JOE W HALL

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Wideband monaural envelope correlation perception
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 170 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 787:383-90. 2013
  2. pmc Effects of age and hearing impairment on the ability to benefit from temporal and spectral modulation
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ear Hear 33:340-8. 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications45

  1. doi request reprint Wideband monaural envelope correlation perception
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 170 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 787:383-90. 2013
    ..However, the results of a supplementary condition involving the gating of band subregions indicated that this incompatibility could be accounted for by nonoptimal weighting of peripheral filter outputs...
  2. pmc Effects of age and hearing impairment on the ability to benefit from temporal and spectral modulation
    Joseph W Hall
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ear Hear 33:340-8. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the effects of development and hearing impairment on this ability...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
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  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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.]...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. 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...
  11. 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
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  12. pmc Exploring the additivity of binaural and monaural masking release
    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 129:2080-7. 2011
    ..The results of this study are compatible with serial mechanisms of binaural and monaural masking release, but they indicate that the combined masking release (binaural masking-level difference and CMR) falls short of being additive...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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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  25. 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...
  26. 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
    ....
  27. pmc Age effects in temporal envelope processing: speech unmasking and auditory steady state responses
    John H Grose
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7070, USA
    Ear Hear 30:568-75. 2009
    ..Experiment 2 tested the hypothesis that auditory steady state response (ASSR) amplitudes are reduced in older listeners at high modulation rates...
  28. 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.]...
  29. 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...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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)...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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
    ....
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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
  44. 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...
  45. 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...

Research Grants44

  1. DEVELOPMENT AND PLASTICITY IN NORMAL AND IMPAIRED EARS
    Joseph Hall; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This is relevant to public health because poor hearing in background noise is the most common complaint of patients with sensori-neural hearing loss. ..
  2. DEVELOPMENT AND PLASTICITY IN NORMAL AND IMPAIRED EARS
    Joseph W Hall; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is relevant to public health because poor hearing in background noise is the most common complaint of patients with sensori-neural hearing loss. ..
  3. DEVELOPMENT AND PLASTICITY IN NORMAL AND IMPAIRED EARS
    Joseph Hall; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..All phases of the project will include age-matched control listeners. Data will be analyzed using analysis of variance and correlation procedures. ..
  4. THE EFFECT OF COCHLEAR LOSS ON SPECTRO-TEMPORAL ANALYSIS
    Joseph Hall; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A related goal is to test the hypothesis that the enhanced speech recognition found for Meniere's patients during the glycerol test is due to an improvement in the coding of the fine temporal features of the stimulus. ..
  5. Spectro-temporal analysis in normal and impaired ears
    Joseph W Hall; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is relevant to public health because poor hearing in background noise is the most common complaint of patients with sensorineural hearing loss. ..
  6. DEVELOPMENT AND PLASTICITY IN NORMAL AND IMPAIRED EARS
    Joseph Hall; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This is relevant to public health because poor hearing in background noise is the most common complaint of patients with sensori-neural hearing loss. ..
  7. Spectro-temporal analysis in normal and impaired ears
    Joseph Hall; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Psychoacoustical approaches involving temporal fringe manipulations, dichotic stimulus presentation, and informational masking are developed to test between these possible explanations. ..
  8. DEVELOPMENT AND PLASTICITY IN NORMAL AND IMPAIRED EARS
    Joseph Hall; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..All phases of the project will include age-matched control listeners. Data will be analyzed using analysis of variance and correlation procedures. ..
  9. THE EFFECT OF COCHLEAR LOSS ON SPECTRO-TEMPORAL ANALYSIS
    Joseph Hall; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Data will be analyzed using simple descriptive statistics, correlation, and analysis of covariance...
  10. BINAURAL HEARING BEFORE AND AFTER MIDDLE EAR SURGERY
    Joseph Hall; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..All phases of the project will include age-matched control subjects whose results will further our understanding of normal binaural hearing. Data will be analyzed using analysis of variance and correlation procedures...