Spectral overlap and interaural time difference sensitivity: Possible role of binaural interference

Christopher A. Brown, William Yost

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    Abstract

    A follow-up experiment to those conducted by Brown and Yost [(2011). J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 130, 358-364; (2013). Basic Aspects of Hearing: Physiology and Perception (Springer, London, UK)] examined interaural time difference (ITD) discrimination for a low-frequency target noise band flanked by monotic noise bands that were either lower-frequency than the target band, higher-frequency, or both. The flanking bands were either spectrally contiguous with the target band or spectrally separated. Significant interference in ITD processing occurred in the presence of the high-frequency flanking band. Results are discussed by way of a comparison of the conditions in the present study to those in studies of binaural interference. The possible role of attention is also discussed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)EL374-EL380
    JournalJournal of the Acoustical Society of America
    Volume137
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    StatePublished - May 1 2015

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
    • Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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