pitch perception

Summary

Summary: A dimension of auditory sensation varying with cycles per second of the sound stimulus.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The processing of temporal pitch and melody information in auditory cortex
    Roy D Patterson
    Centre for the Neural Basis of Hearing, Physiology Department, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Neuron 36:767-76. 2002
  2. ncbi The music of speech: music training facilitates pitch processing in both music and language
    Daniele Schon
    Institut de Neurosciences Physiologiques et Cognitives, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Marseille, France
    Psychophysiology 41:341-9. 2004
  3. ncbi Brain activity varies with modulation of dynamic pitch variance in sentence melody
    Martin Meyer
    Max Planck Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Leipzig, Germany
    Brain Lang 89:277-89. 2004
  4. ncbi Functional anatomy of musical perception in musicians
    T Ohnishi
    Department of Radiology and Psychiatry, National Center Hospital of Mental, Nervous and Muscular Disorders, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira City, Tokyo 187 8551, Japan
    Cereb Cortex 11:754-60. 2001
  5. ncbi Influence of musical expertise on segmental and tonal processing in Mandarin Chinese
    Celine Marie
    CNRS Marseille Universities, France
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2701-15. 2011
  6. ncbi Musical training enhances automatic encoding of melodic contour and interval structure
    Takako Fujioka
    The Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:1010-21. 2004
  7. pmc Volume of left Heschl's Gyrus and linguistic pitch learning
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:828-36. 2008
  8. pmc A neural representation of pitch salience in nonprimary human auditory cortex revealed with functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Hector Penagos
    Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology Program, Harvard Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Neurosci 24:6810-5. 2004
  9. ncbi Experience-dependent neural substrates involved in vocal pitch regulation during singing
    Jean Mary Zarate
    Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neuroimage 40:1871-87. 2008
  10. ncbi The amusic brain: in tune, out of key, and unaware
    Isabelle Peretz
    BRAMS Laboratory and Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Brain 132:1277-86. 2009

Detail Information

Publications302 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The processing of temporal pitch and melody information in auditory cortex
    Roy D Patterson
    Centre for the Neural Basis of Hearing, Physiology Department, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Neuron 36:767-76. 2002
    ..The results support the view that there is hierarchy of pitch processing in which the center of activity moves anterolaterally away from primary auditory cortex as the processing of melodic sounds proceeds...
  2. ncbi The music of speech: music training facilitates pitch processing in both music and language
    Daniele Schon
    Institut de Neurosciences Physiologiques et Cognitives, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Marseille, France
    Psychophysiology 41:341-9. 2004
    ..These results are taken as evidence that extensive musical training influences the perception of pitch contour in spoken language...
  3. ncbi Brain activity varies with modulation of dynamic pitch variance in sentence melody
    Martin Meyer
    Max Planck Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Leipzig, Germany
    Brain Lang 89:277-89. 2004
    ..Finally, it appears that brain areas which subserve speech (frontal operculum) and premotor functions (Rolandic operculum) coincidently support the processing of intonation contour in spoken sentence comprehension...
  4. ncbi Functional anatomy of musical perception in musicians
    T Ohnishi
    Department of Radiology and Psychiatry, National Center Hospital of Mental, Nervous and Muscular Disorders, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira City, Tokyo 187 8551, Japan
    Cereb Cortex 11:754-60. 2001
    ..We suggest that such activity is associated with absolute pitch ability and the use-dependent functional reorganization produced by the early commencement of long-term training...
  5. ncbi Influence of musical expertise on segmental and tonal processing in Mandarin Chinese
    Celine Marie
    CNRS Marseille Universities, France
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2701-15. 2011
    ..They show positive music-to-language transfer effects and open new perspectives for the learning of tone languages...
  6. ncbi Musical training enhances automatic encoding of melodic contour and interval structure
    Takako Fujioka
    The Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:1010-21. 2004
    ..No hemispheric difference was found in either group. The results suggest that musical training enhances the ability to automatically register abstract changes in the relative pitch structure of melodies...
  7. pmc Volume of left Heschl's Gyrus and linguistic pitch learning
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:828-36. 2008
    ..These results also suggest that primary auditory regions may be important for encoding basic acoustic cues during the course of spoken language learning...
  8. pmc A neural representation of pitch salience in nonprimary human auditory cortex revealed with functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Hector Penagos
    Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology Program, Harvard Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Neurosci 24:6810-5. 2004
    ..The present data contribute to converging evidence that anterior areas of nonprimary auditory cortex play an important role in processing pitch...
  9. ncbi Experience-dependent neural substrates involved in vocal pitch regulation during singing
    Jean Mary Zarate
    Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neuroimage 40:1871-87. 2008
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  10. ncbi The amusic brain: in tune, out of key, and unaware
    Isabelle Peretz
    BRAMS Laboratory and Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Brain 132:1277-86. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that, in the amusic brain, the neural pitch representation cannot make contact with musical pitch knowledge along the auditory-frontal neural pathway...
  11. ncbi Identification of Mandarin tones by English-speaking musicians and nonmusicians
    Chao Yang Lee
    School of Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 124:3235-48. 2008
    ..Average identification accuracy was at chance level even when multiple semitone errors were allowed. Since none of the musicians possessed absolute pitch, the role of absolute pitch in Mandarin tone identification remains inconclusive...
  12. ncbi Absolute pitch among American and Chinese conservatory students: prevalence differences, and evidence for a speech-related critical period
    Diana Deutsch
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:719-22. 2006
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  13. ncbi Structural and functional asymmetry of lateral Heschl's gyrus reflects pitch perception preference
    Peter Schneider
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Heidelberg, INF 400, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nat Neurosci 8:1241-7. 2005
    ..resonance imaging) and magnetoencephalography studies demonstrated a strong neural basis for both types of pitch perception irrespective of musical aptitude...
  14. pmc Relationship between brainstem, cortical and behavioral measures relevant to pitch salience in humans
    Ananthanarayan Krishnan
    Department of Speech Language Hearing Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2038, USA
    Neuropsychologia 50:2849-59. 2012
    ..These neural representations together contain adequate information for the development of perceptual pitch salience...
  15. ncbi Functional MRI evidence of an abnormal neural network for pitch processing in congenital amusia
    Krista L Hyde
    International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Cereb Cortex 21:292-9. 2011
    ..These fMRI data are highly consistent with previous gray and white matter anomalies found in amusics in the auditory and inferior frontal cortices, as well as reduced white matter connections between these 2 regions...
  16. pmc The frequency following response (FFR) may reflect pitch-bearing information but is not a direct representation of pitch
    Hedwig E Gockel
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge, CB2 7EF, UK
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 12:767-82. 2011
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  17. ncbi Age-related difference in melodic pitch perception is probably mediated by temporal processing: empirical and computational evidence
    Frank A Russo
    Department of Psychology, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ear Hear 33:177-86. 2012
    This study was designed to examine whether age-related differences in melodic pitch perception may be mediated by temporal processing...
  18. ncbi Neural basis of music imagery and the effect of musical expertise
    Sibylle C Herholz
    Institute for Biomagnetism and Biosignalanalysis, University of Munster, Malmedyweg 15, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 28:2352-60. 2008
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  19. ncbi Spatial representation of pitch height: the SMARC effect
    Elena Rusconi
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR, London, UK
    Cognition 99:113-29. 2006
    ..Both the basic elements of mathematical cognition (i.e. numbers) and the basic elements of musical cognition (i.e. pitches), appear to be mapped onto a mental spatial representation in a way that affects motor performance...
  20. ncbi Neural characteristics of successful and less successful speech and word learning in adults
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University Institute for Neuroscience, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:995-1006. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate an association between range of neural changes and degrees of language learning, specifically implicating the physiologic contribution of the left dorsal auditory cortex in learning success...
  21. pmc Effects of reverberation on brainstem representation of speech in musicians and non-musicians
    Gavin M Bidelman
    Department of Speech Language Hearing Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2038, USA
    Brain Res 1355:112-25. 2010
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  22. pmc The role of temporal fine structure processing in pitch perception, masking, and speech perception for normal-hearing and hearing-impaired people
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, UK
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 9:399-406. 2008
    ..This paper reviews the role played by TFS in masking, pitch perception, and speech perception and concludes that cues derived from TFS play an important role for all three...
  23. pmc Processing of complex auditory patterns in musicians and nonmusicians
    Bastiaan Boh
    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e21458. 2011
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  24. pmc Different modes of pitch perception and learning-induced neuronal plasticity of the human auditory cortex
    Michael Schulte
    Biomagnetism Center, Institute of Experimental Audiology, University of Munster, 48129 Munster, Germany
    Neural Plast 9:161-75. 2002
    ..The results indicate that the primary auditory cortices are involved in the process of virtual pitch perception and that their function is modifiable by laboratory manipulation.
  25. pmc Differential effects of perturbation direction and magnitude on the neural processing of voice pitch feedback
    Hanjun Liu
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, PR China
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:951-7. 2011
    ..The present study examined the differential effects of voice auditory feedback perturbation direction and magnitude on voice fundamental frequency (F(0)) responses and event-related potentials (ERPs) from EEG electrodes on the scalp...
  26. pmc Interdependent encoding of pitch, timbre, and spatial location in auditory cortex
    Jennifer K Bizley
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 29:2064-75. 2009
    ..Such nonlinearities were most prevalent in primary auditory cortex, although they tended to be small compared with stimulus main effects...
  27. ncbi Effects of frequency-shifted auditory feedback on fundamental frequency of long stressed and unstressed syllables
    U Natke
    Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Institute of Experimental Psychology, Germany
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 44:577-84. 2001
    ..Compensation for frequency-shifted auditory feedback still is quite imperfect. It is concluded that control of fundamental frequency is rather important on a suprasegmental level...
  28. pmc Interactions between auditory and somatosensory feedback for voice F0 control
    Charles R Larson
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Exp Brain Res 187:613-21. 2008
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  29. pmc Role of electrode placement as a contributor to variability in cochlear implant outcomes
    Charles C Finley
    Departments of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Otol Neurotol 29:920-8. 2008
    ..Suboptimal cochlear implant (CI) electrode array placement may reduce presentation of coded information to the central nervous system and, consequently, limit speech recognition...
  30. pmc Error-dependent modulation of speech-induced auditory suppression for pitch-shifted voice feedback
    Roozbeh Behroozmand
    Speech Physiology Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    BMC Neurosci 12:54. 2011
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  31. ncbi Click train encoding in primary auditory cortex of the awake monkey: evidence for two mechanisms subserving pitch perception
    M Steinschneider
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Rose F Kennedy Center, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 104:2935-55. 1998
    ..These physiological responses parallel features of human pitch perception for click trains, and support the existence of two distinct physiological mechanisms involved in pitch ..
  32. ncbi The role of femininity and averageness of voice pitch in aesthetic judgments of women's voices
    David R Feinberg
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK
    Perception 37:615-23. 2008
    ..Men preferred women's voices with raised pitch for all levels of starting pitch. These findings suggest that men prefer high voice pitch to average voice pitch in women's voices...
  33. ncbi A targeted deletion in alpha-tectorin reveals that the tectorial membrane is required for the gain and timing of cochlear feedback
    P K Legan
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Neuron 28:273-85. 2000
    ..Thus, the tectorial membrane ensures that outer hair cells can effectively respond to basilar membrane motion and that feedback is delivered with the appropriate gain and timing required for amplification...
  34. ncbi Reexamining the evidence for a pitch-sensitive region: a human fMRI study using iterated ripple noise
    Daphne Barker
    MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
    Cereb Cortex 22:745-53. 2012
    ..Our findings raise the possibility that a cortical response unrelated to pitch could previously have been errantly attributed to pitch coding...
  35. ncbi Infant music perception: domain-general or domain-specific mechanisms?
    Sandra E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Ont, Canada
    Cognition 100:73-99. 2006
    ..Along with general-purpose mechanisms for the perceptual foundations of music, we suggest unique motivational mechanisms that can account for the perpetuation of musical behavior in all human societies...
  36. ncbi Musical predispositions in infancy
    S E Trehub
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5L 1C6
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 930:1-16. 2001
    ..Maternal singing also has a moderating effect on infant arousal. The implications of these findings for the origins of music are discussed...
  37. ncbi Encoding of pitch in the human brainstem is sensitive to language experience
    Ananthanarayan Krishnan
    Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2038, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 25:161-8. 2005
    Neural processes underlying pitch perception at the level of the cerebral cortex are influenced by language experience...
  38. ncbi Effects of perturbation magnitude and voice F0 level on the pitch-shift reflex
    Hanjun Liu
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:3671-7. 2007
    ..Data also suggest the sensitivity of the audio-vocal system to voice perturbation may vary with F(0) level...
  39. ncbi Automatic encoding of polyphonic melodies in musicians and nonmusicians
    Takako Fujioka
    Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1578-92. 2005
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  40. ncbi Characterization of deficits in pitch perception underlying 'tone deafness'
    Jessica M Foxton
    Auditory Group, School of Neurology, Neurobiology and Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Brain 127:801-10. 2004
    ..Tests were administered that assessed fine-grained pitch perception by determining thresholds both for the detection of continuous and segmented pitch changes, and for the ..
  41. pmc Correct tonotopic representation is necessary for complex pitch perception
    Andrew J Oxenham
    Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology Program, Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, and Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:1421-5. 2004
    ..sinusoids to locations in the cochlea tuned to high frequencies, we found that human subjects displayed poor pitch perception for single tones...
  42. ncbi Congenital amusia: a short-term memory deficit for non-verbal, but not verbal sounds
    Barbara Tillmann
    Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Neurosciences Sensorielles Comportement Cognition CNRS UMR 5020, IFR 19, Lyon, France
    Brain Cogn 71:259-64. 2009
    ..This is in line with previous suggestions about the domain-specificity of congenital amusia...
  43. ncbi Preattentive cortical-evoked responses to pure tones, harmonic tones, and speech: influence of music training
    Dee A Nikjeh
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Ear Hear 30:432-46. 2009
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  44. ncbi Auditory influences on visual temporal rate perception
    Gregg H Recanzone
    Center for Neuroscience and Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Neurophysiol 89:1078-93. 2003
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  45. ncbi Neural population coding of sound level adapts to stimulus statistics
    Isabel Dean
    Department of Physiology and University College London Ear Institute, UK
    Nat Neurosci 8:1684-9. 2005
    ..This extends the range of sound levels that can be accurately encoded, fine-tuning hearing to the local acoustic environment...
  46. ncbi Mismatch negativity to pitch contours is influenced by language experience
    Bharath Chandrasekaran
    Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences, Purdue University, 1353 Heavilon Hall, 500 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2038, USA
    Brain Res 1128:148-56. 2007
    ..By virtue of these language group differences, we infer that early cortical processing of pitch contours may be shaped by the relative saliency of acoustic dimensions underlying the pitch patterns of a particular language...
  47. ncbi Dichotic pitch activates pitch processing centre in Heschl's gyrus
    Sebastian Puschmann
    Cognitive Neurobiology, Institute of Psychology, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
    Neuroimage 49:1641-9. 2010
    ..These results support the view of a general representation of pitch in auditory cortex, irrespective of the physical attributes of the pitch-evoking sound...
  48. ncbi Congenital amusia: an auditory-motor feedback disorder?
    Jake Mandell
    Department of Neurology, Music and Neuroimaging Laboratory, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 25:323-34. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to identify candidate brain regions that might be associated with this disorder...
  49. ncbi Rhesus macaques spontaneously perceive formants in conspecific vocalizations
    W Tecumseh Fitch
    School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, KY169JP United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2132-41. 2006
    ..These results indicate that formant perception, a significant component of human voice and speech perception, is a perceptual ability shared with other primates...
  50. ncbi An interval size illusion: the influence of timbre on the perceived size of melodic intervals
    Frank A Russo
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Percept Psychophys 67:559-68. 2005
    ..Changes in timbre can expand or contract the perceived size of intervals without distorting individual pitches. We discuss processes underlying interval size perception and their relation to pitch perception mechanisms.
  51. ncbi Global and local pitch perception in children with developmental dyslexia
    Johannes C Ziegler
    Psychology Department, Aix Marseille Universite, Marseille, France
    Brain Lang 120:265-70. 2012
    ..Compared to normally developing children, dyslexics showed robust pitch perception deficits in the local but not the global condition...
  52. ncbi ERP correlates of language-specific processing of auditory pitch feedback during self-vocalization
    Zhaocong Chen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, PR China
    Brain Lang 121:25-34. 2012
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  53. pmc Neural representation of pitch salience in the human brainstem revealed by psychophysical and electrophysiological indices
    Ananthanarayan Krishnan
    Department of Speech Language Hearing Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2038, USA
    Hear Res 268:60-6. 2010
    ..We infer that information related to pitch salience may emerge early along the auditory pathway and is likely rooted in pre-attentive, sensory-level processing...
  54. ncbi Impaired pitch perception and memory in congenital amusia: the deficit starts in the auditory cortex
    Philippe Albouy
    INSERM U1028 CNRS UMR5292, Centre de Recherche en Neurosciences de Lyon, Equipe Dynamique Cérébrale et Cognition, Centre Hospitalier Le Vinatier, Bâtiment 452, 95 Bd Pinel, Bron, F 69500, France
    Brain 136:1639-61. 2013
    ..The present study investigated the cerebral bases of impaired pitch perception and memory in congenital amusia using behavioural measures, magnetoencephalography and voxel-based ..
  55. pmc Vocalization-induced enhancement of the auditory cortex responsiveness during voice F0 feedback perturbation
    Roozbeh Behroozmand
    Speech Physiology Laboratory, Department of Communication Science and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:1303-12. 2009
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  56. ncbi Effects of contralateral noise on 40-Hz and 80-Hz auditory steady-state responses
    Atsuko Maki
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai, Japan
    Ear Hear 30:584-9. 2009
    ..The present study investigated the effects of contralateral noise on the threshold measurements of ASSR for 40- and 80-Hz amplitude modulated tones that are widely used in clinical examinations...
  57. ncbi Binaural interaction and the octave illusion
    Satu Lamminmäki
    Brain Research Unit, O V Lounasmaa Laboratory, School of Science, Aalto University, P O Box 15100, FI 00076 Aalto, Espoo, Finland
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:1747-53. 2012
    ..The results demonstrate modified binaural interaction of dichotic tones one octave apart, suggesting that this interaction contributes to pitch perception during the octave illusion.
  58. ncbi Musicians versus nonmusicians. A neurophysiological approach
    Luisa Lopez
    Center for Developmental Disabilities E Litta Grottaferrata, Rome, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 999:124-30. 2003
    ..Clear N1 was recorded for all paradigms, in all subjects; MMN and P300 were also recorded, and their amplitudes and latencies were significantly correlated with the musicality score and with the paradigm's difficulty...
  59. ncbi Interference effects in short-term memory for timbre
    G E Starr
    Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 102:486-94. 1997
    ..The findings closely parallel those found for pitch memory, and suggest that memory interference depends on perceptual similarity in both cases...
  60. ncbi Tuning to natural stimulus dynamics in primary auditory cortex
    J A Garcia-Lazaro
    University Laboratory of Physiology, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 16:264-71. 2006
    ..These findings indicate that auditory cortex is indeed tuned to the 1/f dynamics commonly found in the statistical distributions of natural soundscapes...
  61. pmc Multivariate predictors of music perception and appraisal by adult cochlear implant users
    Kate Gfeller
    School of Music, University of Iowa, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 19:120-34. 2008
    ..Music listening background, residual hearing (i.e., hearing aid use), cognitive factors, and some demographic factors predicted several indices of perceptual accuracy or appraisal of music...
  62. ncbi Effects of a professional solo singer education on auditory and kinesthetic feedback--a longitudinal study of singers' pitch control
    Dirk Mürbe
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Technical University of Dresden, Germany
    J Voice 18:236-41. 2004
    ..The results support the assumption that the kinesthetic feedback contributes substantially to intonation accuracy...
  63. pmc Music perception by cochlear implant and normal hearing listeners as measured by the Montreal Battery for Evaluation of Amusia
    William B Cooper
    Callier Advanced Hearing Research Center, The University at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Ear Hear 29:618-26. 2008
    ..Ann N Y Acad Sci, 999, 58-75) to assess the music perception abilities of cochlear implant (CI) users...
  64. pmc Effects of voice harmonic complexity on ERP responses to pitch-shifted auditory feedback
    Roozbeh Behroozmand
    Speech Physiology Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:2408-17. 2011
    ..The present study investigated the neural mechanisms of voice pitch control for different levels of harmonic complexity in the auditory feedback...
  65. ncbi Effects of simultaneous perturbations of voice pitch and loudness feedback on voice F0 and amplitude control
    Charles R Larson
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:2862-72. 2007
    ..96 dB) and smallest with -3 dB stimuli (0.49 dB) but were not affected by the addition of pitch-shift stimuli. Results suggest the F0 and amplitude response mechanisms may be independent but interact in some conditions...
  66. pmc The mechanism of speech processing in congenital amusia: evidence from Mandarin speakers
    Fang Liu
    Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e30374. 2012
    Congenital amusia is a neuro-developmental disorder of pitch perception that causes severe problems with music processing but only subtle difficulties in speech processing...
  67. ncbi Abnormal electrical brain responses to pitch in congenital amusia
    Isabelle Peretz
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Neurol 58:478-82. 2005
    ..This abnormal brain response begins as early as 200 milliseconds after tone onset and may serve as a marker of an anomaly in music acquisition...
  68. ncbi The influence of linguistic and musical experience on Cantonese word learning
    Angela Cooper
    Department of Linguistics, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:4756-69. 2012
    ..These findings point to a dynamic influence of musical and linguistic experience, both at the tone dentification level and at the word learning stage...
  69. pmc Effect of temporal predictability on the neural processing of self-triggered auditory stimulation during vocalization
    Zhaocong Chen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, People s Republic of China
    BMC Neurosci 13:55. 2012
    ..The motor effect resulting from the mouse click was corrected in the data analyses. For the externally-triggered condition, PSS were delivered by a computer with a delay of 500-1000 ms after the vocal onset...
  70. ncbi Individual differences in the sensitivity to pitch direction
    Catherine Semal
    Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, UMR CNRS 5543, BP 63, Universite Victor Segalen, 146 rue Leo Saignat, F 33076 Bordeaux, France
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:3907-15. 2006
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  71. ncbi Music to electric ears: pitch and timbre perception by cochlear implant patients
    Daniel Pressnitzer
    Equipe Audition, LPE CNRS UMR 8581, Departement d Etudes Cognitives, ENS, 29 rue d Ulm, 75230 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1060:343-5. 2005
    ..The sounds of music play with many perceptual dimensions. We devised a set of psychophysical procedures to better understand how recipients of cochlear implants perceive basic sound attributes involved in music listening...
  72. pmc Musical melody and speech intonation: singing a different tune
    Robert J Zatorre
    Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS Biol 10:e1001372. 2012
    ..Given these similarities, and the fact that pitch perception and production involve the same peripheral transduction system (cochlea) and the same production mechanism (..
  73. ncbi Neuromagnetic evidence for a pitch processing center in Heschl's gyrus
    K Krumbholz
    Institute of Experimental Audiology, University Clinic Münster, Munster, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 13:765-72. 2003
    ..The spatial resolution is sufficient to show that its source lies somewhat anterior and inferior to that of the N100m, probably in the medial part of Heschl's gyrus...
  74. pmc Audio-vocal responses to repetitive pitch-shift stimulation during a sustained vocalization: improvements in methodology for the pitch-shifting technique
    Jay J Bauer
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:1048-54. 2003
    ..Future studies using these stimulus parameters may produce more reliable data due to the fivefold decrease in subject participation time and a concomitant decrease in fatigue, boredom, and inattention...
  75. pmc Relative influence of musical and linguistic experience on early cortical processing of pitch contours
    Bharath Chandrasekaran
    Department of Speech Language Hearing Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2038, USA
    Brain Lang 108:1-9. 2009
    ..Yet specific differences in long-term experience in pitch processing between domains (music vs. language) may lead to gradations in cortical plasticity to pitch contours...
  76. ncbi Perception of musical pitch and lexical tones by Mandarin-speaking musicians
    Chao Yang Lee
    School of Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:481-90. 2010
    ..Although F0 height detection was involved in both musical note and Mandarin tone identification, performances in the two tasks were not correlated. The putative link between absolute pitch and tone language experience was discussed...
  77. 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...
  78. pmc Auditory-motor mapping for pitch control in singers and nonsingers
    Jeffery A Jones
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    Exp Brain Res 190:279-87. 2008
    ..Together, these results suggest that singers rely more on internal models than nonsingers to regulate vocal productions rather than real time auditory feedback...
  79. ncbi Neuromagnetic responses reflect the temporal pitch change of regular interval sounds
    Steffen Ritter
    Section of Biomagnetism, Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Neuroimage 27:533-43. 2005
    ..J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 98, 1890-1894). The location of the POR evoked by the transition was found to be in lateral Heschl's Gyrus, which gives further evidence that this is the center of processing pitch changes in the auditory cortex...
  80. ncbi Sex-related differences in vocal responses to pitch feedback perturbations during sustained vocalization
    Zhaocong Chen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, People s Republic of China
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:EL355-60. 2010
    ..These findings reveal a modulation of vocal response as a function of sex, and suggest that there may be a differential processing of vocal pitch feedback perturbations between men and women...
  81. ncbi Effect of duration of pitch-shifted feedback on vocal responses in patients with Parkinson's disease
    S Kiran
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Speech Physiology Laboratory, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 3540, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 44:975-87. 2001
    ..The results also support hypotheses of impaired sensory integration of auditory feedback in PD patients...
  82. pmc Vocal responses to unanticipated perturbations in voice loudness feedback: an automatic mechanism for stabilizing voice amplitude
    Jay J Bauer
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, P O Box 413, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201 0413, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:2363-71. 2006
    ..Data from the present study suggest that voice loudness feedback can be used in a similar manner to monitor and stabilize voice amplitude around a desired loudness level...
  83. ncbi The effect of stimulus context on pitch representations in the human auditory cortex
    Daphne Garcia
    MRC Institute of Hearing Research, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Neuroimage 51:808-16. 2010
    ....
  84. ncbi Human frequency-following response: representation of pitch contours in Chinese tones
    Ananthanarayan Krishnan
    Auditory Electrophysiology Laboratory, Department of Audiology and Speech Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2038, USA
    Hear Res 189:1-12. 2004
    ..These FFR findings support the viability of early, population-based 'predominant interval' representations of pitch in the auditory brainstem that are based on temporal patterns of phase-locked neural activity...
  85. ncbi A computational model of human pitch strength and height judgments
    Neil McLachlan
    School of Behavioral Science, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Hear Res 249:23-35. 2009
    ..Predicted pitch strength for complexes of unresolved harmonics, iterated rippled noise and amplitude modulated tones using this model also conformed to behavioral data from the literature...
  86. ncbi Fractionating the musical mind: insights from congenital amusia
    Lauren Stewart
    Department of Psychology, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW, UK
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 18:127-30. 2008
    ..The disorder provides a window onto the neuro-cognitive architecture of musical processing, and the possible etiologies of disordered development...
  87. ncbi Auditory discrimination in a sound-producing electric fish (Pollimyrus): tone frequency and click-rate difference detection
    P Marvit
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 108:1819-25. 2000
    ..3 Hz per 100 Hz. For click trains, jnd's increased linearly with ICI. The mean jnd's for 10- and 15-ms ICI were both 300 micros (SE= 0.8 ms at 10-ms ICI, SE= 0.11 ms at 15-ms ICI). The jnd at 20-ms ICI was only 1.1 ms +/- 0.25 SE...
  88. ncbi Flexible and abstract resolutions to crossmodal conflicts
    Christa Lynn Donovan
    University of British Columbia, Canada
    Brain Cogn 56:1-4. 2004
    ..More importantly, they suggest that interactions between modalities can span to abstract levels of same/different representations...
  89. ncbi Functional role of auditory cortex in frequency processing and pitch perception
    Mark Jude Tramo
    Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 2696, USA
    J Neurophysiol 87:122-39. 2002
    ....
  90. ncbi Spectrotemporal receptive fields in anesthetized cat primary auditory cortex are context dependent
    Boris Gourévitch
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Cereb Cortex 19:1448-61. 2009
    ..We thus emphasize some aspects of context dependency of STRFs, that is, how the balance of inhibitory and excitatory inputs is able to shape the neural response from the spectral content of stimuli...
  91. pmc Music perception with cochlear implants: a review
    Hugh J McDermott
    Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Trends Amplif 8:49-82. 2004
    ..experience may improve the subjective acceptability of music that is heard through a prosthesis; (6) Pitch perception might be improved by designing innovative sound processors that use both temporal and spatial patterns of ..
  92. ncbi Musical experience shapes human brainstem encoding of linguistic pitch patterns
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208 3540, USA
    Nat Neurosci 10:420-2. 2007
    ....
  93. pmc Natural cross-modal mappings between visual and auditory features
    Karla K Evans
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Vis 10:6.1-12. 2010
    ..By dissociating the task variables from the features that were cross-modally related, we find that the interactions happen in an automatic fashion and are possibly located at the perceptual level...
  94. ncbi A cross-linguistic PET study of tone perception in Mandarin Chinese and English speakers
    D Klein
    Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B4, Canada
    Neuroimage 13:646-53. 2001
    PET was used in a cross-linguistic study to determine whether neural mechanisms subserving pitch perception differ as a function of linguistic relevance...
  95. ncbi The mismatch negativity (MMN): towards the optimal paradigm
    Risto Naatanen
    Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, P O Box 9, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:140-4. 2004
    ..In the present article, we tested a new MMN paradigm allowing one to obtain MMNs for several auditory attributes in a short time...
  96. ncbi Behavioral and electrophysiological effects of task-irrelevant sound change: a new distraction paradigm
    E Schroger
    Institut für Allgemeine Psychologie, Universitat Leipzig, Seeburgstr 14 20, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 7:71-87. 1998
    ..The robustness of the distraction effects to tiny deviations was confirmed in two control experiments...
  97. pmc Phonological processing in adults with deficits in musical pitch recognition
    Jennifer L Jones
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Commun Disord 42:226-34. 2009
    ....
  98. ncbi Intonation processing in congenital amusia: discrimination, identification and imitation
    Fang Liu
    Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London, SE14 6NW, UK
    Brain 133:1682-93. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that amusia impacts upon one's language abilities in subtle ways, and support previous evidence that pitch processing in language and music involves shared mechanisms...
  99. ncbi Reorganization in awake rat auditory cortex by local microstimulation and its effect on frequency-discrimination behavior
    S K Talwar
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurophysiol 86:1555-72. 2001
    ..It is likely that cortical reorganizations that accompany perceptual learning are strongly keyed to specific behavioral contexts...
  100. ncbi Spatial associations for musical stimuli: a piano in the head?
    Pascale Lidji
    Research Unit in Cognitive Neurosciences, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 33:1189-207. 2007
    ..These results, discussed in the light of studies on number representation, provide a new example of the effects of musical expertise on music cognition...
  101. pmc Tone deafness: a new disconnection syndrome?
    Psyche Loui
    Department of Neurology and Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Neurosci 29:10215-20. 2009
    ..By identifying white matter differences and their psychophysical correlates, results contribute to our understanding of how neural connectivity subserves behavior...

Research Grants62

  1. Complex Pitch Perception in Complex Environments
    Andrew J Oxenham; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  2. Behavioral and physiological changes in acoustic-electrical pitch matching
    Chin Tuan Tan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our assumption is that such changes in electrical pitch perception indicate adaptation to a frequency mismatch...
  3. Development of Translational Research to Improve Outcomes for Cochlear Implants
    Paul W Flint; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The first project will focus on identifying the mechanisms affecting change in pitch perception over time in CI patients, and how the changes affect CI performance...
  4. Effects of language experience on early cortical and subcortical pitch encoding
    Ananthanarayan Krishnan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and in the auditory cortex interact to enhance behaviorally relevant features of complex sounds important for pitch perception in quiet and degraded listening conditions...
  5. Cross-frequency integration for speech recognition in bimodal hearing
    Ying Yee Kong; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The benefit of combined electric and acoustic stimulation in speech and pitch perception has been demonstrated in a number of studies...
  6. Speech Perception with Combined Electric and Acoustic Stimulation
    Ying Yee Kong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): The benefit of combined electric and acoustic stimulation (EAS) for speech and pitch perception has been demonstrated in a number of previous studies...
  7. Dynamic Pitch Perception with Cochlear Implants
    Xin Luo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..However, little is known about the mechanisms and factors that contribute to CI users'dynamic pitch perception. In this project, experiments are proposed to investigate and enhance dynamic pitch perception with CI using ..
  8. HEARING AID RESEARCH
    Charlotte M Reed; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will be correlated with a set of psychoacoustic tests that include measurements of auditory critical bands, pitch perception, and cochlear compression...
  9. Complex pitch perception in very-early implanted children
    Rosalie Uchanski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..However, nearly all research on pitch perception by Cl users is based on adult Cl users, and may not apply to children who are implanted at a very early (VE) ..
  10. INFORMATION PROCESSING BY THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    WILLIAM YOST; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..2 covers work with fish on complex sound processing like that associated with stimuli that generate a complex pitch perception and sound localization...
  11. Comparison of bimodal and bilateral cochlear implant users
    HELEN CULLINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These tasks rely on good voice pitch or musical pitch perception. Current speech processing algorithms provide only very coarse pitch information; they present just the ..
  12. NEUROETHOLOGY OF VOCAL COMMUNICATION IN ANURANS
    Andrea Simmons; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..These experiments directly impact upon theories of the neural bases for periodicity pitch perception in humans...
  13. DEVELOPMENT OF INFANTS' AUDITORY PERCEPTION
    MARSHA CLARKSON; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The studies of pitch perception will assess the limits of infants' abilities to synthesize pitch from a variety of complex spectra that have ..
  14. NEURAL ENCODING OF DYNAMIC FEATURES OF COMPLEX SOUNDS
    Robert Frisina; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..since they are essential components of many human and animal communication sounds, and in some cases mediate pitch perception and sound localization...
  15. Functional anatomy of cortical auditory disorders
    Christine Koh; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..includes measurements of critical bandwidth, frequency discrimination, intensity discrimination, virtual pitch perception, inharmonicity detection, auditory priming, roughness detection, and frequency pattern discrimination...
  16. Neurostructural correlates of prosody in schizophrenia
    DAVID LEITMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..However, basic audio- psychophysical studies have shown fundamental deficits in pitch perception of simple tones in schizophrenics...
  17. PERIPHERAL INTERACTIONS IN AUDITORY TEMPORAL PROCESSING
    ANDREW OXENHAM; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Neural Bases of Auditory Processing Disorders in Adults
    Patrick Wong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..2) Whether it is feasible to use MRI to identify neurophysiologic anomalies in APD adults. If so, whether APD is associated with a collection of unifying or diverse neurophysiologic anomalies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Acquisition of Mandarin Tones: A Cross-Sectional Study
    Patrick Wong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For the rehabilitation of adults, it is especially important to understand how adults learn. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. 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. ..
  21. Periodicity Processing in the Auditory System
    William Shofner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..the temporal processing of complex sounds, primarily complex tones and iterated rippled noises, as related to pitch perception. A variety of attributes are associated with the perception of pitch, and we propose to address issues ..
  22. Tone development in children with cochlear implants
    Li Xu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Therefore, the proposed study could improve quality of life for many cochlear implant users. ..
  23. Tone acquisition in young children with cochlear implants
    Li Xu; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This research will advance our knowledge of tone development and enhance rehabilitation of cochlear implant users. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. 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, ..
  25. PHYSIOLOGY OF VOCALIZATION SEN IN AUDITORY CORTEX
    MARK TRAMO; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  26. Group and Individual Differences in Audition
    Dennis McFadden; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If so, theory, diagnosis, treatment, and nosology for ADHD could be affected. ..
  27. COCHLEAR IMPLANT--AUDITORY FUNCTION & SPEECH PERCEPTION
    Michael Dorman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Enhancing Tone Recognition for Cochlear Implant Users
    Xin Luo; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Device implementations and applications of mixed stimulation modes for tonal language speech processing in cochlear implants will be investigated. ..
  29. Implementation and Tuning of Multi-rate Speech Processors for Cochlear Implants
    Leslie M Collins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal of this research is to provide improved speech recognition performance for such individuals by optimizing novel techniques for processing and coding speech information. ..
  30. The Role of Fine-Structure Timing in Auditory Perception
    WILLIAM YOST; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..b>Pitch perception is arguably the most crucial perceptual dimension for understanding normal and impaired hearing...
  31. Changes in pitch perception with cochlear implants over time
    LINA REISS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Relevance: The proposed research will study how much pitch perception changes over time, as a result of experience with hearing sounds through a cochlear implant, and whether ..
  32. Signal Processing in Audition
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Hearing Loss and the Utility of Speech Information
    Benjamin Hornsby; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Auditory lateralization in learning-disabled children
    Catherine Warrier; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. BINAURAL PROCESSING OF COMPLEX STIMULI
    Leslie Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. Facilitators of Motor Recovery Following Stroke
    Gottfried Schlaug; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Auditory Motion and Pedestrian-Motor Vehicle Collisions
    JOHN NEUHOFF; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..By capitalizing on perceptual biases in auditory perception, the results of this work will provide specific, cost effective recommendations for reducing a leading cause of traumatic occupational injury and death. ..
  38. FUNCTIONAL NEUROIMAGING STUDIES OF SPEECH PROSODY
    Jackson Gandour; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  39. Cognitive and neural mechanisms of quantifier interpretation
    Edith Kaan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, results of this project may be used to test language disorders, and to track cognitive and neural reorganization in response to language rehabilitation therapies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. 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. ..
  41. 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. ..
  42. CONTRIBUTIONS OF MEG TO THE SURGICAL MGMT OF EPILEPSY
    Andrew Papanicolaou; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  43. Neural basis of heritable DA-mediated gating deficits
    Neal R Swerdlow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  44. Speech Perception In Exceptional Cochlear Implant Users
    Anthony Spahr; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The third experiment will assess differences in speech understanding when electrical thresholds are set by standard threshold testing, set to 10% of the maximum comfort level (MCL), and set to electrical values of zero. ..
  45. SFOAE VARIABILITY AND INTENSITY DISCRIMINATION
    Kim Schairer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This research has implications for models of cochlear mechanics, which have not taken variability into account. Further, it suggests that cochlear variability limits intensity coding. ..
  46. NEURAL CIRCUITRY OF SENSORIMOTOR GATING ACROSS SPECIES
    Neal Swerdlow; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  47. The Neurobiology of Auditory Perception in Autism
    Nicole Gage; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. Aging and Speech Communication: A Research Conference
    Larry Humes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It is hoped that by doing so new Insights into the complex nature of the problem might lead to novel approaches to the improvement of speech communication in older adults. ..
  49. Sound Source Segregation and Determination
    Richard Fay; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will focus on understanding the dimensions of neural activity that the brain could use in segregating and integrating simultaneous acoustic components from one or more sources. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. Neural Correlate of Pitch in Auditory Cortex
    Daniel Bendor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Our hypothesis is that AI processes general spectral and temporal information, while neural activity in field R is more specifically related to pitch. ..
  51. Brain Lateralization in Adolescent Psychosis
    Donald Rojas; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  52. TACTILE COMMUNICATIONS OF SPEECH
    Charlotte Reed; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  53. Neural Substrates of Emotion in Borderline Patients
    Erin Hazlett; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. The Role of Tonic Neural Responses in Auditory Pitch Perception in Awake Rat A1
    Andrew Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2008
    Deficits in fine-grained auditory pitch perception have been implicated in language learning disorders, certain forms of dyslexia, and more severe neurological conditions...
  55. Origins of Binaural Processing in Vertebrates
    Richard Fay; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. NEURAL REPRESENTATION OF ACOUSTIC ELEMENTS OF SPEECH
    Nina Kraus; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Furthermore, the results will delineate the role of neural synchrony in speech perception, and suggest training protocols that may improve speech perception in individuals with impaired hearing mechanisms. ..
  57. AUDITORY ANALYSIS IN ELECTRIC HEARING
    David Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings should enhance our understanding of spatial phenomena in electrical hearing and lead to improved strategies for mapping speech processors in individual patients. ..