Alexandra Parbery-Clark

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi 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
  2. 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
  3. pmc Effects of hearing loss on the subcortical representation of speech cues
    Samira Anderson
    Northwestern University, Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Communication Sciences, 2240 North Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:3030-8. 2013
  4. pmc A dynamic auditory-cognitive system supports speech-in-noise perception in older adults
    Samira Anderson
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Hear Res 300:18-32. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Musical experience offsets age-related delays in neural timing
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 33:1483.e1-4. 2012
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Musicians change their tune: how hearing loss alters the neural code
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Hear Res 302:121-31. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Musical training enhances neural processing of binaural sounds
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Institute for Neuroscience, Department of Communication Sciences, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Neurobiology and Physiology, and Department of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208
    J Neurosci 33:16741-7. 2013
  9. pmc Reversal of age-related neural timing delays with training
    Samira Anderson
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:4357-62. 2013
  10. pmc Musical training during early childhood enhances the neural encoding of speech in noise
    Dana L Strait
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Brain Lang 123:191-201. 2012

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi 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...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Effects of hearing loss on the subcortical representation of speech cues
    Samira Anderson
    Northwestern University, Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Communication Sciences, 2240 North Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:3030-8. 2013
    ..Moreover, this finding has clinical potential for developing new amplification or implantation technologies, and in developing new training regimens to address this relative deficit of fine structure representation...
  4. pmc A dynamic auditory-cognitive system supports speech-in-noise perception in older adults
    Samira Anderson
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Hear Res 300:18-32. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Musical experience offsets age-related delays in neural timing
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 33:1483.e1-4. 2012
    ..we document a musician's resilience to age-related delays in neural timing...
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Musicians change their tune: how hearing loss alters the neural code
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Hear Res 302:121-31. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Musical training enhances neural processing of binaural sounds
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Institute for Neuroscience, Department of Communication Sciences, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Neurobiology and Physiology, and Department of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208
    J Neurosci 33:16741-7. 2013
    ..These data provide evidence for musical training's impact on biological processes and suggest binaural processing as a possible contributor to more proficient hearing in noise...
  9. pmc Reversal of age-related neural timing delays with training
    Samira Anderson
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:4357-62. 2013
    ..These results demonstrate that auditory-based cognitive training can partially restore age-related deficits in temporal processing in the brain; this plasticity in turn promotes better cognitive and perceptual skills...
  10. pmc Musical training during early childhood enhances the neural encoding of speech in noise
    Dana L Strait
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Brain Lang 123:191-201. 2012
    ..Our results may be considered by professionals involved in the remediation of language-based learning deficits, which are often characterized by poor speech perception in noise...
  11. pmc Auditory brainstem response to complex sounds predicts self-reported speech-in-noise performance
    Samira Anderson
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 56:31-43. 2013
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  12. doi request reprint Harmonic relationships influence auditory brainstem encoding of chords
    Frederic Marmel
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Neuroreport 22:504-8. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that listeners' implicit knowledge of musical regularities influences subcortical auditory processing...
  13. 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...
  14. pmc Aging affects neural precision of speech encoding
    Samira Anderson
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 32:14156-64. 2012
    ..Together, our results support the theory that older adults have a loss of temporal precision in the subcortical encoding of sound, which may account, at least in part, for their difficulties with speech perception...
  15. pmc A neural basis of speech-in-noise perception in older adults
    Samira Anderson
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Ear Hear 32:750-7. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that older adults with poorer speech-in-noise (SIN) perception demonstrate impairments in the subcortical representation of speech...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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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  19. pmc Biological impact of preschool music classes on processing speech in noise
    Dana L Strait
    Institute for Neuroscience, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA Electronic address
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 6:51-60. 2013
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  20. 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...