Research in the Speech Lab is focused on combining computational modeling efforts with corresponding psychophysical and functional brain imaging experiments in order to understand the neural processes underlying speech production and speech perception.

Click any of the links below to find out more about specific efforts.


Speech Production

The DIVA Model
Model Demos
Neural Correlates

Speech Perception

Sound Categorizationee

Brain Imaging


Neural Prosthesis

Neural Prosthesis Laboratory


Our research is supported by the National Institutes of Health / National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders (grants R01 DC002852, R01 DC007683, and F32 DC006782) and by CELEST, an NSF Science of Learning Center (NSF OMA-0354378). Imaging performed at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging is made possible by grants from the National Center for Research Resources (P41RR14075) and the MIND Institute.