NINA contact KRAUS

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Musical experience and the aging auditory system: implications for cognitive abilities and hearing speech in noise
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18082. 2011
  2. pmc Musical experience strengthens the neural representation of sounds important for communication in middle-aged adults
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA Communication Sciences, Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA
    Front Aging Neurosci 4:30. 2012
  3. pmc Neural responses to sounds presented on and off the beat of ecologically valid music
    Adam Tierney
    Department of Communication Sciences, Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA
    Front Syst Neurosci 7:14. 2013
  4. pmc At-risk elementary school children with one year of classroom music instruction are better at keeping a beat
    Jessica Slater
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e77250. 2013
  5. pmc Can you hear me now? Musical training shapes functional brain networks for selective auditory attention and hearing speech in noise
    Dana L Strait
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA
    Front Psychol 2:113. 2011
  6. pmc Biological impact of music and software-based auditory training
    Nina Kraus
    Department of Communication Sciences, Neurobiology and Physiology, and Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Commun Disord 45:403-10. 2012
  7. pmc Cognitive factors shape brain networks for auditory skills: spotlight on auditory working memory
    Nina Kraus
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:100-7. 2012
  8. pmc Subcortical processing of speech regularities underlies reading and music aptitude in children
    Dana L Strait
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 7:44. 2011
  9. pmc Biological changes in auditory function following training in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Nicole M Russo
    Auditory Neuroscience Lab, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 6:60. 2010
  10. pmc Experience-induced malleability in neural encoding of pitch, timbre, and timing
    Nina Kraus
    Auditory Neuroscience Lab, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:543-57. 2009

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Publications69

  1. pmc Musical experience and the aging auditory system: implications for cognitive abilities and hearing speech in noise
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18082. 2011
    ..By demonstrating that speech-in-noise perception and related cognitive function are enhanced in older musicians, our results imply that musical training may reduce the impact of age-related auditory decline...
  2. pmc Musical experience strengthens the neural representation of sounds important for communication in middle-aged adults
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA Communication Sciences, Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA
    Front Aging Neurosci 4:30. 2012
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  3. pmc Neural responses to sounds presented on and off the beat of ecologically valid music
    Adam Tierney
    Department of Communication Sciences, Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA
    Front Syst Neurosci 7:14. 2013
    ..These results suggest that the perception of musical rhythm may have robust effects on processing throughout the auditory system...
  4. pmc At-risk elementary school children with one year of classroom music instruction are better at keeping a beat
    Jessica Slater
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e77250. 2013
    ..This sets the stage for further examination of how music programs may be used to support the development of basic skills underlying learning and literacy, particularly in at-risk populations which may benefit the most. ..
  5. pmc Can you hear me now? Musical training shapes functional brain networks for selective auditory attention and hearing speech in noise
    Dana L Strait
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA
    Front Psychol 2:113. 2011
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  6. pmc Biological impact of music and software-based auditory training
    Nina Kraus
    Department of Communication Sciences, Neurobiology and Physiology, and Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Commun Disord 45:403-10. 2012
    ..These findings of biological plasticity, in a variety of subject populations, relate to attention and auditory memory, and represent an integrated auditory system influenced by both sensation and cognition...
  7. pmc Cognitive factors shape brain networks for auditory skills: spotlight on auditory working memory
    Nina Kraus
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:100-7. 2012
    ..Within this framework, we provide evidence for music training as a contributing source of these abilities...
  8. pmc Subcortical processing of speech regularities underlies reading and music aptitude in children
    Dana L Strait
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 7:44. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that, in combination with auditory cognitive abilities, neural sensitivity to regularities in ongoing speech provides a common biological mechanism underlying the development of music and reading abilities...
  9. pmc Biological changes in auditory function following training in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Nicole M Russo
    Auditory Neuroscience Lab, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 6:60. 2010
    ..Auditory training programs such as Fast ForWord Language may potentially alleviate these deficits through training-induced improvements in auditory processing...
  10. pmc Experience-induced malleability in neural encoding of pitch, timbre, and timing
    Nina Kraus
    Auditory Neuroscience Lab, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:543-57. 2009
    ..This conceptual framework and supporting data can be applied to consider sensory learning of speech and music through a hearing aid or cochlear implant...
  11. ncbi request reprint Music training for the development of auditory skills
    Nina Kraus
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory and the Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 11:599-605. 2010
    ..Therefore, the role of music in shaping individual development deserves consideration...
  12. ncbi request reprint Brainstem origins for cortical 'what' and 'where' pathways in the auditory system
    Nina Kraus
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Frances Searle Building, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Trends Neurosci 28:176-81. 2005
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  13. pmc Abnormal cortical processing of the syllable rate of speech in poor readers
    Daniel A Abrams
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 29:7686-93. 2009
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  14. pmc Context-dependent encoding in the human auditory brainstem relates to hearing speech in noise: implications for developmental dyslexia
    Bharath Chandrasekaran
    Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Neuron 64:311-9. 2009
    ..The disruption of this mechanism contributes to a critical deficit in noise-exclusion, a hallmark symptom in developmental dyslexia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Brain stem response to speech: a biological marker of auditory processing
    Krista L Johnson
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Ear Hear 26:424-34. 2005
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  16. doi request reprint Musical experience and neural efficiency: effects of training on subcortical processing of vocal expressions of emotion
    Dana L Strait
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Frances Searle Building, Evanston, IL 60208 2952, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 29:661-8. 2009
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  17. pmc Plasticity in the adult human auditory brainstem following short-term linguistic training
    Judy H Song
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1892-902. 2008
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  18. pmc Effects of background noise on cortical encoding of speech in autism spectrum disorders
    Nicole Russo
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1185-96. 2009
    ..Moreover, ASD quiet responses resembled TD noise responses, implying that children with ASD process speech in quiet only as well as TD children do in background noise...
  19. doi request reprint Musical experience limits the degradative effects of background noise on the neural processing of sound
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 29:14100-7. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that musical experience limits the negative effects of competing background noise, thereby providing the first biological evidence for musicians' perceptual advantage for speech-in-noise...
  20. pmc Musicians have enhanced subcortical auditory and audiovisual processing of speech and music
    Gabriella Musacchia
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Department of Neurobiology and Physiology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:15894-8. 2007
    ..These findings demonstrate practice-related changes in the early sensory encoding of auditory and audiovisual information...
  21. ncbi request reprint Deficits in auditory brainstem pathway encoding of speech sounds in children with learning problems
    Cynthia King
    Communication Sciences, 2299 North Campus Drive, Frances Searle Building, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Neurosci Lett 319:111-5. 2002
    ..Preliminary findings indicate that training may be beneficial to LP subjects with brainstem processing delays...
  22. pmc Rapid acoustic processing in the auditory brainstem is not related to cortical asymmetry for the syllable rate of speech
    Daniel A Abrams
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:1343-50. 2010
    ..Here we investigate whether a similar relationship exists between brainstem processing of rapid speech components and cortical processing of syllable patterns in speech...
  23. doi request reprint Selective subcortical enhancement of musical intervals in musicians
    Kyung Myun Lee
    Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 29:5832-40. 2009
    ..Neural enhancements were strongly correlated with years of musical training, and our findings, therefore, underscore the role that long-term experience with music plays in shaping auditory sensory encoding...
  24. pmc Objective neural indices of speech-in-noise perception
    Samira Anderson
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Trends Amplif 14:73-83. 2010
    ..In this article, the authors review recent studies demonstrating the role of subcortical speech encoding in successful speech-in-noise perception...
  25. ncbi request reprint Speech-sound encoding: physiological manifestations and behavioral ramifications
    Trent Nicol
    Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Frances Searle Building, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 57:628-34. 2004
  26. pmc Brainstem transcription of speech is disrupted in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Nicole Russo
    The Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Dev Sci 12:557-67. 2009
    ..Because it is both passively elicited and malleable, the speech-evoked brainstem response may serve as a clinical tool to assess auditory processing as well as the effects of auditory training in the ASD population...
  27. pmc Auditory brain stem response to complex sounds: a tutorial
    Erika Skoe
    Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Ear Hear 31:302-24. 2010
    ..This tutorial is intended for clinicians and researchers seeking to integrate cABRs into their clinical or research programs...
  28. pmc The scalp-recorded brainstem response to speech: neural origins and plasticity
    Bharath Chandrasekaran
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Psychophysiology 47:236-46. 2010
    ..Finally, we propose a putative mechanism for experience-dependent plasticity at the level of the brainstem...
  29. pmc Neural timing is linked to speech perception in noise
    Samira Anderson
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 30:4922-6. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that neural timing is disrupted by background noise and that greater disruptions are associated with the inability to perceive speech in challenging listening conditions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Brainstem timing: implications for cortical processing and literacy
    Karen Banai
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 25:9850-7. 2005
    ..They also suggest that faulty mechanisms of neural timing at the brainstem may be the biological basis of malfunction in this group...
  31. ncbi request reprint Auditory brainstem timing predicts cerebral asymmetry for speech
    Daniel A Abrams
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 26:11131-7. 2006
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  32. ncbi request reprint Auditory brainstem correlates of perceptual timing deficits
    Krista L Johnson
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:376-85. 2007
    ..Thus, speech-evoked brainstem responses are a biological marker for auditory temporal processing ability...
  33. ncbi request reprint Musical experience shapes human brainstem encoding of linguistic pitch patterns
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208 3540, USA
    Nat Neurosci 10:420-2. 2007
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  34. doi request reprint What subcortical-cortical relationships tell us about processing speech in noise
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Frances Searle Building, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 2952, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 33:549-57. 2011
    ..Results illustrate that human brainstem responses and N1 cortical response amplitude reflect coordinated processes with regards to the perception of speech in noise, thereby acting as a functional index of speech-in-noise perception...
  35. pmc Hearing it again and again: on-line subcortical plasticity in humans
    Erika Skoe
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13645. 2010
    ..e., repetition within a five-note melody) interact with more global statistics (i.e., repetition of the melody)...
  36. pmc Seeing speech affects acoustic information processing in the human brainstem
    Gabriella Musacchia
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Dr, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Exp Brain Res 168:1-10. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the magnitude of interaction depended on AV pairings. These findings indicate considerable plasticity in early auditory processing...
  37. pmc Cortical-evoked potentials reflect speech-in-noise perception in children
    Samira Anderson
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 32:1407-13. 2010
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  38. ncbi request reprint Speaking clearly for children with learning disabilities: sentence perception in noise
    Ann R Bradlow
    Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 4090, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:80-97. 2003
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  39. ncbi request reprint Neural plasticity following auditory training in children with learning problems
    Erin A Hayes
    Northwestern University, 2299 N Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:673-84. 2003
    ..This study examined the plasticity of the central auditory pathway and accompanying cognitive changes in children with learning problems...
  40. ncbi request reprint Integration of heard and seen speech: a factor in learning disabilities in children
    Erin A Hayes
    Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Neurosci Lett 351:46-50. 2003
    ..The results suggest that the perception of simultaneous auditory and visual speech differs between NL and LD children, perhaps reflecting variations in neural processing underlying multisensory integration...
  41. ncbi request reprint Learning impaired children exhibit timing deficits and training-related improvements in auditory cortical responses to speech in noise
    Catherine M Warrier
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Frances Searle Building, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Exp Brain Res 157:431-41. 2004
    ..Consequently, auditory pathway timing deficits can be objectively observed in LP children, and auditory training can diminish these deficits...
  42. pmc Brainstem responses to speech syllables
    Nicole Russo
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:2021-30. 2004
    ..To establish reliable procedures and normative values to quantify brainstem encoding of speech sounds...
  43. ncbi request reprint Atypical brainstem representation of onset and formant structure of speech sounds in children with language-based learning problems
    Brad Wible
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Biol Psychol 67:299-317. 2004
    ..These data suggest that poor representation of crucial components of speech sounds could contribute to difficulties with higher-level language processes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Auditory training improves neural timing in the human brainstem
    Nicole M Russo
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Behav Brain Res 156:95-103. 2005
    ..Additionally, several measures of brainstem response timing were related to changes in cortical physiology, as well as perceptual, academic, and cognitive measures from pre- to post-training...
  45. pmc Subcortical differentiation of stop consonants relates to reading and speech-in-noise perception
    Jane Hornickel
    Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:13022-7. 2009
    ..These results are consistent with the view that the neural processes underlying phonological awareness and speech-in-noise perception depend on reciprocal interactions between cognitive and perceptual processes...
  46. pmc Auditory brainstem measures predict reading and speech-in-noise perception in school-aged children
    Jane Hornickel
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences, Auditory Neuroscience Lab, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Behav Brain Res 216:597-605. 2011
    ..The current study suggests that objective neural markers may prove valuable in the assessment of reading or speech-in-noise abilities in children...
  47. ncbi request reprint Sensory-based learning disability: Insights from brainstem processing of speech sounds
    Karen Banai
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Int J Audiol 46:524-32. 2007
    ..Further studies are required to determine the functional relationships among abnormal speech-ABR, speech perception, and the pattern of literacy-related and cognitive deficits in LD...
  48. pmc Relating structure to function: Heschl's gyrus and acoustic processing
    Catherine Warrier
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 29:61-9. 2009
    ..This finding is discussed in relation to known microanatomical asymmetries of HG, including increased myelination of its fibers, and implications for language learning are considered...
  49. pmc Subcortical laterality of speech encoding
    Jane Hornickel
    Auditory Neuroscience Lab, Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Evanston, IL, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 14:198-207. 2009
    ..The results suggest that left lateralization of processing acoustic elements important for discriminating speech extends to the auditory brainstem and that these effects are speech specific...
  50. pmc Emotion modulates early auditory response to speech
    JADE WANG
    Department of Neuroscience, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2121-8. 2009
    ..Taken together, it appears that emotion can affect auditory function early in the sensory processing stream...
  51. ncbi request reprint Audiovisual deficits in older adults with hearing loss: biological evidence
    Gabriella Musacchia
    Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Ear Hear 30:505-14. 2009
    ..Specifically, we predicted that decreased auditory input to the neural system, in the form of HL over time, would have deleterious effects on multisensory mechanisms...
  52. ncbi request reprint Brainstem encoding of voiced consonant--vowel stop syllables
    Krista L Johnson
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2623-35. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to expand our understanding of how the human auditory brainstem encodes temporal and spectral acoustic cues in voiced stop consonant-vowel syllables...
  53. doi request reprint Musical experience promotes subcortical efficiency in processing emotional vocal sounds
    Dana L Strait
    Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:209-13. 2009
    ..This establishes a subcortical role in the auditory processing of emotional cues, providing the first biological evidence for musicians' enhanced perception of vocally expressed emotion...
  54. pmc Relationships between behavior, brainstem and cortical encoding of seen and heard speech in musicians and non-musicians
    Gabriella Musacchia
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Hear Res 241:34-42. 2008
    ..Taken together, these data imply that neural representations of pitch, timing and timbre cues and cortical response timing are shaped in a coordinated manner, and indicate corticofugal modulation of subcortical afferent circuitry...
  55. ncbi request reprint Musician enhancement for speech-in-noise
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208 2952, USA
    Ear Hear 30:653-61. 2009
    ..It was hypothesized that musicians would benefit from these factors and perform better on speech perception in noise than age-matched nonmusician controls...
  56. ncbi request reprint Brainstem timing deficits in children with learning impairment may result from corticofugal origins
    Judy H Song
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 13:335-44. 2008
    ..These data are consistent with the view that the auditory deficits in the majority of LD children with abnormal speech-evoked ABR originate from corticofugal modulation of subcortical activity...
  57. pmc Developmental plasticity in the human auditory brainstem
    Krista L Johnson
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 28:4000-7. 2008
    ..The findings are interpreted within the contexts of stimulus-related differences and experience-dependent plasticity...
  58. pmc Emotion and the auditory brainstem response to speech
    Jade Q Wang
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Neurosci Lett 469:319-23. 2010
    ..Utilizing an array of measurements to assess subcortical modulation, we have found that emotion does not substantially alter brainstem alter although there is a subtle effect of background noise suppression in both emotional conditions...
  59. doi request reprint Musical experience shapes top-down auditory mechanisms: evidence from masking and auditory attention performance
    Dana L Strait
    Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Hear Res 261:22-9. 2010
    ..Thus, musical training may serve to lessen the impact of these deficits by strengthening the corticofugal system for hearing...
  60. pmc Stimulus rate and subcortical auditory processing of speech
    Jennifer L Krizman
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill 60208 3540, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 15:332-42. 2010
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  61. pmc Right-hemisphere auditory cortex is dominant for coding syllable patterns in speech
    Daniel A Abrams
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 28:3958-65. 2008
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  62. pmc Audio-vocal system regulation in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Nicole Russo
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Frances Searle Bldg, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Exp Brain Res 188:111-24. 2008
    ..Objectively quantifying this deficit may inform both the assessment of a subgroup of ASD children with prosody deficits, as well as remediation strategies that incorporate pitch training...
  63. pmc Brainstem correlates of speech-in-noise perception in children
    Samira Anderson
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Hear Res 270:151-7. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the robustness of subcortical neural encoding of pitch features in time-varying signals is a key factor in determining success with perceiving speech in noise...
  64. pmc Reading and subcortical auditory function
    Karen Banai
    Department of Communication Sciences, Auditory Neuroscience Lab, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Cereb Cortex 19:2699-707. 2009
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Research Grants14

  1. NEURAL REPRESENTATION OF ACOUSTIC ELEMENTS OF SPEECH
    Nina Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Furthermore, the results will delineate the role of neural synchrony in speech perception, and suggest training protocols that may improve speech perception in individuals with impaired hearing mechanisms. ..
  2. NEURAL REPRESENTATION OF ACOUSTIC ELEMENTS OF SPEECH
    Nina Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Furthermore, the results will delineate the role of neural synchrony in speech perception, and suggest training protocols that may improve speech perception in individuals with impaired hearing mechanisms. ..
  3. NEURAL REPRESENTATION OF ACOUSTIC ELEMENTS OF SPEECH
    Nina Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore, the results will delineate the role of neural synchrony in speech perception, and suggest training protocols that may improve speech perception in individuals with impaired hearing mechanisms. ..
  4. NEURAL REPRESENTATION OF ACOUSTIC ELEMENTS OF SPEECH
    Nina Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Furthermore, the results will delineate the role of neural synchrony in speech perception, and suggest training protocols that may improve speech perception in individuals with impaired hearing mechanisms. ..
  5. NEURAL REPRESENTATION OF ACOUSTIC ELEMENTS OF SPEECH
    Nina Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Furthermore, the results will delineate the role of neural synchrony in speech perception, and suggest training protocols that may improve speech perception in individuals with impaired hearing mechanisms. ..
  6. NEURAL REPRESENTATION OF ACOUSTIC ELEMENTS OF SPEECH
    Nina Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  7. NEURAL REPRESENTATION OF ACOUSTIC ELEMENTS OF SPEECH
    Nina Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2000
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  8. AUDITORY ASSESSMENT WITH AEPS IN CHILDREN
    Nina Kraus; Fiscal Year: 1993
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  9. NEURAL REPRESENTATION OF ACOUSTIC ELEMENTS OF SPEECH
    Nina Kraus; Fiscal Year: 1999
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  10. Neural correlates of auditory function and training in older adults
    NINA contact KRAUS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This outcome will have a positive impact on our understanding and objective assessment of sensory function in aging adults. ..