In the lab | Dans le lab
Best wishes to Ying Ying Liu and Katherine Xu as they start the SLP program at University of Toronto this fall…we will miss you!
Congratulations to Matthew Masapollo as he begins a tenure-track position at University of Florida, Gainesville.
Congratulations to The McGill Speech Perception lab and other labs in the Many Babies Consortium - winners of the Society for Improvement of Psychological Science Mission Award for improving psychological science in the face of challenge
In the media | Dans les médias
AJ Orena’s doctoral research on speech processing in bilingual infants was featured in recent news:
The Conversation: The amazing baby brain says ‘pas de problème’ with bilingualism.
La Conversation: Les bébés peuvent-ils apprendre deux langues en même temps?
The McGill Tribune: Bilingual infants take a unique path to speech development.
The McGill University Newsroom: Baby talk: babies prefer listening to their own kind
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Leader: Babies want to listen to other babies
The Daily Mail UK: Shhh, mummy! Babies prefer each other’s voices because it helps them learn to talk, researchers claim
Huffington Post UK: Babies prefer listening to each other than to adults – as it helps them learn to speak
CBC Toronto: Goo goo gaa gaa’: Infants prefer baby talk, research shows
CBC Radio: Quirks & Quarks: Babies prefer the sound of other babies
Smithsonian.com: The many ways baby talk gives infant brains a boost
The Nature of Things” with David Sazuki: The secret lives of babies
CBC radio Canada show Decouverte: Bebes et musique
CNN: “Can infants un-ravel classical music? This story was one of the top 10 McGill research news stories in 2002.