Category Archives for Clin­i­cal relevance

New paper by Mol­ly Hen­ry: Amu­sia diag­no­sis should bet­ter rely on sig­nal detec­tion theory

Sig­nal detec­tion the­o­ry – what helps pre­vent­ing mis­di­ag­noses and false pos­i­tives in gen­er­al can’t be bad for diag­nos­ing Amu­sia either, one would think. Our very own Mol­ly Hen­ry and her for­mer super­vi­sor Devin McAuley now demon­strate in a just-accepted paper Fail­ure … Con­tin­ue read­ing

04. October 2012 by Jonas
Categories: Clinical relevance, Papers, Perception, Publications, Speech | Tags: , , , , , |

New paper out: Alpha oscil­la­tions in audition

I am also delight­ed to report the fruits of a very recent col­lab­o­ra­tion with Nathan Weisz and his OBOB lab at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Kon­stanz, Ger­many. Alpha Rhythms in Audi­tion: Cog­ni­tive and Clin­i­cal Per­spec­tives In this review paper, which appears … Con­tin­ue read­ing

11. April 2011 by Jonas
Categories: Auditory Cortex, Auditory Neuroscience, Auditory Working Memory, Clinical relevance, EEG / MEG, Neural Oscillations, Papers, Publications, Speech | Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

What is it with degrad­ed speech and work­ing memory?

Upcom­ing mon­day, I will present in-house some of my recent rumi­nat­ing on the con­cept of “ver­bal” work­ing mem­o­ry and on-line speech com­pre­hen­sion. It is an ancient issue that received some atten­tion main­ly in the 1980s, in the light of Baddeley’s … Con­tin­ue read­ing

28. February 2009 by Jonas
Categories: Auditory Neuroscience, Auditory Working Memory, Clinical relevance, Degraded Acoustics, Speech |

Why will a per­son with a right-hemispheric stroke not become aphasic…

… if spec­tral (fine-frequency) details of the speech sig­nal are “pre­dom­i­nant­ly tracked in the right audi­to­ry cor­tex”, Prof. Sophie Scott just right­ly asked after my talk fif­teen min­utes ago at SfN. I am not sure what Robert Zatorre and David Poep­pel … Con­tin­ue read­ing

19. November 2008 by Jonas
Categories: Auditory Neuroscience, Clinical relevance, Editorial Notes, Speech |

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