auditory perception

Summary

Summary: The process whereby auditory stimuli are selected, organized and interpreted by the organism; includes speech discrimination.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Recalibration of audiovisual simultaneity
    Waka Fujisaki
    NTT Communication Science Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 3 1 Morinosato Wakamiya, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243 0198, Japan
    Nat Neurosci 7:773-8. 2004
  2. ncbi The ventriloquist effect results from near-optimal bimodal integration
    David Alais
    Istituto di Neuroscienze del CNR, Pisa, Italy
    Curr Biol 14:257-62. 2004
  3. ncbi The mismatch negativity (MMN) in basic research of central auditory processing: a review
    R Naatanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:2544-90. 2007
  4. ncbi The neural code of auditory phantom perception
    Nathan Weisz
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, D 78464 Konstanz, Germany
    J Neurosci 27:1479-84. 2007
  5. ncbi When the brain plays music: auditory-motor interactions in music perception and production
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nat Rev Neurosci 8:547-58. 2007
  6. pmc Ringing ears: the neuroscience of tinnitus
    Larry E Roberts
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    J Neurosci 30:14972-9. 2010
  7. pmc Visual speech speeds up the neural processing of auditory speech
    Virginie van Wassenhove
    Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Program and Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:1181-6. 2005
  8. ncbi Music training for the development of auditory skills
    Nina Kraus
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory and the Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 11:599-605. 2010
  9. ncbi Processing of low-probability sounds by cortical neurons
    Nachum Ulanovsky
    Department of Physiology, Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School, Box 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Nat Neurosci 6:391-8. 2003
  10. pmc Feeling the beat: premotor and striatal interactions in musicians and nonmusicians during beat perception
    Jessica A Grahn
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge CB27EF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 29:7540-8. 2009

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  1. ncbi Recalibration of audiovisual simultaneity
    Waka Fujisaki
    NTT Communication Science Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 3 1 Morinosato Wakamiya, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243 0198, Japan
    Nat Neurosci 7:773-8. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that the brain attempts to adjust subjective simultaneity across different modalities by detecting and reducing time lags between inputs that likely arise from the same physical events...
  2. ncbi The ventriloquist effect results from near-optimal bimodal integration
    David Alais
    Istituto di Neuroscienze del CNR, Pisa, Italy
    Curr Biol 14:257-62. 2004
    ..All the results are well explained not by one sense capturing the other, but by a simple model of optimal combination of visual and auditory information...
  3. ncbi The mismatch negativity (MMN) in basic research of central auditory processing: a review
    R Naatanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:2544-90. 2007
    ..In addition, the MMN enables one to establish the brain processes underlying the initiation of attention switch to, conscious perception of, sound change in an unattended stimulus stream...
  4. ncbi The neural code of auditory phantom perception
    Nathan Weisz
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, D 78464 Konstanz, Germany
    J Neurosci 27:1479-84. 2007
    Tinnitus is defined by an auditory perception in the absence of an external source of sound. This condition provides the distinctive possibility of extracting neural coding of perceptual representation...
  5. ncbi When the brain plays music: auditory-motor interactions in music perception and production
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nat Rev Neurosci 8:547-58. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Ringing ears: the neuroscience of tinnitus
    Larry E Roberts
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    J Neurosci 30:14972-9. 2010
    ..A brain network involving limbic and other nonauditory regions is active in tinnitus and may be driven when spectrotemporal information conveyed by the damaged ear does not match that predicted by central auditory processing...
  7. pmc Visual speech speeds up the neural processing of auditory speech
    Virginie van Wassenhove
    Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Program and Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:1181-6. 2005
    ..This is evidence for the existence of an "analysis-by-synthesis" mechanism in auditory-visual speech perception...
  8. ncbi Music training for the development of auditory skills
    Nina Kraus
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory and the Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 11:599-605. 2010
    ..Therefore, the role of music in shaping individual development deserves consideration...
  9. ncbi Processing of low-probability sounds by cortical neurons
    Nachum Ulanovsky
    Department of Physiology, Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School, Box 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Nat Neurosci 6:391-8. 2003
    ..Our results thus indicate that A1 neurons, in addition to processing the acoustic features of sounds, may also be involved in sensory memory and novelty detection...
  10. pmc Feeling the beat: premotor and striatal interactions in musicians and nonmusicians during beat perception
    Jessica A Grahn
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge CB27EF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 29:7540-8. 2009
    ..The importance of this system for auditory-motor interaction and development of precisely timed movement is suggested here by its facilitation in musicians...
  11. ncbi Understanding voice perception
    Pascal Belin
    Voice Neurocognition Laboratory, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
    Br J Psychol 102:711-25. 2011
    ..The predictions of the 'auditory face' model of voice perception are reviewed in the light of recent clinical, psychological, and neuroimaging evidence...
  12. ncbi Spectral and temporal processing in human auditory cortex
    R J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University St, Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada
    Cereb Cortex 11:946-53. 2001
    ..We propose that differences exist in the temporal and spectral resolution of corresponding fields in the two hemispheres, and that they may be related to anatomical hemispheric asymmetries in myelination and spacing of cortical columns...
  13. ncbi Musical experience limits the degradative effects of background noise on the neural processing of sound
    Alexandra Parbery-Clark
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 29:14100-7. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that musical experience limits the negative effects of competing background noise, thereby providing the first biological evidence for musicians' perceptual advantage for speech-in-noise...
  14. ncbi Audiovisual synchrony improves motion discrimination via enhanced connectivity between early visual and auditory areas
    Richard Lewis
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 30:12329-39. 2010
    ..These automatic synchrony-induced response amplifications may then be gated to higher order areas according to behavioral relevance and task context...
  15. ncbi Increased auditory cortical representation in musicians
    C Pantev
    Biomagnetism Center, Institute of Experimental Audiology, University of Munster, Germany
    Nature 392:811-4. 1998
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  16. pmc Tinnitus perception and distress is related to abnormal spontaneous brain activity as measured by magnetoencephalography
    Nathan Weisz
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    PLoS Med 2:e153. 2005
    ..Surprisingly, there have been no group studies comparing abnormalities in ongoing, spontaneous neuronal activity in individuals with and without tinnitus perception...
  17. pmc Sensorimotor integration in speech processing: computational basis and neural organization
    Gregory Hickok
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Center for Hearing Research, Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Neuron 69:407-22. 2011
    ..The neuroanatomy of the proposed circuit is discussed as well as some probable clinical correlates including conduction aphasia, stuttering, and aspects of schizophrenia...
  18. ncbi Recalibration of perceived time across sensory modalities
    James V M Hanson
    Department of Optometry, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Exp Brain Res 185:347-52. 2008
    ..In light of these findings we suggest that a single supramodal mechanism may be responsible for the observed recalibration of multisensory perceived time...
  19. ncbi Distributed and antagonistic contributions of ongoing activity fluctuations to auditory stimulus detection
    Sepideh Sadaghiani
    Unité 562, Cognitive Neuroimaging, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale and Commissariat à l Energie Atomique, Direction des Sciences du Vivant, Institut d Imagerie Biomédicale, Neurospin, 91191 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
    J Neurosci 29:13410-7. 2009
    ..Instead, we show that the way in which ongoing activity fluctuations impact on perception depends on the specific sensory (i.e., nonspatial) and cognitive (i.e., mnemonic) context that is relevant...
  20. pmc Mechanisms and streams for processing of "what" and "where" in auditory cortex
    J P Rauschecker
    Georgetown Institute for Cognitive and Computational Sciences, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:11800-6. 2000
    ..A similar division of labor can be seen in human auditory cortex by using functional neuroimaging...
  21. ncbi Rhythm and beat perception in motor areas of the brain
    Jessica A Grahn
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:893-906. 2007
    ..We conclude that, in addition to their role in movement production, the basal ganglia and SMAs may mediate beat perception...
  22. ncbi Auditory processing that leads to conscious perception: a unique window to central auditory processing opened by the mismatch negativity and related responses
    Risto Naatanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Psychophysiology 48:4-22. 2011
    ..Special attention is paid to determining the neural processes that might underlie conscious perception and the borderline between automatic and attention-dependent processes in audition...
  23. ncbi Temporal window of integration in auditory-visual speech perception
    Virginie van Wassenhove
    Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:598-607. 2007
    ..Characteristics of the temporal window over which simultaneity and fusion responses were maximal were quite similar, suggesting the existence of a 200 ms duration asymmetric bimodal temporal integration window...
  24. ncbi The cortical language circuit: from auditory perception to sentence comprehension
    Angela D Friederici
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Department of Neuropsychology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 16:262-8. 2012
    ..The model proposed here describes the functional neuroanatomy of the different processing steps from auditory perception to comprehension as located in different gray matter brain regions...
  25. ncbi Mismatch negativity (MMN), the deviance-elicited auditory deflection, explained
    Patrick J C May
    Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland
    Psychophysiology 47:66-122. 2010
    ..We propose that the MMN is, in essence, a latency- and amplitude-modulated expression of the auditory N1 response, generated by fresh-afferent activity of cortical neurons that are under nonuniform levels of adaptation...
  26. ncbi Emotions evoked by the sound of music: characterization, classification, and measurement
    Marcel Zentner
    Department of Psychology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Emotion 8:494-521. 2008
    ..A domain-specific device to measure musically induced emotions is introduced--the Geneva Emotional Music Scale...
  27. ncbi Similar cerebral networks in language, music and song perception
    Daniele Schon
    Mediterranean Institute of Cognitive Neurosciences, CNRS and Aix Marseille University, and fMRI Centre, Timone Hospital, Marseille, France
    Neuroimage 51:450-61. 2010
    ..Taken together, results of both experiments argue against domain specificity and provide additional evidence for a common cerebral network involved in both lexical/phonological and melodic processing...
  28. ncbi Twice upon a time: multiple concurrent temporal recalibrations of audiovisual speech
    Warrick Roseboom
    The University of Queensland, School of Psychology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Psychol Sci 22:872-7. 2011
    ..Our results show that humans can form multiple concurrent estimates of appropriate timing for audiovisual synchrony...
  29. ncbi Auditory-motor interaction revealed by fMRI: speech, music, and working memory in area Spt
    Gregory Hickok
    University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 15:673-82. 2003
    ..In the adult, this system continues to support aspects of speech production, and, we suggest, supports verbal working memory...
  30. pmc The modulation transfer function for speech intelligibility
    TAFFETA M ELLIOTT
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 5:e1000302. 2009
    ..Such compression could be used for audio applications such as file compression or noise removal and for clinical applications such as signal processing for cochlear implants...
  31. ncbi The effect of exposure to asynchronous audio, visual, and tactile stimulus combinations on the perception of simultaneity
    Vanessa Harrar
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Vision Research, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada M3J 1P3
    Exp Brain Res 186:517-24. 2008
    ..We suggest that the neural correlates of multisensory sound/light processing are resynchronised by a separate, more flexible simultaneity constancy mechanism than the light/touch or the sound/touch simultaneity processing systems...
  32. pmc Audiovisual temporal correspondence modulates human multisensory superior temporal sulcus plus primary sensory cortices
    Toemme Noesselt
    UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 27:11431-41. 2007
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  33. ncbi Modeling the auditory scene: predictive regularity representations and perceptual objects
    Istvan Winkler
    Department of General Psychology, Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1394 Budapest, P O Box 398, Hungary
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:532-40. 2009
    Predictive processing of information is essential for goal-directed behavior. We offer an account of auditory perception suggesting that representations of predictable patterns, or 'regularities', extracted from the incoming sounds serve ..
  34. ncbi Functional organization and population dynamics in the mouse primary auditory cortex
    Gideon Rothschild
    Department of Neurobiology, Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Nat Neurosci 13:353-60. 2010
    ..Our findings may account for apparent discrepancies between ordered large-scale organization and local heterogeneity...
  35. ncbi Action representation of sound: audiomotor recognition network while listening to newly acquired actions
    Amir Lahav
    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Neurosci 27:308-14. 2007
    ..These findings support the hypothesis of a "hearing-doing" system that is highly dependent on the individual's motor repertoire, gets established rapidly, and consists of Broca's area as its hub...
  36. ncbi Dynamics of precise spike timing in primary auditory cortex
    Mounya Elhilali
    Institute for Systems Research, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    J Neurosci 24:1159-72. 2004
    ..Finally, we discuss the potential functional significance and perceptual relevance of these coexistent, complementary dynamic response modes...
  37. pmc When is now? Perception of simultaneity
    J V Stone
    Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 268:31-8. 2001
    ..The implications of these findings for the perception of multisensory stimuli are discussed...
  38. ncbi Audiovisual synchrony perception for music, speech, and object actions
    Argiro Vatakis
    Crossmodal Research Laboratory, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3UD, UK
    Brain Res 1111:134-42. 2006
    ..g., syllables versus words and/or sentences)...
  39. pmc Temporal coherence and attention in auditory scene analysis
    Shihab A Shamma
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Trends Neurosci 34:114-23. 2011
    ..g. pitch) do all other temporally coherent features of that source (e.g. timbre and location) become bound together as a stream that is segregated from the incoherent features of other sources...
  40. ncbi Thinking the voice: neural correlates of voice perception
    Pascal Belin
    Laboratoire de neuro cognition vocale, Groupe de recherche en neuropsychologie et cognition GRENEC, Departement de Psychologie, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128 Succ Centre Ville, Montreal H3C 3J7, Quebec, Canada
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:129-35. 2004
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  41. ncbi Precise inhibition is essential for microsecond interaural time difference coding
    Antje Brand
    Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Am Klopferspitz 18a, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
    Nature 417:543-7. 2002
    ..A computer model, simulating the response of a coincidence-detector neuron with bilateral excitatory inputs and a temporally precise contralateral inhibitory input, supports this conclusion...
  42. ncbi Investigating emotion with music: an fMRI study
    Stefan Koelsch
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:239-50. 2006
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  43. ncbi Involuntary motor activity in pianists evoked by music perception
    J Haueisen
    Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 13:786-92. 2001
    ..Hence, we could demonstrate that pianists, when listening to well-trained piano music, exhibit involuntary motor activity involving the contralateral primary motor cortex (M1)...
  44. pmc Auditory cortex tracks both auditory and visual stimulus dynamics using low-frequency neuronal phase modulation
    Huan Luo
    State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Science, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS Biol 8:e1000445. 2010
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  45. ncbi Cortical plasticity induced by short-term unimodal and multimodal musical training
    Claudia Lappe
    Institute for Biomagnetism and Biosignalanalysis, University of Munster, 48149 Munster, Germany
    J Neurosci 28:9632-9. 2008
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  46. ncbi 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
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  47. pmc Topographic mapping of a hierarchy of temporal receptive windows using a narrated story
    Yulia Lerner
    Department of Psychology and The Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08540 1010, USA
    J Neurosci 31:2906-15. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the time scale of processing is a functional property that may provide a general organizing principle for the human cerebral cortex...
  48. ncbi How the brain separates sounds
    Robert P Carlyon
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:465-71. 2004
    ..However, streaming can be strongly affected by attention, suggesting that this early processing either receives input from non-auditory areas, or feeds into processes that do...
  49. ncbi Emotional responses to music: the need to consider underlying mechanisms
    Patrik N Juslin
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Behav Brain Sci 31:559-75; discussion 575-621. 2008
    ..We conclude that music evokes emotions through mechanisms that are not unique to music, and that the study of musical emotions could benefit the emotion field as a whole by providing novel paradigms for emotion induction...
  50. pmc Causal inference in multisensory perception
    Konrad P Kording
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    PLoS ONE 2:e943. 2007
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  51. ncbi Activation of auditory cortex during silent lipreading
    G A Calvert
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Science 276:593-6. 1997
    ..This supports psycholinguistic evidence that seen speech influences the perception of heard speech at a prelexical stage...
  52. ncbi Contribution of human hippocampal region to novelty detection
    R Knight
    Department of Neurology, Center for Neuroscience, University of California, Davis, Veterans Medical Center 94553, USA
    Nature 383:256-9. 1996
    ..Thus the hippocampal region, in addition to its known role in memory formation, is an essential component of the distributed limbic-cortical network that detects and responds to novel stimuli...
  53. ncbi The development of rhythmic attending in auditory sequences: attunement, referent period, focal attending
    C Drake
    CNRS, URA 316, University Rene Descartes, Boulogne Billancourt, France
    Cognition 77:251-88. 2000
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  54. pmc Cortical activity patterns predict robust speech discrimination ability in noise
    Jai A Shetake
    The University of Texas at Dallas, School of Behavioral Brain Sciences, 800 West Campbell Road, GR41 Richardson, TX 75080 3021, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 34:1823-38. 2011
    ..The similarity of neural and behavioral discrimination of speech in noise suggests that humans and rats may employ similar brain mechanisms to solve this problem...
  55. ncbi A precluding but not ensuring role of entrained low-frequency oscillations for auditory perception
    Benedict Shien Wei Ng
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 32:12268-76. 2012
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  56. ncbi 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...
  57. ncbi Brain networks of bottom-up triggered and top-down controlled shifting of auditory attention
    Juha Salmi
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 9, FI 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Brain Res 1286:155-64. 2009
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  58. pmc Recursive syntactic pattern learning by songbirds
    Timothy Q Gentner
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Nature 440:1204-7. 2006
    ..Thus, the capacity to classify sequences from recursive, centre-embedded grammars is not uniquely human. This finding opens a new range of complex syntactic processing mechanisms to physiological investigation...
  59. pmc Perceptual organization of sound begins in the auditory periphery
    Daniel Pressnitzer
    Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Université Paris Descartes, Paris F 75006, France
    Curr Biol 18:1124-8. 2008
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  60. ncbi Visual enhancement of the information representation in auditory cortex
    Christoph Kayser
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Curr Biol 20:19-24. 2010
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  61. ncbi Memory trace formation for abstract auditory features and its consequences in different attentional contexts
    Alexandra Bendixen
    Institut fur Psychologie I, Universitat Leipzig, Seeburgstr 14 20, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Biol Psychol 78:231-41. 2008
    ..The ability to rapidly encode abstract rules and to detect presumably important rule-violating events underlines the brain's adaptability to the environmental demands...
  62. ncbi Activity associated with stream segregation in human auditory cortex is similar for spatial and pitch cues
    Stefan Schadwinkel
    Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 20:2863-73. 2010
    ..These results support the hypothesis of an early convergence of the neural representation for auditory streams that is independent of the acoustic cue that the streaming is based on...
  63. pmc Functional overlap between regions involved in speech perception and in monitoring one's own voice during speech production
    Zane Z Zheng
    Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Ontario, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:1770-81. 2010
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  64. pmc Mapping perception to action in piano practice: a longitudinal DC-EEG study
    Marc Bangert
    Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians Medicine, Hanover University of Music and Drama, Hohenzollernstrasse 47, D 30161 Hanover, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 4:26. 2003
    ..Whether this is obtained via a specific cerebral relay station is unclear. Furthermore, the time course of plasticity has not yet been addressed...
  65. ncbi Towards a neural basis of music-evoked emotions
    Stefan Koelsch
    Cluster of Excellence Languages of Emotion, Freie Universitat Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:131-7. 2010
    ..Because dysfunctions in these structures are related to emotional disorders, a better understanding of music-evoked emotions and their neural correlates can lead to a more systematic and effective use of music in therapy...
  66. ncbi Naturalistic auditory contrast improves spectrotemporal coding in the cat inferior colliculus
    Monty A Escabi
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Program, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2157, USA
    J Neurosci 23:11489-504. 2003
    ..This efficient use of logarithmic spectrotemporal modulations by auditory midbrain neurons reflects a neural adaptation to structural regularities in natural sounds and likely underlies human perceptual abilities...
  67. ncbi Spontaneous motor entrainment to music in multiple vocal mimicking species
    Adena Schachner
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Curr Biol 19:831-6. 2009
    ..We conclude that entrainment is not unique to humans and that the distribution of entrainment across species supports the hypothesis that entrainment evolved as a by-product of selection for vocal mimicry...
  68. ncbi Tuning for spectro-temporal modulations as a mechanism for auditory discrimination of natural sounds
    Sarah M N Woolley
    Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Neurosci 8:1371-9. 2005
    ..Additionally, auditory neurons discriminate among zebra finch song segments better than among synthetic sound segments...
  69. ncbi Listening to rhythms activates motor and premotor cortices
    Sara L Bengtsson
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
    Cortex 45:62-71. 2009
    ..We argue that the complexity of rhythm sequences is an important factor in modulating activity in many of the rhythm areas. However, the difference in complexity of our stimuli should be regarded as continuous...
  70. ncbi Audiovisual synchrony and temporal order judgments: effects of experimental method and stimulus type
    Rob L J van Eijk
    Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Percept Psychophys 70:955-68. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the SJ task should be preferred over the TOJ task when the primary interest is i n perceived audio-visualsynchrony...
  71. ncbi Suppressed responses to self-triggered sounds in the human auditory cortex
    Mika H Martikainen
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, FIN 00290 Helsinki, Finland
    Cereb Cortex 15:299-302. 2005
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  72. 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...
  73. ncbi Electrophysiological evidence for the hierarchical organization of auditory change detection in the human brain
    Sabine Grimm
    Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior IR3C, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychophysiology 48:377-84. 2011
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  74. pmc Stimulus-specific adaptation and deviance detection in the rat auditory cortex
    Nevo Taaseh
    Department of Neurobiology, Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    PLoS ONE 6:e23369. 2011
    ..Thus, the response to a deviant is at least partially due to the change it represents relative to the regularity set by the standard tone, indicating the presence of true deviance detection in rat auditory cortex...
  75. ncbi Involuntary orienting to sound improves visual perception
    J J McDonald
    Department of Neurosciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0608, USA
    Nature 407:906-8. 2000
    ..These data show that the involuntary orienting of attention to sound enhances early perceptual processing of visual stimuli...
  76. ncbi Induced electrocorticographic gamma activity during auditory perception. Brazier Award-winning article, 2001
    N E Crone
    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, N Wolfe St, Meyer Building, Baltimore, MD 21287 7247, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:565-82. 2001
    ..To define the spatial, temporal, and functional characteristics of induced gamma (>30 Hz) activity during functional activation of the left superior temporal gyrus...
  77. pmc 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
    ..Our results support a hierarchical organization of the anteroventral auditory-processing stream, with the most anterior regions representing the complete acoustic signature of auditory objects...
  78. ncbi 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
    ..These results suggest that auditory nerve fibers encode a broad set of natural sounds in a manner consistent with information theoretic principles...
  79. ncbi Functional segregation of the temporal lobes into highly differentiated subsystems for auditory perception: an auditory rapid event-related fMRI-task
    Karsten Specht
    fMRI Section, Department of Neuroradiology, Medical Center Bonn, 53119 Bonn, Germany
    Neuroimage 20:1944-54. 2003
    ..A lateralization for verbal stimuli to the left and sounds to the right was already detectable when short stimuli were used...
  80. ncbi Functional architecture of verbal and tonal working memory: an FMRI study
    Stefan Koelsch
    Psychology Department, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:859-73. 2009
    ..These networks appear to partly consist of sensorimotor-related circuits which provide resources for the representation and maintenance of information, and which are remarkably similar for the production of speech and song...
  81. pmc Neural mechanisms underlying auditory feedback control of speech
    Jason A Tourville
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, 677 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neuroimage 39:1429-43. 2008
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  82. ncbi Audio-visual simultaneity judgments
    Massimiliano Zampini
    University of Oxford, Oxford, England
    Percept Psychophys 67:531-44. 2005
    ....
  83. ncbi Musical experience and neural efficiency: effects of training on subcortical processing of vocal expressions of emotion
    Dana L Strait
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Frances Searle Building, Evanston, IL 60208 2952, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 29:661-8. 2009
    ....
  84. ncbi Brain organization for music processing
    Isabelle Peretz
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Annu Rev Psychol 56:89-114. 2005
    ..Unfortunately, due to scarcity of research on the macrostructure of music organization and on cultural differences, the musical material under focus is at the level of the musical phrase, as typically used in Western popular music...
  85. ncbi Impairment of beat-based rhythm discrimination in Parkinson's disease
    Jessica A Grahn
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Cortex 45:54-61. 2009
    ..This suggests that the basal ganglia are part of a system involved in detecting or generating an internal beat, and that this system is compromised in patients with Parkinson's disease...
  86. ncbi Neuroarchitecture of verbal and tonal working memory in nonmusicians and musicians
    Katrin Schulze
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 32:771-83. 2011
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  87. ncbi Mirror-symmetric tonotopic maps in human primary auditory cortex
    Elia Formisano
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Universiteit Maastricht, Postbus 616, 6200MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuron 40:859-69. 2003
    ..These maps share a low-frequency border, are mirror symmetric, and clearly resemble those of presumably homologous fields in the macaque monkey...
  88. ncbi Prior expectation mediates neural adaptation to repeated sounds in the auditory cortex: an MEG study
    Ana Todorović
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 31:9118-23. 2011
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  89. ncbi Prior-entry: a review
    Charles Spence
    Crossmodal Research Laboratory, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Conscious Cogn 19:364-79. 2010
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  90. ncbi Parietal cortex mediates voluntary control of spatial and nonspatial auditory attention
    Sarah Shomstein
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    J Neurosci 26:435-9. 2006
    ....
  91. pmc Hearing lips and seeing voices: how cortical areas supporting speech production mediate audiovisual speech perception
    Jeremy I Skipper
    Department of Neurology, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:2387-99. 2007
    ....
  92. pmc Rapid synaptic depression explains nonlinear modulation of spectro-temporal tuning in primary auditory cortex by natural stimuli
    Stephen V David
    Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    J Neurosci 29:3374-86. 2009
    ..This dynamic reshaping of spectro-temporal tuning suggests that synaptic depression may enable efficient encoding of natural auditory stimuli...
  93. ncbi Control of attention shifts between vision and audition in human cortex
    Sarah Shomstein
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    J Neurosci 24:10702-6. 2004
    ..These findings reveal that the attentional control functions of posterior parietal and superior prefrontal cortices are not limited to the visual domain but also include the control of crossmodal shifts of attention...
  94. ncbi Crossmodal binding: evaluating the "unity assumption" using audiovisual speech stimuli
    Argiro Vatakis
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, England
    Percept Psychophys 69:744-56. 2007
    ..These results therefore provide the first empirical support for the "unity assumption" in the domain of the multisensory temporal integration of audiovisual speech stimuli...
  95. ncbi Internalized timing of isochronous sounds is represented in neuromagnetic β oscillations
    Takako Fujioka
    Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada
    J Neurosci 32:1791-802. 2012
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  96. pmc Cerebral processing of voice gender studied using a continuous carryover FMRI design
    Ian Charest
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit MRC CBU, Cambridge CB2 7EF, UK
    Cereb Cortex 23:958-66. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that voice gender recognition involves neuronal populations along the auditory ventral stream responsible for auditory feature extraction, functioning in pair with the prefrontal cortex in voice gender perception...
  97. ncbi Integration of auditory and visual information about objects in superior temporal sulcus
    Michael S Beauchamp
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA
    Neuron 41:809-23. 2004
    ..We suggest that pSTS/MTG is specialized for integrating different types of information both within modalities (e.g., visual form, visual motion) and across modalities (auditory and visual)...
  98. ncbi Neural processing of amplitude-modulated sounds
    P X Joris
    Laboratory of Auditory Neurophysiology, K U Leuven, Campus Gasthuisberg, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Physiol Rev 84:541-77. 2004
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  99. ncbi Selective neuronal entrainment to the beat and meter embedded in a musical rhythm
    Sylvie Nozaradan
    Institute of Neuroscience, Universite Catholique de Louvain UCL, B 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    J Neurosci 32:17572-81. 2012
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that musical rhythms constitute a unique context to gain insight on general mechanisms of entrainment, from the neuronal level to individual level...
  100. pmc 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
    ..The synthesis methodology offers a powerful tool for their further investigation...
  101. pmc Sensitivity to temporal modulation rate and spectral bandwidth in the human auditory system: MEG evidence
    Yadong Wang
    Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    J Neurophysiol 107:2033-41. 2012
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Research Grants65

  1. Synaptic basis of perceptual learning in primary auditory cortex
    ROBERT CROOKS FROEMKE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Specifically, we will study the physiological role of cortical and thalamic plasticity for enhancing auditory perception when sounds are paired with the powerful neuromodulator norepinephrine...
  2. Peripheral Auditory System Function in Humans: Continuum of Maturation and Aging
    Carolina Abdala; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..maturation and aging and to investigate the relationship between these changes and concomitant changes in auditory perception. Specifically, we will: (1) define the time course for maturation and aging of distortion product ..
  3. Academy Research Conference 2010: New Research on Aging and Hearing Health
    Larry E Humes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..followed by discussions of six critical areas related to aging and hearing health: the auditory periphery, auditory perception and hearing aids, central auditory neurobiology, clinical electrophysiology, cognition and speech ..
  4. Functional anatomy of the auditory system
    Brett R Schofield; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..experiments will focus on the inferior colliculus, a part of the midbrain that is involved in pathways for auditory perception as well as numerous aspects of auditory-driven behavior...
  5. Effect of selective inner hair cell loss on functional hearing
    Edward Lobarinas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To date, the effects of selective IHC loss on auditory perception are not well understood despite their importance coding both simple and complex signals such as speech...
  6. Complex Pitch Perception in Complex Environments
    Andrew J Oxenham; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provide rigorous tests of current pitch-perception theories and new insights into underlying mechanisms of auditory perception in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners...
  7. Auditory Cortex: Synaptic organization and plasticity
    Paul B Manis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our goal is to understand how hearing loss affects the neural substrate for auditory perception, so that we can identify strategies that can help optimize hearing.
  8. Developmental Social Neuroscience in Infants At-Risk for Autism
    JAMES CHARLES MCPARTLAND; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to apply EEG methodology to investigate (a) a new population, infants, and (b) a new sensory modality, auditory perception;(3) co-registering measures of visual attention (eye- tracking) and brain response (EEG);and (4) obtaining ..
  9. RESEARCH TRAINING IN SPEECH AND HEARING SCIENCES
    Lynne A Werner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Fields of inquiry represented include auditory development, auditory perception and learning, auditory physiology, animal communication, cochlear implants, genetics, language development, ..
  10. Processing Streams in the Cerebral Cortex
    Josef P Rauschecker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by applicant): In recent years, great progress has been made in understanding cortical areas involved in auditory perception and cognition...
  11. Susceptibility to and Release from Masking in Infancy and Childhood
    Lori J Leibold; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..much needed normative data and are expected to contribute to the formation of pediatric measures of complex auditory perception. There is also the potential these data will lead to improved strategies to optimize the delivery of ..
  12. OBJECTIVE MEASURES IN AUDITORY IMPLANTS 6TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
    Jill B Firszt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of the brain to explore the central auditory system, and on the relationship between neural activity and auditory perception. Fourteen years later, variability in performance remains unexplained and research in auditory plasticity ..
  13. Amygdalar modulation of processing in auditory cortex
    DIANA COOMES PETERSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..understanding the role of amygdalo-cortical projections, we can obtain a clearer picture of: 1) how normal auditory perception is processed, and 2) how abnormal processing can results in these auditory dysfunctions...
  14. DEVELOPMENT AND PLASTICITY IN NORMAL AND IMPAIRED EARS
    Joseph W Hall; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..on hearing loss will provide information about the effect of early hearing loss on the development of auditory perception;2) the studies on hearing abilities in normal-hearing children and adults will provide information about ..
  15. Rescue of cortical inhibitory synapses following developmental hearing loss
    DAN HARVEY SANES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Profound hearing loss in children can produce long-lasting deficits in auditory perception and language acquisition...
  16. AUDITORY PROCESSING OF COMPLEX SOUNDS
    Laurel H Carney; Fiscal Year: 2012
    The neural mechanisms of auditory perception cannot be understood without detailed knowledge of physiological responses to sounds for which psychophysical responses are well described...
  17. Effects of Hearing Status on Adult Speech Production
    Joseph S Perkell; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Consequently, a central theme of this research is the role of auditory perception in the feedback and feed- forward control systems that are used to achieve auditory goals during speech...
  18. Effects of noise-induced and metabolic hearing losses on temporal coding in noise
    KENNETH STUART HENRY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Second, based on the related studies of auditory perception, hearing loss should degrade processing of temporal fine structure more than the amplitude envelope...
  19. COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS
    LAURENCE BAKER LEONARD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and Disorders;(2) Language Structure, Development, and Disorders;(3) Speech and Voice Physiology;and (4) Auditory Perception, Neural Coding and Plasticity, and Sensory Aids...
  20. Group and Individual Differences in Audition
    Dennis McFadden; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the relationships between physiological and psychophysical measures of hearing will reveal what aspects of auditory perception will be impaired in a person (say, an infant) having weak OAEs, and that information should eventually be ..
  21. Perception in complex, multi-source environments
    BARBARA SHINNCUNNINGHAM; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Because interactions between auditory grouping and auditory perception are poorly understood, a necessary first step towards our long-term objective is to understand how the ..
  22. Impact of early auditory training on developemental hearing loss
    EMMA CHRISTINE SARRO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..are vulnerable to sensory experience, early forms of hearing loss (HL) can lead to long-lasting deficits in auditory perception and language acquisition...
  23. AUDITORY ANALYSIS AND SPEECH RECOGNITION
    Judy R Dubno; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..multiple components, to address key questions concerning the effects of basilar-membrane nonlinearities on auditory perception and recognition of speech...
  24. Functional architecture of the auditory cortex
    Charles C Lee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..broad objectives of this research are to understand the functional contributions of these projections to auditory perception and behavior and how changes in these synaptic properties manifest with age and in disease processes...
  25. Influence of moderate hearing loss on auditory perception &cortical processing
    DAN HARVEY SANES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If hearing is disrupted during development, there may be long-lasting deficits in auditory perception and language acquisition...
  26. Optimizing Initial Communication for Children with Autism
    William J McIlvane; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e., stimulus relations based on physical identity/similarity). Our targets will include: (a) auditory perception, discrimination, and relational learning, (b) basic and emergent symbol-referent mapping, and (c) intra- ..
  27. Mechanisms Underlying the Development of Auditory Perce*
    MIMI PHAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    The P.I. proposes to study the role of auditory perception in mediating vocal learning in a songbird, the zebra finch...
  28. Synaptic basis of perceptual learning in primary auditory cortex
    ROBERT CROOKS FROEMKE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..govern cortical networks to induce modification of these circuits, and how such changes in turn affect auditory perception and behavior...
  29. Sixth Conference on the Mismatch Negativity and its Scientific and Clinical Appli
    Elyse S Sussman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The MMN has become a key neurophysiological tool for studying auditory perception, memory, attention, speech and music...
  30. THE IMPACT OF MINIMAL HEARING LOSS ON FUNCTIONAL AUDITORY SKILLS IN CHILDREN
    Dawna E Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Relevance: The proposed research will enhance our understanding of factors that affect auditory perception, speech, language, and learning in children with minimal hearing loss...
  31. Neuronal properties and behavioral role of the auditory parabelt
    Yoshinao Kajikawa; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..interconnections of parabelt region during attentive auditory performance will advance our basic understanding of auditory perception mechanisms that are of direct relevance to neuropsychiatric and communication disorders in humans.
  32. Neural processing and perception of complex sounds
    Gunsoo Kim; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..our mechanistic understanding of complex sound processing and to relate cortical neural representations to auditory perception. To this end, I propose to study complex sound processing in a central auditory circuit of a species with ..
  33. High frequency auditory sensitivity in birds
    Bernard Lohr; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..knowledge of the relationship between the vocal production of learned acoustic communication signals and auditory perception. In the first series of experiments, operant discrimination tests and physiological tests employing ..
  34. Automated psychoacoustics-based voice-quality assessment
    ROBERT MCCLURKIN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Current methods for assessing voice quality in patients with voice disorders that rely solely on either auditory perception, or acoustic analysis, are inherently inadequate...
  35. Automated psychoacoustics-based voice-quality assessment
    ROBERT MCCLURKIN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Current methods for assessing voice quality in patients with voice disorders that rely solely on either auditory perception, or acoustic analysis, are inherently inadequate...
  36. LASER SCANNING CONFOCAL MICROSCOPE
    Peter Gillespie; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of the primary users of this instrument aims to understand basic mechanisms involved in audi- tion, notably auditory perception at the molecular level, development/morphogenesis of the auditory system, and the processes involved in ..
  37. Feature selectivity of auditory thalamus
    Edward Bartlett; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..to form new auditory cortex response properties are likely to reveal relevant acoustic features used for auditory perception. The specific aims of the study are as follows: 1) we will test the hypothesis that MGB neurons represent ..
  38. MODIOLAR-HUGGING ELECTRODE SYSTEM FOR COCHLEAR IMPLANTS
    Dorcas Kessler; Fiscal Year: 1999
    Cochlear implants are designed to restore auditory perception to patients with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss...
  39. INTENSITY DLS AND MASKING IN NORMAL AND IMPAIRED HEARING
    Mary Florentine; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..auditory processes that are important for recognition of speech and will add significantly to our understanding of auditory perception and speech recognition in listeners with normal hearing and with hearing losses.
  40. The effects of quinine-induced hearing loss on speech and psychophysical tasks.
    Erica Williams; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of variability often seen and making it difficult to determine the effects of one particular structure on auditory perception. Most hearing loss affects at least the outer hair cells (OHCs)...
  41. FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATION--NONPRIMARY AUDITORY CORTEX
    JOSEF RAUSCHECKER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..of my research is to identify the role different areas in the auditory cortex of the rhesus monkey play in auditory perception, in auditory scene analysis, and in the neural decoding of complex sounds, particularly those relevant for ..
  42. ACTIVITY OF AI NEURONS IN LOCALIZING SOUNDS
    Gregg Recanzone; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..in this species and fill this important gap necessary for future studies of the neuronal mechanisms of auditory perception and behavior...
  43. Visual Speech Perception and Neural Processing
    LYNNE BERNSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Vision is a major source of speech input whenever auditory perception is impaired...
  44. EFFECTS OF ABUSED DRUGS ON PERCEPTION: AN ANIMAL MODEL
    ROBERT HIENZ; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The model focuses upon the auditory perception of biologically relevant, species-specific communication signals in primates and will provide for ..
  45. The Neurobiology of Auditory Perception in Autism
    Nicole Gage; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. NEUROETHOLOGY OF VOCAL COMMUNICATION IN ANURANS
    Andrea Simmons; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Pitch is a critical dimension of auditory perception in humans, playing an important role in the identification, localization and interpretation of many kinds ..
  47. AUDITORY BASIS FOR VERTICAL SOUND LOCALIZATION
    JAMES SIMMONS; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..of each stage as well as how these stages are articulated together to form a working unit serving spatial auditory perception in mammals, including humans...
  48. Functional neuroanatomy of auditory object perception
    Amber Leaver; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..However, research of cortical involvement in auditory perception has lagged behind similar work in visual neuroscience, leaving significant gaps in our understanding of ..
  49. DEVELOPMENT OF INFANTS' AUDITORY PERCEPTION
    MARSHA CLARKSON; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..By delineating the nature of complex auditory perception for infants, the proposed research will provide an important first step in the formulation of a general ..
  50. PHANTOM PERCEPTION
    PAWEL JASTREBOFF; Fiscal Year: 1992
    Results obtained from our work on phantom auditory perception, using behavioral and electrophysiological methods, strongly suggest that animals are able to perceive phantom auditory sensation and that it is possible to detect this state ..
  51. FETAL EXPERIENCE AND ASYMMETRIC HEARING IN NEWBORNS
    ANTHONY DE CASPER; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..These finding would directly indicate that the very early functional lateralization of auditory perception and auditorily-mediated cognition is not driven only by maturational processes but is also influenced by ..
  52. TAS::75 0890::TAS-REQUISITION B
    Patricia Leake; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and drug administration which can support neural survival and function, in order to improve the quality of auditory perception from a multichannel CI...
  53. CORTICAL INTEGRATION UNDERLYING AUDITORY PERCEPTION
    Donald Wong; Fiscal Year: 1991
    An understanding of how the brain integrates separate acoustic cues for comprehensive auditory perception is essential in explaining how complex sounds, even as intricate as spoken language, are interpreted and understood...
  54. Infants' Neural Basis for Language Using New NIRS
    Laura Ann Petitto; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Standardized behavioral tasks involving (i) visual perception, (ii) auditory perception, and (iii) native and non-native phonetic perception will be used with "young" (3-4 mo) and "old" (13-14 mo)..
  55. Learning and Representation in Auditory Perception
    Eduardo Mercado; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal seeks to build on this work and to develop the candidate's skills in the areas of human auditory perception, perceptual learning, and functional neurostimulation...
  56. Physiological correlates of auditory perception
    Jennifer Lister; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..long-term goal of this research is to explore the effects of age on the physiological processes underlying auditory perception. The specific aims of this study are to examine the relative contribution of peripheral and central ..
  57. fMRI, Genes and Outcome for Cochlear Implants in Infants
    Scott Holland; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..2, 3] However, auditory perception and language skills are difficult to assess accurately in infants...
  58. Amygdalar influences on cells in the inferior colliculus
    DIANA PETERSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..by applicant): The long-term goal of this research application is to identify how the amygdala influences auditory perception and function...
  59. MONAURAL AND BINARUAL SPECTRO/TEMPORAL PROCESSING
    DAVID EDDINS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Description:(From the proposal) Characterization of normal and impaired auditory perception necessarily requires an understanding of how simple and complex auditory signals are perceived and encoded...
  60. Regulation of Kv3.1 by MiRPs in Auditory Neurons
    GEOFFREY ABBOTT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..1 current heterogeneity in auditory neurons, and thus wide-frequency auditory perception. Our Specific Aims are: 1. Determine the ability of MinK, MiRP1 and MiRP2 to form complexes with Kv3...
  61. PERINATAL INFLUENCES ON DEVELOPING AUDITORY PERCEPTION
    Lincoln Gray; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..research program will contribute to an understanding of the roles of early experience in the development of auditory perception. This research may also contribute to an understanding of the effects of atypical experiences on perceptual ..
  62. Synaptic basis of perceptual learning in primary auditory cortex
    ROBERT FROEMKE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..govern cortical networks to induce modification of these circuits, and how such changes in turn affect auditory perception and behavior...
  63. TRAINING IN PERCEPTUAL AND COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE
    Howard Egeth; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..PET and fMRI), cognitive neuropsychology and neurology, visual and tactile psychophysics, bioacoustics and auditory perception, attention, perceptual development, and, computational and neural network models of perception, memory, and ..
  64. NEONATAL DEVELOPMENT OF AUDITORY RESPONSIVENESS
    Lincoln Gray; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..this research program continues to be a comprehensive, systematic, and parametric evaluation of developing auditory perception in an appropriate animal model...