Experience

Research Experience

Sep. 2007 – 2011 Research Assistant,
SFU
The processing and learning of pitch in speech”, under the supervision of Yue Wang.

  • Aided in stimulus development, participant recruitment and testing and data analysis of a dichotic listening experiment.
  • Ran participants for the electroencephalography (EEG) experiment.
  • Aided in the experimental design and creation of both the dichotic and EEG experiments, as well as a Mandarin tone training experiment.
May – Dec. 2007 Research Assistant,
SFU
 “Audio-visual integration in speech processing and learning” project, under the supervision of Yue Wang.

  • Primary responsibility for this project was data analysis.

Service

2015 – 2016 Graduate Student Representative, Northwestern University, Department of Linguistics
2012 – present Web Coordinator, Northwestern University, Department of Linguistics
2012 – 2013 First Year Liaison, Northwestern University, Department of Linguistics
2011 – 2012 Reception committee, Northwestern University, Department of Linguistics
2009 – 2010 Website committee, SFU Linguistics Graduate Student Association
2010 Organizing committee, 26th Northwest Linguistics Conference

Ad-hoc Reviewing 

Attention, Perception & Psychophysics
Bilingualism: Language & Cognition
Child Development
Frontiers in Psychology
Infancy
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance
Journal of Memory and Language
Language Learning
Language Learning and Development
Language & Speech
Phonetica
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

Skills

Languages
English (native); Thai (intermediate); French (basic); German (basic reading)
Research Experience with Mandarin and Cantonese

Experimental Techniques
Adult: Behavioural (both online and in-lab) and EEG (128-channel EGI system) data collection
Child: Preferential looking/Eye-tracking; Word elicitation task; Forced-choice identification task

Software
Experiment: E-Prime, Superlab
Stimulus creation: Praat, Audacity, iMovie, Photoshop
Analysis: SuperCoder, R, SPSS, Microsoft Excel

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