Principal Investigator


Tracy Centanni, PhD

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Dr. Centanni is the lab director and is an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at TCU. She completed her PhD at the University of Texas at Dallas in 2013, followed by postdoctoral work at MGH Institute of Health Professions and MIT. Her research focuses on auditory and visual perception of language, reading acquisition, genetics of communication disorders, and plasticity.


Current graduate students


Coming in the Fall of 2018!


Abby Mason joins the lab as a graduate student. Stay tuned to learn more about her!


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The Centanni lab (aka the Genetics of Auditory Perception and Plasticity lab) at TCU is looking for motivated graduate students with an interest in perception, language, reading, genetics, and/or plasticity! Feel free to send Dr. Centanni a personal email if you have any questions! t.m.centanni (at)


Current lab members:

Undergrad research assistants:                                                Graduate students:

Alexis Jefferson                                                                                  Vishal Thakkar (Code Breakers Project)
Trinton Kahland
Grace Pecoraro
Madeline Pitcock
Zoe Richardson
Aubrey Tonsager
Courtney Weeks
Katheryn Wisely

Centanni Lab Alumni:

Carly Stacey