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Building a Vision: Shared Multimodal Pediatric fNIRS Brain Imaging Facility at the University of Michigan

Tuesday, February 18 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, 124 Wells Fargo Auditorium 39.5433916198639, -119.815739840269

Ioulia Kovelman, PhD
University of Michigan,
Center for Human Growth & Development

Kovelman's research interests are in language and reading development in monolingual and bilingual infants, children, and adults. It includes both typical and atypical language and reading development using a variety of behavioral and brain imaging methods (fMRI, fNIRS).

In year 2012 the Center at the Human Growth and Development, University of Michigan had opened a shared Multimodal Pediatric fNIRS Brain Imaging Laboratory (Directors: Ioulia Kovelman & Beverly Ulrich). This presentation will highlight the laboratory's progress at its one year anniversary, featuring multidisciplinary and collaborative projects with researchers across University of Michigan, as well as the advancements and challenges of using optical imaging for the study of the human brain.

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Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

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