Exploring and learning about the world requires us to pay attention to meaningful information and encode this information into memory. Our research examines the idea that attention and memory are functionally integrated early in life and that the development of selective attention contributes to improvements in learning and memory.
The Learning and Brain Development Lab is located at University Square in the uptown neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana. To learn more about what we do, browse our website and feel free to contact us at email@example.com or (504) 862-3312.
Our undergraduate research assistant, Kaitlyn Tholen, helps at Oschner ALS Voicebanking. Patients from the Ochsner ALS clinic are now able to create a custom voice bank before they lose their ability to speak. They're having a fundraiser tonight at the Courtyard Brewery and all proceeds go to ALS Voicebanking. Check it out! ...
First Friday: Ales for ALS
March 16, 2018, 6:00pm - March 16, 2018, 10:00pm
The Courtyard Brewery has kindly donated a keg of one of their own beers, and for any students from Athens, GA, Creature Comforts has also donated a half keg to our cause. So if you like beer, just need to blow off some steam after your first week back or want to help out a great cause, come out to Courtyard Brewing on Friday, March 16th a 6 p.m. ***BAGS TOURNAMENT (aka cornhole) $10 entry into the tournament Winners receive: King/Queen Crowns All proceeds go towards ALS Voicebanking, so patients can record their voice free of cost. For those who don't know what we do: Patients from the Ochsner ALS clinic are now able to create a custom synthetic voice bank before they lose their ability to speak The patients work with us over a series of sessions, to record 1600 phrases in the Ochsner Audiology clinic. Model Talker then uses these recordings to create a unique synthesized voice that is representative of the patient’s own speech. These voices can then be used for communication on a variety of platforms.