Developmental Brownbag Speakers

Fall 2018

All meetings occur from 12:20-1:10 in Bous 162.

Date Speaker Topic
8/31/18 Organizational Meeting
9/7/18 Wim Pouw Stability through synergy: An investigation of hand gesture and speech synchrony using motion tracking and acoustic analysis
9/14/18 Parker Tichko The auditory-motor interface: Developmental models of musical rhythm and beat perception
9/21/18 Meaghan Perdue Brain structure and word reading outcomes in beginning readers
9/28/18 Jennifer Zuk (Boston Children’s Hospital) Sowing seeds of literacy: Factors that promote language and reading acquisition along the neurodevelopmental trajectory from infancy to school age
10/5/18 Lisette de Jonge-Hoekstra Gestures, learning, and the environment: A study and considerations for fostering cognitive development
10/12/18 Umay Suanda Professional development
10/19/18 Hilary Barth (Wesleyan University) Digit identity strongly influences numerical estimation throughout development
10/26/18 Lauren Bryant Investigation of ‘Hot’ and ‘Cool’ executive function in preschool children: interactions with temperament
11/9/18 Letty Naigles Professional development
11/30/18 Manya Jyotishi Cross-cultural comparison of narratives between English-speaking Indian and US children and adults
12/7/18 Potluck + Spring Planning + Professional Development Recap

Speakers: please submit slides or a relevant paper to at least 48 hours before your talk. This will allow interpreters adequate time to familiarize themselves with relevant vocabulary.