Audition, The Game: Exploring the role of video games in treating and studying speech impediments, a paper by Pain Lab researchers Terry Lavender and Diane Gromala, was named one of the best papers at the 4th International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications (VS-Games 2012) conference in Genova, Italy, October 30, 2012. The paper describes a video game created to help analyze and treat people suffering from speech disorders, such as stuttering.
Congratulations to Pain Lab researcher Mark Nazemi, who received the best paper award at Artech 2012, held in Faro, Portugal in November 2012. Nazemi won the award for Analgesic Music Composition for Management of Chronic Pain, which was co-written by Diane Gromala. Publication details: Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Digital Arts, Artech 2012. Faro, Portugal, 35-42.