Word Learning Study


​Word Learning Noise in Children​


The purpose of this study is to identify the effect background noise has on children’s ability to learn and remember new words. Guided by a researcher, participants will complete a hearing screening, complete problem-solving and language tasks, and play word-learning games over the course of 4 sessions.​

Who can participate?

  • Who: Children with typical hearing development, Children who have not received speech-language services within 6 months
    • Age: 4-6 years old
    • Compensation: $20/hour for the initial assessment, $10/hour for each subsequent session for a total of up to $50-$70 (eGift Card)
    • Time:
      • Qualification/eligibility visit: 1.5 hours
      • Three training visits: 45 minutes – 1 hour each
    • Visit Type: In-person
    • Requirements: Exposure to English by one parent/guardian from birth, normal hearing, no speech-language services within the past 6 months, no diagnosis of neurological conditions or intellectual disabilities.

    For more information or to see if your child qualifies, please contact:

    Stephanie Uglow, MS, CCC-SLP
    Language Learning & Memory Lab Manager
    (531) 355-5006

    Sign Up to​ Participate

    Call (531) 355-5006 or fill out the form​ below:​