Braille Conference @ Rice

Dr. Fischer-Baum is co-organizing a symposium on braille literacy at Rice March 8-10, with Robert Englebretson from Linguistics and Cay Holbrook from University of British Columbia. The conference is funded by Scientia and includes an impressive array of international speakers. More information about the conference here and the conference was features in Rice news.

Two papers in Cognitive Neuropsychology special issue

Simon has two papers available online that will be part of an upcoming special issues of Cognitive Neuropsychology called Theoretical and Methodological Issues for Twenty-First Century Cognitive Neuropsychology. One, with Jared Medina of University of Delaware is on single subject approaches to patient studies in the age of big data. One, with Guilia Campana, formerly of the Neuroplasticity […]

Congrats!

Congrats to Sarah Irons a 2nd year graduate student in the Fischer-Baum Lab for winning a Psychonomic Society/Women in Cognitive Science Travel and Networking Award for Junior Scientists. This award is for women cognitive scientists from the level of graduate student, post-doc or assistant professor to allow them to become known in the professional community […]

R21 Funded!

Dr. Fischer-Baum’s R21 grant to the National Institute of Deafness and Communication Disorder on the “Functional Reorganization of the Reading System following Stroke” just got funded!

Cognitive Network Neuroscience

The Neuroplasticity Lab, in collaboration with Michael Deem‘s group from Rice Bioengineering, has recently published two papers linking individual differences brain network organization to cognitive abilities. The first, Brain Modularity Mediates the Relation between Task Complexity and Performance, published in the September issue of the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience with Qiuhai Yue as the first […]