• 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.

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  • PBS

    PBS aired a video segment and published an 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 publications by Dr. Iain DeWitt and Dr. Josef Rauschecker highlights their finding which shows a new word recognition location disputing the commonly known text-book area for word recognition, 'Wernicke's Area".

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  • Beatles

    In 2012, Brannon Green and Dr. Rauschecker were interviewed by NPR regarding their investigations into musical sequencing and how it relates to a well-known auditory phenomenon.

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  • HR

    Check out this podcast in Dr. Rauschecker's native German language; a Hessischer Rundfunk interview with Dr. Rauschecker regarding his research in the US.

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  • Beat Deafness

    As part of their section on rhythm, NPR aired an interview with Dr. Jessica Phillips-Silver on her research with beat deafness

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May 18, 2015:
NPR airs a story about cochlear implants and music, with Jessica Phillips-Silver.

May 15-20, 2015:
Paula Plaza presents a talk at the Vision Sciences Society meeting, titled: "Rewiring the visual cortex of the congenitally blind: Seeing faces with the ears activates the left fusiform face area".


November 15-19, 2014:
LINC members present their research at the 2014 Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, DC.

June 24, 2014:
NPR airs an interview with Jessica Phillips-Silver about beat deafness.

June 22, 2014:
Anna Seydell-Greenwald, Erika Raven, Amber Leaver, Ted Turesky, and Josef Rauschecker published a paper in Neural Plasticity.

June 1, 2014:
Laura Erickson, Brandon Zielinski, Jennifer Zielinski, Guoying Liu, Peter Turkeltaub, Amber Leaver and Josef Rauschecker publish a paper in Frontiers in Psychology.

February 5, 2014:
Paweł Kuśmierek and Josef Rauschecker publish a paper in the Journal of Neurophysiology.



November 10-13, 2013: 
LINC members present their research at the 2013 Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego.

November 6, 2013:
PBS airs segment on Tinnitus and interviews Dr. Josef Rauschecker of LINC at Georgetown University. 

March 27, 2013:
Biao Tian, Pawel Kuśmierek, and Josef Rauschecker publish 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.