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Leigh Ann Reel Au.D. Ph.D. CCC-A

Assistant Professor

EDUCATION

2001 Bachelor of Behavioral Sciences in Speech-Language Pathology - Hardin-Simmons University - Abilene, TX

2005 Doctor of Audiology: Clinical Doctorate in Audiology - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - Lubbock, TX

2009 Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences and Disorders - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - Lubbock, TX

BOARD CERTIFICATION/ LICENSURE

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence - Audiology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • License to Practice Audiology - Texas

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Selective auditory attention, including interactive effects of a listener's native language rhythmic structure and the rhythmic structure of the language of the competing speech
  • Effects of other listener and competing signal characteristics on selective auditory attention
  • Effects of second language exposure on auditory development and performance among monolingual and bilingual listeners
  • Classroom acoustics
  • Effects of classroom soundfield amplification on listening and learning among children with normal hearing

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Reel, L.A. (2009). Selective auditory attention in adults: Effects of rhythmic structure of the competing language. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - Lubbock, TX

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