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Vestibular and Balance Lab
Students who enter Gallaudet’s Vestibular and Balance Lab are treated to innovative technologies and world-class instruction. Highlighted by the Oculus Rift virtual reality system, the lab allows students to investigate challenges individuals face as a result of age, disease, and a variety of influences on the vestibular system.
Current and previous projects include:
More information about the V&B Lab is online.
The V&B Lab shares facilities with the Dizziness and Balance Center for basic clinical equipment such as:
In addition, we have space and equipment dedicated for research, including the data analysis room and a test room with an Oculus Rift virtual reality system.
The laboratory is directed by Dr. Chizuko Tamaki, AuD.
At the V&B Lab, a number of projects are on-going to investigate various assessments for vestibular and balance systems, with special interest in portability and accessibility for diverse populations. Current and previous projects include: Spatial cognitive functions in deaf/Deaf older adults with and without vestibular...
Tamaki C & Maul K (Nov 2019). Spatial navigation and sense of direction in deaf individuals. Poster. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA. Tamaki C, Maul K, Sparks S, Danner E, Maier D, Allemang LN & Scott G. (Feb 2019). “Good Balance”...
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