- Malandraki's Dysphagia Research Clinic Benefits Many Patients
Dr. Malandraki established the Dysphagia Research Clinic (DRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University. The DRC has benefited numerous patients and has also allowed the SVN Lab to obtain clinical data that can help current and future individuals.
- Eating Smarter
Dr. Malandraki has developed the world's first Dysphagia Research Clinic (DRC) in a university setting. Since its establishment, the DRC has helped numerous patients using principles of evidence-based practice. In addition, the DRC has allowed Dr. Malandraki and her staff to collect data which will inform diagnostic and treatment protocols in order to help current and future patients.
- Research by TC's Laura Azzarito Highlights Differences in How Young People See Their Own Bodies
Feeling comfortable and confident in sport, health, or PE can be very difficult for some young people who can be seen as a 'risk' of becoming obese. Young people from ethnic minorities, especially girls, are more likely to be physically inactive and unhealthy.
- Neurocognition of Language Lab Members Presenting Five Posters at 20th Anniversary Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting
The students, post-docs and faculty of the Neurocognition of Language Lab will present five research posters at 20th Anniversary Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting to be held April 13-16 in San Francisco.
- Study Pinpoints Just How Much Exercise Is Good for Mental Health
Researchers in TC's Biobehavioral Sciences Department help show that people who exercise 2.5 to 7.5 hours per week report better mental health - but more can be too much of a good thing
- ASHA Leader article by Dr. Malandraki
Dr. Malandraki and her coauthors report on how we can use technology to evaluate swallowing disorders at a distance.
- Karen Froud on "The Neuroscience of Language and Learning"
Watch Professor Karen Froud's talk for the 2012 Provost's Series: "The Neuroscience of Language and Learning, the work of the Neurocognition of Language Lab"
- Space Shuttle Enterprise Flyby
The space shuttle enterprise flew by Teachers College on April 27. The video was taken from the Neurocognition of Language Lab on the 11th floor of Thorndike Hall.
- 3 Ways to Inspire Communication Confidence
Dr. Levy and Dr. Malandraki offer their expert opinions on how to inspire communication confidence to young children.
- Andrew Gordon Wins NSF Grant to Study Brain-Hand Connections
Gordon and Marco Santello will receive $640,000 from the National Science Foundation for their research on neurological disorders and prosthetic hands.
- Leadership in Swallowing Disorders, a New Medical Field
This past fall, the Provost's Investment Fund awarded grants to eight new projects, including a new project initiated by Dr. Malandraki.
- SLP Faculty, TC Administrators Receive Humanitarian Award for Work in Ghana
The TC Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Ghana program is in its fifth year. Each year since 2008, Crowley and Baigorri have brought 18 master's students in the SLP program to Ghana to provide free services for children and adults with communications disorders, and to provide professional development for their Ghanaian colleagues.
- 26th Arabic Linguistics Symposium
March 1-3, 2012
Milbank Chapel, Teachers College, Columbia University
An open forum for scholars interested in the application of current linguistic theories and analysis to Arabic.
- The application for the 2012 Bilingual Extension Institute is now available!
The application for the 2012 Bilingual Extension Institute is now available! (The Institute is offered as a non-degree program.) The 2012 cost is $5500 and attendance at all sessions is mandatory. Visit the Bilingual Extension website for dates, funding sources, and other important information.
- Neurocognition of Language Lab Featured In TC Today Article: Backstage at the Human Drama
Karen Froud is using EEG technology to understand how brain differences shape behavior. Published 12/16/2011
- Carol Ewing Garber: A Little Exercise is Better than None
The Associate Professor of Movement Sciences tells The Washington Post and More magazine that even a little exercise reaps benefits.
- Crowley and Malandraki Receive Prestigious ASHA Awards
Congratulations to Catherine Crowley and Georgia Malandraki on receiving awards from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
- Sweating the Details
TC's Movement Sciences program is building the case for why physical education and activity matter -- and how to make them succeed
- Neurocognition of Language Lab Engaged in Multidisciplinary Research on Prolonged Grief
The study will recruit adults who have lost a spouse and track them over a 25-month period, during which they will participate in a series of interviews and experimental and neuropsychological procedures.
- BBS Student and Faculty Member Present Research at Society for Neuroscience
Doctoral student Benjapol Benjapalakorn presents his research with Assistant Professor Tara McIsaac at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, November 12, 2011.
- Carol Ewing-Garber Talks to USA Today About New Exercise Guidelines
Garber, an associate professor of movement sciences at TC, authored the College of Sports' Medicine's new exercise guidelines which suggest 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week and -- for the first time -- limiting inactivity.
- TC's Steve Silverman Talks to WNYC About the Importance of Physical Education
Stephen Silverman, professor of education, chair of the Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, and coordinator of the Movement Sciences Program, reacted to a recent study showing that many public school students in New York City do not receive state-mandated physical education or physical activity during the school day, despite studies that show it improves academic achievement.
- Committee Led by TC's Garber Issues New Exercise Guidelines
New recommendations from the American College of Sports Medicine include suggestions to minimize sedentary activity.
- TC's Malandraki Wins Early Career Research Award
Malandraki received the 2011 Early Career Contributions in Research Award of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).
- Brain images recorded by Karen Froud and students