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Arts, Sciences, and Engineering
Department of Brain And Cognitive Sciences
Areas of expertise: Brain plasticity, deafness, American Sign Language, video games, vision, short term memory
Brain and Vision Lab
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September 10, 2010
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March 26, 2009
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September 11, 2008
Bavelier examines the effect of early-life altered experience on the functionality of the adult brain. For example, she investigates whether early deafness leads to changes in vision or whether early exposure to American Sign Language changes the cortical organization for language. Bavelier also study how videogame playing modifies visual skills.