BERKELEY EAR CLUB

 

Fall 2014

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

 9/01

Labor Day

 

 9/8

Malcolm Slaney
  Speech and Dialog Group, Microsoft
  CCRMA, Stanford University

"Auditory Imagination and Priming: Pilot projects from the 2014 Telluride Neuromorphic Engineering Cognition Workshop"

 9/15

Alex Huth
  Gallant Lab in Psychology
  UC Berkeley

“Semantic cortical maps are revealed by fMRI and natural narrative speech”

 9/22

Edward Chang
  Neurosurgery
  UC San Francisco

"The representation of speech in human cortex"

 9/29
 

Simon Carlile
  Auditory Neuroscience Lab
  School of Medical Sciences
  Univ. of Sydney, Australia

"Six degrees of spatial separation - The portal for auditory perception"

10/6                C

Erv Hafter
  Psychology
  UC Berkeley

"Connecting some studies of attention in basic psychophysics to results
  with speech understanding in the cocktail party problem"

10/13
 

Columbus Day

 

10/20
 

Jonathan Berger
  CCRMA
  Stanford

"Time perception and musical structure"

10/27

Acoustical Soc. Am.; Indianapolis

 

11/3                C  

Christophe Micheyl
  Starkey Hearing Res Ctr
  Berkeley

"Bayesian models in hearing research"

11/10

Greg Finley
  Phonology Lab in Linguistics
  Berkeley

"Revisiting some common phenomena in the perception of speech and tones"

11/17

Soc. Neuroscience;Washington, DC

 

11/24           

Sunil Puria
  Earlens Corporation
  Redwood City, CA.

“Development of the EarLens Photonic Hearing Device”

12/01           

Heather Read
  Psychology; Behavioral Neuroscience
  Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

"Cortical field specializations for encoding shape and rhythm of sound"

SPRING 2015

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

 

 1/26 

 

 

 2/02               

Cancelled-trying to reschedule

 

 2/9                            Co-hosted w/Starkey

Andrew Oxenham
  Psychology
  Univ. of Minnesota

"Pitch perception: All in the timing?"

 2/16

Presidents Day

 

 2/23

ARO Meeting; Baltimore

 

 3/2                               Co-hosted w/Starkey

Alan Palmer
  Institute of Hearing Research
  Nottingham, UK

"Talking Guinea Pigs: processing of con-specific communication calls in the cortex"

 

 3/9            

Laurel Carney
  Biomedical Engineering
  Univ. of Rochester

“Rethinking Peripheral Auditory Responses: The Neural Fluctuations that Drive the CNS”

 3/16   Cancelled         

 

 

 3/23  

Spring Break

 

 3/30

Eric Young
  Biomedial Engineering
  Johns Hopkins

"Representation and processing of time in the inferior colliculus"
 

 4/06                 

Cynthia Moss
  Dept. of Psychology and Brain Sciences
  Johns Hopkins

 "Echolocation in a bat cocktail party: Acoustic communication,
     eavesdropping and jamming avoidance"

 4/13                              Co-hosted w/Starkey         

Josh Alexander
  Speech, Language and Hearing Sci.
  Purdue Univ.

 Information for Perception of Speech Distorted by Sensorineural Hearing Loss

 4/20      

Craig Atensio
  Center for Integrative Neuroscience
  UCSF

"Receptive field processing at multiple spatial scales in the auditory midbrain and forebrain"

 4/27                         Co-hosted w/Starkey

 Joshua Bernstein
  Audiology & Speech Pathology Ctr.
  Walter Reed Nat. Mil. Med. Ctr.
  Bethesda, M

 "Restoring spatial hearing: Cochlear implants for single-sided deafness"

 5/04