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Researchers seek healthy adult males for speech production study

Research Participant Criteria

To be eligible for this study, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Gender: Male
  • Age: 18 - 40 Years
  • 18-40 years of age
  • Native speaker of American English
  • Hearing within normal limits
  • From PA, NY, NJ
  • No known neurologic and/or speech/language disorders

Research Study Details

Tongue Movement in Children with Speech Disorders Secondary to Cerebral Palsy

The purpose of this research is to understand and identify important tongue movement for clear speech production.

This research study examines typical speech movement characteristics. You will have sensors positioned on your face and tongue, while being asked to say words/sentences. In addition, your height and weight will be taken. Data obtained from your participation will help in better understanding speech production of children with Cerebral Palsy. The study should not take longer that 1-1.5 hours of your time.

Study Dates, Times and Location

Start Date: Apr 17, 2014 12:50 PM
Study Available by Appointment?: Yes
Location: Ford Building - Basement Rm. 9
Approximate Participant Study Length: 90 Minutes

Monday/Wednesday/Friday - anytime between 12-3 pm

Tuesday/Thursday - 9-12 pm


Compensation: $10.00

Contact Information

Speech Production Lab

This study has been approved by a Penn State Institutional Review Board (IRB). IRB Approval Number 42985