May 06, 2014
BL2 was honored to host visitors from East China Normal University, the University of Hong Kong, and from the National Science Foundation on Monday, May 6th. Among those present were Soo-Siang Lim, Ph.D., Program Director and Chair of Coordinating Committee, Science of Learning Centers Program, National Science Foundation; Richard Duschl, Division Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation; Dr. YouqunRen, Vice President for International Affairs, ECNU; Professor Nancy Law, Deputy Director, Centre for Information Technology in Education, University of Hong Kong; and Dr. Ku Yixuan, Associate Professor, School of Psychology and Cognitive Science, ECNU; and Bill O’Brien, National Endowment of the Arts.
During the tour, lab members explained our exciting work with fNIRS neuroimaging technology to examine how the brain processes language, eye-tracking, and young deaf readers, and the early developmental language milestones of deaf and hearing children. Following the tour, our guests were able to ask questions about our work and how it applies to education.