BERKELEY EAR CLUB

 

Fall 2012

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

 8/13 Michael Akeroyd
  Institute of Hearing Research
  Nottingham, UK
"The diversity of slopes of speech-in-masker psychometric functions"
 9/03 Labor Day  
 9/10    
 9/17 Tanya Arbogast
  Human Cognitive Physiology Lab
  V.A. Martinez
Consonant perception in hearing-impaired listeners: amplification and perceptual training.
 9/24 Stephen David
  Otolaryngology/Head - Neck Surgery
  Oregon Health and Science University
  Portland
"Behavioral gating of information through auditory cortex"
10/01
 
Bill Woods
  Starkey Hearing Research Center
  Berkeley
“On the factors affecting speech reception in a multi-talker listening scenario”
10/08
Co-sponsored
with Starkey
Michael Heinz
  Speech, Language & Hearing Science
  Biomedical Engineering
  Purdue University
“Physiological correlates of degraded temporal fine-structure sensitivity
   with sensorineural hearing loss”
10/15
 
Society for Neuroscience
  New Orleans
 
10/22
Acoust,Soc.Mtg.
Co-sponsored
with CNMAT
Villi Pulkki
  Laboratory of Acoustics and Audio
  Signal Processing
  Helsinki University of Technolog
"Perception of spatial distribution of wide sound source"
10/29 Pavel Zahorik
  Heuser Hearing Research Center
  Univ. of Louisville
"Room acoustics, spatial hearing, and speech understanding"
11/05
Co-sponsored
with Starkey
Kelly L. Tremblay
  Speech & Hearing Sciences
  University of Washington
  Seattle
"Hearing aids and the brain: What's the connection?"
11/12 Veteran's Day  
11/19 Jing Xia
  Starkey Hearing Research Center
  Berkeley
“Spatial Hearing with Disrupted Binaural Cues”
11/26            Co-sponsored
with Starkey
Radha Kalluri
  Dept. Otolaryngology
  Univ. of Southern California
"Studying cochlear mechanics in humans using otoacoustic emissions"
 
12/03            Co-sponsored
with Starkey
Martin McKinney
  Starkey Hearing Technologies
  Minneapolis

"Making music more accessible to the hearing impaired"

 

SPRING 2013

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

 1/28 
  
Bob Lutfi
  Dept. Communicative Disorders
  Univ. of Wisconsin
"A new result suggesting a comprehensive model of informational masking"
 
 2/04    
 2/11   Break  
 2/18President's Day  
 2/25 ARO Baltimore  
 3/04David McAlpine
  The Ear Institute
  College of Brain Sciences
  University College, London
"Cocktail Party Listening – With a Twist!"
 3/11             Huanping Dai
  Speech, Language and Hearing Sci.
  Univ. of Arizona, Tucson
"Auditory Pattern Perception"
 3/18             Co-sponsored
with Starkey
Dan Tollin
  Dept. Physiology & Biophysics
  Univ. of Colorado Medical School
"Sensitivity to interaural level differences determines virtual acoustic space minimum audible   angles for lateral superior olive neurons"
 3/25   Spring Break 
 4/01CANCELLED  
 4/08
 
Mounya Elhilali
  Electrical & Computer Engineering
  Johns Hopkins University
  “Bottom-up auditory attention”
 4/15             Co-sponsored
with Starkey
Larry Humes
  Speech and Hearing Sciences
  Indiana University, Bloomington
"Understanding the Speech-Understanding Difficulties of Older Adults”
 4/22       Psyche Loui
  Neurol.Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr
  Neuroscience, Harvard Med
"Music as an interaction in perception, action, cognition, and emotion"
 
 4/29Eric Young
  Bio-medical Engineering
  Johns Hopkins Med, Baltimore
"How is the inferior colliculus different from the auditory nerve?"
 5/06Marjorie Leek
  Nat. Cntr. Rehabilitative Auditory Res.
  Portland VA
"The role of tonality in the perception of complex sounds"
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