The Ear Club


Fall 2005

Unless otherwise stated, talks are at 4:00 in the Beach Room (3105 Tolman Hall) at UC Berkeley

9/5    
 
Larry Lustig
Otolaryngology
Head & Neck Surgery
UCSF
"Unravelling the Molecular Components of Auditory Outer Hair Cell Inhibition"
9/12 Keith Johnson
Linguistics
UCB
"Effects of linguistic knowledge on the psychoacoustics of speech sounds"
9/26 Jeanne Bamberger
Music/Education
MIT/UCB
"The Mind Behind the Musical Ear; When is Again?"
10/3 Monty Escabi
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Connecticut
"Emergence of illusory moving ripples with binaurally correlated noise"
10/10 Charles Liberman
Mass Eye & Ear
Harvard Medical
Joint sponsorship with HWNI
"Connecting Hair Cells with Brain Cells: Afferent Responses and Efferent Feedback in Hearing and Deafness"
10/17 David Woods
Neurology
UC Davis / Martinez-V
"Imaging Human Auditory Cortex"
10/24 Petr Janata
Department of Psychology
U.C. Davis
"Attention, expectancy, and imagery in audition"
10/31 Ed Rubel
Otolaryingology
University of Washington
"Hair cell regeneration: the good, the bad and the ugly"

Postponed to next term.

11/7 Binaural Bash Weekend in Boston  
11/14 Sridhar Kalluri
Starkey Hearing Research Center
University of Maryland
"On the representation of harmonicity in the auditory cortex of ferrets"
11/21 Carol Krumhansl
Psychology
Cornell University
"Tonality and Rhythm in Music"
11/28 Neal Viemeister
Psychology
U. Minnesota
"Adaptation and temporal structure in auditory envelope processing"
12/4 Quian-Jie Fu
House Ear Institute
Los Angeles
"Perceptual learning and auditory training in electric hearing"
12/7
11:00 am
Jens Blauert
Mechanical Engineering and Acoustics
Ruhr University
Bochum, Germany
"Precedence in Audition"

Spring 2006

1/30 Bill Woods
Starkey Hearing Research Center
Berkeley
Time-varying articulation index
2/6 ARO Meeting  
2/13    
2/20 President's Day Holiday  
2/27 Cancelled  
3/6 Cosyne Workshop on Auditory Scene Analysis 3/9 - 3/10  
3/13 Rick Schmiedt
Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Med, Univ S. Carolina
"Jump Starting Old Ears: Injecting Current, Stem Cells or Both"
3/20 Laurel Carney
Bioengineering
Syracuse University
Jointly sponsored with HWNI
"Masked Tone and Modulation Detection Tasks: How Much Can We Stuff in an Envelope?"
3/27 Malcolm Slaney
Yahoo Research Labs
CCRMA
Palo Alto
The thirteen colors of timbre"
4/3 John Lazzaro
EECS
UC Berkeley
Time-Warping and Pitch-Shifting of Audio: A Tutorial"
4/10 AAA Meeting in Minnesota  
4/17 Psyche Loui
Psychology/CNMAT
UCB
Learning new musical grammars"
4/24 Richard Freyman
Psychology
University of  Massachusetts
Learning new musical grammars"
5/1 Mitch Sutter
Neurescience
U.C.Davis
Amplitude modulation detection in auditory cortex"
5/8 Gerald Popelka
Otolaryngology
Stanford
Real-time MRI analysis of oral structures in speech"
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