Jun
14

TDPendent on Others’ Research! More Models of ALS-FTD

Happy Friday! This week has brought more of the same new information and long days with not enough hours. In continuing to evaluate the role of the protein TDP-43 in ALS-FTD,* I have grown in my appreciation for others’ research in the field that blazes trails — not only through their findings, but through their…
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Jun
13

Change in domain

After much thought my advisor and I have decided that rather than trying to code child performance of diphthongs, we will move to a more morphological domain. I was not sure that there would be an observable difference in vowel production between children and adults. Even if there was, it would be difficult to measure.…
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Jun
13

Blog #2

This week I have continued working on my introduction, and my topic this week was examining research about stress levels in individuals on the ASD. I am looking at the different kinds of situations that can cause stress. Some depend on the environment they are in, some focus on the social interactions they have with…
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Jun
07

Blog #1

Hi everyone! I arrived in Williamsburg this past week and met with my advisor to get the ball rolling on my research project. My advisor and I have set up a weekly meeting time, and we have been discussing our goals for this project and what we have in mind for this summer. For the…
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May
30

May Update

Hi everyone! Since the semester has ended I’ve been working on getting ready for my upcoming research trip to San Francisco, California. I will be attending a Queer History Conference hosted by The Committee on LGBT History and the GLBT Historical Society. Besides preparing for the conference I’ve been working on background research and organizing…
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