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Action & Brain Lab

The Action & Brain Lab investigates how sign language experience impacts spatial processing, and how action-related and language-related brain systems interact with one another in the context of sign language.
The Action & Brain Lab (ABL) investigates the neural substrates of action perception related to visual language and visual learning. ABL was founded by Dr. Lorna Quandt in early 2… http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/labs/brain-and-language-lab-2/

The Adorable Robot That’s Helping Deaf Children Communicate

WIRED features a video and print story about the Robot AVatar thermal-Enhanced (RAVE) learning tool prototype developed by Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto and a team at Gallaudet University in collaboration with Yale, the University of Southern California, and Ital…
Click here to view the corresponding video story.  The Wide-Eyed Robot Teaching Deaf Children To Communicate THIS KID DOESN’T know it, but he’s kind of a big deal. Sitting in … http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/news/vl2-news/wired-article/

Could A Robot Help Your Child Learn A Language?

Award-winning journalist Kate Sheridan interviews Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto to discuss the latest scientific discoveries about the Robot Avatar Thermal-Enhanced prototype (RAVE) learning tool prototype. Dr. Petitto is the lead researcher of RAVE and an educat…
http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/news/vl2-news/rave-newsweek/