we investigate language production:
from its cognitive conception, to its biomechanical execution,
to its signal properties.
  • we are pioneering the development and application of real-time speech MRI

  • we are an interdisciplinary team that includes linguists and engineers

  • we share data, tools and educational resources with the community

the diva and the emcee

a 2006 video that illustrates real-time MRI of vocal performance, including examples from a soprano and an emcee/beatboxer

the rtMRI IPA chart

watch real-time MRI videos corresponding to (most of) the sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet

articulator tracking demo

the result of an algorithm that outlines automatically structures of interest in real-time MRI videos