Congratulations to trainee Rebecca Bieber. She received a shared first-place award for the student poster competition from the Speech Communication Technical Committee of the Acoustical Society of America (fall 2020 meeting). Her poster described insights into rapid adaptation to Spanish-accented English words in younger and older adults.
Congratulations to former trainee, Julie Cohen, who successfully defended her dissertation on Monday, November 9. The title of her dissertation was EFFECTS OF TALKER FAMILIARITY ON SPEECH UNDERSTANDING AND COGNITIVE EFFORT IN COMPLEX ENVIRONMENTS.