Category Archives for Degraded Acoustics

We’re hir­ing (again): DFG-fund­ed 3‑year PhD posi­tion, apply by July 12 2020

New PhD oppor­tu­ni­ty: @bjoherrmann (Rot­man Research) and @ObleserLab at @UniLuebeck, Ger­many, have a @dfg_public-fund­ed 3‑year PhD posi­tion! (neur­al dynam­ics, tem­po­ral expec­ta­tion, age­ing). Apply now until July 12! Please RT widely/alert your MSc/RAs. — Jonas Obleser (@jonasobleser) June 26, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

05. July 2020 by Jonas
Categories: Ageing, Degraded Acoustics, Editorial Notes, Executive Functions, Job Offers, Uncategorized |

New paper in press with the Old­en­burg brain-stim­u­la­tion crew!

AC alum­na Anna Wilsch has a new paper in press in Neu­roim­age, with Toralf Neul­ing, Jonas Obleser, and Christoph Her­rmann: “Tran­scra­nial alter­nat­ing cur­rent stim­u­la­tion with speech envelopes mod­u­lates speech com­pre­hen­sion”. In this proof-of-concept–like paper, we demon­strate that using the speech … Con­tin­ue read­ing

17. January 2018 by Jonas
Categories: Auditory Cortex, Auditory Neuroscience, Brain stimulation, Clinical relevance, Degraded Acoustics, Hearing Loss, Neural Oscillations, Neural Phase, Papers, Psychology, Speech |

New paper in press in Cere­bral Cor­tex: Wöst­mann et al. on ignor­ing degrad­ed speech

Audi­to­ry Cognition’s own Malte Wöst­mann is in press in Cere­bral Cor­tex with his lat­est offer­ing on how atten­tion­al con­trol man­i­fests in alpha pow­er changes: Ignor­ing speech can be ben­e­fi­cial (if com­pre­hend­ing speech poten­tial­ly detracts from anoth­er task), and we here show … Con­tin­ue read­ing

07. March 2017 by Jonas
Categories: Adaptive Control, Attention, Auditory Cortex, Auditory Neuroscience, Auditory Perception, Auditory Speech Processing, Degraded Acoustics, EEG / MEG, Evoked Activity, Executive Functions, Neural Oscillations, Noise-Vocoded Speech, Papers, Perception, Psychology, Publications, Speech |

New project with Gesa Hartwigsen (Max Planck Leipzig): What is Angu­lar Gyrus actu­al­ly up to?

San­ta struck ear­ly this year: The Deutsche Forschungs­ge­mein­schaft (DFG) has just grant­ed AC head Jonas (Uni­ver­si­ty of Lübeck) and brain-stim­u­la­­tion wiz Gesa Hartwigsen (now a group leader at AC’s for­mer insti­tu­tion, the MPI in Leipzig) a joint 3‑year grant, worth 371,000 € in total, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

21. December 2016 by Jonas
Categories: Adaptive Control, Degraded Acoustics, Grants, Gyrus Angularis, Semantics, Speech, TMS, Uncategorized |

[UPDATE] New review paper by Wilsch & Obleser in press: What works in audi­to­ry work­ing mem­o­ry?

AC alum­na Anna Wilsch (now Uni­ver­si­ty of Old­en­burg) has a new review paper in press in a spe­cial issue on audi­to­ry work­ing mem­o­ry, curat­ed by Jochen Kaiser (Frank­furt) and Michael Brosch (Magde­burg) in “Brain Research”. We pro­vide a review on … Con­tin­ue read­ing

30. October 2015 by Steven Kalinke
Categories: Auditory Working Memory, Degraded Acoustics, EEG / MEG, Executive Functions, Neural Oscillations, Papers, Publications | Tags: , , , , , , , |

Quick inter­view for

Based on Malte’s recent J Neu­rosci study, Jonas did a brief inter­view for Ger­man radio today and talked lis­ten­ing effort, dig­i­tal phone lines, noise reduc­tion, and next-gen­er­a­­tion hear­ing aids with host Tere­sa Nehm. (In Ger­man only.)

30. July 2015 by Jonas
Categories: Ageing, Auditory Speech Processing, Degraded Acoustics, Hearing Loss, Media, Publications, Speech | Tags: , , |

Max Planck Soci­ety reports on Wöst­mann et al.’s Neur­al alpha dynam­ics

Some days ago the Max Planck Soci­ety put out a news fea­ture on our most recent Jour­nal of Neu­ro­science paper (see our post): Aufmerk­sam zuhören — Hirn-Wellen zeigen Mühen des Hörens im Alter an It nice­ly wraps up Malte’s exper­i­ment on alpha dynam­ics in … Con­tin­ue read­ing

02. February 2015 by Steven Kalinke
Categories: Auditory Cortex, Auditory Neuroscience, Clinical relevance, Degraded Acoustics, EEG / MEG, Executive Functions, Hearing Loss, Media, Neural Oscillations, Papers, Publications, Speech | Tags: , , , , , |

New paper in press in the Jour­nal of Neu­ro­science: Strauß, Hen­ry, Scharinger, & Obleser

Con­grat­u­la­tions to just-grad­u­at­ed for­mer AC PhD stu­dent and fresh GIPSA/Grenoble Post­doc Antje Strauß, who today had the last data set from her PhD the­sis accept­ed as a paper in The Jour­nal of Neu­ro­science. We are all very hap­py! The paper is … Con­tin­ue read­ing

15. January 2015 by Jonas
Categories: Degraded Acoustics, EEG / MEG, Linguistics, Neural Oscillations, Neural Phase, Papers, Perception, Publications, Speech | Tags: , , , , , |

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