William S. Evans, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Dr. Evans’ primary research interest is in the role of cognition, affect, and other “extra-linguistic” factors in aphasia. He seeks to develop novel behavioral language interventions that address these factors by incorporating counseling principles and adaptive computer-based training.
Investigator Research Interests
- Research Speech Pathologist, GRECC, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
- Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Pittsburgh
- Affiliated Faculty, Center for Behavioral Health and Smart Technology, University of Pittsburgh
What are the 3 most important questions that define your research program?
- What role do speed-accuracy tradeoffs play in aphasia rehabilitation and performance?
- What role do psychosocial factors play in aphasia language performance?
- How can technology and computer-based approaches be used to improve aphasia rehabilitation?
What are five key words that best describe your areas of interest?
What are up to 5 technologies, models, methods, analytical approaches or other forms of expertise that characterize your research program?
- Response time modeling
- Mixed-effects statistical modeling
- Aphasia treatment studies.