• lab mission

    The Lab investigates the functional organization and plasticity of the cerebral cortex, with special emphasis on the neural substrates of audition in humans and nonhuman primates. Research follows three general themes: processing streams in audition (space and objects; music and speech); brain reorganization in tinnitus; and cross-modal plasticity in the blind. Experimental techniques emphasized are in-situ electrophysiology and functional magnetic resonance imaging.

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  • PBS

    PBS recently visited the Rauscheckerlab to do a video segment and article for PBS Newhour on Tinnitus research. Click here for the interview with Dr. Josef Rauschecker.

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  • Word Recognition Site

    One of the lab's recent publications by Dr. Iain DeWitt and Dr. Josef Rauschecker highlights their finding which shows a new word recognition location which disputing commonly known text-book area for word recognition, 'Wernicke's Area". Check out our Publications page for more of our recent publications.

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News

November 6, 2013:

PBS airs segment on Tinnitus and interviews Dr. Josef Rauschecker of LINC at Georgetown University. 

November 10th-13th: 
LINC members will present their recent research at this year's Society for Neuroscience in San Diego.

March 27, 2013:
Lab member Pawel Kusmierek publishes a paper in PNAS: Analogues of simple and complex cells in rhesus monkey auditory cortex

November 8, 2012:
LINC lab members discuss their exciting research findings with NPR during Society for Neuroscience meeting in New Orleans, LA: The Beatles'Surprising Contribution To Brain Science.

April 5, 2012:
New article published in Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience: Cortico-limbic morphology separates tinnitus from tinnitus distress. See our publications page for details.

February 15, 2012:
New article published in Journal of Neurophysiology: Sound-identity processing in early areas of the auditory ventral stream in the macaque. See our publications page for details.