1. Feeling voices.

    PLoS ONE 8(1):e53585 (2013) PMID 23341954 PMCID PMC3547010

    Two experiments investigated deaf individuals' ability to discriminate between same-sex talkers based on vibrotactile stimulation alone. Nineteen participants made same/different judgments on pairs of utterances presented to the lower back through voice coils embedded in a conforming chair. Disc...
  2. Vibrotactile discrimination of musical timbre.

    Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perce... 38(4):822 (2012) PMID 22708743

    Five experiments investigated the ability to discriminate between musical timbres based on vibrotactile stimulation alone. Participants made same/different judgments on pairs of complex waveforms presented sequentially to the back through voice coils embedded in a conforming chair. Discriminatio...
  3. Storytelling as a model of conversation for people with dementia and caregivers.

    American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Oth... 26(7):535 (2011) PMID 22155895

    Storytelling is an important method of communication at all stages of life. Sharing narratives about lived events and experiences provides topics of conversation and opportunities for connecting with other people. In this article, we apply a conventional model of storytelling to the verbal remin...
  4. Sign language Web pages.

    American Annals of the Deaf 151(4):423 (2006) PMID 17225637

    The WORLD WIDE WEB has changed the way people interact. It has also become an important equalizer of information access for many social sectors. However, for many people, including some sign language users, Web accessing can be difficult. For some, it not only presents another barrier to overcom...