Leann will be ending her time working as an undergraduate research assistant at the end of the Spring 2018 semester. Before she leaves we found out how her time in the infant visual cognition lab has impacted her and what she has planned for the future.
Question: What are your plans for the upcoming year and beyond?
Leann: I will be attending the University of South Florida this fall. I will be pursuing my Doctorate of Audiology (AuD) and my Ph.D. in Communication Science and Disorders! I will be pursuing the research areas of Cochlear Implants, Cognition, and Aural Rehabilitation.
Question: What was your favorite thing about being a part of the lab?
Leann: My favorite thing about being in the lab was learning about the research, the importance of it, and gaining an understanding of how research is conducted. I loved knowing that the data collection and analysis I was able to assist on was important and impactful.
Question: How has the lab impacted your college experience?
Leann: Being in the lab was one of my greatest college experiences. I gained great experience and skills, which helped me decide to pursue a Ph.D. and conduct research in the future. I also gained a great mentor in Shannon and made great friends! I also loved being able to share ideas or discuss research from different angles. Being interested in hearing science, I greatly enjoyed the openness of the lab to help me apply my interests to what was going on in the lab! I loved my experience overall and am so thankful for it!
Thank you for your time and contribution to the lab! We know the future is bright for you!