Welcome to the Child Hearing Lab, or in short, the Chear Lab! We are interested in understanding how children process different features of speech, how hearing loss and the use of devices like hearing aids influences speech processing during childhood. Our methods typically entail the use of electroencephalography (EEG) and behavioural (listening) tasks.

Lab news

  • Trevor Wright receives the Jack Kile Scholarship!

    Congratulations to Trevor Wright on receiving the Jack Kile Scholarship from WSHA! Trevor is a Research Assistant within the Child Hearing Lab and is a 2nd year student in UW-Madison’s Audiology Doctorate Program. The Jack …

  • Lab manager/Research specialist position available

    Position Summary: The Research Specialist will support research in the Efferent Systems Lab (PI: Sriram Boothalingam) and the Child Hearing Lab (PI: Viji Easwar). Research conducted in both labs overlap and combines acoustic, behavioral, and …

  • Postdoctoral research fellow position available

    Our lab is looking for a postdoctoral fellow/Research associate to work on projects that use electroencephalography (EEG) and behavioral methods to understand developmental aspects of processing speech during early childhood. Salary: NIH postdoc pay rate …

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