psychoacoustics

Summary

Summary: The science pertaining to the interrelationship of psychologic phenomena and the individual's response to the physical properties of sound.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Listening in aging adults: from discourse comprehension to psychoacoustics
    Bruce A Schneider
    University of Toronto
    Can J Exp Psychol 56:139-52. 2002
  2. ncbi Tracking the time to recovery after induced loudness reduction
    Yoav Arieh
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:3381-4. 2005
  3. ncbi Acoustic correlates of timbre space dimensions: a confirmatory study using synthetic tones
    Anne Caclin
    Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique Musique STMS IRCAM CNRS, 1 place Igor Stravinsky, F 75004 Paris, France
    J Acoust Soc Am 118:471-82. 2005
  4. ncbi The capacity for music: what is it, and what's special about it?
    Ray Jackendoff
    Center for Cognitive Studies, Department of Philosophy, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Cognition 100:33-72. 2006
  5. ncbi Sensitivity to isolated and concurrent intensity and fundamental frequency increments by cochlear implant users under natural listening conditions
    Cheryl F Rogers
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 28208, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:2276-87. 2006
  6. ncbi Sound processing hierarchy within human auditory cortex
    Hidehiko Okamoto
    Institute for Biomagnetismand Biosignal Analysis, University of Muenster, Malmedyweg 15, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:1855-63. 2011
  7. ncbi Unlearning tinnitus-related cerebral synchrony with acoustic coordinated reset stimulation: theoretical concept and modelling
    Peter A Tass
    Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine Neuromodulation INM 7, Research Center Julich, 52425 Julich, Germany
    Biol Cybern 106:27-36. 2012
  8. ncbi A computational model of human auditory signal processing and perception
    Morten L Jepsen
    Centre for Applied Hearing Research, Acoustic Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
    J Acoust Soc Am 124:422-38. 2008
  9. ncbi The precedence effect
    R Y Litovsky
    Hearing Research Center, Boston University, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 106:1633-54. 1999
  10. ncbi Equal-loudness-level contours for pure tones
    Yôiti Suzuki
    Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    J Acoust Soc Am 116:918-33. 2004

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  1. ncbi Listening in aging adults: from discourse comprehension to psychoacoustics
    Bruce A Schneider
    University of Toronto
    Can J Exp Psychol 56:139-52. 2002
    ..In large part, we find that age-related changes in speech understanding are a consequence of auditory declines...
  2. ncbi Tracking the time to recovery after induced loudness reduction
    Yoav Arieh
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:3381-4. 2005
  3. ncbi Acoustic correlates of timbre space dimensions: a confirmatory study using synthetic tones
    Anne Caclin
    Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique Musique STMS IRCAM CNRS, 1 place Igor Stravinsky, F 75004 Paris, France
    J Acoust Soc Am 118:471-82. 2005
    ..Dissimilarity ratings were analyzed with two different multidimensional scaling models (CLASCAL and CONSCAL), the latter providing psychophysical functions constrained by the physical parameters. Their complementarity is discussed...
  4. ncbi The capacity for music: what is it, and what's special about it?
    Ray Jackendoff
    Center for Cognitive Studies, Department of Philosophy, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Cognition 100:33-72. 2006
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  5. ncbi Sensitivity to isolated and concurrent intensity and fundamental frequency increments by cochlear implant users under natural listening conditions
    Cheryl F Rogers
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 28208, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:2276-87. 2006
    ..Although sensitivity to either cue in isolation was not related to word recognition in CI users, the listeners having lower combined-cue thresholds produced better word recognition scores...
  6. ncbi Sound processing hierarchy within human auditory cortex
    Hidehiko Okamoto
    Institute for Biomagnetismand Biosignal Analysis, University of Muenster, Malmedyweg 15, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:1855-63. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi Unlearning tinnitus-related cerebral synchrony with acoustic coordinated reset stimulation: theoretical concept and modelling
    Peter A Tass
    Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine Neuromodulation INM 7, Research Center Julich, 52425 Julich, Germany
    Biol Cybern 106:27-36. 2012
    ..Based on our simulations, we propose non-invasive acoustic CR stimulation as a possible novel therapy for tinnitus...
  8. ncbi A computational model of human auditory signal processing and perception
    Morten L Jepsen
    Centre for Applied Hearing Research, Acoustic Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
    J Acoust Soc Am 124:422-38. 2008
    ..The model can account for most of the key properties of the data and is more powerful than the original model. The model might be useful as a front end in technical applications...
  9. ncbi The precedence effect
    R Y Litovsky
    Hearing Research Center, Boston University, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 106:1633-54. 1999
    ..This article is divided into five major sections. First, it begins with a review of recent work on psychoacoustics, which divides the phenomena into measurements of fusion, localization dominance, and discrimination ..
  10. ncbi Equal-loudness-level contours for pure tones
    Yôiti Suzuki
    Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    J Acoust Soc Am 116:918-33. 2004
    ..The contours described by Robinson and Dadson exhibit clear differences from the new contours. These differences are most pronounced below 500 Hz and the discrepancy is often as large as 14 dB...
  11. pmc Auditory cortical detection and discrimination correlates with communicative significance
    Robert C Liu
    Department of Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e173. 2007
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  12. ncbi Informational masking: counteracting the effects of stimulus uncertainty by decreasing target-masker similarity
    Nathaniel I Durlach
    Hearing Research Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:368-79. 2003
    ..Furthermore, listener vulnerability to informational masking is found to be consistent to at least a moderate degree across experiments...
  13. ncbi Perceptual learning: how much daily training is enough?
    Beverly A Wright
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 3350, USA
    Exp Brain Res 180:727-36. 2007
    ..These results imply that perceptual skills are transferred from short- to long-term memory (consolidated) daily, but only if a task-specific initiation requirement has been met...
  14. ncbi Note on informational masking
    Nathaniel I Durlach
    J Acoust Soc Am 113:2984-7. 2003
  15. ncbi Localization dominance and the effect of frequency in the Mongolian Gerbil, Meriones unguiculatus
    Miriam Wolf
    Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Kraepelinstr 2 10, 80804, Munich, Germany
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 196:463-70. 2010
    ..The data show that the gerbil is an excellent model to study the neural basis of complex spatial-auditory processing...
  16. ncbi Neural correlates of the precedence effect in auditory evoked potentials
    Jörg Damaschke
    Medizinische Physik, Carl von Ossietzky Universitat Oldenburg, D 26111 Oldenburg, Germany
    Hear Res 205:157-71. 2005
    ..Rather, the precedence effect seems to be reflected by the MMN, i.e., cognitive processes on higher stages of the auditory pathway...
  17. ncbi Assessment and treatment of tinnitus patients using a "masking approach."
    Martin A Schechter
    VA Audiology Clinic, VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 13:545-58. 2002
    ..This informal review summarizes a variety of clinical observations culled from years of direct patient care experience. A tinnitus questionnaire is provided to help clinicians review potentially relevant issues...
  18. ncbi Localization cues with bilateral cochlear implants
    Bernhard U Seeber
    Institute for Human Machine Communication, Technische Universität München Arcisstr 21, 80333 München, Germany
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:1030-42. 2008
    ..Localization shifted predominantly for offsets in ILDs, even for pulsed high-pass noise. This confirms that envelope ITDs contributed little and that localization with bilateral CIs was dominated by ILDs...
  19. ncbi Effect of a forward masker on the N1m amplitude: varying the signal delay
    Tadashi Nishimura
    Department of Otolaryngology, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara, Nara 634 8522, Japan
    Neuroreport 14:891-3. 2003
    ..As the signal delay decreased from 40 ms, the N1m amplitude increased although the masking increased. Our results suggest that the growth of the N1m amplitude largely depends on temporal integration at signal delays below 40 ms...
  20. ncbi Modeling cochlear dynamics: interrelation between cochlea mechanics and psychoacoustics
    Bastian Epp
    Neuroacoustics, Institute of Physics, Carl von Ossietzky Universitat Oldenburg, Carl von Ossietzky Str 9 11, Oldenburg 26111, Germany
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:1870-83. 2010
    ..investigate phenomena related to otoacoustic emissions and more filter-based model approaches often used in psychoacoustics. In the present study, a nonlinear and active one-dimensional transmission line model was developed that ..
  21. ncbi Can basic auditory and cognitive measures predict hearing-impaired listeners' localization and spatial speech recognition abilities?
    Tobias Neher
    Eriksholm Research Centre, Oticon A S, Kongevejen 243, DK 3070 Snekkersten, Denmark
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:1542-58. 2011
    ..Altogether, these results are in support of the notion that both bottom-up and top-down deficits are responsible for the impaired functioning of elderly hearing-impaired listeners in cocktail party-like situations...
  22. ncbi Temporal binding of auditory and rotational stimuli
    Mark C Sanders
    Speech and Hearing Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    Exp Brain Res 210:539-47. 2011
    ..These values are significantly lower than those previously reported for stimulus pairs involving electrically evoked vestibular stimuli and are more consistent with timing relationships between pairs of non-vestibular stimuli...
  23. pmc Isolating mechanisms that influence measures of the precedence effect: theoretical predictions and behavioral tests
    Jing Xia
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:866-82. 2011
    ..When combined with auditory nerve adaptation, which emphasizes onset information, lateralization of PE click pairs with a short ISD can be well predicted...
  24. ncbi Timbre discrimination in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners under different noise conditions
    Suzan Emiroglu
    Medizinische Physik, Carl von Ossietzky Universitat Oldenburg, 26111 Oldenburg, Germany
    Brain Res 1220:199-207. 2008
    ..The results can be explained by primary factors involved in sensorineural hearing loss and contradict the hypothesis that hearing-impaired people generally have more problems in object discrimination than normal-hearing people...
  25. ncbi A comparison of the temporal weighting of annoyance and loudness
    Kerstin Dittrich
    Department of Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz, 55099 Mainz, Germany
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:3168-78. 2009
    ..Noises with the same L(eq) but different amplitude modulation depths were judged to differ in annoyance but not in loudness...
  26. ncbi The temporal weighting of loudness: effects of the level profile
    Daniel Oberfeld
    Department of Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    Atten Percept Psychophys 73:189-208. 2011
    ..The results are interpreted in terms of memory and attention processes. We demonstrate that the prediction of loudness can be improved significantly by allowing for nonuniform temporal weights...
  27. ncbi Forward-masked intensity discrimination: duration effects and spectral effects
    R S Schlauch
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 102:461-7. 1997
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that perceptual similarity plays a role in forward-masked intensity discrimination but does not account entirely for the mid-level elevation of the Weber fraction...
  28. ncbi The gaps-in-noise test: gap detection thresholds in normal-hearing young adults
    Alessandra Giannela Samelli
    University of Guarulhos, Guarulhos, Brazil
    Int J Audiol 47:238-45. 2008
    ..The results suggest that the data obtained can be applied as reference values for future testing. In the subjects evaluated, the gaps-in-noise test proved to be consistent with low variability...
  29. ncbi Measuring timbre discrimination with cross-faded synthetic tones
    Torsten Rahne
    University Hospital Halle Saale, Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Halle Saale, Germany
    J Neurosci Methods 189:176-9. 2010
    ..The results confirm the applicability of the test to measure timbre discrimination with the spectral difference as solely cue. Further, the portability of the test to further dimensions of timbre is discussed...
  30. ncbi Operant methods for mouse psychoacoustics
    Karin B Klink
    Carl von Ossietzky Universitat Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
    Behav Res Methods 38:1-7. 2006
    ..Thus, the constant-stimuli procedure in combination with signal detection theory appears to be better suited than the adaptive-tracking procedure to determine auditory sensory thresholds...
  31. pmc Effects of prepulse intensity, duration, and bandwidth on perceived intensity of startling acoustic stimuli
    Neal R Swerdlow
    Department of Psychiatry, UCSD School of Medicine, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0804, USA
    Biol Psychol 74:389-95. 2007
    ..PPIPSI is a robust, parametrically sensitive and "low tech" measure of sensory gating that may become a valuable tool for understanding the biology of certain mental disorders...
  32. pmc Nonoverlapping sets of synapses drive on responses and off responses in auditory cortex
    Ben Scholl
    Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Neuron 65:412-21. 2010
    ..Furthermore, an on-on sequence causes complete forward suppression, whereas an off-on sequence causes no suppression at all. We conclude that on and off responses are driven by largely nonoverlapping sets of synaptic inputs...
  33. ncbi Abnormal processing of emotional prosody in Williams syndrome: an event-related potentials study
    Ana P Pinheiro
    Neuropsychophysiology Lab, CIPSI, School of Psychology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Res Dev Disabil 32:133-47. 2011
    ..This may represent a physiological signature of underlying impaired on-line language and socio-emotional processing...
  34. ncbi Spectral loudness summation for sequences of short noise bursts
    Jesko L Verhey
    AG Neurosensorik, Institut fur Physik, Carl von Ossietzky Universitat Oldenburg, D 26111 Oldenburg, Germany
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:925-34. 2008
    ..The data indicate that the mechanism underlying the duration effect in spectral loudness is considerably faster than the time constant of about 100 ms commonly associated with the temporal integration of loudness...
  35. pmc Perceptual learning and generalization resulting from training on an auditory amplitude-modulation detection task
    Matthew B Fitzgerald
    Department of Otolaryngology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, NBV 5E5, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:898-906. 2011
    ..Thus, practice improved the ability to detect amplitude modulation, but the generalization of this learning to untrained cases was somewhat limited...
  36. ncbi Is inefficient multisensory processing associated with falls in older people?
    Annalisa Setti
    School of Psychology, Institute of Neuroscience, Lloyd Building, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Exp Brain Res 209:375-84. 2011
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  37. ncbi Temporal grouping affects the automatic processing of deviant sounds
    Dagmar Müller
    Institut fur Psychologie I, Universitat Leipzig, Seeburgstrasse 14 20, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Biol Psychol 74:358-64. 2007
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  38. ncbi Timbre discrimination in cochlear implant users and normal hearing subjects using cross-faded synthetic tones
    Torsten Rahne
    University Hospital Halle Saale, Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Germany
    J Neurosci Methods 199:290-5. 2011
    ..The resulting individual spectral shape JND profiles reveal a maximum with a fundamental frequency of 525 Hz, whereas the JND profiles were rather flat in the normal hearing individuals...
  39. pmc Across-site patterns of modulation detection in listeners with cochlear implants
    Bryan E Pfingst
    Kresge Hearing Research Institute, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5616, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:1054-62. 2008
    ..MDTs sampled from multiple sites in a listener's electrode array might be useful for diagnosing across-subject differences in speech recognition with cochlear implants and for guiding strategies to improve the individual's perception...
  40. ncbi Perceptual weights in auditory level discrimination
    Reinier Kortekaas
    Institute of Hearing, Speech and Language, Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology 106A FR, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 113:3306-22. 2003
    ..Overall, these results indicate that listeners combine information across a wide range of auditory channels to arrive at a decision for level discrimination, but the weighting of channels appears to be suboptimal...
  41. ncbi Temporal weighting in loudness of broadband and narrowband signals
    Jan Rennies
    AG Neuroakustik, Institut fur Physik, Carl von Ossietzky Universitat Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:951-4. 2009
    ..The effect was significantly reduced in the narrowband condition which is in line with the hypothesis that a greater spectral loudness summation at stimulus onset might be the mechanism behind the onset accentuation...
  42. pmc Critical bands and critical ratios in animal psychoacoustics: an example using chinchilla data
    William A Yost
    Speech and Hearing Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 0102, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:315-23. 2009
    ..Thus, large critical ratios obtained for nonhuman animals may indicate processing inefficiency rather than wide critical bands...
  43. ncbi Temporal weights in the level discrimination of time-varying sounds
    Benjamin Pedersen
    Sound Quality Research Unit SQRU, Department of Acoustics, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7 B5, 9220 Aalborg Ost, Denmark
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:963-72. 2008
    ..These findings are not accounted for by current models of loudness or intensity discrimination, but are consistent with the idea that temporal weighting in loudness judgments is driven by salient events...
  44. pmc On the choice of adequate randomization ranges for limiting the use of unwanted cues in same-different, dual-pair, and oddity tasks
    Huanping Dai
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 72:538-47. 2010
    ..In this article, we provide figures and tables that can be used to select randomization ranges that are better suited to experiments involving a same-different, dual-pair, or oddity task...
  45. pmc Temporal weighting of binaural cues revealed by detection of dynamic interaural differences in high-rate Gabor click trains
    G Christopher Stecker
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, 1417 NE 42nd Street, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:3092-103. 2010
    ..ILD thresholds, in contrast, were predominantly unaffected by ICI, suggesting little or no onset dominance for ILD of high-rate stimuli...
  46. pmc Tinnitus outcomes assessment
    Mary B Meikle
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Trends Amplif 12:223-35. 2008
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  47. 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...
  48. ncbi Neural correlates of auditory stream segregation in primary auditory cortex of the awake monkey
    Y I Fishman
    Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Rose F Kennedy Center, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Hear Res 151:167-187. 2001
    ..These results parallel human psychoacoustics of auditory stream segregation and suggest a cortical basis for the perceptual phenomenon.
  49. ncbi Toward a neurophysiological theory of auditory stream segregation
    Joel S Snyder
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
    Psychol Bull 133:780-99. 2007
    ..Topographic maps of acoustic attributes, stimulus-specific suppression, and competition between representations are among the neurophysiological mechanisms that likely contribute to streaming. A framework for future research is proposed...
  50. ncbi Effects of simulated cochlear-implant processing on speech reception in fluctuating maskers
    Michael K Qin
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:446-54. 2003
    ..The results suggest that using steady-state noise to test speech intelligibility may underestimate the difficulties experienced by cochlear-implant users in fluctuating acoustic backgrounds...
  51. pmc Psychoacoustic abilities associated with music perception in cochlear implant users
    Jong Ho Won
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Ear Hear 31:796-805. 2010
    ..It was hypothesized that the variability in the performance of music and speech perception may be related to differences in the sensitivity to specific acoustic features such as spectral changes or temporal modulations, or both...
  52. ncbi Auditory change detection: simple sounds are not memorized better than complex sounds
    Laurent Demany
    Universite Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    Psychol Sci 19:85-91. 2008
    ..Overall, our data suggest that change detection is based on different mechanisms in audition and vision...
  53. pmc The role of auditory cortex in the formation of auditory streams
    Christophe Micheyl
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
    Hear Res 229:116-31. 2007
    ..Overall, the findings concur to demonstrate that many important features of sequential streaming can be explained relatively simply based on neural responses in the auditory cortex...
  54. ncbi Auditory discrimination therapy (ADT) for tinnitus management
    C Herraiz
    Unidad de Otorrinolaringologia, Fundacion Hospital Alcorcon, Madrid, Spain
    Prog Brain Res 166:467-71. 2007
    ..3% (p=0.000). Forty percent of the patients had improvement in tinnitus perception (RESP). Comparing the ADT group with a control group showed statistically significant improvement of their tinnitus as assessed by RESP, VAS, and THI...
  55. ncbi Directed attention eliminates 'change deafness' in complex auditory scenes
    Ranmalee Eramudugolla
    Department of Psychology, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Curr Biol 15:1108-13. 2005
    ..Change deafness was also observed for changes in object location, suggesting that it may reflect a general effect of the dependence of human auditory perception on attention...
  56. ncbi Change deafness and the organizational properties of sounds
    Melissa K Gregg
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11704 2500, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:974-91. 2008
    ..Implications for the mechanisms responsible for change deafness and auditory sound organization are discussed...
  57. ncbi A comparison of adaptive procedures for rapid and reliable threshold assessment and training in naive listeners
    Sygal Amitay
    MRC Institute of Hearing Research, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:1616-25. 2006
    ..In four additional groups, each of ten listeners, trained on the different procedures, no differences in performance improvement or rate of learning were observed, suggesting that learning is independent of procedure...
  58. ncbi Predicting tinnitus pitch from patients' audiograms with a computational model for the development of neuronal hyperactivity
    Roland Schaette
    Institute for Theoretical Biology, Department of Biology, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Berlin
    J Neurophysiol 101:3042-52. 2009
    ..The model suggests that such hyperactivity, and thus also tinnitus caused by cochlear damage, could be alleviated through additional stimulation...
  59. ncbi Effects of hearing aid fitting on the perceptual characteristics of tinnitus
    G Moffat
    Laboratoire de Neurobiologie Integrative et Adaptative, UMR CNRS 6149, 3 Place Victor Hugo, Marseille, F 13331 Cedex 03, France
    Hear Res 254:82-91. 2009
    ..This limit to the malleability of the tinnitus percept may arise from either the extent of hearing deficits or the duration and robustness of the neuroplastic changes that originally give rise to tinnitus...
  60. ncbi Changes in emotional tone and instrumental timbre are reflected by the mismatch negativity
    Katja N Goydke
    Institute for Music Physiology and Music Medicine, Hannover School of Music and Drama, Hannover, Germany
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 21:351-9. 2004
    ..This rapid categorization may serve as a basis for the further fine-grained analysis of musical (and other) sounds with regard to their emotional content...
  61. ncbi The intraparietal sulcus and perceptual organization
    Rhodri Cusack
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:641-51. 2005
    ..This evidence is discussed, and a general role proposed for regions of the IPS in structuring sensory input...
  62. ncbi Effects of differences in timbre on sequential grouping
    R Cusack
    University of Birmingham, England
    Percept Psychophys 62:1112-20. 2000
    ..In Experiment 2, a rhythm discrimination task was used, requiring the sounds to be integrated for good performance. Differences in timbre impaired performance, indicating the occurrence of primitive stream segregation...
  63. pmc Wide-dynamic-range forward suppression in marmoset inferior colliculus neurons is generated centrally and accounts for perceptual masking
    Paul C Nelson
    Center for Hearing and Balance, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Neurosci 29:2553-62. 2009
    ..These findings further delineate the role of subcortical auditory processing in the generation of a context-dependent representation of ongoing acoustic scenes...
  64. ncbi Human cortical activity during streaming without spectral cues suggests a general neural substrate for auditory stream segregation
    Alexander Gutschalk
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Neurosci 27:13074-81. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that feature-specific forward suppression subserves streaming based on diverse perceptual cues and results in explicit neural representations for auditory streams within auditory cortex...
  65. ncbi Evaluating the influence of the 'unity assumption' on the temporal perception of realistic audiovisual stimuli
    Argiro Vatakis
    Crossmodal Research Laboratory, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 127:12-23. 2008
    ..Reasons for this discrepancy are discussed...
  66. pmc Pitch discrimination interference between binaural and monaural or diotic pitches
    Hedwig E Gockel
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:281-90. 2009
    ..In a third experiment, similar amounts of PDI were observed for CHP targets and for loudness-matched diotic complex-tone targets. Thus, a conventional complex tone and CHP appear to be processed in common at the stage where PDI occurs...
  67. ncbi Rate and timing cues associated with the cochlear amplifier: level discrimination based on monaural cross-frequency coincidence detection
    M G Heinz
    Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02139, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 110:2065-84. 2001
    ..Monaural coincidence detection is a physiologically realistic mechanism that is extremely general in that it can utilize AN information (average-rate, synchrony, and nonlinear-phase cues) from all SR groups...
  68. ncbi Pitch discrimination of diotic and dichotic tone complexes: harmonic resolvability or harmonic number?
    Joshua G Bernstein
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 113:3323-34. 2003
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  69. ncbi Spectral loudness summation as a function of duration
    Jesko L Verhey
    Medizinische Physik and Gradutiertenkolleg Psychoakustik, Universitat Oldenburg, Germany
    J Acoust Soc Am 111:1349-58. 2002
    ..As a consequence, loudness models should include a duration-dependent compression stage. Alternatively, if a fixed loudness ratio between signals of different duration is assumed, this loudness ratio should depend on the signal spectrum...
  70. ncbi The intensity-difference limen for Gaussian-enveloped stimuli as a function of level: tones and broadband noise
    L Nizami
    Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska 68131, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 110:2505-15. 2001
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  71. pmc Behavioral measures of signal recognition thresholds in frogs in the presence and absence of chorus-shaped noise
    Mark A Bee
    Department of Ecology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:2788-801. 2009
    ..These results establish important baselines for comparing different methods of estimating signal recognition thresholds in frogs tested in various masking noise conditions...
  72. ncbi The psychoacoustics of binaural hearing
    Michael A Akeroyd
    MRC Institute of Hearing Research Scottish Section, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Audiol 45:S25-33. 2006
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  73. ncbi Top-down gain control in the auditory system: evidence from identification and discrimination experiments
    Scott Parker
    Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Percept Psychophys 64:598-615. 2002
    ..The identification data were well described by a signal-detection model using equal-variance Laplace distributions instead of the usual Gaussian distributions...
  74. ncbi Enhancing and unmasking the harmonics of a complex tone
    William M Hartmann
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2142-57. 2006
    ..Phase relationships among the harmonics that produce temporally compact cochlear excitation lead to reduced enhancement but greater unmasking...
  75. ncbi Spectral loudness summation for short and long signals as a function of level
    Anne Kristin Anweiler
    AG Neusorensorik, Institut fur Physik, Fakultät 5, Carl von Ossietzky Universitat, 26111 Oldenburg, Germany
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:2919-28. 2006
    ..This is in contrast to the predictions of the ELRH. However, the data at moderate levels are consistent with the expectations of a modified ELRH which assumes a smaller loudness ratio for broadband than for narrow-band signals...
  76. ncbi A test of the equal-loudness-ratio hypothesis using cross-modality matching functions
    Michael Epstein
    Institute for Hearing, Speech, and Language and Communications and Digital Signal Processing Center, ECE Department 440 DA, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 118:907-13. 2005
    ..The average data show good agreement between the two methods, but discrepancies are apparent for some individuals. These findings support the Equal-Loudness-Ratio hypothesis, except at low levels...
  77. pmc Temporal weighting in sound localization
    G Christopher Stecker
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 112:1046-57. 2002
    ..Acoust. Soc. Am. 88, 806-812 (1990)]...
  78. ncbi Processing speed and timing in aging adults: psychoacoustics, speech perception, and comprehension
    M Kathleen Pickora-Fuller
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Audiol 42:S59-67. 2003
    ....
  79. ncbi Coherence detection: effects of frequency, frequency uncertainty, and onset/offset delays
    Rong Huang
    Department of Psychology, 3401 Walnut Street, Suite 302C, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:2298-304. 2006
    ..Thus, coherence rather than total energy at the signal frequency is important for signal detection...
  80. ncbi Pure tone audiograms and possible aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss in belugas (Delphinapterus leucas)
    James J Finneran
    U S Navy Marine Mammal Program, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, Code 2351, 53560 Hull Street, San Diego, California 92152 5001, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:3936-43. 2005
    ..Similar ages, ancestry, and environmental conditions between subjects, but a history of ototoxic drug administration in only one subject, suggest that the observed hearing loss was a result of the aminoglycoside antibiotic amikacin...
  81. ncbi Effect of target-masker similarity on across-ear interference in a dichotic cocktail-party listening task
    Douglas S Brungart
    Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio 45433, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:1724. 2007
    ....
  82. pmc The effect of a precursor on growth of forward masking
    Vidya Krull
    Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2038, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:4352-7. 2008
    ..Changes in masking following a precursor were larger than would be predicted by additivity of masking. The observed decrease in gain may be consistent with activation of the medial olivocochlear reflex by the precursor...
  83. ncbi A further test of the linearity of temporal summation in forward masking
    Christopher J Plack
    Department of Psychology, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YF, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:1880-3. 2007
    ..The results were consistent with the predictions...
  84. ncbi Speech recognition as a function of high-pass filter cutoff frequency for people with and without low-frequency cochlear dead regions
    - Vinay
    All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Manasagangothri, Mysore, India
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:542-53. 2007
    ..57f(e) to f(e), but that frequency components below 0.57f(e) have deleterious effects. The results have implications for the fitting of hearing aids to people with low-frequency DRs...
  85. ncbi Age-related differences in discrimination of an interval separating onsets of successive tone bursts as a function of interval duration
    Peter J Fitzgibbons
    Department of Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC 20002, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:458-66. 2007
    ..There were no significant performance differences observed between the older listeners with and without hearing loss for either discrimination task...
  86. ncbi Sound quality characteristics of refrigerator noise in real living environments with relation to psychoacoustical and autocorrelation function parameters
    Shin ichi Sato
    School of Architectural Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:314-25. 2007
    ..The tolerance level for the starting phase of refrigerator noise was found to be 33 dBA, which is the level where 65% of the participants in the subjective tests were satisfied...
  87. ncbi Perceptual thresholds for detecting modifications applied to the acoustical properties of a violin
    Claudia Fritz
    Centre for Music and Science, Music Faculty, University of Cambridge, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:3640-50. 2007
    ..5%-20% for frequency changes. Interpretation of the results using excitation patterns showed that thresholds for the best subjects were quite well predicted by a multichannel model based on optimal processing...
  88. ncbi Speech recognition in noise as a function of highpass-filter cutoff frequency for people with and without low-frequency cochlear dead regions
    - Vinay
    All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Manasagangothri, Mysore 570006, India
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:606-9. 2008
    ..56fe to fe, but that frequency components below 0.56fe have deleterious effects...
  89. ncbi Identification of environmental sounds with varying spectral resolution
    Valeriy Shafiro
    City University of New York Graduate School and University Center Ph D Program in Speech and Hearing Sciences, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Ear Hear 29:401-20. 2008
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  90. ncbi Perceptual interaction between carrier periodicity and amplitude-modulation in the gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus)
    Lutz Wiegrebe
    Biocentre, Universitat Munchen, Grosshadernerstr 2, 82152, Planegg Martinsried, Germany
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 193:305-12. 2007
    ..Unlike in humans, there is no systematic interaction between AM and CP in the gerbil. This points to a relatively independent processing of the perceptual cues associated with AM and CP...
  91. ncbi Effect of masker modulation depth on speech masking release
    Dan Gnansia
    Laboratoire de Psychologie de la Perception, UMR CNRS 8158, Universite Paris Descartes, 45 rue des Saint Peres, 75006 Paris, France
    Hear Res 239:60-8. 2008
    ..These data provide evidence that listeners "glimpse" into noise valleys where maximum SNR may be as low as -5 dB (m=12.5%), and suggest a specific contribution of TFS cues to the glimpsing process...
  92. ncbi The discrimination of temporal fine structure in call-like harmonic sounds by birds
    Bernard Lohr
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Comp Psychol 120:239-51. 2006
    ..Taken together, these results show that birds can hear differences in temporal fine structure in their natural vocalizations that go beyond human capabilities, but whether these abilities have communicative relevance remains to be seen...
  93. ncbi Separate contributions of enhanced and suppressed sensitivity to the auditory attentional filter
    Michael N Tan
    The Auditory Laboratory, Physiology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, WA 6009, Australia
    Hear Res 241:18-25. 2008
    ....
  94. ncbi Age-related changes in within- and between-channel gap detection using sinusoidal stimuli
    Antje Heinrich
    Center for Research on Biological Communications Systems, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, L5L 1C6, Canada
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:2316-26. 2006
    ..Rather, the effect of age varied as a function of duration cue and was more pronounced when stimuli were matched for overall duration than when the duration of the reference tone was fixed...
  95. ncbi Effect of duration on amplitude-modulation masking
    Rebecca E Millman
    J Acoust Soc Am 111:2551-4. 2002
  96. ncbi An account of monaural phase sensitivity
    Robert P Carlyon
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:333-48. 2003
    ....
  97. ncbi Asymmetry of masking between complex tones and noise: partial loudness
    Hedwig Gockel
    CNBH, Department of Physiology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EG, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:349-60. 2003
    ..The results are interpreted in terms of the temporal structure of the stimuli...
  98. ncbi The influence of interaural stimulus uncertainty on binaural signal detection
    J Breebaart
    IPO, Center for User-System Interaction, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    J Acoust Soc Am 109:331-45. 2001
    ..In addition, it was found that, in conditions with stimulus uncertainty, predictions based on correlation differ from those based on the EC theory...
  99. ncbi Examination of a linear model in an informational masking study
    Zhongzhou Tang
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3815 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:361-7. 2003
    ..The remaining 15% of the DV variance in the within-trial randomization condition remained unaccounted for. This result is fairly stable whether the maskers are drawn from a small versus large pool of potential maskers...
  100. ncbi Effectiveness of narrow-band versus tonal off-frequency maskers
    Sophie Savel
    Psychoacoustics Laboratory, Department of Speech and Hearing Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 0102, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:380-5. 2003
    ..This could reflect a decreased "confusion" between the signal and the inherent fluctuations of the NBN masker...
  101. ncbi Intensity discrimination and increment detection in cochlear-implant users
    Magdalena Wojtczak
    Psychoacoustics Laboratory, University of Minnesota, 75 East River Road, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:396-407. 2003
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Research Grants63

  1. AUDITORY MECHANISMS UNDERLYING SPEECH UNDERSTANDING
    Amy Horwitz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..experiences include: a) collaborative research that bridges the disciplines of cochlear physiology, psychoacoustics and speech perception using behavioral as well as functional neuroimaging approaches; b) relevant course work,..
  2. Wayfinding for the blind & visually impaired using passive environmental labels
    James Coughlan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our team includes a blind expert on psychoacoustics (and other in-house blind staff) and an expert consultant on low-vision way finding and navigation to help ..
  3. Aging Auditory System: Presbycusis and Its Neural Bases
    Robert D Frisina; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..serve four multidisciplinary projects with experimental approaches ranging from audiology, speech perception, psychoacoustics, evoked potentials and psychophysics in humans, to startle reflex psychology, neurophysiology, evoked ..
  4. Bias in auditory spatiotemporal receptive fields: computational and functional im
    Yunyan Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finally, we will study the behavioral role of the population bias in direction selectivity in Aim 3 using psychoacoustics. The proposed study is the first instance white-noise analysis in real space is performed in the auditory ..
  5. CORE CENTER
    Robert J Dooling; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..represent a broad range of hearing science from anatomy and physiology of hearing in insects to the psychoacoustics of complex sound perception in hearing impaired humans...
  6. Interdisciplinary Training Program in Hearing Research
    Raju Metherate; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cells, systems, behavior) and experimental approaches (cellular and molecular biology, neurophysiology, psychoacoustics, computation, human imaging). Thus, CHR is well-positioned to offer interdisciplinary training...
  7. Acoustic cues in auditory pattern analysis
    Emily Buss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Parallel experiments in psychoacoustics and speech perception paradigms are expected to result in greater understanding of basic auditory processes ..
  8. Auditory Neuroscience Training Program
    David J Perkel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..biology, neuropharmacology, and electrophysiology of the peripheral and central auditory system as well as psychoacoustics, language perception and processing, and communication behavior...
  9. Automated psychoacoustics-based voice-quality assessment
    ROBERT MCCLURKIN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The new method, named Automated Psychoacoustics-Based Voice-Quality Assessment (APVA), will be based on an innovative combination of well-established ..
  10. Automated psychoacoustics-based voice-quality assessment
    ROBERT MCCLURKIN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The new method, named Automated Psychoacoustics-Based Voice-Quality Assessment (APVA), will be based on an innovative combination of well established ..
  11. COMMUNICATION DISORDERS IN AT-RISK CHILDREN
    FRED BESS; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The research component proposes four projects that will address basic (psychoacoustics, speech acoustics, speech perception) and applied (early intervention, assessment) issues of importance for ..
  12. Cortical Dynamics of Auditory Attention
    ADRIAN KC LEE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our proposal emphasizes designing behavioral paradigms that bridge the gap between psychoacoustics and neuroimaging research, thereby addressing how different regions of the cortex act in concert to aid us in ..
  13. Measuring Breathiness with an Auditory Processing Model
    Rahul Shrivastav; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Recent advances in psychoacoustics and auditory physiology has led to the development of several auditory models which are capable of accounting ..
  14. DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOACOUSTICS CONFERENCE
    LYNNE WERNER; Fiscal Year: 1991
    This application requests funds to support a conference, entitled 'Developmental Psychoacoustics.' The 2-day conference would be held at the University of Washington in Seattle...
  15. RESEARCH PROGRAM ON THE NEURAL BASIS OF HEARING
    JOHN BRUGGE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..analysis, mathematical modeling, physical acoustics, signal processing, and human and animal behavior and psychoacoustics. Experiments are proposed that span cellular, system and behavioral levels...
  16. CONFERENCE ON BINAURAL HEARING AND HEARING LOSS
    Richard Tyler; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Our understanding of the neurophysiology and psychoacoustics of binaural hearing has increased substantially in the past decade...
  17. Functional anatomy of cortical auditory disorders
    Christine Koh; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed experiments build on previous work in psychoacoustics, neurology, and neuroanatomy...
  18. PERINATAL INFLUENCES ON DEVELOPING AUDITORY PERCEPTION
    Lincoln Gray; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..A collaboration of scientists trained in psychoacoustics and human development will maximize the opportunity to find general principles of perinatal behavioral ..
  19. PERCEPTION AND PRODUCTION OF EXPRESSIVE MICROSTRUCTURE
    Bruno Repp; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This research is expected to provide new insights into the largely subconscious psychological processes underlying the flexible control of timing in both musical and nonmusical contexts. ..
  20. LOCALIZATION OF SOUND BY HUMAN LISTENERS
    William Hartmann; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..at the top of each printed page and each continuation page. RESEARCH GRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Numbers Face Page 1 Description, ..
  21. A New Approach to Sound Source Identification
    Robert Lutfi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. SYMPOSIA FOR ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY
    JUDY DUBNO; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. The Role of Fine-Structure Timing in Auditory Perception
    WILLIAM YOST; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Specific Aim In investigates the integration of information in models across time within a spectral channel, and especially, across spectral channels. ..
  24. Acoustic and electrical hearing after Atoh1 treatment
    Bryan E Pfingst; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  25. FEATURES OF STIMULATION IMPORTANT FOR ELECTRICAL HEARING
    BRYAN PFINGST; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. FUNCTIONAL EFFECTS OF DEAFNESS AND NEURAL STIMULATION
    BRYAN PFINGST; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  27. Randomized Trial of Tinnitus Retraining Therapy
    Richard Tyler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If TRT is shown to be no more effective than masking or counseling, professionals should focus on more efficient therapeutic techniques. This experiment will test the neurophysiological model of tinnitus. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Processing Neighbors in Speech Perception and Production
    MICHAEL VITEVITCH; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..That is, the work in this proposal is a first step in the needed direction of integrating models of sub-lexical, lexical, and semantic processing and of models of recognition and production. ..
  29. SPECTRAL CUES FOR SOUND LOCALIZATION
    Bradford May; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Consequently, this research will enhance our current understanding of the processes and perceptions that shape directional hearing, speech processing, and compensation for hearing loss in humans. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Perception of Competing Talkers by the Hearing-Impaired
    CAROL MACKERSIE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. CORTICAL AND BEHAVIORAL RESPONSES TO COCHLEAR IMPLANTS
    John C Middlebrooks; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Aim 3 will identify changes in the central auditory pathway that result from deafness and chronic electrical stimulation and, thus, will inform decisions regarding age of implantation and patterns of chronic stimulation. ..
  32. CORTICO-STRIATAL SUBSTRATES OF DEFICIENT STARTLE GATING
    Neal R Swerdlow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..New information from these studies will be a foundation for innovative models of the pathophysiology of schizophrenia and other inherited neuropsychiatric disorders, and for prospective strategies for novel drug development. ..
  33. COMPLEX AUDITORY PROCESSING WITH COCHLEAR IMPLANTS
    Monita Chatterjee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The clinical relevance of the proposed work is that the findings will contribute to the development of clinical assessment tools and new speech processor designs for future auditory prostheses. ..
  34. Group and Individual Differences in Audition
    Dennis McFadden; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If so, theory, diagnosis, treatment, and nosology for ADHD could be affected. ..
  35. Neural basis of heritable DA-mediated gating deficits
    Neal R Swerdlow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  36. Developmental Studies of Sound Localization Mechanisms
    DANIEL TOLLIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A better understanding of how complex sound spectra are represented will lead to better designs for the processing strategies in auditory prosthetics like cochlear implants and hearing aids. ..
  37. A Simple Measure for Studying Sensory Gating Deficits
    Neal Swerdlow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. COMPARATIVE SPEECH PERCEPTION
    JOAN SINNOTT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As far as health-relatedness of the overall project, "monkey-model" data may contribute to the verification of currently proposed models of human infant speech perception development. ..
  39. Functional Abilities in Children With Bilateral Hearing
    Ruth Litovsky; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, the research might provide some insight into situations in which bilateral hearing, with dual CIs, or with a CI/HA combination, should or should not be pursued. ..
  40. Channel Interaction in Cochlear Implant Subjects
    JULIE BIERER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of these studies could influence the development of future cochlear implant electrodes and speech processing strategies, ideally, leading to improved performance for most cochlear implant subjects. ..
  41. CROSS-LANGUAGE STUDIES OF VOWEL ACOUSTICS AND PERCEPTION
    Winifred Strange; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Development of better theories of speech perception and production in normal children and adults form the basis for advances in research into problems of atypically developing children with phonological disorders. ..
  42. Auditory Processing of Interaural Envelope Differences
    MARK STELLMACK; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This, in turn, will provide clues as to the nature of processing that is most likely performed by the binaural system in extracting interaural envelope differences. ..
  43. Perception of Sources of Environmental Sounds
    Valeriy Shafiro; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The findings of the study will be relevant to cochlear implant design, and will provide an empirical basis for a theory of environmental sound perception. ..
  44. Binaural Hearing in Children in Complex Environments
    Ruth Litovsky; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The long-term goal of this work is to extend our measures of auditory abilities to populations of children with sensori-neural hearing loss and with cognitive disabilities, including attention deficit disorders and autism. ..
  45. PHONOTACTIC INFORMATION IN SPEECH PRODUCTION
    MICHAEL VITEVITCH; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  46. Physiological correlates of auditory perception
    Jennifer Lister; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Once the processes that underlie behavioral temporal deficits are described, diagnostic and remediation strategies may be designed to identify/target specific areas of weakness in individual older adults. ..
  47. Cortical Sensitivity to Acoustic Cues for Sound Location
    EWAN MACPHERSON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This research will provide basic understanding of auditory cortical mechanisms needed for evaluation of temporal lobe pathology and for the design of therapeutic responses to injury and disease. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. NEURAL CIRCUITRY OF SENSORIMOTOR GATING ACROSS SPECIES
    Neal Swerdlow; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  49. Auditory processing of signals in noise
    Bradford May; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A better understanding of the brain's signal processing solutions will lead to improved designs for assistive listening devices that now show poor performance in noisy environments. ..
  50. Peripherial and Central Mechanisms of Tinnitus Generat
    Carol Bauer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Safe and efficacious therapy for this prevalent and often debilitating problem can only occur with improved understanding of the disorder. ..
  51. BINAURAL PROCESSING OF COMPLEX STIMULI
    Leslie Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. Neuroscience at the Boundaries of Neurology and Psychiatry
    Neal Swerdlow; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. AUDITORY ANALYSIS AND SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS
    David Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results of the acoustic biasing experiments may lead to better differential diagnoses of underlying cochlear pathologies in individual patients and thereby point the way to more effective treatment. ..
  54. Auditory lateralization in learning-disabled children
    Catherine Warrier; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. Improved efficacy of cochlear implants by directed regrowth of the auditory nerve
    JENNIFER CHIKAR; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The intent of this study is to improve the perception of sound from the implant and potentially provide the cochlear implant user with the ability to hear more complex sounds. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Neurophysiological Changes in Mild Cognitive Impairment
    Arnold Starr; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Experimental findings may also have clinical applications for determining the risk of conversion from MCI to Alzheimer's disease in individual MCI patients, and could provide objective measures of treatment efficacy. ..
  57. PERCEPTION OF VISIBLE AND BIMODAL SPEECH
    DOMINIC MASSARO; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Effect of CRF1 Receptor Genotype and Stress on Anxiety and Alcohol Endophenotypes
    Lisa Conti; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The purpose of these studies is to examine the relationship between stress and different CRF genotypes on anxiety and alcohol use endophenotypes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. Development of Cognitive Schemas and Aggression
    EILEEN ZURBRIGGEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results will aid in a fuller understanding of the cognitive processes that underlie sexual aggression perpetration. ..
  60. Auditory training and neural plasticity in older adults
    Kelly Tremblay; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Because the largest proportion of the population with communication disorders is elderly, it is important to determine if older adults can benefit from auditory training, or, if age limits the capacity for neural and perceptual change. ..