E Buss

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The monaural temporal window based on masking period pattern data in school-aged children and adults
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:1586-97. 2013
  2. pmc Monaural envelope correlation perception for bands narrower or wider than a critical band
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 170 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:405-16. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Factors affecting the processing of intensity in school-aged children
    Emily Buss
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 56:71-80. 2013
  4. pmc Effects of masker envelope irregularities on tone detection in narrowband and broadband noise maskers
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Hear Res 294:73-81. 2012
  5. pmc Frequency discrimination under conditions of comodulation masking release (L)
    Emily Buss
    Division Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:2557-60. 2012
  6. pmc Individual differences in the masking level difference with a narrowband masker at 500 or 2000 Hz
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:411-9. 2007
  7. pmc The effect of masker level uncertainty on intensity discrimination
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:254-64. 2008
  8. pmc Across-channel interference in intensity discrimination: the role of practice and listening strategy
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:265-72. 2008
  9. pmc Psychometric functions for pure tone intensity discrimination: slope differences in school-aged children and adults
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:1050-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Multicenter U.S. bilateral MED-EL cochlear implantation study: speech perception over the first year of use
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Ear Hear 29:20-32. 2008

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Publications66

  1. pmc The monaural temporal window based on masking period pattern data in school-aged children and adults
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:1586-97. 2013
    ..Differences in temporal window asymmetry with listener age cannot be entirely explained as a consequence of a higher criterion for detection in children, a form of inefficiency...
  2. pmc Monaural envelope correlation perception for bands narrower or wider than a critical band
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 170 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:405-16. 2013
    ..Results indicate that listeners are flexible in selecting spectral regions upon which to base across-frequency comparisons...
  3. doi request reprint Factors affecting the processing of intensity in school-aged children
    Emily Buss
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 56:71-80. 2013
    ..It is unclear how these findings are related or what role stimulus gating and dynamic envelope cues play in these results. Two experiments assessed the development of sensitivity to intensity increments in different stimulus contexts...
  4. pmc Effects of masker envelope irregularities on tone detection in narrowband and broadband noise maskers
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Hear Res 294:73-81. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Frequency discrimination under conditions of comodulation masking release (L)
    Emily Buss
    Division Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:2557-60. 2012
    ..Although this study examined the relatively simple task of frequency discrimination, the results may have implications for more complex tasks, such as speech recognition in fluctuating noise...
  6. pmc Individual differences in the masking level difference with a narrowband masker at 500 or 2000 Hz
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:411-9. 2007
    ..The range of thresholds obtained for a brief NoSpi tonal signal at 500 Hz was consistent with a model based on normalized interaural correlation. This model was not consistent for analogous conditions at 2000 Hz...
  7. pmc The effect of masker level uncertainty on intensity discrimination
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:254-64. 2008
    ..Results suggest that observers tend to listen synthetically, even in conditions when this strategy reduces sensitivity to the intensity increment...
  8. pmc Across-channel interference in intensity discrimination: the role of practice and listening strategy
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:265-72. 2008
    ..The variability in error patterns across practiced listeners suggests that observers approach the task differently, though this variability does not appear to be related to sensitivity...
  9. pmc Psychometric functions for pure tone intensity discrimination: slope differences in school-aged children and adults
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:1050-8. 2009
    ..Across observers the relationship between slope and threshold conformed closely to predictions of a simple signal detection model...
  10. ncbi request reprint Multicenter U.S. bilateral MED-EL cochlear implantation study: speech perception over the first year of use
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Ear Hear 29:20-32. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether bilateral electrical stimulation could confer similar benefits for cochlear implant listeners...
  11. pmc Masking release for words in amplitude-modulated noise as a function of modulation rate and task
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:269-80. 2009
    ..These results were interpreted as showing that the optimal rate of amplitude modulation depends on the temporal distribution of speech cues and the information required to perform a particular task...
  12. pmc Features of across-frequency envelope coherence critical for comodulation masking release
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:2455-66. 2009
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  13. pmc Spectral profile cues in comodulation masking release
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:3614-28. 2010
    ..Data collected with flanking maskers presented contralateral to the signal and on-signal masker indicate that peripheral effects may play a role in threshold elevation at high signal frequencies with narrowband noise signals...
  14. pmc The role of off-frequency masking in binaural hearing
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:3666-77. 2010
    ..There was no evidence of a reduction in binaural cue quality for off-frequency masking...
  15. pmc Effects of non-simultaneous masking on the binaural masking level difference
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:907-19. 2011
    ..The large masking release observed for a narrowband noise masker may be due to binaural masking release from non-simultaneous, informational masking...
  16. pmc Development and the role of internal noise in detection and discrimination thresholds with narrow band stimuli
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2777-88. 2006
    ..Both tone-in-noise and intensity discrimination data were consistent with the hypothesis that children's performance is limited by greater levels of internal noise...
  17. ncbi request reprint Spectral integration of synchronous and asynchronous cues to consonant identification
    Emily Buss
    The Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 130 Mason Farm Road, CB 7070, 1115 Bioinformatics Building, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 115:2278-85. 2004
    ..Results indicate that observers are able to utilize asynchronously presented cues to consonant identification efficiently across a range of conditions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Development of adult-like performance in backward, simultaneous, and forward masking
    E Buss
    Department of Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7070, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 42:844-9. 1999
    ..Additional data collected on two naive adult observers show a marked improvement in backward-masking performance over time, suggesting that detection with these stimuli might be particularly subject to practice effects...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of amplitude modulation coherence for masked speech signals filtered into narrow bands
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 113:462-7. 2003
    ..Results with AM speech did not depend critically upon the across-frequency temporal synchrony of AM imposed on the speech material...
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparison of threshold estimation methods in children 6-11 years of age
    E Buss
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 109:727-31. 2001
    ..Both the MLE and Levitt procedures produced equally stable threshold estimates for both conditions and age groups. This was the case despite considerable variability in backward-masking thresholds...
  21. ncbi request reprint The masking level difference for signals placed in masker envelope minima and maxima
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:1557-64. 2003
    ..Comparison of these results with predictions of a published model suggest that basilar-membrane compression alone does not account for this level effect...
  22. ncbi request reprint Temporal fine-structure cues to speech and pure tone modulation in observers with sensorineural hearing loss
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Ear Hear 25:242-50. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of sensorineural hearing loss on the ability to make use of fine temporal information and to evaluate the relation between this ability and the ability to recognize speech...
  23. pmc Effects of masker envelope coherence on intensity discrimination
    Emily Buss
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:2467-78. 2009
    ..Results are most consistent with the interpretation that the reduced benefit of coherent masker modulation in suprathreshold intensity discrimination is due to the disruptive effects of envelope fluctuation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cochlear implantation in patients with substantial residual hearing
    Robert D Cullen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, U S A
    Laryngoscope 114:2218-23. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the outcomes of patients with substantial residual hearing who have undergone cochlear implantation...
  25. pmc Factors contributing to comodulation masking release with dichotic maskers
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 124:1905-8. 2008
    ..This result suggests that central effects may play a significant role in the reduced dichotic CMR under some conditions...
  26. pmc Hearing-in-noise benefits after bilateral simultaneous cochlear implantation continue to improve 4 years after implantation
    Rose J Eapen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    Otol Neurotol 30:153-9. 2009
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  27. ncbi request reprint Modulation gap detection: effects of modulation rate, carrier separation, and mode of presentation
    J H Grose
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7070, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 106:946-53. 1999
    ..This supports the hypothesis that the "channels" across which temporal events are poorly processed do not necessarily correspond to peripheral frequency channels...
  28. pmc Spectral integration of speech bands in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 124:1105-15. 2008
    ..The results indicate that listeners with mild-moderate sensorineural hearing loss do not have an essential deficit in the ability to integrate across-frequency speech information...
  29. pmc Within- and across-channel factors in the multiband comodulation masking release paradigm
    John H Grose
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7070, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:282-93. 2009
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  30. pmc The development of frequency weighting for speech in children with a history of otitis media with effusion
    Rose J Eapen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Ear Hear 29:718-24. 2008
    ..It was hypothesized that children with a history of OME weight speech information in the mid frequency region higher than control children...
  31. ncbi request reprint Monaural envelope correlation perception and broadband temporal analysis
    Joseph W Hall
    Dept of Otolaryngol, UNC Chapel Hill, CB 7070, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7070
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2524. 2009
    ..Results will be discussed in terms of cues supporting envelope correlation perception with stimuli that are broad with respect to auditory filters. [Work supported by NIDCD 5R01DC000418.]...
  32. ncbi request reprint Modulation rate discrimination for unresolved components: temporal cues related to fine structure and envelope
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina Medical School, 610 Burnett Womack Building, Campus Box 7070, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7070, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 113:986-93. 2003
    ....
  33. pmc Spectral integration and bandwidth effects on speech recognition in school-aged children and adults
    Stefan Mlot
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7070, USA
    Ear Hear 31:56-62. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Virtual pitch integration for asynchronous harmonics
    John H Grose
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7070, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 112:2956-61. 2002
    ..The individual differences observed in this experiment suggest that the ability to derive a salient virtual pitch varies across listeners...
  35. pmc Excitation-based and informational masking of a tonal signal in a four-tone masker
    Lori J Leibold
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:2441-50. 2010
    ..These findings are consistent with a trading relation whereby informational masking is largest for conditions in which excitation-based masking is smallest...
  36. pmc Monaural temporal integration and temporally selective listening in children and adults
    Shuman He
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:3643-53. 2010
    ..Children are efficient in combining energy from brief temporal epochs that are separated by noise...
  37. ncbi request reprint Temporal processing as a function of age: Interaural time difference discrimination
    John H Grose
    Dept OHNS, Univ N Carolina at Chapel Hill, 170 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7070
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2723. 2009
    ..These results suggest that temporal processing deficits are evident in the pre-senescent auditory system. [Work supported by NIDCD 5-R01-DC01507.]...
  38. pmc Interaural time discrimination of envelopes carried on high-frequency tones as a function of level and interaural carrier mismatch
    Deidra A Blanks
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Ear Hear 29:674-83. 2008
    ....
  39. pmc Comodulation detection differences in children and adults
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:2213-9. 2008
    ....
  40. pmc Gap detection in modulated noise: across-frequency facilitation and interference
    John H Grose
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7070, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:998-1007. 2008
    ..This study indicates that, under some conditions, a detection advantage for gaps carried by a narrow band of noise can occur in the presence of comodulated flanking bands of noise...
  41. ncbi request reprint Duration discrimination in listeners with cochlear hearing loss: effects of stimulus type and frequency
    John H Grose
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7070, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 47:5-12. 2004
    ..This pattern of results suggests that across-frequency temporal judgments are more difficult than isofrequency temporal judgments, but that cochlear hearing loss does not exacerbate this difficulty per se...
  42. pmc The binaural temporal window in adults and children
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:401-10. 2007
    ....
  43. pmc Binaural comodulation masking release: effects of masker interaural correlation
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:3878-88. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Developmental effects in the masking-level difference
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 47:13-20. 2004
    ..One interpretation of the present results is that there is a developmental improvement in binaural temporal resolution over the age range tested here...
  45. pmc Temporal processing deficits in the pre-senescent auditory system
    John H Grose
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7070, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:2305-15. 2006
    ..The results of these experiments indicate that temporal processing deficits can be observed relatively early in the aging process, and are evident in middle age...
  46. pmc Comodulation detection differences for fixed-frequency and roved-frequency maskers
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:1021-8. 2006
    ..The CDDs of these listeners may have arisen, at least in part, from processes related to perceptual segregation. Some listeners in the roved masker conditions also had large CDDs that appeared to be related to perceptual segregation...
  47. pmc Detection of spectrally complex signals in comodulated maskers: effect of temporal fringe
    John H Grose
    Department Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7070, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 118:3774-82. 2005
    ....
  48. pmc Informational masking release in children and adults
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 118:1605-13. 2005
    ..The binaural condition supported a moderate release from informational masking in adults, but resulted in increased informational masking in children...
  49. pmc Gap duration discrimination for frequency-asymmetric gap markers: psychophysical and electrophysiological findings
    John H Grose
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7070, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:446-57. 2007
    ..One possible interpretation is that the capacity to accurately encode a gap is undermined by the occurrence of novel spectral events that engage limited attentional resources...
  50. pmc The effect of hearing impairment on the identification of speech that is modulated synchronously or asynchronously across frequency
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:955-62. 2008
    ..Results are discussed in terms of common mechanisms that might account for poor speech identification performance of hearing-impaired listeners when either the masking noise or the speech is synchronously modulated...
  51. ncbi request reprint The effect of otitis media with effusion on perceptual masking
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:1056-62. 2003
    ..To determine the effect of otitis media with effusion (OME) on perceptual masking (a phenomenon in which spondee threshold for a 2-talker masker is poorer than for a speech-shaped noise masker)...
  52. doi request reprint Within- and across-channel gap detection in cochlear implant listeners
    John H Grose
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7070, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:3651-8. 2007
    ..2. The results of both experiments parallel those found for acoustic hearing, therefore suggesting that temporal processing of gaps is largely limited by factors central to the cochlea...
  53. doi request reprint Spectral integration and wideband analysis in gap detection and overshoot paradigms
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:3598-608. 2007
    ..Although results from the overshoot conditions were consistent with a wideband analysis interpretation, they were more parsimoniously accounted for in terms of statistical combination of information...
  54. pmc Masked detection and discrimination of tone sequences under conditions of monaural and binaural masking release
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 170 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7070, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:1482-9. 2011
    ..It is argued that sluggishness may reflect a long temporal window in monaural and binaural masking release conditions or an interaction between poor cue quality and task difficulty...
  55. pmc Gap duration discrimination in listeners with cochlear hearing loss: effects of gap and marker duration, frequency separation, and mode of presentation
    J H Grose
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7070, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 2:388-98. 2001
    ..Finally, the pattern of dichotic "across-ear" performance was similar, but not equivalent, to that of monaural across-frequency performance...
  56. pmc Neural and behavioral sensitivity to interaural time differences using amplitude modulated tones with mismatched carrier frequencies
    Deidra A Blanks
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, CB 7070, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7070, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 8:393-408. 2007
    ..However, the strongly nonmonotonic synchronization to envelope ITDs suggests that the limited dynamic range with electrical stimulation may be an important consideration for ITD encoding...
  57. ncbi request reprint MED-EL Combi40+ cochlear implantation in adults
    Marc K Bassim
    Department of Otolaryngology, Neuroscience Hospital, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1568-73. 2005
    ..A single institution's experience with the Combi40+ implant in adult patients was reviewed...
  58. ncbi request reprint Ménière's disease: effects of glycerol on tasks involving temporal processing
    Brian J Chung
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N C, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 9:115-24. 2004
    ..The results provide limited support for the hypothesis that Ménière's disease may be associated with a reduced ability to code the temporal fine structure of sound...
  59. ncbi request reprint Outcome of cochlear implantation in pediatric auditory neuropathy
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 610 Burnett Womack Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, U S A
    Otol Neurotol 23:328-32. 2002
    ..Outcome data from four such pediatric patients who received cochlear implants are discussed...
  60. doi request reprint Effect of preoperative residual hearing on speech perception after cochlear implantation
    Oliver F Adunka
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7070, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:2044-9. 2008
    ..To assess the effect of substantial preoperative residual hearing on speech perception outcomes in adult cochlear implant recipients...
  61. pmc The effect of temporal stimulus characteristics in maintenance of the acoustic reflex
    Brian J Chung
    The Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 4:41-8. 2003
    ..Little or no reduction in ARD was associated with the iterated rippled noise, suggesting that perceived pitch does not play an important role in maintaining the acoustic reflex...
  62. pmc Spectral integration under conditions of comodulation masking release
    Emily Buss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:1612-21. 2009
    ..The results suggest that CMR obtained with a pure tone signal can differ greatly from that obtained with a complex signal, and that spectral integration is inversely related to the amount of CMR under some conditions...
  63. ncbi request reprint Across-channel spectral processing
    John H Grose
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Int Rev Neurobiol 70:87-119. 2005
  64. doi request reprint Cochlear implantation in children with auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder
    Holly F B Teagle
    W Paul Biggers Carolina Children s Communicative Disorders Program, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and the Division of Audiology, University of North Carolina Hospitals, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7600, USA
    Ear Hear 31:325-35. 2010
    ..To report the patient's characteristics, preoperative audiological profiles, surgical outcomes, and postoperative performance for children with auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD) who ultimately received cochlear implants (CIs)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Spondee recognition in a two-talker masker and a speech-shaped noise masker in adults and children
    Joseph W Hall
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Ear Hear 23:159-65. 2002
    ..Both continuous and gated maskers were employed in order to determine the importance of masker continuity for perceptual masking...
  66. ncbi request reprint Rapid adaptation of the 2f1-f2 DPOAE in humans: binaural and contralateral stimulation effects
    Marc K Bassim
    Hearing Research Laboratories, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3550, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Hear Res 182:140-52. 2003
    ..3-2.7 dB). The magnitude of the monaural adaptation and the effects of binaural and contralateral stimulation, however, were smaller than those measured previously in experimental animals, though the time constants were in good agreement...

Research Grants5

  1. Spectral Profile Cues and Synthetic Listening
    Emily Buss; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Data from these as well as published studies will be modeled in order to obtain quantitative predictions for a range of phenomena involving across- frequency masking and masking release. ..
  2. Spectral Profile Cues and Synthetic Listening
    Emily Buss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data from these as well as published studies will be modeled in order to obtain quantitative predictions for a range of phenomena involving across frequency masking and masking release. ..