the Memory and Perception of Speech (MAPS) Lab, we investigate how linguistic experience shapes our perception of spoken language. The recent focus of this program has been in the role of memory consolidation during sleep in the acquisition of speech information (see Current Research for more information). Our methods combine behavioral with neuroimaging (fMRI, ERP) techniques to better understand the neural underpinnings of perceptual phenomena. We study these questions in populations with typical and impaired language, in order to improve remediation efforts in those who struggle with spoken language processing.



Emily Fritzson recently traveled to Boston to represent MAPS at the annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting!  Poster title: Quality of perceptual categories predict speeded, but not non-speeded, cognitive...

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STAR Health Sciences Complex

540 S. College Avenue Newark, DE 19713

Memory and Perception of Speech Lab

Phone: 302-831-3878      Email: UDMapsLab@gmail.com