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How Open Science is changing the face of research

As scientists, we are constantly striving for ways to optimize the design, implementation, and dissemination of our work.  One of the most promising avenues towards reaching these goals is to embrace Open Science. What is Open Science? Open Science is a research...

How the language we know makes second language learning harder

When we are born we know relatively little about the language we hear. All we hear is a constant stream of sounds, with no start or end point between words. How do we learn to break up this constant speech stream into words? And once we have done this successfully for...

How Does the English-Speaking Brain Learn Sounds in Mandarin?

Dr. Qi’s research was highlighted on the University of Delaware’s UDaily website! This work focuses on how the brain’s hemispheres act when English-speakers learn Mandarin. While the left-hemisphere has long been believed to serve a primary role in...

How Open Science is changing the face of research

As scientists, we are constantly striving for ways to optimize the design, implementation, and dissemination of our work.  One of the most promising avenues towards reaching these goals is to embrace Open Science. What is Open Science? Open Science is a research...

Research Assistant Awards

Summer research assistants, left to right: Diana Rios, Hannah Stetson, Krystal Mendez Congratulations to research assistants Diana Rios, Hannah Stetson, and Krystal Mendez for receiving awards to work with the QLAB this summer! Diana was chosen for the Summer Scholars...

Happy Holidays!

Lab members, left to right: (Back row) Nicolo Bautista, Anqi Hu, Diana Rios, Abigail DeJohn, Dr. Julie Schneider (Front row) Dr. Zhenghan Qi, Hannah Stetson, Dionysia Saratsli, Violet Kozloff Happy holidays from the QLAB! We are so grateful to the many children and...

Anqi’s Graduate Student Travel Grant

Congratulations to Anqi Hu, who received a College of Arts and Sciences Competitive Graduate Student Travel Grant! This summer, she will join Chunming Lu, an expert in neural synchronization and communication, at State Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and...

Fall Conferences, Part 2: Psychonomics

An presented our two statistical learning posters from this fall (here and here) at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society this weekend in New Orleans. The QLAB was represented alongside 1,221 other posters and 300 papers at the conference. We were...

Neuroscience Symposium

Yi-Lun Weng, a QLAB graduate student, presented a poster on neural responses to global and local probabilities in statistical learning at the University of Delaware Neuroscience Symposium. This was a day-long symposium dedicated to neuroscience and brain sciences...

Fall Conferences, Part 1: BUCLD

Lab members, left to right: Violet Kozloff, Dr. Zhenghan Qi, An Nguyen The QLAB had a wonderful time at the 43rd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Dr. Qi, An, and Violet were all present. We presented a poster on statistical learning in...