N Kraus

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Consequences of neural asynchrony: a case of auditory neuropathy
    N Kraus
    Departments of Communication Sciences, Neurobiology and Physiology, Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, Frances Searle Building, 2299 N Campus Dr, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 1:33-45. 2000
  2. ncbi Speech sound representation, perception, and plasticity: a neurophysiologic perceptive
    N Kraus
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 3:168-82. 1998
  3. ncbi Speech sound perception and learning: biologic bases
    N Kraus
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Scand Audiol Suppl 49:7-17. 1998
  4. ncbi Speech-sound discrimination in school-age children: psychophysical and neurophysiologic measures
    N Kraus
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, Neurobiology and Physiology, Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 42:1042-60. 1999
  5. ncbi Auditory pathway encoding and neural plasticity in children with learning problems
    N Kraus
    Northwestern University, 2299 N Campus Drive, Searle Building, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 6:221-7. 2001
  6. ncbi Speech sound representation in the brain
    N Kraus
    Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 5:140-50. 2000
  7. pmc Frequency-dependent effects of background noise on subcortical response timing
    A Tierney
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Hear Res 282:145-50. 2011
  8. ncbi Neurobiologic responses to speech in noise in children with learning problems: deficits and strategies for improvement
    J Cunningham
    Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, 2299 North Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 3550, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:758-67. 2001
  9. ncbi Long-term habituation of the speech-elicited mismatch negativity
    T J McGee
    Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Psychophysiology 38:653-8. 2001
  10. pmc Exploring the relationship between physiological measures of cochlear and brainstem function
    S Dhar
    Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:959-66. 2009

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Publications19

  1. pmc Consequences of neural asynchrony: a case of auditory neuropathy
    N Kraus
    Departments of Communication Sciences, Neurobiology and Physiology, Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, Frances Searle Building, 2299 N Campus Dr, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 1:33-45. 2000
    ..However, synchrony is critical for understanding speech in the presence of noise...
  2. ncbi Speech sound representation, perception, and plasticity: a neurophysiologic perceptive
    N Kraus
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 3:168-82. 1998
    ....
  3. ncbi Speech sound perception and learning: biologic bases
    N Kraus
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Scand Audiol Suppl 49:7-17. 1998
    ....
  4. ncbi Speech-sound discrimination in school-age children: psychophysical and neurophysiologic measures
    N Kraus
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, Neurobiology and Physiology, Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 42:1042-60. 1999
    ..Normative JND and MMN data are provided. These norms provide a metric against which children with suspected central auditory processing difficulties or auditory-based language disorders can be compared...
  5. ncbi Auditory pathway encoding and neural plasticity in children with learning problems
    N Kraus
    Northwestern University, 2299 N Campus Drive, Searle Building, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 6:221-7. 2001
    ..Moreover, impaired perception and neurophysiologic encoding of speech sounds can be improved with cue enhancement and can be modified by perceptual learning associated with auditory training...
  6. ncbi Speech sound representation in the brain
    N Kraus
    Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 5:140-50. 2000
    ..This includes long-term experience with one's native language and short-term auditory training in the laboratory. Limitations and future challenges are discussed...
  7. pmc Frequency-dependent effects of background noise on subcortical response timing
    A Tierney
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Hear Res 282:145-50. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi Neurobiologic responses to speech in noise in children with learning problems: deficits and strategies for improvement
    J Cunningham
    Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, 2299 North Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 3550, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:758-67. 2001
    ..The second goal was to examine the perceptual and neurophysiological benefits provided to an impaired system by acoustic cue enhancements...
  9. ncbi Long-term habituation of the speech-elicited mismatch negativity
    T J McGee
    Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Psychophysiology 38:653-8. 2001
    ..Recording procedures that minimize habituation effects may be used to advantage to improve the signal-to-noise ratio of the MMN...
  10. pmc Exploring the relationship between physiological measures of cochlear and brainstem function
    S Dhar
    Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:959-66. 2009
    ..While each measure has been extensively explored, their interdependence and the relationships between them remain relatively unexplored...
  11. pmc Context-dependent encoding in the auditory brainstem subserves enhanced speech-in-noise perception in musicians
    A Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Neuropsychologia 49:3338-45. 2011
    ..Taken together, our findings suggest that subcortical sensitivity to speech regularities is shaped by musical training and may contribute to musicians' enhanced speech-in-noise perception...
  12. ncbi Aging affects hemispheric asymmetry in the neural representation of speech sounds
    T J Bellis
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
    J Neurosci 20:791-7. 2000
    ....
  13. ncbi Thalamic asymmetry is related to acoustic signal complexity
    C King
    Northwestern University, Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Neurosci Lett 267:89-92. 1999
    ..Results showed an asymmetric response to complex auditory stimuli between the left versus right auditory thalamus, but not to the simple tonal signal. Moreover, asymmetries differed in male versus female animals...
  14. pmc Musicians have fine-tuned neural distinction of speech syllables
    A Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Neuroscience 219:111-9. 2012
    ..Taken together, these findings show a musician enhancement for the neural processing of speech and reveal a biological mechanism contributing to musicians' enhanced speech perception in noise...
  15. pmc Deficient brainstem encoding of pitch in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    N M Russo
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Dr, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:1720-31. 2008
    ..Prosody communicates emotion and intention and is conveyed through acoustic cues such as pitch contour. Thus, the objective of this study was to examine the subcortical representations of prosodic speech in children with ASD...
  16. ncbi Is it really a mismatch negativity? An assessment of methods for determining response validity in individual subjects
    T McGee
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 104:359-68. 1997
    ..Improvement of the signal to noise ratio remains a significant factor in the interpretation of MMN for individual subjects...
  17. ncbi The auditory brainstem is a barometer of rapid auditory learning
    E Skoe
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Evanston, IL, USA
    Neuroscience 243:104-14. 2013
    ..Short- and long-term auditory experiences (days to years) are known to promote brainstem plasticity and here we provide a conceptual advance by showing that the brainstem is also integral to rapid learning occurring over minutes...
  18. ncbi Abnormal neural encoding of repeated speech stimuli in noise in children with learning problems
    B Wible
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, 2299 North Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:485-94. 2002
    ..This study investigated whether neurophysiologic responses to repeated speech stimuli, presented in quiet and noise, differed between normal children (NL) and children with learning problems (LP)...
  19. ncbi On the relationship between speech- and nonspeech-evoked auditory brainstem responses
    J H Song
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 11:233-41. 2006
    ..We conclude that these two responses reflect largely separate neural processes and that only processes involved in encoding complex signals such as speech are impaired in children with learning problems...