Category Archives for Hearing Loss

New paper in eLife: Erb et al., Tem­po­ral selec­tiv­i­ty declines in the aging human audi­to­ry cor­tex

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Oble­ser­lab post­doc Julia Erb for her new paper to appear in eLife, “Tem­po­ral selec­tiv­i­ty declines in the aging human audi­to­ry cor­tex”. It’s a trope that old­er lis­ten­ers strug­gle more in com­pre­hend­ing speech (think of Pro­fes­sor Tour­nesol in the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

03. July 2020 by Jonas
Categories: Ageing, Auditory Cortex, Auditory Neuroscience, Auditory Perception, fMRI, Hearing Loss, Papers, Perception, Psychology, Publications |

New DFG project led by Mohsen Alavash on the Net­work Neu­ro­science of Spa­tial Atten­tion

Con­grat­u­la­tions to our cur­rent­ly ERC-fund­ed lab mem­ber and post­doc Mohsen Alavash who has just secured 3‑year fund­ing (~380,000 €) by the Deutsche Forschungs­ge­mein­schaft (DFG) for an ambi­tious project: Mohsen wants to get clos­er to a net­­work/­­graph-the­o­ret­i­­cal descrip­tion of how spa­tial … Con­tin­ue read­ing

21. August 2019 by Jonas
Categories: Adaptive Control, Attention, fMRI, Grants, Hearing Loss, Uncategorized |

Jonas pre­sent­ed for the KIND Hörs­tiftung in Berlin (Video)

Im Feb­ru­ar hat­te ich die Ehre, für die Kind Hörs­tiftung auf deren 2019er Sym­po­sium in Berlin unsere Arbeit­en zur Vorher­sage des Hör­erfol­gs exem­plar­isch anhand einiger unser­er Stu­di­en all­ge­mein­ver­ständlich zu beleucht­en. Ein 25-minütiges Video dieses Vor­trags ist jet­zt online. (In Feb­ru­ary, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

07. August 2019 by Jonas
Categories: Adaptive Control, Auditory Neuroscience, Auditory Speech Processing, Auf deutsch, Events, Executive Functions, Hearing Loss, Media, Speech |

New research grant with Sivan­tos

Jonas and the lab are hap­py and thank­ful to announce a new research project fund­ed by Sivan­tos, Erlan­gen. We are look­ing very much for­ward to a renewed col­lab­o­ra­tion with the audi­o­log­i­cal sci­ence team around Ron­ny Han­ne­mann, begin­ning in Octo­ber 2019. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

30. July 2019 by Jonas
Categories: Clinical relevance, Grants, Hearing Loss, Job Offers |

New paper in Ear and Hear­ing: Erb, Lud­wig, Kunke, Fuchs & Obleser on speech com­pre­hen­sion with a cochlear implant

We are excit­ed to share the results from our col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Cochlea Implant Cen­ter Leipzig: AC post­doc Julia Erb’s new paper on how 4‑Hz mod­u­la­tion sen­si­tiv­i­ty can inform us on 6‑month speech com­pre­hen­sion out­come in cochlear implants. Erb J, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

05. June 2018 by Jonathan Mortensen
Categories: Auditory Cortex, Auditory Perception, Auditory Speech Processing, Hearing Loss, Papers, Perception, Publications, Speech |

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 preprint paper: Fiedler et al. on pre­dict­ing focus of atten­tion from in-ear EEG

Very proud: PhD stu­dent Lorenz Fiedler goes live (pre-peer-review) with his work of pre­dict­ing the focus of atten­tion in sin­­gle-chan­nel/­­for­ward mod­els in in-ear EEG! Here is the preprint of the paper, which now will under­go peer-review. Thanks for check­ing it … Con­tin­ue read­ing

16. December 2016 by Jonas
Categories: Adaptive Control, Auditory Neuroscience, EEG / MEG, Evoked Activity, Hearing Loss, Neural Phase, Perception, Preprints (not peer-reviewed yet), Publications, Speech, Uncategorized |

Quick inter­view for detektor.fm

Based on Malte’s recent J Neu­rosci study, Jonas did a brief inter­view for Ger­man radio detektor.fm 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: , , |

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