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A preliminary report of music-based training for adult cochlear implant users: Rationales and development

Kate Gfeller, Emily Guthe, Virginia Driscoll, Carolyn J. Brown
2015 Cochlear Implants International  
However, additional evaluation of specific training parameters and the impact of music-based training on speech perception of CI users are required.  ...  Results-Principles and parameters for perceptual training of music, such as stimulus choice, rehabilitation approach, and motivational concerns were developed in relation to the unique auditory characteristics  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank all those who took part in this study and Alisha Luymes and Laura Runion for assistance in reviewing trainings prior to dissemination.  ... 
doi:10.1179/1467010015z.000000000269 pmid:26561884 pmcid:PMC4646703 fatcat:h5x7e3vc6vc2hd4civowkhprwa

Neural and behavioral investigations into timbre perception

Stephen M. Town, Jennifer K. Bizley
2013 Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience  
Here we begin by reviewing human timbre perception and the spectral and temporal acoustic features that give rise to timbre in speech, musical and environmental sounds.  ...  Timbre is the attribute that distinguishes sounds of equal pitch, loudness and duration.  ...  Human listeners are able to classify the material, hollowness and, to a lesser extent, size and shape of such bars or plates from the impacted sound alone (Lakatos et al., 1997; Kunkler-Peck and Turvey  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnsys.2013.00088 pmid:24312021 pmcid:PMC3826062 fatcat:e6ahxtlfcbdkbaqcv4ss3ebjta

Comparison of procedures for determination of acoustic nonlinearity of some inhomogeneous materials

L. Bjørnø
1983 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Results implicate the specific language experience of the subjects, e.g., French lacks/0/; the impact of natural or synthetic speech as sources of stimulus materials; and phonetic perception.  ...  For timbre, an approach that focuses on the dynamics of the sound-producing activity rather than on the resulting spectra will be described.  ...  The behavior of the frequency dependence manifests an asymptotic approach to geometric acoustics in the high-frequeacy limit.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2020879 fatcat:eid6pixobjetzhkfpo6h2okzua

Reenacting Sensorimotor Features of Drawing Movements from Friction Sounds [chapter]

Etienne Thoret, Mitsuko Aramaki, Richard Kronland-Martinet, Jean-Luc Velay, Sølvi Ystad
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, auditory perception of such sounds, and the internal representations they evoke when we listen to them, is considered from the sensorimotor learning point of view.  ...  The experiments are discussed according to the sensorimotor theory and the invariant taxonomy of the ecological approach.  ...  and phenomenal contingencies. It would also be interesting to discuss and to contextualize the invariants taxonomy regarding this more general framework. Acknowledgments  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41248-6_8 fatcat:dna4y4wqljgoxn4x335bsrnrti

Decoding Inner Speech Using Electrocorticography: Progress and Challenges Toward a Speech Prosthesis

Stephanie Martin, Iñaki Iturrate, José del R. Millán, Robert T. Knight, Brian N. Pasley
2018 Frontiers in Neuroscience  
In this review article, we describe the state of the art in decoding inner speech, ranging from early acoustic sound features, to higher order speech units.  ...  Despite intense efforts, investigating how the human cortex encodes inner speech remains an elusive challenge, due to the lack of behavioral and observable measures.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This article is adapted from the following doctorate thesis: Understanding and decoding imagined speech using intracranial recordings in the human brain (Martin, 2017) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnins.2018.00422 pmid:29977189 pmcid:PMC6021529 fatcat:s2b7sj7lvnhxnjsu5gviyycrt4

Neural substrate of concurrent sound perception: direct electrophysiological recordings from human auditory cortex

Aurélie Bidet-Caulet
2008 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  
Each sound consisted of amplitude-modulated tones at different carrier and modulation frequencies, allowing a cortical tagging of each sound.  ...  These results in the auditory cortex provide an anatomically refi ned description of the neurophysiological components which might be involved in the perception of concurrent sounds.  ...  However, we describe the neurophysiological correlates of the impact of the acoustic context on concurrent sound perception, specifi cally in terms of frequency selectivity and habituation mechanisms.  ... 
doi:10.3389/neuro.09.005.2007 pmid:18958219 pmcid:PMC2525982 fatcat:2a75rizbkfhefpahx2iz3kgcbe

Absolute Pitch Acquisition as Memory System with Its' Musical Executive Function from Cognitive Neuropsychological Perspective

Irina G. Andreeva, Maria Dymnikowa, Elena A. Ogorodnikova, Valentin I. Petrushin
2019 Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies  
The article describes methodological assumptions' content of empirically developed aural behavioral psychological memory training method 'absolute pitch ecological practical activity' (APEPA) for childhood  ...  music and language structure in music cognitive neuropsychology studies' evidence, as a background for cognitive neuropsychological possibilities of its generally available development.  ...  _function), concerning the musical sound (i.e. extracted from musical instruments or human voice with its' overtone structure and accurate timbre).  ... 
doi:10.24203/ajhss.v7i5.5900 fatcat:e7ba5ydoq5a3pkyn74bksaqrku

A Neurophysiological Study of Musical Pitch Identification in Mandarin-Speaking Cochlear Implant Users

Jieqing Cai, Yimeng Liu, Minyun Yao, Muqing Xu, Hongzheng Zhang
2020 Neural Plasticity  
Early behavioral studies revealed that similar mechanisms underlie musical and lexical pitch perception in CI-based electric hearing.  ...  Music perception in cochlear implant (CI) users is far from satisfactory, not only because of the technological limitations of current CI devices but also due to the neurophysiological alterations that  ...  This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant number 81670922), Science and Technology Planning Project of Guangdong Province (grant number 2017A020215144), and Natural  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/4576729 pmid:32774355 pmcid:PMC7396015 fatcat:7rksvkqoxbawxgkzauphrie46m

Temporal Feature Perception in Cochlear Implant Users

Lydia Timm, Deepashri Agrawal, Filipa C. Viola, Pascale Sandmann, Stefan Debener, Andreas Büchner, Reinhard Dengler, Matthias Wittfoth, Manuel S. Malmierca
2012 PLoS ONE  
Together with additional findings that suggest an impact of musical training on CI users' AEPs, our findings support the view that impaired timbre perception in CI users is at partly due to altered sound  ...  For the perception of timbre of a musical instrument, the attack time is known to hold crucial information.  ...  Acknowledgments The first author would like to thank the staff of the German hearing centre Hannover as well as all participants. Author Contributions  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045375 pmid:23028971 pmcid:PMC3448664 fatcat:j3wtmmfqrfhuhe7n2s3crvm3mq

Pitch expertise is not created equal: Cross-domain effects of musicianship and tone language experience on neural and behavioural discrimination of speech and music

Stefanie Hutka, Gavin M. Bidelman, Sylvain Moreno
2015 Neuropsychologia  
Stimuli included 'large deviant' and 'small deviant' pairs of sounds that differed minimally in pitch (fundamental frequency, F0; contrastive musical tones) or timbre (first formant, F1; contrastive speech  ...  We tested the degree to which pitch expertise stemming from musicianship or tone language experience similarly enhances the neural encoding of auditory information necessary for speech and music processing  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by grants from the Ontario Graduate Scholarship, the GRAMMY s Foundation (USA), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Discovery Grant  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.03.019 pmid:25797590 fatcat:lumld5dwxzdz5cmd36iaerksiy

The MMN as a viable and objective marker of auditory development in CI users

Risto Näätänen, Bjørn Petersen, Ritva Torppa, Eila Lonka, Peter Vuust
2017 Hearing Research  
The MMN indexes discrimination of different sound stimuli with a precision matching with that of behavioral discrimination and can therefore be used as its objective index.  ...  Importantly, these measurements can be reliably carried out even in the absence of attention and behavioral responses and therefore they can be extended to populations that are not capable of behaviorally  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank Anne Sofie Friis Andersen for her assistance on editing parts of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.heares.2017.07.007 pmid:28800468 fatcat:5iucrerydje4jljx23alw4yuue

Brain Responses to Musical Feature Changes in Adolescent Cochlear Implant Users

Bjørn Petersen, Ethan Weed, Pascale Sandmann, Elvira Brattico, Mads Hansen, Stine Derdau Sørensen, Peter Vuust
2015 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  
However, little is known about the behavioral and neural correlates of music perception in the new generation of prelingually deaf adolescents who grew up with CIs.  ...  Despite compliance from the CI participants, we found no effect of the music training, likely resulting from the brevity of the program.  ...  Anne Marie Ravn from the Department of Audiology, Aarhus University Hospital and Jesper Dahl at Gentofte Hospital for provision of clinical data and Professor Therese Ovesen at the ENT department of Aarhus  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnhum.2015.00007 pmid:25705185 pmcid:PMC4319402 fatcat:6gynrw5nqnc4tjks6p6iqbqw5u

Computational models of music perception and cognition I: The perceptual and cognitive processing chain

Hendrik Purwins, Perfecto Herrera, Maarten Grachten, Amaury Hazan, Ricard Marxer, Xavier Serra
2008 Physics of Life Reviews  
From the 1970s onward, computer-supported sound synthesis and analysis enforced the application of gestalt theory to auditory perception, exhaustively reviewed in Bregman [1990] .  ...  =secondary, cons/dis=consonance/dissonance. representations of timbre and pitch are extracted from these patterns in the third stage.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.plrev.2008.03.004 fatcat:7akzvfrvejdq7kwnyxiu2lgg74

Topographic EEG Changes Accompanying Cannabis-Induced Alteration of Music Perception— Cannabis as a Hearing Aid?

Jörg Fachner
2002 Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics  
Results represent an inter-individual constant EEG correlate of altered music perception, hyperfocusing on the musical time-space and cannabis-induced changes on perception of musical acoustics.  ...  An explorative study on cannabis and music perception is presented, conducted in a qualitative and quantitative way in a habituated setting.  ...  BACKGROUND Cannabis and Auditory Perception Research on musical acoustics (Risset 1978) considers four parameters: pitch, duration, loudness and timbre.  ... 
doi:10.1300/j175v02n02_02 fatcat:pvd4p7oxo5dfvlliryj7rvzzeu

Improved Perception of Music With a Harmonic Based Algorithm for Cochlear Implants

Xing Li, Kaibao Nie, Nikita S. Imennov, Jay T. Rubinstein, Les E. Atlas
2013 IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering  
Using these vocoders, five normal-hearing subjects' melody and timbre recognition performance were evaluated: a significant benefit of HSSE to both melody (p < 0.002) and timbre (p < 0.026) recognition  ...  On timbre recognition, a significant advantage of HSSE over the subjects' clinical strategy was demonstrated: the largest improvement was 35% and the mean 17% (p < 0.013).  ...  Drennan and Dr. J. H. Won for helpful discussions and E. Jamyson, MA, for recruiting patients.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnsre.2013.2257853 pmid:23613083 fatcat:uhd2tlq7h5hlpcso7zhz6337i4
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