The Aphasia Research Lab at the University of Washington conducts research to better understand the complex processing of language and its breakdown in individuals with aphasia.
In particular, they study:
- The theoretical nature of word retrieval deficits in aphasia.
- Rehabilitation of aphasia.
- The influence of mental lexicon structure on treatment generalization.
- The psycholinguistic principles of stimuli used in treatment and/or standardized assessments.
4 Undergraduate/Post Baccalaureate Volunteers*
*Update: Two of the PB positions listed below will now be work study paid positions.
- Project: Standardization of a test for verbal working memory with individuals who have aphasia and non-brain damaged controls
- Duties: data collection (non-brain damaged controls), data analysis, data entry
- Start date: June 2019
- Length of appointment: through AY 19/20 (ending June 2021)
- If you are interested, please send your CV and a brief paragraph describing your interest in research and in aphasia to: Dr Sonia Vieira at email@example.com by MAY 10, 2019
1 Masters Thesis Opportunity (Spring 2019 to June 2020)
- Project: The influence of the mental lexicon on treatment generalization utilizing models of network theory
- Start date: Spring quarter 2019
- If you are interested, please send your CV and a brief paragraph describing your interest in research and in aphasia to: Dr Nichol Castro at firstname.lastname@example.org by APRIL 30, 2019
For more information, go to the Aphasia Research Lab’s web page.