A recent paper on the effect of phonological neighborhood density on age-related difference in language production

May 12, 2021

Check out this recent paper by Dr. Michele Diaz and her lab on the effect of phonological characteristics on the age-related difference in language production! Aging is often associated with declines in language production. For example, compared to younger adults, older adults experience more tip-…

A recent paper on white matter and age-related phonological deficits

Apr 8, 2019

Check out this recent paper published by SLEIC researchers Sara Troutman and Dr. Michele Diaz. This paper looks at the relationship between white matter in the brain and age-related phonological deficits. Using a Picture-Word Interference (PWI) task with 18 younger and 19 older healthy adults, they…

SLEIC Brain Awareness Week

Mar 27, 2019

This year SLEIC successfully celebrated the Dana Foundation's Brain Awareness Week with AXONs! We hosted an event at Schlow Center Region Library and participated in the Exploration-U Science Night at Mount Nittany Middle School. During both events, we displayed various animal brains, brain models…

Review on Graph theory approaches to functional network organization in brain disorders by SLEIC researchers Dr. Michael Hallquist & Dr. Frank Hillary

Oct 1, 2018

Dr. Michael Hallquist and Dr. Grank Hillary recently published a review paper about Graph theory approaches to functional network organization in brain disorders. In this paper, they conducted a review of clinical network neuroscience, summarizing methodological details from 106 resting-state …

Research on diminished neural network dynamics in mild cognitive impairment and brain disorders by Dr. Frank Hillary's Lab

Oct 1, 2018

Einat Brenner, a graduate student in clinical psychology, Dr. Frank Hillary, and their collaborators have recently published work on diminished neural network dynamics in amnestic mild cognitive impairment. In this paper, they use dynamic connectivity modeling and graph theory to identify unique…