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Stefan Raufer Awarded 2019 Helen Carr Peake and William T. Peake Research Prize

March 20, 2019

SHBT student Stefan Raufer has been awarded the 2019 Helen Carr Peake and William T. Peake Research Prize. The prize is awarded to Stefan for his research accomplishments in formulating novel approaches towards studying the human ear's mechanical response to very low-frequency/infrasound stimulation.

 

The Helen Carr Peake and William T. Peake Memorial Fund was established in 2002, through a generous donation by Dr. Sheldon Pang, an alumnus of both the Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE) and the Eaton-Peabody Laboratory (EPL) at the Massachusetts Eye and...

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Neuroimaging study by SHBT faculty Eve Fedorenko

February 20, 2019

Neuroimaging study by SHBT faculty Eve Fedorenko (https://evlab.mit.edu/) published in the Journal of Neurophysiology features a photomontage of SHBT student Jeanne Gallée. The paper shows that brain areas involved in language comprehension are distinct from those involved in the observation and imitation of actions, including facial expressions. Jeanne helped to create the visual stimuli used in the experiments.