Jamie Mayer Ph.D.
- COMD 330: Neuroscience of Communication and Associated Behaviors
- COMD 674: Cognitive-Communicative Disorders in Adults with Neurological Impairments
- COMD 680: Medical Speech-Language Pathology
- COMD 688: Treatment of Cognitive-Communicative Disorders Associated with Brain Injury
- Ph.D., Indiana University, Speech and Hearing Sciences
- M.A., Indiana University, Speech and Hearing Sciences
- B.A., Indiana University, Speech and Hearing Sciences
- SLP license in the state of Illinois
- Interactions between cognitive and linguistic processes in the generation and treatment of adult neurogenic language disorders.
- Aphasia assessment and treatment.
- Communicative disorders/language development
- Working memory and aphasia.
- Brain-Age: Can video games improve cognition in stroke survivors?
- Attention Process Training after stroke.
- Treatment of reading skills in stroke survivors.
- The efficacy of painting to improve attention and affect in individuals with dementia.
- Using music to augment verbal expression in severe aphasia.
Stroke Support Group
Our stroke support group, for stroke survivors and/or caregivers, meets at the NIU Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic on the first Thursday of each month, from 2:00-3:30. Please email Dr. Mayer or call 815-753-1484 for more information.
Mayer, J. F., & Murray, L. L. (2012). Measuring working memory deficits in aphasia. Journal of Communication Disorders, 45, 325-339
Mayer, J. F., Bishop, L. A., & Murray, L. L. (2012). The feasibility of a structured cognitive training protocol to address progressive cognitive decline in individuals with vascular dementia. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 21, 167-179
Mayer, J. F., & Murray, L. L. (2003). Functional measures of naming in aphasia: Word-retrieval in confrontation naming versus connected speech. Aphasiology, 17 (5), 481-498
Mayer, J. F., & Murray, L. L. (2002). Treatment of alexia in chronic aphasia. Aphasiology, 16 (7), 727-743