Research

Strategic Focus Areas

SFA 1: Visual & Cognitive Plasticity
SFA 1: Visual & Cognitive Plasticity
The goal of this SFA is to determine the effects of variation in sensory and linguistic experience on the development of visual and higher cognitive systems. (Rain Bosworth, Leader)
SFA 2: Language Development & Bilingualism
SFA 2: Language Development & Bilingualism
The goal of this SFA is to understand the principles and organization of linguistic competencies developed through the visual modality. (Erin Wilkinson, Leader)
SFA 3: Reading and Literacy in Visual Learning
SFA 3: Reading and Literacy in Visual Learning
The goal of this SFA is to determine the contribution of variation in sensory and linguistic experience on the development and mastery of reading and literacy. (Lynn McQuarrie, Leader)
SFA 4: Translation in Education-Translational Products, Tools, and Dissemination
SFA 4: Translation in Education-Translational Products, Tools, and Dissemination
The goal of this SFA is to develop and test innovative instructional practices that are motivated by the discoveries made in Center research. (Melissa Herzig, Leader)
SFA 5: Integration of Research and Education-Student Training for the Next Generation
SFA 5: Integration of Research and Education-Student Training for the Next Generation
The goal of this SFA is to train a new generation of scientists, skilled in interdisciplinary methods for advancing the Science of Learning of Visual Language and Visual Learning leading to a sustainable community of scholars, both deaf and hearing, pursuing transformative research contributing to the advancement of the body of knowledge known as the Science of Learning and its tangible discipline, called Educational Neuroscience. (Peter Hauser, Leader)

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