- Improvement of visual contrast detection by a simultaneous sound
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
Brain Res 1173:102-9. 2007
..While several studies demonstrate that the presentation of a simultaneous sound can enhance visual detection performance or increase the perceived luminance of a dim light, the origin of these ..
- Neural modulation tuning characteristics scale to efficiently encode natural sound statistics
Francisco A Rodriguez
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1157, USA
J Neurosci 30:15969-80. 2010
..Here we characterized the spectrotemporal modulation statistics of several natural sound ensembles and examined how neurons encode these statistics in the central nucleus of the inferior colliculus (CNIC)..
- The effects of anthropogenic sources of sound on fishes
A N Popper
Department of Biology and Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
J Fish Biol 75:455-89. 2009
There is increasing concern about the effects of pile driving and other anthropogenic (human-generated) sound on fishes...
- Top-down modulation of auditory processing: effects of sound context, musical expertise and attentional focus
Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Eur J Neurosci 30:1636-42. 2009
By recording auditory electrical brain potentials, we investigated whether the basic sound parameters (frequency, duration and intensity) are differentially encoded among speech vs...
- Sound generation in the searobin (Prionotus carolinus), a fish with alternate sonic muscle contraction
Martin A Connaughton
Washington College, Department of Biology, 300 Washington Ave, Chestertown, MD 21620, USA
J Exp Biol 207:1643-54. 2004
..searobin (Prionotus carolinus) contracts its paired sonic muscles alternately rather than simultaneously during sound production...
- Mechanisms of sound localization in mammals
Division of Neurobiology, Department of Biology II, Ludwig Maximilians Universitaet, Munich, Germany
Physiol Rev 90:983-1012. 2010
The ability to determine the location of a sound source is fundamental to hearing...
- A critical review of the neurophysiological evidence underlying clinical vestibular testing using sound, vibration and galvanic stimuli
Ian S Curthoys
Vestibular Research Laboratory, School of Psychology, A 18, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Clin Neurophysiol 121:132-44. 2010
In addition to activating cochlear receptors, air conducted sound (ACS) and bone conducted vibration (BCV) activate vestibular otolithic receptors, as shown by neurophysiological evidence from animal studies--evidence which is the ..
- A differentially amplified motion in the ear for near-threshold sound detection
Oregon Hearing Research Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
Nat Neurosci 14:770-4. 2011
..In guinea pigs, behavioral measurements indicate a minimum detectable sound pressure of ∼20 μPa at 16 kHz. Such faint sounds produce 0...
- 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...
- Multiplexed and robust representations of sound features in auditory cortex
Kerry M M Walker
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
J Neurosci 31:14565-76. 2011
..Finally, we observed that formant information is encoded in cortex earlier than pitch information, and we show that this time course matches ferrets' behavioral reaction time differences on a change detection task...
- A neural code for low-frequency sound localization in mammals
MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Science Road, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Nat Neurosci 4:396-401. 2001
We report a systematic relationship between sound-frequency tuning and sensitivity to interaural time delays for neurons in the midbrain nucleus of the inferior colliculus; neurons with relatively low best frequencies (BFs) showed ..
- Perceptual organization of sound begins in the auditory periphery
Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and UniversitÃ© Paris Descartes, Paris F 75006, France
Curr Biol 18:1124-8. 2008
- The neural network of phantom sound changes over time: a comparison between recent-onset and chronic tinnitus patients
TRI Tinnitus Clinic, Brai n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
Eur J Neurosci 34:718-31. 2011
Tinnitus is characterized by an ongoing conscious perception of a sound in the absence of any external sound source. Chronic tinnitus is notoriously characterized by its resistance to treatment...
- Cortical representation of natural complex sounds: effects of acoustic features and auditory object category
Amber M Leaver
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20057, USA
J Neurosci 30:7604-12. 2010
..Although specialized voice and speech-sound regions have been proposed, it is unclear how other types of complex natural sounds are processed within this ..
- Sound categories are represented as distributed patterns in the human auditory cortex
Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Curr Biol 19:498-502. 2009
..b>Sound recognition in the human brain has been assumed to proceed through several functionally specialized areas, ..
- Three-dimensional finite element modeling of human ear for sound transmission
Rong Z Gan
School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
Ann Biomed Eng 32:847-59. 2004
An accurate, comprehensive finite element model of the human ear can provide better understanding of sound transmission, and can be used for assessing the influence of diseases on hearing and the treatment of hearing loss...
- Sound texture perception via statistics of the auditory periphery: evidence from sound synthesis
Josh H McDermott
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
Neuron 71:926-40. 2011
Rainstorms, insect swarms, and galloping horses produce "sound textures"--the collective result of many similar acoustic events...
- White matter anisotropy in the ventral language pathway predicts sound-to-word learning success
Francis C K Wong
The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
J Neurosci 31:8780-5. 2011
According to the dual stream model of auditory language processing, the dorsal stream is responsible for mapping sound to articulation and the ventral stream plays the role of mapping sound to meaning...
- Dissociating the representation of action- and sound-related concepts in middle temporal cortex
University of Ulm, Department of Psychiatry, Germany
Brain Lang 122:120-5. 2012
..Neuroimaging studies found, in different subject groups, that action-related and sound-related concepts activated different parts of posterior middle temporal gyrus (pMTG), suggesting a modality-..
- Two GABAA responses with distinct kinetics in a sound localization circuit
Zheng Quan Tang
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, College of Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH 44272, USA
J Physiol 590:3787-805. 2012
..mechanisms in neurons of the chicken nucleus laminaris (NL), the first encoder of interaural time difference for sound localization in birds...
- Serum testosterone, sex hormone-binding globulin and total calcium levels predict the calcaneal speed of sound in men
Kok Yong Chin
Pharmacology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Clinics (Sao Paulo) 67:911-6. 2012
..The present study aimed to examine the relationship between the calcaneal speed of sound and biochemical determinants of bone mass, such as sex hormones, parathyroid hormones and serum calcium.
- Direction of visual apparent motion driven solely by timing of a static sound
Department of Psychology, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, United Kingdom
Curr Biol 18:1262-6. 2008
..We investigated whether timing of a static sound can also influence spatio-temporal processing of visual apparent motion, induced here by visual bars alternating ..
- Sound representation methods for spectro-temporal receptive field estimation
Biophysics Group, University of California at Berkeley, 3210, Tolman Hall, Berkeley, CA, 94720, USA
J Comput Neurosci 21:5-20. 2006
The spectro-temporal receptive field (STRF) of an auditory neuron describes the linear relationship between the sound stimulus in a time-frequency representation and the neural response...
- 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.
- Preperceptual and stimulus-selective enhancement of low-level human visual cortex excitability by sounds
Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G128QB, UK
Curr Biol 19:1799-805. 2009
..we show that structured looming sounds considerably enhance visual cortex excitability relative to other sound categories and white-noise controls...
- A rate code for sound azimuth in monkey auditory cortex: implications for human neuroimaging studies
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
J Neurosci 28:3747-58. 2008
Is sound location represented in the auditory cortex of humans and monkeys? Human neuroimaging experiments have had only mixed success at demonstrating sound location sensitivity in primary auditory cortex...
- A population rate code of auditory space in the human cortex
Nelli H Salminen
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science, Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland
PLoS ONE 4:e7600. 2009
Previous work on the human auditory cortex has revealed areas specialized in spatial processing but how the neurons in these areas represent the location of a sound source remains unknown.
- Human middle-ear sound transfer function and cochlear input impedance
Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 3801 Miranda Ave, MC 112-B1, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Hear Res 152:100-9. 2001
The middle-ear pressure gain, defined as the ear canal sound pressure to cochlear vestibule pressure gain, GME, and the ear canal sound pressure to stapes footplate velocity transfer function, SVTF, simultaneously measured in 12 fresh ..
- Echolocation clicks of two free-ranging, oceanic delphinids with different food preferences: false killer whales Pseudorca crassidens and Risso's dolphins Grampus griseus
P T Madsen
Ocean Alliance, 191 Western Road, Lincoln, MA 01773, USA
J Exp Biol 207:1811-23. 2004
..captive animals have accumulated a large body of knowledge concerning the production, reception and processing of sound in odontocete biosonars, but there is little information about the properties and use of biosonar clicks of free-..
- Confrontation naming of environmental sounds
M M Marcell
Department of Psychology, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC 29424, USA
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 22:830-64. 2000
..1, criteria for scoring naming accuracy were developed and rating data were gathered on degree of confidence in sound identification and the perceived familiarity, complexity, and pleasantness of the sounds...
- Temporal ventriloquism: sound modulates the flash-lag effect
Department of Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, Netherlands
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 30:513-8. 2004
A sound presented in close temporal proximity to a visual stimulus can alter the perceived temporal dimensions of the visual stimulus (temporal ventriloquism)...
- Large-scale heterogeneous representation of sound attributes in rat primary auditory cortex: from unit activity to population dynamics
Department of Functional Brain Imaging and Smart Aging International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging, and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
J Neurosci 31:14639-53. 2011
..indicates the existence of pyramidal cells (PCs) and interneurons with nontrivial tuning characteristics for sound attributes in the primary auditory cortex (A1) of mammals...
- An on-chip, multichannel droplet sorter using standing surface acoustic waves
Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Anal Chem 85:5468-74. 2013
- Mice and humans perceive multiharmonic communication sounds in the same way
Department of Neurobiology, University of Ulm, D 89069 Ulm, Germany
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:479-82. 2002
- Inhibitory plasticity in a lateral band improves cortical detection of natural vocalizations
Edgar E Galindo-Leon
Department of Biology, Emory University, 1510 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Neuron 62:705-16. 2009
- The ability to move to a beat is linked to the consistency of neural responses to sound
Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Communication Sciences, Institute for Neuroscience, Neurobiology and Physiology, and Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208
J Neurosci 33:14981-8. 2013
..In particular, links between auditory-motor synchronization ability and characteristics of the brain's response to sound have not yet been explored...
- Auditory perception of natural sound categories--an fMRI study
National Brain Research Centre, NH 8, Nainwal Mode, Manesar, Gurgaon, India
Neuroscience 214:49-58. 2012
..While this seems to be an appealing proposition, further studies are required to explore the role of top-down mechanisms arising from such features to drive category selectivity in the brain...
- Auditory attention--focusing the searchlight on sound
Jonathan B Fritz
Centre for Auditory and Acoustic Research, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Curr Opin Neurobiol 17:437-55. 2007
- Single-layer graphene sound-emitting devices: experiments and modeling
Institute of Microelectronics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China
Nanoscale 4:2272-7. 2012
Single-layer graphene (SLG) was demonstrated to emit sound. The sound emission from SLG had a significant flat frequency response in the wide ultrasound range from 20 kHz to 50 kHz...
- Graphene-on-paper sound source devices
Institute of Microelectronics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
ACS Nano 5:4878-85. 2011
We demonstrate an interesting phenomenon that graphene can emit sound. The application of graphene can be expanded in the acoustic field. Graphene-on-paper sound source devices are made by patterning graphene on paper substrates...
- Asymmetry and dynamics of a narrow sonar beam in an echolocating harbor porpoise
Jens C Koblitz
Animal Physiology, Institute for Neurobiology, University of Tübingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tübingen, Germany
J Acoust Soc Am 131:2315-24. 2012
A key component in the operation of a biosonar system is the radiation of sound energy from the sound producing head structures of toothed whales and microbats...
- Echolocation signals of wild harbour porpoises, Phocoena phocoena
Department of Zoophysiology, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Aarhus, C F Møllers Alle, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
J Exp Biol 210:56-64. 2007
..Harbour porpoises in this study preferred a relatively constant inter-click interval of about 60 ms, but intervals up to 200 ms and down to 30 ms were also recorded...
- Systematic mapping of the monkey inferior colliculus reveals enhanced low frequency sound representation
David A Bulkin
Department of Neurobiology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
J Neurophysiol 105:1785-97. 2011
..The remaining 15 (of 100) locations exhibited auditory responses that were not sensitive to sound frequency...
- From symbols to sounds: visual symbolic information activates sound representations
Institut für Allgemeine Psychologie, University of Leipzig, Germany
Psychophysiology 41:709-15. 2004
..These results suggest that the auditory system can establish a representation of an expected stimulus on the basis of visual symbolic information...
- Reversal to air-driven sound production revealed by a molecular phylogeny of tongueless frogs, family Pipidae
Department of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
BMC Evol Biol 11:114. 2011
..b>Sound production plays a central role in the behavior of frogs, which use their calls to delimit territories and attract ..
- Potential mechanism of sound production in Oreochromis niloticus (Cichlidae)
Laboratory of Functional and Evolutive Morphology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
J Exp Biol 212:3395-402. 2009
..In the present study, a combination of approaches was used to investigate the sound-producing mechanism of Oreochromis niloticus...
- 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
There is growing international concern about the effects of human-generated sound on fish and other aquatic organisms...
- Sound strategies: the 65-million-year-old battle between bats and insects
William E Conner
Department of Biology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106, USA
Annu Rev Entomol 57:21-39. 2012
..In an exciting new twist, researchers are taking the technologies developed in the laboratory back into the field, where they are poised to appreciate the full richness of this remarkable predator-prey interaction...
- Interhemispheric differences in auditory processing revealed by fMRI in awake rhesus monkeys
Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven Medical School, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Cereb Cortex 22:838-53. 2012
..Our results indicate that processing of vocal sounds in the lateral belt and parabelt is asymmetric in monkeys, as predicted from lesion studies...
- Adaptive avoidance of reef noise
Stephen D Simpson
School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 6:e16625. 2011
- When sound affects vision: effects of auditory grouping on visual motion perception
California Institute of Technology, Mail Code 139 74, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
Psychol Sci 12:109-16. 2001
..A brief sound at the moment the targets coincide biases perception toward bouncing...
- Corticofugal modulation of midbrain sound processing in the house mouse
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Neuroscience Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive, N W, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N1, Canada
Eur J Neurosci 16:119-28. 2002
..The midbrain processing of sound components in the centre of cortical feedback is largely enhanced while processing in the surround is suppressed.
- Efficient coding of natural sounds
Michael S Lewicki
Computer Science Department and Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Nat Neurosci 5:356-63. 2002
The auditory system encodes sound by decomposing the amplitude signal arriving at the ear into multiple frequency bands whose center frequencies and bandwidths are approximately exponential functions of the distance from the stapes...
- Practice strategies of musicians modulate neural processing and the learning of sound-patterns
Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
Neurobiol Learn Mem 87:236-47. 2007
..component of event-related brain potentials (ERPs) was used to probe pre-attentive neural discrimination of simple sound features and melody-like patterns...
- Memory-based detection of rare sound feature combinations in anesthetized rats
Department of Psychology, University of Jyvaäskylaä, Jyvaäskylaä, Finland
Neuroreport 17:1561-4. 2006
It is unclear whether the ability of the brain to discriminate rare from frequently repeated combinations of sound features is limited to the normal sleep/wake cycle...
- Imaging hair cell transduction at the speed of sound: dynamic behavior of mammalian stereocilia
Center for Hearing and Communication Research, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, M1 Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:1918-23. 2006
The cochlea contains two types of sensory cells, the inner and outer hair cells. Sound-evoked deflection of outer hair cell stereocilia leads to fast force production that will enhance auditory sensitivity up to 1,000-fold...
- Changes of AI receptive fields with sound density
David T Blake
Coleman Laboratory and Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, Department of Otolaryngology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0732, USA
J Neurophysiol 88:3409-20. 2002
..Spectral selectivity more than doubled. Inhibitory subfields, which were rarely recorded at low sound densities, emerged at higher sound densities...
- Early auditory experience generates long-lasting memories that may subserve vocal learning in songbirds
Mimi L Phan
Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:1088-93. 2006
..Furthermore, the strength of this selectivity shows a striking correlation with the fidelity of vocal imitation, suggesting that this auditory memory may have served as the model for song learning...
- Passive acoustic detection of deep-diving beaked whales
Walter M X Zimmer
NATO Undersea Research Centre, Viale San Bartolomeo 400, 19138 La Spezia, Italy
J Acoust Soc Am 124:2823-32. 2008
..7 km, provided the listening duration exceeds the deep dive interval, about 2.5 h on average. Detection ranges beyond 4 km are unlikely and would require low ambient noise or special sound propagation conditions.
- Invariance and sensitivity to intensity in neural discrimination of natural sounds
Cyrus P Billimoria
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Hearing Research Center, Center for Biodynamics and Program in Mathematical and Computational Neuroscience, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
J Neurosci 28:6304-8. 2008
..Our results indicate that a temporally sparse spike timing-based code at a primary cortical stage can provide a substrate for intensity-invariant discrimination of natural sounds...
- Sound processing hierarchy within human auditory cortex
Institute for Biomagnetismand Biosignal Analysis, University of Muenster, Malmedyweg 15, 48149 Muenster, Germany
J Cogn Neurosci 23:1855-63. 2011
..present study, we investigated the complex effects of auditory-focused attention and the signal-to-noise ratio of sound stimuli on three different auditory evoked field components (auditory steady-state response, N1m, and sustained ..
- Resonators in insect sound production: how insects produce loud pure-tone songs
H C Bennet-Clark
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
J Exp Biol 202:3347-57. 1999
..The evidence for the existence of resonators in insect sound production is assessed. The mechanics of different types of sound-producing system found in insects is described...
- Reverse propagation of sound in the gerbil cochlea
Oregon Hearing Research Center, Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, NRC 04, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
Nat Neurosci 7:333-4. 2004
..These results contradict the current theory and show that the ear emits sounds through the cochlear fluids as compression waves rather than along the basilar membrane as backward-traveling waves...
- Cortical FMRI activation to sequences of tones alternating in frequency: relationship to perceived rate and streaming
E Courtenay Wilson
Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology Program, Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
J Neurophysiol 97:2230-8. 2007
..of a sequence and are far greater than the effects produced by changing other physical stimulus variables, such as sound level or bandwidth...
- The sound of stress: blunted cortisol reactivity to psychosocial stress in tinnitus sufferers
Ecole d Orthophonie et d Audiologie, Universite de Montreal, Canada Centre de recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, Canada
Neurosci Lett 411:138-42. 2007
..Their cortisol response is similar to that found in other bodily stress-related diseases and thus suggests that tinnitus is related to stress. However, tinnitus intensity might not be modulated by stress in a concurrent manner...
- Asymmetric cross-modal effects in time perception
Kuan Ming Chen
Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University, No 1, Roosevelt Rd Sec 4, Taipei 10617, Taiwan
Acta Psychol (Amst) 130:225-34. 2009
..We used an oddball paradigm to examine the effect of sound on the judgment of visual duration and that of a visual object on the judgment of an auditory duration...
- Tinnitus in hamsters following exposure to intense sound
Henry E Heffner
Department of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
Hear Res 170:83-95. 2002
..procedure to drink in the presence of a broadband noise and/or a tone and to stop drinking in the absence of sound. A variety of tones and loudspeaker locations were used during training so that the animals would respond to a ..
- Brain activation during anticipation of sound sequences
Amber M Leaver
Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience and Cognition, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20057, USA
J Neurosci 29:2477-85. 2009
Music consists of sound sequences that require integration over time. As we become familiar with music, associations between notes, melodies, and entire symphonic movements become stronger and more complex...
- Audiovisual perception: Implicit estimation of sound-arrival time
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Teragu hakusan 1497 1, Tsukuba 300 4201, Japan
Nature 421:911. 2003
- Corticofugal modulation of initial sound processing in the brain
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
J Neurosci 28:11615-21. 2008
..of particular auditory information and attenuates others at the first processing level in the brain based on sound frequencies encoded in the auditory cortex...
- Hyperactivity in the dorsal cochlear nucleus after intense sound exposure and its resemblance to tone-evoked activity: a physiological model for tinnitus
J A Kaltenbach
Department of Otolaryngology, Wayne State University, 5E UHC, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Hear Res 140:165-72. 2000
..This increase may represent an important neural correlate of noise-induced tinnitus, a condition in which sound, typically of very high pitch, is perceived in the absence of a corresponding acoustic stimulus...
- Waves on Reissner's membrane: a mechanism for the propagation of otoacoustic emissions from the cochlea
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Laboratory of Sensory Neuroscience, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10065 6399, USA
Cell Rep 1:374-84. 2012
b>Sound is detected and converted into electrical signals within the ear. The cochlea not only acts as a passive detector of sound, however, but can also produce tones itself...
- Mosquito hearing: sound-induced antennal vibrations in male and female Aedes aegypti
M C Göpfert
Institute for Zoology, Laboratory of Bioacoustics, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
J Exp Biol 202:2727-38. 1999
..As early as 1855, it was proposed that this remarkable antennal anatomy served as a sound-receiving structure...
- Tuning of the ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potential (oVEMP) to AC sound shows two separate peaks
Alexander S Zhang
Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
Exp Brain Res 213:111-6. 2011
..When elicited using air-conducted (AC) sound stimulation, the oVEMP is thought to reflect mostly saccular activation...
- Sound-intensity-dependent compensation for the small interaural time difference cue for sound source localization
Departments of Physiology and Morphological Brain Science, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
J Neurosci 28:7153-64. 2008
Interaural time difference (ITD) is a major cue for sound source localization. However, animals with small heads experience small ITDs, making ITD detection difficult, particularly for low-frequency sound...
- The remarkable cochlear amplifier
Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology and UCL Ear Institute, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Hear Res 266:1-17. 2010
..These experiments are presently lacking but if successfully performed would have an enormous impact on our understanding of the cochlear amplifier...
- Vestibular-evoked extraocular potentials produced by stimulation with bone-conducted sound
S M Rosengren
Institute of Neurological Sciences and UNSW Clinical School, Prince of Wales Hospital Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
Clin Neurophysiol 116:1938-48. 2005
..To investigate the origin, whether ocular or extraocular, of the short latency frontal potential (N15) reported by following vestibular stimulation...
- Sperm whale sound production studied with ultrasound time/depth-recording tags
P T Madsen
Department of Zoophysiology, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Aarhus, Building 131, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
J Exp Biol 205:1899-906. 2002
..volumes in diving mammals are reduced with increasing ambient pressure, which seems likely to influence pneumatic sound production at depth...
- Neural encoding and retrieval of sound sequences
Josef P Rauschecker
Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience and Cognition, Georgetown University Medical Center, New Research Building, Room WP15, Box 571460, Washington, DC 20057 1460, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:125-35. 2005
..However, the higher auditory and prefrontal areas found to be activated by musical melodies are expected to interact with primary areas in both bottom-up and top-down fashion to bring about the perceptual organization of sound sequences.
- Development of gerbil medial superior olive: integration of temporally delayed excitation and inhibition at physiological temperature
Florin V Chirila
Sensory Neuroscience Research Center, West Virginia University School of Medicine, One Medical Center Drive, PO Box 9303, Morgantown, WV 26506 9303, USA
J Physiol 584:167-90. 2007
..We propose that shaping of excitatory circuitry to mediate TD sensitivity can begin before airborne sound is detectable, and that inhibitory inputs having suboptimal neural delays may then be pruned by cellular ..
- Functional magnetic resonance imaging of sound pressure level encoding in the rat central auditory system
Jevin W Zhang
Laboratory of Biomedical Imaging and Signal Processing The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
Neuroimage 65:119-26. 2013
Intensity is an important physical property of a sound wave and is customarily reported as sound pressure level (SPL)...
- Ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (OVEMPs) produced by air- and bone-conducted sound
Neil P McAngus Todd
Faculty of Life Science, University of Manchester, Manchester M60 1QD, UK
Clin Neurophysiol 118:381-90. 2007
..To determine the origin and properties of short latency extraocular potentials produced by activation of the vestibular apparatus using two modes of acoustic stimulation...
- Pilot whales attracted to killer whale sounds: acoustically-mediated interspecific interactions in cetaceans
Sea Mammal Research Unit, School of Biology, University of St Andrews, Fife, St Andrews, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 7:e52201. 2012
..sounds to pilot whales induced a clear increase in group size and a strong attraction of the animals towards the sound source...
- Affective ratings of sound stimuli
University of Santiago, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Behav Res Methods 40:784-90. 2008
..J. Lang, Bradley, & Cuthbert, 1999; Moltó et al., 1999) and the Affective Norms for English Words (Bradley & Lang, 1999a; Redondo, Fraga, Padrón, & Comesaña, 2007)...
- Tuning to natural stimulus dynamics in primary auditory cortex
J A Garcia-Lazaro
University Laboratory of Physiology, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
Curr Biol 16:264-71. 2006
..These findings indicate that auditory cortex is indeed tuned to the 1/f dynamics commonly found in the statistical distributions of natural soundscapes...
- Sound radiation around a flying fly
School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, United Kingdom
J Acoust Soc Am 118:530-8. 2005
..recording, we describe both the directional radiation pattern and the detailed frequency composition of the sound produced by a tethered flying (Lucilia sericata)...
- Comparison of forward (ear-canal) and reverse (round-window) sound stimulation of the cochlea
Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Hear Res 301:105-14. 2013
The cochlea is normally driven with "forward" stimulation, in which sound is introduced to the ear canal. Alternatively, the cochlea can be stimulated at the round window (RW) using an actuator...
- The role of male courtship song in species recognition in Drosophila montana
Department of Genetics, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
Behav Genet 35:257-63. 2005
..In Drosophila montana, specific traits of the courtship song (the length and the carrier frequency of sound pulses) have earlier been shown to play an important role in intraspecific mate choice...
- Tuning of the ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potential to bone-conducted sound stimulation
Alexander S Zhang
Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
J Appl Physiol (1985) 112:1279-90. 2012
..The findings are consistent with an effect on a receptor with a resonance around 100 Hz, most likely the utricle...
- Wall-corner classification using sonar: a new approach based on geometric features
Instituto de Automática e Informática Industrial ai2 1, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, C de Vera, S N, 46022, Valencia, Spain
Sensors (Basel) 10:10683-700. 2010
..5 to 4 m, and with incidence angles ranging between 20° to 70°. Experimental results show an enhancement on the success in classification rates when these geometric features are considered...
- Specialization of primary auditory cortex processing by sound exposure in the "critical period"
Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:7170-4. 2004
..In the sound exposure-revised A1, responses were segregated into two explicit zones representing spectrally and temporally ..
- Active traveling wave in the cochlea
Cavendish Laboratory, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0HE, United Kingdom
Phys Rev Lett 90:158101. 2003
A sound stimulus entering the inner ear excites a deformation of the basilar membrane which travels along the cochlea towards the apex. It is well established that this wavelike disturbance is amplified by an active system...
- Zipf's law in short-time timbral codings of speech, music, and environmental sound signals
Music Technology Group, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
PLoS ONE 7:e33993. 2012
..Finally, we find that a Yule-Simon process with memory provides a reasonable quantitative approximation for our data, suggesting the existence of a common simple generative mechanism for all considered sound sources.
- Responses of ventral cochlear nucleus neurons to contralateral sound after conductive hearing loss
Christian J Sumner
Kresge Hearing Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0506, USA
J Neurophysiol 94:4234-43. 2005
..In normal hearing animals, contralateral sound produces an inhibitory response to broadband noise in approximately one third of ventral cochlear nucleus (VCN) ..
- Sound strategy: acoustic aposematism in the bat-tiger moth arms race
Nickolay I Hristov
Department of Biology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
Naturwissenschaften 92:164-9. 2005
..ornatrix, and Apantesis nais, that naturally differ in their levels of unpalatability and their ability to produce sound. Moths were tethered and offered to free-flying naive big brown bats, Eptesicus fuscus...
- Nonlinear spectrotemporal interactions underlying selectivity for complex sounds in auditory cortex
Laboratory of Auditory Neurophysiology, Departments of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
J Neurosci 29:11192-202. 2009
..neurons in the primary auditory cortex (A1) of awake marmoset monkeys were in fact highly selective for complex sound features...
- Accurate sound localization in reverberant environments is mediated by robust encoding of spatial cues in the auditory midbrain
Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Neuron 62:123-34. 2009
In reverberant environments, acoustic reflections interfere with the direct sound arriving at a listener's ears, distorting the spatial cues for sound localization...
- The influence of lifelong musicianship on neurophysiological measures of concurrent sound segregation
Benjamin Rich Zendel
Rotman Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
J Cogn Neurosci 25:503-16. 2013
..Here, we investigated the impact of lifelong musicianship on concurrent sound segregation and perception using scalp-recorded ERPs...
- How learning to shake a rattle affects 8-month-old infants' perception of the rattle's sound: electrophysiological evidence for action-effect binding in infancy
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Dev Cogn Neurosci 2:90-6. 2012
..To investigate this, we trained 8-month-old infants for one week to use a novel rattle that produced a specific sound when shaken. Infants were also presented with another sound, which was not related to an action...
- Transmission properties of bone conducted sound: measurements in cadaver heads
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 92305 5328, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 118:2373-91. 2005
..In this paper, the transmission properties of bone conducted sound in human head are presented, measured as the three-dimensional vibration at the cochlear promontory in six intact ..
- Auditory streaming of amplitude-modulated sounds in the songbird forebrain
Animal Physiology and Behaviour Group, Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, 26111 Oldenburg, Germany
J Neurophysiol 101:3212-25. 2009
..These two effects are additive and may provide the basis for a more separated representation of A and B signals by two populations of neurons that can be viewed as a neuronal correlate of segregated streams...