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Research Labs within CD

Learn more about research labs in CD

Benfer Lab for the Study of Speech and Language Science

Lab Director: Dr. Heike Lehnert-LeHouillier, Ph.D.

The Benfer Lab was named after Richard W. Benfer, a retired engineer who has been supporting New Mexico State University since the 1950’s. In 1993, Dr. Benfer gave a $15,000 endowment to the NMSU New Library to buy materials dealing with communications. Dr. Benfer spent his career working in communications for Bell Labs; however, he felt that communication was, by no means, limited to telephones. He stated, “Who wants to read about telephones? Boy, that is a small part of it. Communication is the basic thing all people have in common. Read more about Dr. Benfer and his contribution to NMSU.

The Social and Cognitive Simulation Lab

Multilingualism Lab

Lab Director: Dr. Prarthana Shivabasappa




Lab Website: MuRaL