Congratulations to all of our lab members and collaborators who presented this week at the Acoustical Society of America conference in Denver, Colorado! We had representation from 5 lab projects and are excited to bring the constructive feedback back to our lab to improve our studies.
Word and phrase duration in Mandarin-speaking individuals with Alzheimer’s disease by Kaiwen Yu, Yadong Liu, Arian Shamei & Bryan Gick.
Triggering and spreading of lateral tongue posture by Nicole Ebbutt, Kyra Hung, Magdalena Ivok, Farhan Samir, Weirui Chen & Bryan Gick.
Effect of speech-related smile suppression on emotional valence by Nicole Ebbutt, Yadong Liu, Charissa Purnomo, Annabelle Purnomo, Kyra Hung, Maryn Lum-Tong, Gillian de Boer & Bryan Gick.
Speed of velum movement during nasal segments and rest intervals: A cineradiographic study of French and English speech by Jahurul Islam, Gillian de Boer & Bryan Gick.
Facial posture as a phonetic prime for memory retrieval by Arian Shamei, Sijia Zhang, Noah Luntzlara, Yangshuying Zhao, Sonja Frasier, Gillian de Boer & Bryan Gick.
Congratulations to our lab members and collaborators who presented at the 180th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America – Acoustics in Focus!
Smile versus Lip Closure: Labiodentalization of Korean Bilabials by Elizabeth Kang, Charissa Purnomo, Linda Wu, Melissa Wang, Alexandria Brady, Gracellia Purnomo, Yadong Liu, Bryan Gick
Great work everyone!
Graduate researcher Arian Shamei‘s paper on speech in space goes “viral” on today’s highly popular platform, TikTok!
Check out the TikTok post from ‘Jake the Linguist’ here for a brief overview of the study.
Congratulations to ISRL undergraduate researchers Elisabeth Kang, Linda Wu, and Nicole Ebbutt for being selected to give an oral presentation titled ‘An Analysis of Vowel Space in English Speakers with Alzheimer’s Disease: Toward Building an Automatic Detection Model’ at UBC’s February 2021 Language Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference.
The Council of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) elected Bryan Gick as an AAAS fellow. The title recognizes Prof Gick’s important contributions to experimental phonetics. The lifetime distinction will be celebrated virtually at the AAAS Annual Meeting February 13th, 2020. https://www.aaas.org/news/aaas-announces-leading-scientists-elected-2020-fellows
Welcome to our new website where we will be giving you updates on our labs’ most recent activities!
Join us on May 13th, 2019 9:30am-5:30 am at Irving K. Barber Learning Centre to celebrate research done by our graduate students. For more details: https://languagesciences.ubc.ca/news-events/events/jan-22-2019-graduate-student-and-postdoctoral-fellow-research-day