Where Sounds Occur Matters

Link – Where Sounds Occur Matters: Context Effects Influence Processing of Salient Vocalisations. Abstract The social context in which a salient human vocalisation is heard shapes the affective information it conveys. However, few studies have investigated how visual contextual cues lead to differential processing of such vocalisations. The prefrontal cortex (PFC) is implicated in processing […]

fNIRS Responses Loudness vs Sound Intensity

Link – Cortical fNIRS Responses Can Be Better Explained by Loudness Percept than Sound Intensity. Ear Hear. 2020 Jan 23;: Authors: Weder S, Shoushtarian M, Olivares V, Zhou X, Innes-Brown H, McKay C Abstract OBJECTIVES: Functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) is a brain imaging technique particularly suitable for hearing studies. However, the nature of fNIRS responses […]