Seminar Series: D. Kimbrough Oller, Ph.D. (Univ. of Memphis)

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Tuesday, 16 January, 2024 - 9:30 am to Tuesday, 16 January, 2024 - 10:30 am

Professor and Plough Chair of Excellence, University of Memphis

Infant vocal development and the origin of language: The importance of developmental research in autism and congenital deafness

D. Kimbrough Oller (Ph.D., University of Texas, 1971), Professor/Plough Chair of Excellence, University of Memphis; Faculty Member, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Austria; member, Institute for Intelligent Systems, University of Memphis; member Scientific Advisory Board, LENA, Louisville, CO. In 2013 received ASHA Honors; in 2023 awarded Lifetime Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). With 250 articles/books his work addresses infant vocalizations, autism, multilingualism, and language evolution.