RAVE Pilot Week Begins

RAVE Pilot Week Begins

We’re off to a great start! This week marks a major milestone in our W. M. Keck and NSF INSPIRE projects: we are piloting our RAVE (“Robot Avatar Thermal-Enhanced”) prototype learning tool! This first-time simulation of joint attention and...
New fNIRS System by NIRx Is Being Installed!

New fNIRS System by NIRx Is Being Installed!

We’re so excited to have Jonathan Perry from NIRx Optical Systems visit BL2 today to install our brand-new fNIRS neuroimaging systems! Above is Jonathan with Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, BL2 Scientific Director, with our new fNIRS system (still under construction)....
Adam Stone Successfully Defends Ph.D. Dissertation

Adam Stone Successfully Defends Ph.D. Dissertation

Adam Stone, Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto’s doctoral student, successfully defended his dissertation on Monday, June 5, 2017! His dissertation project is titled, “Neural Systems for Infant Sensitivity to Rhythmic-Temporal Patterning.” This milestone has many...
BL2 Marks Its 400th Participant!

BL2 Marks Its 400th Participant!

On June 6, 2017, the Petitto Brain & Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging (BL2) achieved another major milestone in its history, as well as for neuroscience research at Gallaudet University, when they recruited and ran their 400th participant. BL2 ran 50...
BL2 Participates in VL2 Knowledge Festival 2017

BL2 Participates in VL2 Knowledge Festival 2017

The Petitto Brain & Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging (BL2) proudly participated in the VL2 Knowledge Festival on May 8, 2017! The BL2 station displayed a wealth of literature regarding language acquisition, bilingualism, and reading development. Visitors,...
Adam Stone Receives Two Graduate Awards

Adam Stone Receives Two Graduate Awards

Adam Stone, Dr. Petitto’s doctoral student in Gallaudet University’s Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) Program and a graduate research assistant in Dr. Petitto’s Brain & Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging (BL2), was honored with two awards at the...