Fan Gang Zeng

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Abnormal pitch perception produced by cochlear implant stimulation
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Center for Hearing Research, Departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Cognitive Sciences, and Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e88662. 2014
  2. pmc An active loudness model suggesting tinnitus as increased central noise and hyperacusis as increased nonlinear gain
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5320, USA
    Hear Res 295:172-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Combined electric and acoustic stimulation to improve tonal language processing in cochlear implant users
    Fan Gang Zeng
    University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5320
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:3480. 2012
  4. pmc Cochlear implants: system design, integration, and evaluation
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    IEEE Rev Biomed Eng 1:115-42. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceptual consequences of disrupted auditory nerve activity
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Anatomy, 364 Med Surge II, Univ of California, Irvine, CA 92697 1275, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:3050-63. 2005
  6. pmc Tinnitus suppression by low-rate electric stimulation and its electrophysiological mechanisms
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 110 Medical Science E, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5320, USA
    Hear Res 277:61-6. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Speech dynamic range and its effect on cochlear implant performance
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of California, Irvine 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 111:377-86. 2002
  8. pmc Speech recognition with amplitude and frequency modulations
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:2293-8. 2005
  9. pmc Temporal masking in electric hearing
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Cognitive Sciences and Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 6:390-400. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Speech perception in individuals with auditory neuropathy
    Fan Gang Zeng
    University of California, Irvine 92697, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:367-80. 2006

Research Grants

  1. INTENSITY CODING IN ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC HEARING
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. Interactions between Acoustic and Electric Stimulation
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. Interactions between Acoustic and Electric Stimulation
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Signal Processing in Audition
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. Interactions between Acoustic and Electric Stimulation
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Signal Processing in Audition
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. INTENSITY CODING IN ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC HEARING
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2005
  8. INTENSITY CODING IN ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC HEARING
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2003
  9. INTENSITY CODING IN ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC HEARING
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2004
  10. INTENSITY CODING IN ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC HEARING
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. pmc Abnormal pitch perception produced by cochlear implant stimulation
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Center for Hearing Research, Departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Cognitive Sciences, and Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e88662. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc An active loudness model suggesting tinnitus as increased central noise and hyperacusis as increased nonlinear gain
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5320, USA
    Hear Res 295:172-9. 2013
    ..These predictions need to be verified by experimental data and have explicit implications for treatment of tinnitus and hyperacusis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Combined electric and acoustic stimulation to improve tonal language processing in cochlear implant users
    Fan Gang Zeng
    University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5320
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:3480. 2012
    ..The mechanism for this improvement will be discussed in terms of independent or synergetic contributions from the acoustic and electric cues...
  4. pmc Cochlear implants: system design, integration, and evaluation
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    IEEE Rev Biomed Eng 1:115-42. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceptual consequences of disrupted auditory nerve activity
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Anatomy, 364 Med Surge II, Univ of California, Irvine, CA 92697 1275, USA
    J Neurophysiol 93:3050-63. 2005
    ..These results not only show the unique contribution of neural synchrony to sensory perception but also provide guidance for translational research in terms of better diagnosis and management of human communication disorders...
  6. pmc Tinnitus suppression by low-rate electric stimulation and its electrophysiological mechanisms
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 110 Medical Science E, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 5320, USA
    Hear Res 277:61-6. 2011
    ..These results are consistent with previous neurophysiological studies employing subjects with and without tinnitus and shed light on both tinnitus mechanism and treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Speech dynamic range and its effect on cochlear implant performance
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of California, Irvine 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 111:377-86. 2002
    ..This new strategy will use a logarithmic map for low-frequency channels and a more compressive map for high-frequency channels, and may improve overall speech recognition for cochlear-implant users...
  8. pmc Speech recognition with amplitude and frequency modulations
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:2293-8. 2005
    ..Encoding FM may improve auditory scene analysis, cochlear-implant, and audiocoding performance...
  9. pmc Temporal masking in electric hearing
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Cognitive Sciences and Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 6:390-400. 2005
    ..off-frequency" hypothesis for the overshoot effect, results also suggest a central "same vs. different" mechanism underlying temporal masking. These results have practical implications for improving cochlear implant design...
  10. ncbi request reprint Speech perception in individuals with auditory neuropathy
    Fan Gang Zeng
    University of California, Irvine 92697, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:367-80. 2006
    ..in participants with auditory neuropathy (AN) was systematically studied to answer the following 2 questions: Does noise present a particular problem for people with AN? Can clear speech and cochlear implants alleviate this problem?..
  11. ncbi request reprint Temporal pitch in electric hearing
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Departments of Otolaryngology, Anatomy and Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering and Cognitive Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Hear Res 174:101-6. 2002
    ..They further suggest that future cochlear implants need to increase the number of independent electrodes to restore normal pitch range and resolution...
  12. ncbi request reprint Trends in cochlear implants
    Fan Gang Zeng
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, 92697, USA
    Trends Amplif 8:1-34. 2004
    ....
  13. pmc Rate and onset cues can improve cochlear implant synthetic vowel recognition in noise
    Myles Mc Laughlin
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 5320, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:1546-60. 2013
    ..These results show that differing rates or onset times can improve synthetic vowel-in-noise recognition, indicating a need to develop speech processing strategies that encode or emphasize these cues...
  14. pmc Combined spectral and temporal enhancement to improve cochlear-implant speech perception
    Aparajita Bhattacharya
    Center for Hearing Research, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:2951-60. 2011
    ..The amount of improvement varied with individual CI users. Overall the present results suggest that customized processing is needed to optimize performance according to not only individual users but also listening conditions...
  15. pmc Fundamental frequency is critical to speech perception in noise in combined acoustic and electric hearing
    Jeff Carroll
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 5320, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:2054-62. 2011
    ..Poorer CI users benefited more from the F0 cue than better users. These findings suggest that F0 is critical to improving speech perception in noise in combined acoustic and electric hearing...
  16. doi request reprint Intensity changes in a continuous tone: auditory cortical potentials comparison with frequency changes
    Andrew Dimitrijevic
    Department of Neurology, University of California, 150 Med Surge 1, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:374-83. 2009
    ..To examine auditory cortical potentials in normal-hearing subjects to intensity increments in a continuous pure tone at low, mid, and high frequency...
  17. ncbi request reprint Auditory temporal processes in normal-hearing individuals and in patients with auditory neuropathy
    Henry J Michalewski
    Department of Neurology, University of California, 150 Med Surge I, Irvine, CA 92697 4290, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:669-80. 2005
    ..To study objectively auditory temporal processing in a group of normal hearing subjects and in a group of hearing-impaired individuals with auditory neuropathy (AN) using electrophysiological and psychoacoustic methods...
  18. pmc Binaural unmasking with multiple adjacent masking electrodes in bilateral cochlear implant users
    Thomas Lu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:3934-45. 2011
    ..The data suggest that if the amount of channel interactions can be reduced, BiCI users may experience some performance improvements related to binaural hearing...
  19. pmc N100 cortical potentials accompanying disrupted auditory nerve activity in auditory neuropathy (AN): effects of signal intensity and continuous noise
    Henry J Michalewski
    Department of Neurology, Med Surge I, Room 150, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 4290, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:1352-63. 2009
    ..N100 latencies were measured from AN subjects at several tone intensities in quiet and noise for comparison with a group of normal hearing individuals...
  20. ncbi request reprint Speech and melody recognition in binaurally combined acoustic and electric hearing
    Ying Yee Kong
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:1351-61. 2005
    ..The present study suggests the importance and urgency of accurately encoding the fine-structure cue in cochlear implants...
  21. pmc Central masking with bilateral cochlear implants
    Payton Lin
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, California 92617, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:962-9. 2013
    ..When compared to previous contralateral masking results in normal hearing, the similarities between place-dependent central masking patterns suggest comparable mechanisms of overlapping excitation in the central auditory nervous system...
  22. pmc Ipsilateral masking between acoustic and electric stimulations
    Payton Lin
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92617, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:858-65. 2011
    ..The present results can be interpreted in terms of underlying physiological mechanisms related to either place-dependent peripheral masking or place-independent central masking...
  23. pmc Cochlear implant melody recognition as a function of melody frequency range, harmonicity, and number of electrodes
    Sonya Singh
    School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Ear Hear 30:160-8. 2009
    ..The secondary goal was to investigate whether melody recognition and speech recognition were differentially affected by the limitations imposed by cochlear implant processing...
  24. pmc Binaural masking level differences in actual and simulated bilateral cochlear implant listeners
    Thomas Lu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:1479-90. 2010
    ....
  25. pmc A dominantly inherited progressive deafness affecting distal auditory nerve and hair cells
    Arnold Starr
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 4290, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 5:411-26. 2004
    ..There is relative sparing of auditory ganglion cells and their axons...
  26. pmc Loudness adaptation accompanying ribbon synapse and auditory nerve disorders
    Dwight P Wynne
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Brain 136:1626-38. 2013
    ..Thus, dysfunction of both synaptic transmission and auditory neural function can be associated with abnormal loudness adaptation and the magnitude of the adaptation is significantly greater with ribbon synapse than neural disorders...
  27. pmc Auditory cortical N100 in pre- and post-synaptic auditory neuropathy to frequency or intensity changes of continuous tones
    Andrew Dimitrijevic
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:594-604. 2011
    ..Auditory cortical N100s were examined in ten auditory neuropathy (AN) subjects as objective measures of impaired hearing...
  28. doi request reprint Cochlear implant artifact attenuation in late auditory evoked potentials: a single channel approach
    Myles Mc Laughlin
    Hearing and Speech Laboratory, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Hear Res 302:84-95. 2013
    ..The present artifact removal approach allows accurate measurement of LAEPs from CI subjects from single channel recordings, increasing their feasibility and utility as an accessible objective measure of CI function...
  29. ncbi request reprint Contribution of frequency modulation to speech recognition in noise
    Ginger S Stickney
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine, 364 Medical Surgery II, Irvine, California 92697 1275, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 118:2412-20. 2005
    ..These results provide insight into the relative contributions of AM and FM to speech communication and the potential advantage of incorporating FM for cochlear implant signal processing...
  30. ncbi request reprint Speaker recognition with temporal cues in acoustic and electric hearing
    Michael Vongphoe
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 1275, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 118:1055-61. 2005
    ..Several methods, including explicit encoding of fundamental frequency and frequency modulation, are proposed to improve speaker recognition for current cochlear implant users...
  31. pmc Loudness adaptation in acoustic and electric hearing
    Qing Tang
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 7:59-70. 2006
    ..The present results were not fully compatible with either the restricted excitation hypothesis or the neural adaptation hypothesis. Loudness adaptation may have a central component that is dependent on the peripheral excitation pattern...
  32. doi request reprint An integrated vestibular-cochlear prosthesis for restoring balance and hearing
    Thomas Lu
    Dept Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:1319-22. 2011
    ..Should such an integrated vestibular-cochlear implant be verified, it could be used to restore balance or treat a wide array of vestibular disorders...
  33. pmc Intensity coding in electric hearing: effects of electrode configurations and stimulation waveforms
    Tiffany Elise H Chua
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Ear Hear 32:679-89. 2011
    ..The present study combined delayed pseudomonophonasic pulses, which produce lower thresholds, with tripolar stimulation in an attempt to solve the power-performance tradeoff problem...
  34. pmc Frequency changes in a continuous tone: auditory cortical potentials
    Andrew Dimitrijevic
    Department of Neurology, University of California, 150 Med Surge 1, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2111-24. 2008
    ..We examined auditory cortical potentials in normal hearing subjects to spectral changes in continuous low and high frequency pure tones...
  35. ncbi request reprint Unintelligible low-frequency sound enhances simulated cochlear-implant speech recognition in noise
    Janice E Chang
    Bioengineering Dept, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 53:2598-601. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Music perception with temporal cues in acoustic and electric hearing
    Ying Yee Kong
    Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of California, Irvine, 92697, USA
    Ear Hear 25:173-85. 2004
    ..The second aim is to identify the relative contribution of temporal and spectral cues to melody recognition in acoustic and electric hearing...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cochlear implant speech recognition with speech maskers
    Ginger S Stickney
    University of California, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Irvine, California 92697 1275, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 116:1081-91. 2004
    ..This informational masking may originate from increased target-masker similarity when spectral resolution is reduced...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clear speech perception in acoustic and electric hearing
    Sheng Liu
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 116:2374-83. 2004
    ..These results suggest that while temporal fine structure is important for speech recognition in noise in general, the temporal envelope carries acoustic cues that contribute to the clear speech intelligibility advantage...
  39. ncbi request reprint Temporal properties in clear speech perception
    Sheng Liu
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:424-32. 2006
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that acoustic cues for the clear speech advantage are multiple and distributed...
  40. doi request reprint Towards a closed-loop cochlear implant system: application of embedded monitoring of peripheral and central neural activity
    Myles Mc Laughlin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 20:443-54. 2012
    ..Future applications and capabilities are discussed in terms of the development of a new generation of closed-loop CIs and other neural prostheses...
  41. pmc Temporary suppression of tinnitus by modulated sounds
    Kelly M Reavis
    Center for Hearing Research Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine, 110 Medical Science E, Irvine, CA 92697 5320, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 13:561-71. 2012
    ..The long-term effects of the modulated sounds on tinnitus and the underlying mechanisms remain to be investigated...
  42. pmc The relative phonetic contributions of a cochlear implant and residual acoustic hearing to bimodal speech perception
    Benjamin M Sheffield
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 110 Med Sci E, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 1275, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:518-30. 2012
    ..The data in actual bimodal subjects also showed that the degree of the bimodal benefit depended on the cutoff and slope of residual acoustic hearing...
  43. pmc Fundamental frequency discrimination and speech perception in noise in cochlear implant simulations
    Jeff Carroll
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Hear Res 231:42-53. 2007
    ..Practically, the present results illustrate the need to increase the number of independent channels in cochlear implants...
  44. ncbi request reprint Encoding frequency modulation to improve cochlear implant performance in noise
    Kaibao Nie
    Departments of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 52:64-73. 2005
    ..We have proposed several implementation methods to stimulate further investigation. Index Terms-Amplitude modulation, cochlear implant, fine structure, frequency modulation, signal processing, speech recognition, temporal envelope...
  45. ncbi request reprint Spectral and temporal cues in cochlear implant speech perception
    Kaibao Nie
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, USA
    Ear Hear 27:208-17. 2006
    ....
  46. pmc Spatial channel interactions in cochlear implants
    Qing Tang
    Departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Cognitive Sciences and Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Neural Eng 8:046029. 2011
    ..The present results are obtained with auditory prostheses but can be applied to other neural prostheses, in which independent spatial channels, rather than a high stimulation rate, are critical to their performance...
  47. ncbi request reprint Pathology and physiology of auditory neuropathy with a novel mutation in the MPZ gene (Tyr145->Ser)
    Arnold Starr
    Department of Neurology, University of California Irvine, CA 92697 4290, USA
    Brain 126:1604-19. 2003
    ..Altered synchrony of discharge of the remaining fibres was a possible additional contributing factor...
  48. ncbi request reprint Frequency modulation detection in cochlear implant subjects
    Hongbin Chen
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Cognitive Sciences and Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Irvine 92697 1275, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 116:2269-77. 2004
    ..The present data suggest a speech processing strategy that encodes slow frequency changes using lower stimulation rates than those typically employed by contemporary cochlear-implant speech processors...
  49. ncbi request reprint Temporal and spectral cues in Mandarin tone recognition
    Ying Yee Kong
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2830-40. 2006
    ..Unlike speech recognition, the fine structure is more important than the envelope for tone recognition in both temporal and spectral domains, particularly in noise...
  50. ncbi request reprint Companding to improve cochlear-implant speech recognition in speech-shaped noise
    Aparajita Bhattacharya
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:1079-89. 2007
    ..While the observed results could be attributed to the enhanced spectral contrast, it is likely that the corresponding temporal changes caused by companding also played a significant role and should be addressed by future studies...
  51. doi request reprint Speech recognition with varying numbers and types of competing talkers by normal-hearing, cochlear-implant, and implant simulation subjects
    Helen E Cullington
    Hearing and Speech Laboratory, University of California, Irvine, 364 Med Surge II, Room 315, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:450-61. 2008
    ..Neither a simulation nor testing in steady-state noise predicts the difficulties cochlear-implant users experience in real-life noisy situations...
  52. ncbi request reprint A microsystem with varying-length electrode arrays for auditory nerve prostheses
    Jian Wu
    Electr Eng and Comput Sci Dept, California Univ, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:3166-9. 2006
    ..The chip is fabricated in 0.5 microm AMI CMOS technology with a die size of 1.5 mm x 1.5 mm. The total power consumption is less than 100 microW...
  53. ncbi request reprint Micromechanical resonator array for an implantable bionic ear
    Mark Bachman
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 11:95-103. 2006
    ..The simplicity of the device, high channel capability, low power requirements, and small form factor (less than 1 cm) make it a good candidate for a completely implantable bionic ear device...
  54. ncbi request reprint Pitch discrimination of patterned electric stimulation
    Hongbin Chen
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 118:338-45. 2005
    ..The present results suggest that both "the right time and the right place" may be needed to restore normal pitch perception in cochlear-implant users...
  55. pmc Auditory-visual speech perception in normal-hearing and cochlear-implant listeners
    Sheetal Desai
    Departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Cognitive Sciences and Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 364 Medical Surgery II, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 1275, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:428-40. 2008
    ..These results suggest that both altered sensory experience and improvised acoustic cues contribute to the auditory-visual speech perception in cochlear-implant users...
  56. ncbi request reprint Noise improves suprathreshold discrimination in cochlear-implant listeners
    Shahdad E Behnam
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, 364 Medical Surge II, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Hear Res 186:91-3. 2003
    ..This result suggests that tuning of the noise level is required to optimize performance of different tasks in cochlear implants...
  57. ncbi request reprint An electronic prosthesis mimicking the dynamic vestibular function
    Andrei M Shkel
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 11:113-22. 2006
    ..A unique feature of the present vestibular implant prototype is the scalability: the sensing unit, pulse generator, and the current source can be potentially implemented on a single chip using integrated MEMS technology...
  58. pmc Accurate guitar tuning by cochlear implant musicians
    Thomas Lu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e92454. 2014
    ..This difference, along with electric analysis, showed that accurate tuning was achieved by listening to beats rather than discriminating pitch, effectively turning a spectral task into a temporal discrimination task...
  59. pmc Reduced acoustic and electric integration in concurrent-vowel recognition
    Hsin I Yang
    Biomedical Engineering, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Sci Rep 3:1419. 2013
    ..The present result suggests a central origin of the integration deficit and that this integration be evaluated and considered in future management of hearing impairment and design of auditory prostheses...
  60. pmc Cochlear-implant spatial selectivity with monopolar, bipolar and tripolar stimulation
    Ziyan Zhu
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
    Hear Res 283:45-58. 2012
    ..Because the physiological measure took only one-tenth of the time of the psychophysical measure, the present model is of high clinical significance in terms of predicting and improving cochlear-implant performance...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Tone recognition and electrode discrimination in prelingually deafened cochlear-implant listeners]
    Chao Gang Wei
    Cochlear Implant Center, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100730, China
    Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 39:73-6. 2004
    ..To investigate tone recognition and electrode discrimination in prelingually deafened children with the Nucleus device, and to develop guidelines for customized mapping in the implant users...
  62. ncbi request reprint Effects of cochlear implant processing and fundamental frequency on the intelligibility of competing sentences
    Ginger S Stickney
    Hearing Instrument Consultants, Costa Mesa, California 92626, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:1069-78. 2007
    ..These results emphasize the importance of temporal fine structure for speech perception and demonstrate a potential remedy for difficulty in the perceptual segregation of competing speech sounds...
  63. ncbi request reprint Effects of directional microphone and adaptive multichannel noise reduction algorithm on cochlear implant performance
    King Chung
    Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2216-27. 2006
    ..Implications for intelligibility enhancement are discussed...
  64. ncbi request reprint On the dichotomy in auditory perception between temporal envelope and fine structure cues
    Fan Gang Zeng
    J Acoust Soc Am 116:1351-4. 2004
  65. pmc Psychophysical performance and Mandarin tone recognition in noise by cochlear implant users
    Chaogang Wei
    Cochlear Implant Center, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Beijing, China
    Ear Hear 28:62S-65S. 2007
    ..The present study was aimed to examine the relationship between psychophysical performance in temporal and spectral resolution and Mandarin tone recognition in noise by cochlear-implant (CI) listeners...
  66. pmc Opposite patterns of hemisphere dominance for early auditory processing of lexical tones and consonants
    Hao Luo
    Auditory Research Laboratory, School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230027, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19558-63. 2006
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Mandarin tone recognition in cochlear-implant subjects
    Chao Gang Wei
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing 100730, China
    Hear Res 197:87-95. 2004
    ..New designs are discussed to improve tone recognition in cochlear implant subjects...
  68. ncbi request reprint Sense and sensibility in neuroengineering
    Fan Gang Zeng
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:965-8. 2007

Research Grants15

  1. INTENSITY CODING IN ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC HEARING
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, a parallel set of five experiments on speech perception is planned to address each of these issues. ..
  2. Interactions between Acoustic and Electric Stimulation
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  3. Interactions between Acoustic and Electric Stimulation
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. Signal Processing in Audition
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  5. Interactions between Acoustic and Electric Stimulation
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  6. Signal Processing in Audition
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  7. INTENSITY CODING IN ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC HEARING
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, a parallel set of five experiments on speech perception is planned to address each of these issues. ..
  8. INTENSITY CODING IN ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC HEARING
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, a parallel set of five experiments on speech perception is planned to address each of these issues. ..
  9. INTENSITY CODING IN ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC HEARING
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Finally, a parallel set of five experiments on speech perception is planned to address each of these issues. ..
  10. INTENSITY CODING IN ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC HEARING
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, a parallel set of five experiments on speech perception is planned to address each of these issues. ..
  11. INTENSITY CODING IN ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC HEARING
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, a parallel set of five experiments on speech perception is planned to address each of these issues. ..
  12. INTENSITY CODING IN ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC HEARING
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, a parallel set of five experiments on speech perception is planned to address each of these issues. ..
  13. Interactions between Acoustic and Electric Stimulation
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2009
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