I am pleased to announce that Dr. Prudence Allen of the National Centre for Audiology, located at the
University of Western Ontario, will speak in my undergraduate course, Psychology 311
1-2:20 on Tuesday, 12 February, 2002, in room 280 Hagey Hall. We welcome all undergraduate and graduate students,
community services professionals, and researchers, who are interested in learning about Dr. Allen's work in
psychoacoustics, and especially those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.
Dr. Allen will discuss Developmental Psychoacoustics: what it is, why it is important to clinical audiology, and how
it may relate to the acquisition of communication skills in young children. The study of how children encode and
understand sounds bridges many fields including developmental and experimental psychology, clinical audiology and
speech language pathology. There will be opportunity for Q & A discussion.
Dr. Allen is an active member of the Networks of Centres of Excellence, Canadian Language and Literacy Research
Network (http://www.cllrnet.ca) which supports research and training
directed at understanding and removing deficiencies in the ability to communicate effectively.
If you have any questions, please contact me:
Kathleen Bloom, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario N2L3G1
(519)888-4567 (ext 2936)
Last Modified: February 05 2002 11:57:46.