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Welcome to the Neurocognition of Language Lab at Teachers College, Columbia University
The Neurocognition of Language Lab at Teachers College, Columbia University conducts theoretically-grounded empirical research using behavioral, electroencephalographic, and other brain imaging modalities, with the goal of increasing understanding of the processes and representations involved in speech, language and cognition, and informing best practices in clinical and (educational) pedagogical arenas.
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Members of the Neurocognition of Language Lab presented a session titled "Implementation and Research on a School-wide Mindfulness Program in a Bronx School." Movement Science faculty and students presented a session on "Exercise As Medicine."
TC's newly renovated Neurocognition of Language lab ensures that everyone gets heard
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.
Recruiting Children 8 – 12
The Neurocognition of Language Lab at Teachers College, Columbia University is seeking 8-12 year old student volunteers for a study investigating how brain activity changes as students become skilled readers. We use a method called electroencephalography (EEG), a safe and non-invasive technique for recording electrical activity generated by the brain. We invite typically developing readers and students with a reading disability (dyslexia) to learn first-hand how scientific research is done and to check out their brain waves!
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We are working together with the publishers of System 44™, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), on a research study looking at how children’s brains change as they learn to read. We want to understand more about why reading is harder for some children than others and how we can help. System 44™ was developed to support children who have difficulties learning to read. We are asking families to come to the lab either once or twice during the school year, so that we can record the brain at work while looking at words, symbols, and nonsense words on a computer screen.
System 44™ is an evidence-based program developed to help students master the foundational reading skills required for becoming a skilled reader through explicit instruction in phonics, comprehension, and writing. The program will be delivered afterschool at Teachers College on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 3:45 and 4:45 from November 6th through April 18th, FREE.
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Neurocognition of Language Lab
Teachers College, Columbia University
Box: 180 * Location: 1155 Thorndike Hall
525 W 120th Street New York, New York 10027-6696
Director: Karen Froud * Phone: 212-678-8169 * Email: firstname.lastname@example.org