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About Rakhee Chowdhury

Background

Rakhee completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at McGill University. Alongside her studies, she worked as a junior special education coordinator in a residence for adults with acquired or developmental disabilities. For many years, she was also a camp counsellor for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders at Services de Répits Emergo, which encouraged her to specialize in autism research. Prior to joining the ABCD Laboratory as a graduate student, Rakhee participated in various music and language projects within the lab as a volunteer research assistant. She is currently preparing her Master's thesis, exploring the relationship between auditory pitch perception and verbal and non-verbal abilities in children with autism spectrum disorders. 


Presentations

Chowdhury R., Sharda M., Germain E., Foster N.E., Tryfon A., Hyde K.L., for NeuroDevNet ASD imaging group. "The relationship between auditory pitch perception and non-verbal abilities in autism.” Poster presentation at "23rd Scientific Day of the Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognition (CERNEC)," March 13-14, 2015, St-Sauveur, Canada.

Chowdhury R., Sharda M., Germain E., Foster N.E., Tryfon A., Hyde K.L., for NeuroDevNet ASD imaging group. "Pitch perception and non-verbal abilities are related in autism spectrum disorders.” Poster presentation at "10th anniversary symposium of the international laboratory for Brain, Music, and Sound Research (BRAMS)", October 22-23, 2015, Montreal, Canada.

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