Tina Grieco-Calub

Tina Grieco-Calub's research focuses on auditory development and language processing in young children, particularly those who use cochlear implants. Her work has received funding from the National Institute of Health, and her articles have appeared in journals such as Ear and Hearing, Journal of Neuroscience, and Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research. She has lectured widely across the country and is a long-standing member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association.


PhD Institute for Neuroscience, Northwestern University
MS Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University
BS Marywood College

Selected Publications

  • Grieco-Calub, T.M., Collins, M.-S., Snyder, H.E., & Ward, K.M. (published ahead of print). Background speech disrupts working memory span in 5-year-old children. Ear and Hearing. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000636
  • Simeon, K.S., Bicknell, K., & Grieco-Calub, T.M. (2018). Belief shift or only facilitation: how semantic expectancy affects processing of speech degraded by background noise. Front Psychol. 9:116.  doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00116
  • Grieco-Calub, T.M., Simeon, K.M., Snyder, H.E., Lew-Williams, C. (2017). Word segmentation from noise-band vocoded speech. Lang Cogn Neurosci. 32(10), 1344-1356. doi.org/10.1080/23273798.2017.1354129
  • Grieco-Calub, T.M., Ward, K.M., & Brehm, L. (2017). Multitasking During Degraded Speech Recognition in School-Age Children. Trends Hear, 21:1-14.
  • Ward, K.M., Shen, J., Souza, P.E., & Grieco-Calub, T.M. (2017). Age-related differences in listening effort during degraded speech recognition. Ear Hear, 38(1):74-84.


PI: Grieco-Calub
08/04/2017-07/31/2019 (No Cost Extension)
Effects of Hearing Experience on Audiovisual Speech Perception in Children
The project aims to evaluate differences in visual attention and audiovisual speech perception in children with hearing loss and their peers with normal hearing.

Tina Grieco-Calub

Assistant Professor


Communication Sciences and Disorders


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