Richard Hurtig, PhD

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Speech Pathology and Audiology
Professor
Summary statement: 

Invariant properties of human perception and information processing, with an emphasis on the underlying neural mechanisms

Office phone: 
(319) 335-8730
Office number: 
120B
Office building: 
SHC

Examination of invariant properties of human perception and information processing across visual, auditory and tactile modalities, with an emphasis on the underlying neural mechanisms. Studies include work on pattern recognition in speech perception and on the role of attention and feedback mechanisms. The lab also is working on micro-processor based assistive technologies for individuals with developmental and acquired disabilities which limit mobility and speech.

http://www.shc.uiowa.edu/wjshc/facultyandstaff/hurtig.html

“Iowa City is a great college town. There are fun bars and restaurants, a thriving arts scene (especially dance!), and Big 10 sports to keep me busy when I’m not in the lab. The people are nice and everything is fairly affordable and accessible. ”