New fNIRS Brain Imaging System

New fNIRS Brain Imaging System

Professor Petitto and the entire Brain and Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging (BL2) team are thrilled to announce the upcoming purchase of a new brain imaging system: a new near infrared spectroscopy neuroimaging system, or “fNIRS,” which will replace an aging...
Adam Stone Wins NIH’s “F31” Fellowship

Adam Stone Wins NIH’s “F31” Fellowship

Adam Stone, a fourth-year student in Gallaudet University’s Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience Program and a graduate research assistant in Dr. Petitto’s Brain & Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging (BL2), has been awarded a National Institutes of...
Summer 2016 fNIRS Training

Summer 2016 fNIRS Training

The Petitto Brain and Language Laboratory – BL2 recently held a two-day functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) training for summer research assistants, preparing them to gain certification in the use of fNIRS. Adam Stoneand Geo Kartheiser, fourth-year...

What the Eyes Reveal About the Brain: Webinar Video

  “The lion’s share of knowledge comes from the eyes,” Dr. Petitto mentions about her research related to the visual modality. Find out what impact that has on the brain structure and brain function, and how this is related to early language...