SLAM lab's mission is to provide valuable and interesting findings about speech, language, and music (SLAM) to the scientific and public community.
Dr. Yune S. Lee, Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience, is the Director of SLAM Lab and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science & Center for Brain Injury at the Ohio State University. His research interests include:
Role: PI, $50,000 (01/01/2017 – 12/31/2017)
Role: PI, $380,000 (12/18/2017)
Role:PI, $4,000 (09/01/2017 – 08/31/2018)
Role: PI, $25,000 (06/01/ 2018 – 05/31/2019)
Role: co-I (PI:Huron), $10,000 (08/01/2017)
Role: co-I (PI: Best), $200,000 (01/01/2019 – 12/31/2021)
Role: co-I (PI: KM Lee), $10,000 (09/01/2018 – 12/31/2018)
Role: consultant (PI: Chung), $300,000 (02/01/2018-01/31/2021)
Role: PI, $4,000 (09/22/2018 – 09/21/2019)
Role: PI (sub-contract), $63,000 (01/01/2019 – 12/31/2019
David graduated from OSU with a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience and Philosophy with a focus on cognitive science. He is currently applying for the master's program in Speech Language Pathology with a singing health specialization, and he is working with SLAM lab's rhythm priming team studying binaural beats. David is passionate about the combined study of cognitive science, music cognition, music therapy and neuroimaging techniques. On the side, he designs event posters for concerts and makes screen-printed t-shirts. He also enjoys drawing, playing guitar, traveling, and going to concerts.
Havovi graduated from Ohio State in 2018 with degrees in psychology and music. She's passionate about jazz studies and plays the flute, saxophone, and trumpet. She is a member of C row in the OSU Marching Band. Havovi plans to pursue a Master's in Music Therapy in the coming years, and has been very involved in research since her undergraduate years. She successfully defended her thesis, The Relationship Between Resting Heart Rate Variability and Music Listening Preferences, and hopes to continue advancing literature in the field of music and neuroscience.
Kevie received her B.M. in Percussion Performance from The Ohio State University, and is currently working on finishing a Bachelor’s in Music Education and a minor in Neuroscience. She is fascinated by the neural underpinnings of music cognition, and is currently working on the Basic Aptitude of Music (BAM) test, a short music aptitude measure. Her hobbies include playing drum set in the band Ultraviolet Pilot, playing a tabletop RPG called Pathfinder (a popular version of Dungeons & Dragons) and reading. Her favorite author is Terry Pratchett.
Computer Science and Engineering graduate student, OSU. Pursuing Ph.D.
B.A. in Psychology, Ohio State University.
Masters in Computer Science Program, Columbia University. Pursuing Ph.D.