Thursday, October 1, 2020

The lab was awarded a three year R21 Grant entitled "Auditory experience during the prenatal and perinatal period" from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders! This grant will be extremely helpful as we continue to strive to improve brain development and outcomes for infants born premature.


Thursday, November 19, 2020

Congratulations to Allison Trine for her new 2020 publication on extended high frequencies that improve speech-in-speech recognition. Her article has been published in the Trends in Hearing: SAGE Journals and helps researchers in understanding the benefits of extended high frequency hearing. This study provides implications to support extending the bandwidth of hearing aids and other devices!


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Congratulations to Anneliese Schulz and Frazier for being accepted to present posters at the upcoming Acoustical Society Meeting in Louisville (!  Anneliese will present on the effect of musical training on cocktail party listening and Frazier will present on the ability to detect talker head orientation.


Monday, January 14, 2019

Dr. Brian Monson will be presenting at the Association for Research in Otolaryngology's Midwinter Meeting on February 9-13, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Dr. Brian Monson will be giving two talks at the Acoustical Society of America Meeting held in Victoria, Canada. For more information about this meeting: 


Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Auditory Neuro Experience Lab was recently granted the CHAD Pilot Grant. We will use this grant to continue our research evaluating the perinatal auditory experience for preterm and full-term newborns in collaboration with Carle Hospital.


Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Have you ever wondered what your baby is hearing? We are currently looking for pregnant women less than 32 weeks pregnant to participate in a paid research study to better understand the auditory environment of your baby! Please message us on Facebook or email us at if you live in the Champaign area and you're interested in participating!
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sound wave patterns of 3 pronunciations of the word yanny, or laurel

Monday, May 21, 2018

We decided we should opine on the Yanny vs. Laurel phenomenon.  Read about it here.