- Birdsong and anthropogenic noise: implications and applications for conservation
Institute of Biology, Leiden University, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
Mol Ecol 17:72-83. 2008
..activities all over the world has caused, on an evolutionary time scale, a sudden rise in especially low-pitched noise levels...
- Key role of coupling, delay, and noise in resting brain fluctuations
Department of Computational Neuroscience, Institucio Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avancats, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:10302-7. 2009
..In numerical simulation, we studied the dynamics of a simplified cortical network using 38 noise-driven (Wilson-Cowan) oscillators, which in isolation remain just below their oscillatory threshold...
- Musical experience limits the degradative effects of background noise on the neural processing of sound
Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
J Neurosci 29:14100-7. 2009
..parsing melodies from background harmonies, which can be considered a process analogous to speech perception in noise. To investigate the effect of musical experience on the neural representation of speech-in-noise, we compared ..
- Tuning out the noise: limbic-auditory interactions in tinnitus
Josef P Rauschecker
Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience and Cognition, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20057 1460, USA
Neuron 66:819-26. 2010
..million people in the United States alone, and its incidence is rising due to an aging population and increasing noise exposure. Although several approaches for the alleviation of tinnitus exist, there is as of yet no cure...
- The quantitative relationship between road traffic noise and hypertension: a meta-analysis
Elise van Kempen
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Environmental Health Research, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
J Hypertens 30:1075-86. 2012
Reviews have suggested that road noise exposure is associated with high blood pressure (hypertension). No reliable exposure-response relationship is as yet available...
- Noise in the nervous system
A Aldo Faisal
Computational and Biological Learning Lab, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, UK
Nat Rev Neurosci 9:292-303. 2008
b>Noise--random disturbances of signals--poses a fundamental problem for information processing and affects all aspects of nervous-system function...
- Adding insult to injury: cochlear nerve degeneration after "temporary" noise-induced hearing loss
Sharon G Kujawa
Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Neurosci 29:14077-85. 2009
..Results suggest that noise-induced damage to the ear has progressive consequences that are considerably more widespread than are revealed by ..
- Ringing ears: the neuroscience of tinnitus
Larry E Roberts
Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
J Neurosci 30:14972-9. 2010
..the frequency spectrum of tinnitus sounds, which are optimally suppressed following exposure to band-limited noise covering the same frequencies...
- Association of long-term exposure to community noise and traffic-related air pollution with coronary heart disease mortality
Wen Qi Gan
School of Population and Public Health, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Am J Epidemiol 175:898-906. 2012
..areas, road traffic is a major contributor to ambient air pollution and the dominant source of community noise. The authors investigated the independent and joint influences of community noise and traffic-related air ..
- The role of oxidative stress in noise-induced hearing loss
Center for Hearing and Deafness, Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
Ear Hear 27:1-19. 2006
Modern research has provided new insights into the biological mechanisms of noise-induced hearing loss, and with these new insights comes hope for possible prevention or treatment...
- Aircraft noise, air pollution, and mortality from myocardial infarction
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Epidemiology 21:829-36. 2010
Myocardial infarction has been associated with both transportation noise and air pollution. We examined residential exposure to aircraft noise and mortality from myocardial infarction, taking air pollution into account.
- Hypertension and exposure to noise near airports: the HYENA study
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London, United Kingdom
Environ Health Perspect 116:329-33. 2008
An increasing number of people are exposed to aircraft and road traffic noise. Hypertension is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and even a small contribution in risk from environmental factors may have a major impact ..
- High-frequency tinnitus without hearing loss does not mean absence of deafferentation
Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
Hear Res 222:108-14. 2006
..Two tests were applied: the Threshold Equalizing Noise (TEN) test and a pitch scaling task...
- Road traffic noise and cardiovascular risk
Department of Environmental Hygiene, Federal Environment Agency, Germany
Noise Health 10:27-33. 2008
Studies on the association between community noise and cardiovascular risk were subjected to a meta-analysis for deriving a common dose-effect curve...
- Noise overexposure alters long-term somatosensory-auditory processing in the dorsal cochlear nucleus--possible basis for tinnitus-related hyperactivity?
Kresge Hearing Research Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
J Neurosci 32:1660-71. 2012
..nucleus stimulation are compared between normal-hearing animals and animals overexposed with narrow band noise and behaviorally tested for tinnitus...
- Attention-driven auditory cortex short-term plasticity helps segregate relevant sounds from noise
Harvard Medical School Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:4182-7. 2011
..To produce overlapping inputs, the tones were presented alone vs. during white-noise masking notch-filtered ±1/6 octaves around the tone center frequencies. Amplitude modulation (39 vs...
- Primary neural degeneration in the Guinea pig cochlea after reversible noise-induced threshold shift
Harrison W Lin
Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 12:605-16. 2011
..This contrasts with earlier ultrastructural work in guinea pig suggesting that acute noise-induced neural degeneration is followed by full regeneration of cochlear nerve terminals in the IHC area (Puel et ..
- Efficient auditory coding
Evan C Smith
Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Nature 439:978-82. 2006
..These results indicate that the auditory code might approach an information theoretic optimum and that the acoustic structure of speech might be adapted to the coding capacity of the mammalian auditory system...
- The benefits of noise in neural systems: bridging theory and experiment
Mark D McDonnell
The Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience Laboratory, Institute for Telecommunications Research, University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes, SA 5095, Australia
Nat Rev Neurosci 12:415-26. 2011
Although typically assumed to degrade performance, random fluctuations, or noise, can sometimes improve information processing in non-linear systems...
- A simple white noise analysis of neuronal light responses
E J Chichilnisky
Systems Neurobiology, The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037 1099, USA
Network 12:199-213. 2001
A white noise technique is presented for estimating the response properties of spiking visual system neurons. The technique is simple, robust, efficient and well suited to simultaneous recordings from multiple neurons...
- Dorsal cochlear nucleus responses to somatosensory stimulation are enhanced after noise-induced hearing loss
S E Shore
Department of Otolaryngology, Kresge Hearing Research Institute, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Eur J Neurosci 27:155-68. 2008
..of DCN neurons to trigeminal and bimodal (trigeminal plus acoustic) stimulation were compared in normal and noise-damaged guinea pigs...
- Clinical evaluation of signal-to-noise ratio-based noise reduction in Nucleus® cochlear implant recipients
Pam W Dawson
The HEARing Cooperative Research Centre, and 2Cochlear Limited, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Ear Hear 32:382-90. 2011
The aim of this study was to investigate whether a real-time noise reduction algorithm provided speech perception benefit for Cochlear™ Nucleus® cochlear implant recipients in the laboratory.
- Speech recognition in noise for cochlear implant listeners: benefits of residual acoustic hearing
Christopher W Turner
Dept of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Dept of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 115:1729-35. 2004
..low-frequency residual acoustic hearing for speech recognition in a background of other talkers, but not in steady noise. Three subjects with an implanted "short-electrode" cochlear implant and preserved low-frequency ..
- Single and combined effects of air, road, and rail traffic noise on sleep and recuperation
German Aerospace Center DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Cologne, Germany
Sleep 34:11-23. 2011
Traffic noise disturbs sleep and may impair recuperation. There is limited information on single and combined effects of air, road, and rail traffic noise on sleep and recuperation.
- Cortical activity patterns predict robust speech discrimination ability in noise
Jai A Shetake
The University of Texas at Dallas, School of Behavioral Brain Sciences, 800 West Campbell Road, GR41 Richardson, TX 75080 3021, USA
Eur J Neurosci 34:1823-38. 2011
..sound discrimination in rats and recorded primary auditory cortex (A1) responses to speech sounds in background noise of different intensities and spectral compositions...
- Random noise stimulation improves neuroplasticity in perceptual learning
Cognitive Neuroscience Section, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, 25125 Brescia, Italy
J Neurosci 31:15416-23. 2011
..e., direct current stimulation (tDCS) and random noise stimulation (tRNS)] during the execution of a visual perceptual learning task.
- Noise during rest enables the exploration of the brain's dynamic repertoire
Theoretical Neuroscience Group, Institut des Sciences du Mouvement, Marseille, France
PLoS Comput Biol 4:e1000196. 2008
..We specifically demonstrate that noise and time delays via propagation along connecting fibres are essential for the emergence of the coherent ..
- High-resolution noise substitution to measure overfitting and validate resolution in 3D structure determination by single particle electron cryomicroscopy
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Francis Crick Avenue, Cambridge CB2 0QH, U K
Ultramicroscopy 135:24-35. 2013
..Because there is much more noise than signal at high resolution in the images, this creates the possibility of noise reinforcement in the 3D map, ..
- Blue whales respond to anthropogenic noise
Mariana L Melcón
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e32681. 2012
Anthropogenic noise may significantly impact exposed marine mammals...
- Musical training during early childhood enhances the neural encoding of speech in noise
Dana L Strait
Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Brain Lang 123:191-201. 2012
For children, learning often occurs in the presence of background noise. As such, there is growing desire to improve a child's access to a target signal in noise...
- Attractive "quiet" courtyards: a potential modifier of urban residents' responses to road traffic noise?
The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Box 414, SE 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden
Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:3359-75. 2010
..courtyards (degree of naturalness and utilization) on residents' noise responses...
- Exploring the relationship between noise sensitivity, annoyance and health-related quality of life in a sample of adults exposed to environmental noise
Auckland University of Technology, Private Bag 92006, Auckland, 1142 New Zealand
Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:3579-94. 2010
The relationship between environmental noise and health is poorly understood but of fundamental importance to public health...
- Training to improve hearing speech in noise: biological mechanisms
Judy H Song
Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Cereb Cortex 22:1180-90. 2012
We investigated training-related improvements in listening in noise and the biological mechanisms mediating these improvements...
- Changes in spontaneous neural activity immediately after an acoustic trauma: implications for neural correlates of tinnitus
A J Noreña
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Neuroscience Research Group, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
Hear Res 183:137-53. 2003
..Moreover, rho was elevated in the Be-Ab2, Ab1-Ab2 and Ab2-Ab2 groups; this increase was significantly correlated to the changes in SFR. The results are discussed in the context of a neural correlate of tinnitus...
- Improving working memory: exploring the effect of transcranial random noise stimulation and transcranial direct current stimulation on the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
Paul G Mulquiney
Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University, Department of Psychological Medicine, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
Clin Neurophysiol 122:2384-9. 2011
..to determine if working memory (WM) performance is significantly improved after the delivery of transcranial random noise stimulation (tRNS) to the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), compared to an active comparator or sham.
- Development and validation of an automatic speech-in-noise screening test by telephone
Department of Otolaryngology Audiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Int J Audiol 43:15-28. 2004
To meet the need for an objective self-test for hearing screening. a new Dutch speech-in-noise test was developed. Digit triplets were used as speech material...
- Estimates of the contribution of single neurons to perception depend on timescale and noise correlation
Marlene R Cohen
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
J Neurosci 29:6635-48. 2009
..information available to an animal, is limited by the sensitivity of single neurons in the population and by noise correlation between neurons...
- Noise stress impairs prefrontal cortical cognitive function in monkeys: evidence for a hyperdopaminergic mechanism
A F Arnsten
Section of Neurobiology, Yale Medical School, New Haven, Conn 06520 8001, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 55:362-8. 1998
..Our study examined the effects of acute, mild stress exposure on higher cognitive function in monkeys and the role of dopaminergic mechanisms in the stress response...
- Noise pollution: non-auditory effects on health
Stephen A Stansfeld
Department of Psychiatry, Medical Sciences Building, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
Br Med Bull 68:243-57. 2003
b>Noise is a prominent feature of the environment including noise from transport, industry and neighbours. Exposure to transport noise disturbs sleep in the laboratory, but not generally in field studies where adaptation occurs...
- Motor learning is optimally tuned to the properties of motor noise
Robert J van Beers
Department of Physics of Man, Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH Utrecht, The Netherlands
Neuron 63:406-17. 2009
..Crucial for this strategy is that motor noise arises partly centrally, in movement planning, and partly peripherally, in movement execution...
- Delayed production of free radicals following noise exposure
Kresge Hearing Research Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Brain Res 1019:201-9. 2004
Reactive oxygen and reactive nitrogen species (ROS, RNS) formed in the inner ear in response to high-intensity noise are thought to play an important role in noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL)...
- Noise exposure and public health
TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
Environ Health Perspect 108:123-31. 2000
Exposure to noise constitutes a health risk...
- 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
..and cochlear-implant listeners with maskers consisting of either steady-state speech-spectrum-shaped noise or a competing sentence...
- Noise analysis in magnetic resonance electrical impedance tomography at 3 and 11 T field strengths
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
Physiol Meas 26:875-84. 2005
..This magnetic flux density is contaminated with noise, which ultimately limits the quality of reconstructed conductivity and current density images...
- Context-dependent encoding in the auditory brainstem subserves enhanced speech-in-noise perception in musicians
Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Neuropsychologia 49:3338-45. 2011
Musical training strengthens speech perception in the presence of background noise. Given that the ability to make use of speech sound regularities, such as pitch, underlies perceptual acuity in challenging listening environments, we ..
- GIN (Gaps-In-Noise) test performance in subjects with confirmed central auditory nervous system involvement
Frank E Musiek
University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 1085, USA
Ear Hear 26:608-18. 2005
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the value of a new gap detection procedure called Gaps-In-Noise (GIN) for assessment of temporal resolution in a clinical population.
- Combining directional microphone and single-channel noise reduction algorithms: a clinical evaluation in difficult listening conditions with cochlear implant users
Adam A Hersbach
Cochlear Ltd, 174 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne, Australia 3002
Ear Hear 33:e13-23. 2012
This study tested a combination of algorithms designed to improve cochlear implant performance in noise. A noise reduction (NR) algorithm, based on signal to noise ratio estimation was evaluated in combination with several directional ..
- Zebrafish responds differentially to a robotic fish of varying aspect ratio, tail beat frequency, noise, and color
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Behav Brain Res 233:545-53. 2012
..On the other hand, we find that varying the aspect ratio and coloration of the robot strongly influences fish preference...
- A new context-based approach to assess marine mammal behavioral responses to anthropogenic sounds
W T Ellison
Marine Acoustics Inc 809 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown, RI 02840, USA
Conserv Biol 26:21-8. 2012
..g., shipping). It has been demonstrated that increases in human activity and background noise can alter habitats of marine animals and potentially mask communications for species that rely on sound to mate, ..
- Speech-in-noise screening tests by internet, part 2: improving test sensitivity for noise-induced hearing loss
Monique C J Leensen
Clinical and Experimental Audiology, ENT Department, Academic Medical Centre AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Int J Audiol 50:835-48. 2011
An easily accessible screening test can be valuable in the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL)...
- Long-term exposure to road traffic noise and incident diabetes: a cohort study
Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
Environ Health Perspect 121:217-22. 2013
Road traffic noise at normal urban levels can lead to stress and sleep disturbances. Both excess of stress hormones and reduction in sleep quality and duration may lead to higher risk for type 2 diabetes.
- Perceptual learning reflects external noise filtering and internal noise reduction through channel reweighting
B A Dosher
Department of Cognitive Sciences, Institute of Mathematical Behavioral Sciences, and Center for Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:13988-93. 1998
..in a peripheral orientation discrimination task with systematically varying amounts of external (environmental) noise. The signal contrasts required to achieve threshold were reduced by a factor or two or more after training at all ..
- Traumatic noise activates Rho-family GTPases through transient cellular energy depletion
Fu Quan Chen
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
J Neurosci 32:12421-30. 2012
..Here, we characterize the auditory pathology of adult male CBA/J mice exposed to traumatic noise (2-20 kHz; 106 dB; 2 h)...
- Frequency-specific modulation of population-level frequency tuning in human auditory cortex
Institute for Biomagnetism and Biosignalanalysis, University of Muenster, Malmedyweg 15, 48149 Muenster, Germany
BMC Neurosci 10:1. 2009
..random) under auditory focused attention by means of magnetoencephalography (MEG)...
- Wind turbine noise, annoyance and self-reported health and well-being in different living environments
Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Occup Environ Med 64:480-6. 2007
To evaluate the prevalence of perception and annoyance due to wind turbine noise among people living near the turbines, and to study relations between noise and perception/annoyance, with focus on differences between living environments.
- State-dependent representation of amplitude-modulated noise stimuli in rat auditory cortex
Stephan L Marguet
Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey 07102, USA
J Neurosci 31:6414-20. 2011
..A frozen amplitude-modulated white noise stimulus was repeatedly presented while recording neuronal populations and local field potentials (LFPs) in ..
- Sub-chronic exposure to noise affects locomotor activity and produces anxiogenic and depressive like behavior in rats
Neurochemistry and Biochemical Neuropharmacology Research Unit, Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi 75270, Pakistan
Pharmacol Rep 64:64-9. 2012
b>Noise is defined as a displeasing and unwanted sound. It is one of the most encountered stressor to which mankind is exposed...
- When cognition kicks in: working memory and speech understanding in noise
Linnaeus Centre HEAD, The Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Snekkersten, Denmark
Noise Health 12:263-9. 2010
..load and cognitive load can be separately manipulated and dissociated in their effects on speech understanding in noise. The Ease of Language Understanding model assumes a theoretical position where perceptual task characteristics ..
- Assessing the influence of scanner background noise on auditory processing. I. An fMRI study comparing three experimental designs with varying degrees of scanner noise
Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Hum Brain Mapp 28:703-20. 2007
We compared two experimental designs aimed at minimizing the influence of scanner background noise (SBN) on functional MRI (fMRI) of auditory processes with one conventional fMRI design...
- Noise trauma impairs neurogenesis in the rat hippocampus
K S Kraus
Center for Hearing and Deafness, 137 Cary Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
Neuroscience 167:1216-26. 2010
..Based on earlier observations where exposure to high-intensity noise not only caused hearing loss but also impaired memory function, it is conceivably that noise exposure may suppress ..
- Laminar cortical dynamics of conscious speech perception: neural model of phonemic restoration using subsequent context in noise
Center for Adaptive Systems, Boston University, 677 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 130:440-60. 2011
..to generate conscious speech and language percepts? How does the brain restore information that is occluded by noise, or absent from an acoustic signal, by integrating contextual information over many milliseconds to disambiguate ..
- Increases in deep ocean ambient noise in the Northeast Pacific west of San Nicolas Island, California
Mark A McDonald
WhaleAcoustics, 11430 Rist Canyon Road, Bellvue, Colorado 80512, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 120:711-8. 2006
Recent measurement at a previously studied location illustrates the magnitude of increases in ocean ambient noise in the Northeast Pacific over the past four decades...
- A detailed characterization of loud noise stress: Intensity analysis of hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical axis and brain activation
Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder, Muenzinger Bldg, Rm D244, UCB 345, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
Brain Res 1062:63-73. 2005
..the release of adrenocorticotropin hormone (ACTH) and corticosterone in response to the perceived threat of loud noise. This experiment involved placing rats in acoustic chambers overnight to avoid any handling and context changes ..
- A noisy spring: the impact of globally rising underwater sound levels on fish
Behavioural Biology, Institute of Biology, Leiden University, Sylviusweg 72, 2333 BE Leiden, The Netherlands
Trends Ecol Evol 25:419-27. 2010
..Here we call attention to the urgent need to study the role of sound in the lives of fish and to develop a better understanding of the ecological impact of anthropogenic noise.
- Rapid formation of robust auditory memories: insights from noise
Trevor R Agus
Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception, CNRS and Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France
Neuron 66:610-8. 2010
..Unbeknownst to listeners, some noise samples reoccurred randomly throughout an experimental block...
- Acoustic communication in noise: regulation of call characteristics in a New World monkey
Freie Universitat Berlin, Institut fur Biologie, Verhaltensbiologie, Haderslebener Strasse 9, 12163 Berlin, Germany
J Exp Biol 207:443-8. 2004
This study on common marmosets Callithrix jacchus is the first to examine noise-dependent mechanisms of vocal plasticity in a New World monkey...
- Anatomical and functional recovery of the goldfish (Carassius auratus) ear following noise exposure
Michael E Smith
Department of Biology and Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
J Exp Biol 209:4193-202. 2006
..However, regenerative capabilities following noise exposure have not been explored in fish...
- Noise-induced stress response and hearing loss in goldfish (Carassius auratus)
Michael E Smith
Department of Biology and Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
J Exp Biol 207:427-35. 2004
..to document the effects of such anthropogenic (human-generated) sounds on marine mammals, the effects of excess noise on fishes are poorly understood...
- Annoyance from transportation noise: relationships with exposure metrics DNL and DENL and their confidence intervals
H M Miedema
TNO PG, Leiden, The Netherlands
Environ Health Perspect 109:409-16. 2001
We present a model of the distribution of noise annoyance with the mean varying as a function of the noise exposure. Day-night level (DNL) and day-evening-night level (DENL) were used as noise descriptors...
- Ecology: Birds sing at a higher pitch in urban noise
Behavioural Biology, Institute of Biology Leiden, Leiden University, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
Nature 424:267. 2003
- Inherent noise can facilitate coherence in collective swarm motion
Christian A Yates
Centre for Mathematical Biology, University of Oxford, 24 29 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LB, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:5464-9. 2009
..We give a quantitative description of how locusts use noise to maintain swarm alignment...
- Noise pollution changes avian communities and species interactions
Clinton D Francis
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 334 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
Curr Biol 19:1415-9. 2009
..We evaluated conservation concerns that noise limits bird distributions and reduces nesting success via a natural experiment to isolate the effects of noise ..
- Neuropathology and pressure in the pig brain resulting from low-impulse noise exposure
Institute of Biomedicine, Department of Medical Chemistry and Cell Biology, Sahlgren Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
J Neurotrauma 25:1397-406. 2008
..Moreover, part of this pressure could have been derived from the air outside the head. The results gave little support to significant transmission of pressure within the body...
- Spontaneous brain rhythms predict sleep stability in the face of noise
Thien Thanh Dang-Vu
Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Curr Biol 20:R626-7. 2010
..who generated more sleep spindles during a quiet night of sleep went on to exhibit higher tolerance for noise during a subsequent, noisy night of sleep...
- Noise exposure levels from personal stereo use
National Acoustic Laboratories, 126 Greville Street, Chatswood, NSW, 2067, Australia
Int J Audiol 44:231-6. 2005
Hearing healthcare professionals often express concern about the possible increased risk of noise injury, and potential for subsequent hearing loss that may result from the rise in the use of personal stereo players (PSP) in the ..
- Effects of directional microphone and adaptive multichannel noise reduction algorithm on cochlear implant performance
Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 120:2216-27. 2006
..CI) users have enjoyed good speech recognition in quiet, they still have difficulties understanding speech in noise. We conducted three experiments to determine whether a directional microphone and an adaptive multichannel noise ..
- Recognition of speech in noise with new hearing instrument compression release settings requires explicit cognitive storage and processing capacity
Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Sweden
J Am Acad Audiol 18:618-31. 2007
..have investigated the predictive value of various cognitive tests in relation to aided speech recognition in noise using compression release settings that have been experienced for a certain period...
- The reduced cochlear output and the failure to adapt the central auditory response causes tinnitus in noise exposed rats
Department of Otolaryngology, Hearing Research Centre Tübingen THRC, Molecular Physiology of Hearing, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
PLoS ONE 8:e57247. 2013
..We compared equally noise exposed rats separated into groups with and without tinnitus for differences in brain responsiveness relative to ..
- Basic fibroblast growth factor protects auditory neurons and hair cells from glutamate neurotoxicity and noise exposure
Suo Qiang Zhai
Institute of Otorhinolaryngology, General Hospital of PLA, Beijing, People s Republic of China
Acta Otolaryngol 124:124-9. 2004
..To determine the protective effects of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) on cochlear neurons and hair cells in vitro and in vivo...
- Environmental noise retards auditory cortical development
Edward F Chang
W M Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Science 300:498-502. 2003
..Here we show that rearing infant rat pups in continuous, moderate-level noise delayed the emergence of adultlike topographic representational order and the refinement of response selectivity ..
- 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
- The digits-in-noise test: assessing auditory speech recognition abilities in noise
Department of Otolaryngology Audiology and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Acoust Soc Am 133:1693-706. 2013
A speech-in-noise test which uses digit triplets in steady-state speech noise was developed. The test measures primarily the auditory, or bottom-up, speech recognition abilities in noise...
- Time course of tinnitus development following noise exposure in mice
Department of Surgery Otolaryngology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794, USA
J Neurosci Res 90:1480-8. 2012
..Six-month-old mice on a mixed C57Bl6 × 129 background were anesthetized with isoflurane and exposed to unilateral noise (n = 15), or sham exposure for controls (n = 8), for 1 hr (16-kHz octave band signal, 116-dB SPL)...
- Low frequency noise and annoyance
H G Leventhall
Noise and Vibration Consultant, Ashtead, Surrey, UK
Noise Health 6:59-72. 2004
Low frequency noise, the frequency range from about 10 Hz to 200 Hz, has been recognised as a special environmental noise problem, particularly to sensitive people in their homes...
- Quiet areas and the need for quietness in Amsterdam
Department for Research and Statistics O S, Municipality of Amsterdam, PO Box 2200, 1000 CE Amsterdam, The Netherlands Email
Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:1030-50. 2012
..in a model showing the influence of demographic and socio-economic issues, health status, sensitiveness to noise, daily activities and the noisiness in and around home. Most important of these factors is sensitivity to noise...
- Neural changes in the auditory cortex of awake guinea pigs after two tinnitus inducers: salicylate and acoustic trauma
A J Noreña
Universite de Provence, CNRS UMR 6149, Marseille, France
Neuroscience 166:1194-209. 2010
..in the same animals under each condition allowed direct comparison of the effects of salicylate and trauma (noise trauma was carried out several days after full recovery from salicylate administration)...
- Reduced startle reflex and aversive noise perception in patients with orbitofrontal cortex lesions
Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Via Venezia 8, 35131 Padova, Italy
Neuropsychologia 46:1179-84. 2008
..The orbitofrontal cortex, together with the amygdala, is confirmed to represent the main center organizing both primary and secondary learned aspects of emotions...
- Adaptive avoidance of reef noise
Stephen D Simpson
School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 6:e16625. 2011
..Some marine species are dependent on reefs for adult survival and reproduction, and are known to use reef noise to guide orientation towards suitable habitat...
- Speech reception thresholds in noise and self-reported hearing disability in a general adult population
Department of Otolaryngology Audiology, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ear Hear 27:538-49. 2006
The principal objective of this study was to describe speech reception thresholds in noise (SRTTn, i.e., the signal-to-noise ratio corresponding to 50% intelligibility) and self-reported hearing disability in a general adult population...
- The effects of human-generated sound on fish
Arthur N Popper
Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Integr Zool 4:43-52. 2009
- The impact of mitochondrial energetic dysfunction on apoptosis in outer hair cells of the cochlea following exposure to intense noise
Bo Hua Hu
Center for Hearing and Deafness, State University of New York at Buffalo, 137 Cary Hall, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14214, USA
Hear Res 236:11-21. 2008
Previous studies have shown that exposure to intense noise causes outer hair cells (OHCs) to die, primarily through the process of apoptotic degeneration...
- Reexamining the evidence for a pitch-sensitive region: a human fMRI study using iterated ripple noise
MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
Cereb Cortex 22:745-53. 2012
..a region of auditory cortex, lateral Heschl's gyrus (HG), that shows a greater response to iterated ripple noise (IRN) than to a Gaussian noise control...
- The effect of spatial separation on informational and energetic masking of speech
Tanya L Arbogast
Department of Communication Disorders and The Hearing Research Center, Boston University, Massachusetts 02215, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 112:2086-98. 2002
..listeners performed a closed-set speech identification task in the presence of a masker at various signal-to-noise ratios. Stimuli were presented in a quiet sound field...
- Characterizing observers using external noise and observer models: assessing internal representations with external noise
Zhong lin Lu
Laboratory of Brain Processes LOBES, Dana and David Dornsife Cognitive Neuroscience Imaging Center, Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, USA
Psychol Rev 115:44-82. 2008
External noise methods and observer models have been widely used to characterize the intrinsic perceptual limitations of human observers and changes of the perceptual limitations associated with cognitive, developmental, and disease ..
- Noise pollution filters bird communities based on vocal frequency
Clinton D Francis
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e27052. 2011
Human-generated noise pollution now permeates natural habitats worldwide, presenting evolutionarily novel acoustic conditions unprecedented to most landscapes...
- Early continuous white noise exposure alters auditory spatial sensitivity and expression of GAD65 and GABAA receptor subunits in rat auditory cortex
School of Life Science, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
Cereb Cortex 20:804-12. 2010
..Here, we show how early continuous noise rearing influences spatial sensitivity in the rat primary auditory cortex (A1) and its underlying mechanisms...
- Influence of prenatal noise and music on the spatial memory and neurogenesis in the hippocampus of developing rats
Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, 1 Hoigi dong, Dongdaemoon gu, Seoul 130 701, South Korea
Brain Dev 28:109-14. 2006
..In the present study, the influence of prenatal noise and music on the spatial memory and neurogenesis in the hippocampus of developing rats was investigated...
- Denoising based on spatial filtering
Alain de Cheveigné
Laboratoire de Psychologie de la Perception, UMR 8158, CNRS and Université Paris Descartes, France
J Neurosci Methods 171:331-9. 2008
..In experiments that measure stimulus-evoked activity, typically about 80% of noise power is removed with minimal distortion of the evoked response...
- Are hearing sensitivities of freshwater fish adapted to the ambient noise in their habitats?
University of Vienna, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
J Exp Biol 208:3533-42. 2005
..To test this hypothesis, noise levels and frequency spectra of four different freshwater habitats near Vienna, Austria (Danube River, Triesting ..
- Comprehension of familiar and unfamiliar native accents under adverse listening conditions
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behavior, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:520-9. 2009
..Two sentence verification experiments were conducted in which listeners heard sentences at various signal-to-noise ratios...
- Impact of fMRI acoustic noise on the functional anatomy of visual mental imagery
CNRS UMR 6905, CEA, Universite de Caen, Paris, France
J Cogn Neurosci 14:172-86. 2002
One drawback of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is that the subject must endure intense noise during testing. We examined the possible role of such noise on the activation of early visual cortex during visual mental imagery...