Neural Correlates of Observing and Producing Sign Language

ID: 3709
School: Research Center/Lab
Program: Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
Status: Ongoing
Start date: September 2019
End Date: October 2020

Description

Large cognitive neuroscience EEG project with 60+ participants enrolled in a multi-part study to examine how signers and non-signers process written English, perceive ASL, and imitate ASL signs.

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2019

Berger, L. & Quandt, L. C. (2018). Sensorimotor EEG indicates deaf signers simulate tactile properties of ASL signs when reading English. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neurobiology of Language in Quebec City, Canada.

Kubicek, E. & Quandt, L. C. (2018). Deaf signers' sensorimotor system activity during perception of one- and two-handed signs. Presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society in Boston, MA.

Kubicek, E. & Quandt, L. C. (2018). Deaf signers' sensorimotor system sensitive to motoric and linguistic parameters of sign language. Presented at SACNAS 2018: The National Diversity in STEM Conference in San Antonio, TX.

Kubicek, E. & Quandt, L. C. (2019). Sensorimotor system engagement during ASL sign perception: an EEG study in deaf signers and hearing non-signers. Cortex. Pre-print available ahead of publication at https://doi.org/10.1101/558833

Quandt, L. C. & Kubicek, E. (2018). Sensorimotor characteristics of sign translations modulate EEG when deaf signers read English. Brain and Language, 187, 9-17.

Quandt, L. C. & Kubicek, E. M. (2017). Motor system contributions to cross-linguistic translation when deaf signers read English. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Quandt, L. C. & Willis, A. S. (2019). Sensorimotor EEG activity during sign production in deaf signers and hearing non-signers. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neurobiology of Language in Helsinki, Finland.

Willis, A. & Quandt, L. C. (2019). Sign language experience increases motor resonance during imitation of signs. Presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society in San Francisco, CA.

2020

Kubicek, E. & Quandt, L. C. (2019). Sensorimotor system engagement during ASL sign perception: an EEG study in deaf signers and hearing non-signers. Cortex, 119, 457-469.

2021

• Quandt, L. C. & Willis, A. S. (2021). Earlier and more robust sensorimotor discrimination of ASL signs in deaf signers during imitation. Language, Cognition, & Neuroscience. 10.1080/23273798.2021.1925712