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Equipment and Facilities

Language Acquisition / Language Pedagogy Research Equipment and Facilities

For research in language acquisition and language pedagogy, the LRC contains:

  • 2 wireless "smart" classrooms / learning laboratories (for the purpose of observing the learning process for classroom-based research);
  • a 35-station computer lab;
  • 3 sound booths for recording of high quality audio materials;
  • 2 observation rooms;
  • headsets with microphones; 
  • a variety of desktop computers (PC and Mac) for behavioural studies;
  • potential office / lab / meeting space.


Psycholinguistic Research Equipment and Facilities

In addition to the equipment and facilities listed above, the LRC houses a psycholinguistics lab with state of the art equipment, including:


Head-mounted eye-tracker  which measures a subject's eye movement while reading

Eye Tracker

Make: SensoMotoric Instruments, Inc.

Model: EyeLink 250 Hz High-speed Eye Tracking System

EL-BRD-01-X: High-speed Eye Movement Analysis System

EL-HDB-01-X: Head Mounted Unit

Date: June 1, 2001

Eye Tracker Photo #2

EEG Equipment

EEG system for Event- Related Potential(ERP) Studies which measures the brain's reaction to language stimuli

EEG Caps

Make: Electro-Cap International, Inc.


1 Special Cap Large

1 Special Cap Large/Medium

1 Special Cap Medium

Date: January 2, 2014


EEG Amplifier

Make: NeuroScan Labs (Neurosoft, Inc.)

Model: NuAmps 40 Channel Digital EC EEG Amplifier (00101473)

Date: August 31, 2001

Sound-proof Booths

Soundbooths (CHD 506)

Make: Whisper Room, Inc.

Model: Sound Isolation Enclosure (2 units)

MDL 4872 E / ENV

Date: March 17, 2010

Soundbooth (CHD 412)

Make: Electro-medical Instrument co.

Model: IAC Model 1204A Sound Isolation Booth

Date: March 13, 2001