Classifying and Characterizing Vocal Tremor (VT) Physiology…and Other Shaky Topics

Friday, September 30, 2022 12:00pm
Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center
Presenter: Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Utah Abstract: Tremor is one of the most common movement disorders in the world affecting ~5% of those 60 years of age and older. Approximately 1/3 of those with essential tremor exhibit vocal tremor (VT). Further, VT can occur without, or with other neurological comorbidities such as essential tremor, dystonia, or Parkinson’s disease. Frequently, severe VT is clinically confused...

DeLTA Roundtable Discussion - Toward an open developmental science? How do we adapt the tools of open science and pre-registration to the challenging needs of developmental scientsts.

Friday, October 14, 2022 9:00am
University Capitol Centre
Abstract: Open science practices, such as pre-registration and data sharing, increase transparency and may improve the rigor and replicability of developmental science. However, developmental science faces unique challenges and considerations, particularly for longitudinal studies, or studies using special populations. This may require a new model or new guidelines. Isaac Petersen, Bob McMurray and Keith Apfelbaum will lead a discussion about the challenges and pitfalls faced by developmental...