Laurel H Carney

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Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Detection thresholds for amplitude modulations of tones in budgerigar, rabbit, and human
    Laurel H Carney
    Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 787:391-8. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Neural representations of vowels and vowel-like sounds
    Laurel H Carney
    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:3309. 2012
  3. pmc Sound-localization ability of the Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus) in a task with a simplified response map
    Laurel H Carney
    Institute for Sensory Research, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Hear Res 275:89-95. 2011
  4. pmc Neural rate and timing cues for detection and discrimination of amplitude-modulated tones in the awake rabbit inferior colliculus
    Paul C Nelson
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Institute for Sensory Research, 621 Skytop Road, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:522-39. 2007
  5. pmc Detection of tones in reproducible noise maskers by rabbits and comparison to detection by humans
    Yan Gai
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 8:522-38. 2007
  6. pmc Suboptimal use of neural information in a mammalian auditory system
    Laurel H Carney
    Departments of Biomedical Engineering, and Neuroscience and Anatomy, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, and Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
    J Neurosci 34:1306-13. 2014
  7. pmc Determination of the potential benefit of time-frequency gain manipulation
    Michael C Anzalone
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Institute for Sensory Research, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    Ear Hear 27:480-92. 2006
  8. pmc An evaluation of models for diotic and dichotic detection in reproducible noises
    Sean A Davidson
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Institute for Sensory Research, Syracuse University, 621 Skytop Road, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:1906-25. 2009
  9. pmc Diotic and dichotic detection with reproducible chimeric stimuli
    Sean A Davidson
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Institute for Sensory Research, Syracuse University, 621 Skytop Road, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:1889-905. 2009
  10. pmc Power-law dynamics in an auditory-nerve model can account for neural adaptation to sound-level statistics
    Muhammad S A Zilany
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Neurosci 30:10380-90. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Detection thresholds for amplitude modulations of tones in budgerigar, rabbit, and human
    Laurel H Carney
    Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 787:391-8. 2013
    ..Implications of these comparative results for temporal coding of complex sounds are discussed. Comparative results for masked AM detection are also presented...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neural representations of vowels and vowel-like sounds
    Laurel H Carney
    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:3309. 2012
    ..The long-term goal is to understand the interrelationship of vowel space and neural responses. Support: NIH-NIDCD-R01-001641(LHC) & NSF-0853929(JMM)...
  3. pmc Sound-localization ability of the Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus) in a task with a simplified response map
    Laurel H Carney
    Institute for Sensory Research, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Hear Res 275:89-95. 2011
    ..These results are consistent with the previous reports that sound-localization performance in gerbil is poor with respect to other species that have comparable neural sensitivity to interaural cues...
  4. pmc Neural rate and timing cues for detection and discrimination of amplitude-modulated tones in the awake rabbit inferior colliculus
    Paul C Nelson
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Institute for Sensory Research, 621 Skytop Road, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:522-39. 2007
    ..A simple computational model was extended to reproduce several features of the modulation frequency and depth dependence of both transient and sustained pure-tone responders...
  5. pmc Detection of tones in reproducible noise maskers by rabbits and comparison to detection by humans
    Yan Gai
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 8:522-38. 2007
    ..Overall, these findings suggest that caution must be used when evaluating neural encoding mechanisms in one species on the basis of behavioral results in another...
  6. pmc Suboptimal use of neural information in a mammalian auditory system
    Laurel H Carney
    Departments of Biomedical Engineering, and Neuroscience and Anatomy, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, and Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
    J Neurosci 34:1306-13. 2014
    ..The behavioral and physiological results shown here illustrate an unexpected, suboptimal utilization of available neural information that could provide new insights into the mechanisms that link neuronal function to behavior. ..
  7. pmc Determination of the potential benefit of time-frequency gain manipulation
    Michael C Anzalone
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Institute for Sensory Research, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    Ear Hear 27:480-92. 2006
    ..The amount of detected energy necessary to show benefit using this type of NR algorithm was examined, as well as the necessary speed and frequency resolution of the gain manipulation...
  8. pmc An evaluation of models for diotic and dichotic detection in reproducible noises
    Sean A Davidson
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Institute for Sensory Research, Syracuse University, 621 Skytop Road, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:1906-25. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Diotic and dichotic detection with reproducible chimeric stimuli
    Sean A Davidson
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Institute for Sensory Research, Syracuse University, 621 Skytop Road, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:1889-905. 2009
    ..The results also indicated that envelope and fine-structure information are not processed independently. Implications for monaural and binaural models of masking are discussed...
  10. pmc Power-law dynamics in an auditory-nerve model can account for neural adaptation to sound-level statistics
    Muhammad S A Zilany
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Neurosci 30:10380-90. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Influence of inhibitory inputs on rate and timing of responses in the anteroventral cochlear nucleus
    Yan Gai
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA
    J Neurophysiol 99:1077-95. 2008
    ..Results of this study contribute new information about the characteristics, functional roles, and possible sources of inhibitory inputs received by AVCN neurons...
  12. pmc Statistical analyses of temporal information in auditory brainstem responses to tones in noise: correlation index and spike-distance metric
    Yan Gai
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 9:373-87. 2008
    ..The present study highlights the importance of relative spike-timing information as characterized by traditional and novel temporal measures...
  13. pmc Predictions of diotic tone-in-noise detection based on a nonlinear optimal combination of energy, envelope, and fine-structure cues
    Junwen Mao
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 134:396-406. 2013
    ..Results showed that predictions for hit rates approached the predictable variance for all three datasets, even when an energy cue was not available. ..
  14. pmc Semi-supervised spike sorting using pattern matching and a scaled Mahalanobis distance metric
    Douglas M Schwarz
    Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester, Box 603, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 206:120-31. 2012
    ..The technique yields consistent results for a chosen number of clusters. A MATLAB implementation is able to classify more than 5000 spikes per second on a modern workstation...
  15. pmc A phenomenological model of the synapse between the inner hair cell and auditory nerve: long-term adaptation with power-law dynamics
    Muhammad S A Zilany
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:2390-412. 2009
    ....
  16. pmc Perception of temporally processed speech by listeners with hearing impairment
    Lauren Calandruccio
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Institute for Sensory Research, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 5290, USA
    Ear Hear 28:512-23. 2007
    ..Listeners' speech intelligibility and preference judgments were obtained at different strengths of SPC processing...
  17. pmc Comparison of level discrimination, increment detection, and comodulation masking release in the audio- and envelope-frequency domains
    Paul C Nelson
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Institute for Sensory Research, Syracuse University, New York 13244, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:2168-81. 2007
    ..A physiologically motivated model that effectively acts as a first-order envelope change detector accounted for several, but not all, of the key aspects of the data...
  18. pmc Cues for masked amplitude-modulation detection
    Paul C Nelson
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Institute for Sensory Research, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:978-90. 2006
    ..A physiologically based processing model suggested a realistic nonlinear mechanism that could give rise to these second-order features of the data...
  19. pmc Temporal measures and neural strategies for detection of tones in noise based on responses in anteroventral cochlear nucleus
    Yan Gai
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    J Neurophysiol 96:2451-64. 2006
    ..A physiological model of a higher-stage auditory neuron that received simple excitatory and inhibitory inputs from AVCN neurons was able to extract the PSTH fluctuation information in a form of decreased rate with tone level...
  20. pmc Correction of the peripheral spatiotemporal response pattern: a potential new signal-processing strategy
    Lu Feng Shi
    Institute for Sensory Research, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:848-55. 2006
    ..A more comprehensive study of listeners with different degrees and configurations of hearing loss is needed to determine the amount of SPC benefit...
  21. ncbi request reprint Binaural detection with narrowband and wideband reproducible noise maskers. III. Monaural and diotic detection and model results
    Sean A Davidson
    Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Institute for Sensory Research, 621 Skytop Road, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:2258-75. 2006
    ..Temporal models are resistant to changes in threshold under roving-level conditions, but explained at most only 67% of the variance in the reproducible-noise data...
  22. doi request reprint Using a computational model for the auditory midbrain to explore the neural representation of vowels
    Laurel H Carney
    Biomedical Eng and Neurobiol and Anatomy, Univ of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 603, Rochester, NY
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:3245. 2013
    ..Our goal is to extend our knowledge of the neural representation of the vowel space using a computational model for the responses of auditory neurons to ensembles of speech tokens...
  23. doi request reprint Modeling detection of 500-hertz tones in reproducible noise for listeners with sensorineural hearing loss
    Laurel H Carney
    Biomedical Eng and Neurobiology and Anatomy, Univ of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 603, Rochester, NY
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:3559. 2013
    ..These results illustrate differences between NH and HL listeners in the use and combination of cues for detection in noise...
  24. pmc Comparison of slow and fast neocortical neuron migration using a new in vitro model
    Anna J Nichols
    Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    BMC Neurosci 9:50. 2008
    ..Each nucleokinetic movement is analogous to a step. Thus, average migration speed could be reduced by lowering step frequency and/or step distance...