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Rachel D. Reetzke, M.A., Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences



  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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  • Ph.D., University of Texas (Austin) (Texas) (2018)
  • M.A., University of Texas (Austin) (Texas) (2014)
  • B.S., Western Kentucky University (Kentucky) (2011)

Additional Training

  • CCC-SLP, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (2019)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Reetzke, R., Zou, X., Sheng, L., & Katsos, N. (2015). Communicative development in bilingually exposed Chinese children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 58(3), 813-825

Reetzke, R., Maddox, W. T., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2016). The role of age and executive function in auditory category learning. Journal of experimental child psychology, 142, 48-65

Reetzke, R., Lam, B. P. W., Xie, Z., Sheng, L., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2016). Effect of simultaneous bilingualism on speech intelligibility across different masker types, modalities, and signal-to-noise ratios in school-age children. PloS one, 11(12)

Xie, Z., Reetzke, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2017). Stability and plasticity in neural encoding of linguistically relevant pitch patterns. Journal of neurophysiology, 117(3), 1409-1424

Reetzke, R., Xie, Z., Llanos, F., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2018). Tracing the trajectory of sensory plasticity across different stages of speech learning in adulthood. Current Biology, 28(9), 1419-1427

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