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Dr Lorna Halliday
Tel: 0044 20 7679 4265
Appointment
  • Lecturer
  • Developmental Science
  • Div of Psychology & Language Sciences
  • Faculty of Brain Sciences
 
 
Research Summary
My research falls along two lines. First, I am interested in the role of auditory processing deficits in the development of language disorders such as specific language impairment and dyslexia. In investigating this question, I have worked with children with mild to moderate hearing impairment, asking how auditory deficits in this population might be linked to language outcomes. I have also been involved in studies trying to characterise auditory processing disorder, and its implications for development. My second main research area is auditory learning and training. Here, I have been involved in studies designed to understand the mechanisms and rules underlying auditory learning in normally-hearing adults. More recent work has looked at the efficacy of auditory training programmes as tools for improving language abilities in children.
Academic Background
2005 DPhil Doctor of Philosophy University of Oxford
2002 BSc Bachelor of Science University of Bristol
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