New Lens into Human Brain Lateralization: Efficient Bilingual Brains
New fNIRS study suggests that the bilingual brain is more efficient in the processing of language.
Deaf Academic Bowl Champions: What is the Secret?
Maryland School for the Deaf is a “3-peat” champion in Gallaudet University’s Academic Bowl. The national Academic Bowl tournament, hosted by Gallaudet University, draws deaf and hard of hearing high school students from around the U.S. What is MSD's secret? James Tucker, MSD's supt., pulls back the curtain on the school's success.
Coming Soon: VL2 Translational Products
As VL2 enters the seventh year of research, a strong body of findings is emerging about the ways in which early experience with a visual language has specific advantages for a young deaf student. As VL2 matures as a science of learning center, we are developing educational and assessment products as part of our translational research agenda.
VL2 Research Opportunities for Students
VL2 has thirteen labs in the United States, and several are currently searching for research assistants. In addition to the hands-on research experiences available at VL2 research labs, the vital and energetic VL2 student network spans the globe and provides valuable mentoring and professional development opportunities.
As part of VL2's Presentation Series, Dr. Crume will speak on Wednesday, October 24th
Teachers’ Perceptions of the Use of ASL Phonological Instruction to Develop ASL and English Literacy in an ASL/English Bilingual Preschool
GU Students Receive Certification in Advanced Neuroimaging
Three Gallaudet University students recently received certification to operate one of the world’s most advanced brain imaging systems, functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS).
VL2 Recipient of Supplemental Grant Award from NSF
VL2 is pleased to announce that it has recently received a supplemental $40,000 grant award from the National Science Foundation for a project exploring the use of computer technology for education.