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Science for You: Safer football

Researchers in the Purdue Neurotrauma Group are studying Lafayette-area high school football players to see how impacts on the field affect their …

AJ Schwichtenberg

Advancing autism research

08/24/2016 | Embedded in the new HHS strategic plan and explicit in its vision is the quest to recruit, develop and retain …

Mapping the spectrum

Mapping the spectrum

08/24/2016 | In March 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the highest incidence of autism in U.S. history, citing …

Bridget Walsh, research scientist Speech Language and Hearing Sciences. Her current research focus is on neural activation patterns during speech production using a non-invasive method of neuroimaging, Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. (Purdue University/ Mark Simons)

Shedding light on stuttering

08/24/2016 | Although one out of every 20 preschoolers experiences a period of stuttering, the majority of children who stutter — some …