Carnegie Mellon University

Chisom Obasih

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Chisom Obasih

Research Assistant

Chisom Obasih began working in the laboratory in Spring 2017 as a sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Neuroscience and Japanese. Since graduating in 2019, Chisom has been working as a full time research assistant. She is focused on learning the neuroscience behind auditory category learning, specifically with second language learning. She completed her senior thesis on incidental auditory category learning of Japanese pitch accent patterns using the video game paradigm in Wade & Holt, 2005. Chisom is also interested in and assisting with other subjects and projects in the lab, such as cue weighting, auditory selective attention, and the role of auditory learning in developmental dyslexia.