ISH 2015

17th International Symposium on Hearing

15-19 June 2015, Groningen, Netherlands

Programme overview

The registration desk will be opened Sunday 14, from 17:30 to 19:00, and Monday 15 from 8:30 to 12:00.

The abstract booklet (participants will receive a printed copy of it upon checkin) can be downloaded here [pdf, 7.5 MB].

The full papers can be found here [pdf, 30 MB].

Sunday 14
Opening speech
Prof.dr. S. Poppema
President of the
University of Groningen
Monday 15
Tuesday 16
Wednesday 17
Thursday 18
Friday 19

Linear programme

Session 1, Monday, 09:30
Chaired by Deniz Başkent and Andrew J. Oxenham

09:30: Talk 1. Effects of Age and Hearing Loss on the Processing of Auditory Temporal Fine Structure
Brian C. J. Moore   abstract

09:50: Talk 2. Aging Effects on Behavioural Estimates of Suppression with Short Suppressors
Erica Hegland, Elizabeth Strickland   abstract

10:10: Talk 3. Contributions of Coding Efficiency of Temporal-Structure and Level Information to the Lateralization Performance in Young and Early-Elderly Listeners
Atsushi Ochi, Tatsuya Yamasoba, Shigeto Furukawa   abstract

Session 2, Monday, 11:10
Chaired by Deniz Başkent and Birger Kollmeier

11:10: Talk 4. Investigating the Role of Working Memory in Speech-in-Noise Identification for Listeners with Normal Hearing
Christian Füllgrabe, Stuart Rosen   abstract

11:30: Talk 5. The Contribution of Auditory and Cognitive Factors to Intelligibility of Words and Sentences in Noise
Antje Heinrich, Sarah Knight   abstract

11:50: Talk 6. Do Hearing Aids Improve Affect Perception?
Juliane Schmidt, Diana Herzog, Odette Scharenborg, Esther Janse   abstract

Session 3, Monday, 14:00
Chaired by Emile de Kleine and Torsten Dau

14:00: Talk 7. Suitability of the Binaural Interaction Component for Interaural Electrode Pairing of Bilateral Cochlear Implants
Hongmei Hu, Birger Kollmeier, Mathias Dietz   abstract

14:20: Talk 8. Binaural Loudness Constancy
John Culling, Helen Dare   abstract

14:40: Talk 9. Intelligibility for Binaural Speech with Discarded Low-SNR Speech Components
Esther Schoenmaker, Steven van de Par   abstract

15:00: Talk 10. On the Contribution of Target Audibility to Performance in Spatialized Speech Mixtures
Virginia Best, Christine R. Mason, Jayaganesh Swaminathan, Gerald Kidd, Jr., Kasey M. Jakien, Sean D. Kampel, Frederick J. Gallun, Jörg M. Buchholz, Helen Glyde   abstract

Session 4, Monday, 16:00
Chaired by Emile de Kleine and Olivier Macherey

16:00: Talk 11. Optimization of a Spectral Contrast Enhancement Algorithm for Cochlear Implants based on a Vowel Identification Model
Waldo Nogueira Vazquez, Thilo Rode, Andreas Büchner   abstract

16:20: Talk 12. Roles of the Contralateral Efferent Reflex in Hearing Demonstrated with Cochlear Implants
Enrique A. Lopez-Poveda, Almudena Eustaquio-Martin, Joshua S. Stohl, Robert D. Wolford, Reinhold Schatzer, Blake S. Wilson   abstract

16:40: Talk 13. Deactivating Cochlear Implant Electrodes Based on Pitch Information for Users of the ACE Strategy
Deborah Vickers, Aneeka Degun, Angela Canas, Thomas Stainsby, Filiep Vanpoucke   abstract

Session 5, Tuesday, 09:30
Chaired by Cris Lanting and Deborah Vickers

09:30: Talk 14. Speech Masking and Masking Release in Normal, Impaired and Electric Hearing: Interactions Between Frequency Selectivity and Inherent Temporal Fluctuations in Noise
Andrew J. Oxenham, Heather A. Kreft   abstract

09:50: Talk 15. Effects of Pulse Shape and Polarity on Sensitivity to Cochlear Implant Stimulation: a Chronic Study in Guinea Pigs
Olivier Macherey, Yves Cazals   abstract

10:10: Talk 16. Assessing the Firing Properties of the Electrically Stimulated Auditory Nerve using a Convolution Model
Stefan B. Strahl, Dyan Ramekers, Marjolijn M. B. Nagelkerke, Konrad E. Schwarz, Philipp Spitzer, Sjaak F. L. Klis, Wilko Grolman, Huib Versnel   abstract

Session 6, Tuesday, 11:10
Chaired by Bert Maat and Brian C. J. Moore

11:10: Talk 17. Modeling the Individual Variability of Loudness Perception with a Multi-Category Psychometric Function
Andrea C. Trevino, Walt Jesteadt, Stephen T. Neely   abstract

11:30: Talk 18. Auditory fMRI of Sound Intensity and Loudness for Unilateral Stimulation
Oliver Behler, Stefan Uppenkamp   abstract

11:50: Talk 19. Tinnitus-related Abnormalities in Brain Networks During Stimulated and Resting States
Cris Lanting, Aron Woźniak, Pim van Dijk, Dave Langers   abstract

Session 7, Tuesday, 14:00
Chaired by Cris Lanting and Michael G. Heinz

14:00: Talk 20. The Role of Conduction Delay in Creating Sensitivity to Interaural Time Differences
Catherine E Carr, Go Ashida, Hermann Wagner, Thomas McColgan, Richard Kempter   abstract

14:20: Talk 21. Objective Measures of Neural Processing of Interaural Time Differences
David McAlpine, Nick Haywood, Jaime A. Undurraga, Torsten Marquardt   abstract

14:40: Talk 22. Minimum Audible Angles measured with Simulated Normally-Sized and Oversized Pinnas for Normal-Hearing and Hearing-Impaired Test Subjects
Filip M. Rønne, Søren Laugesen, Niels S. Jensen, Julie H. Pedersen   abstract

15:00: Talk 23. Moving Objects in the Barn Owl's Auditory World
Ulrike Langemann, Bianca Krumm, Katharina Liebner, Rainer Beutelmann, Georg M. Klump   abstract

Session 8, Tuesday, 16:00
Chaired by Diek Duifhuis and Catherine E. Carr

16:00: Talk 24. Change Detection in Auditory Textures
Yves Boubenec, Jennifer Lawlor, Shihab Shamma, Bernhard Englitz   abstract

16:20: Talk 25. The Relative Contributions of Temporal Envelope and Fine Structure in Mandarin Lexical Tone Perception in Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder
Shuo Wang, Ruijuan Dong, Yuan Wang, Dongxin Liu, Luo Zhang, Li Xu   abstract

16:40: Talk 26. Interaction of Object Binding Cues in Binaural Masking Pattern Experiments
Jesko Verhey, Björn Lübken, Steven van de Par   abstract

17:00: Talk 27. Speech Intelligibility for Target and Masker with a Different Spectrum
Thibaud Leclère, David Thery, Mathieu Lavandier, John F. Culling   abstract

Session 9, Wednesday, 09:30
Chaired by Pim van Dijk and Glenis Long

09:30: Talk 28. Dynamics of Cochlear Nonlinearity
Nigel P. Cooper, Marcel van der Heijden   abstract

09:50: Talk 29. Responses of the Human Inner Ear to Low-Frequency Sound
Markus Drexl, Eike Krause, Robert Gürkov, Lutz Wiegrebe   abstract

10:10: Talk 30. Suppression Measured from Chinchilla Auditory-Nerve-Fiber Responses Following Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Adaptive-Tracking and Systems-Identification Approaches
Mark Sayles, Michael K. Walls, Michael G. Heinz   abstract

Session 10, Wednesday, 11:10
Chaired by Etienne Gaudrain and Antje Heinrich

11:10: Talk 31. Does Signal Degradation Affect Top-Down Processing of Speech?
Anita Wagner, Carina Pals, Charlotte de Blecourt, Anastasios Sarampalis, Deniz Başkent   abstract

11:30: Talk 32. The Effect of Peripheral Compression on Syllable Perception Measured with a Hearing Impairment Simulator
Toshie Matsui, Toshio Irino, Misaki Nagae, Hideki Kawahara, Roy D. Patterson   abstract

11:50: Talk 33. Towards Objective Measures of Functional Hearing Abilities
Hamish Innes-Brown, Renee Tsongas, Jeremy Marozeau, Colette McKay   abstract

Session 11, Thursday, 09:50
Chaired by Anita Wagner and Lars Riecke

09:50: Talk 34. Connectivity in Language Areas of the Brain in Cochlear Implant Users as Revealed by fNIRS
Colette McKay, Adnan Shah, Abd-Krim Seghouane, Xin Zhou, Laura Tate, William Cross, Ruth Litovsky   abstract

10:10: Talk 35. Isolating Neural Indices of Continuous Speech Processing at the Phonetic Level
Giovanni Di Liberto, Edmund Lalor   abstract

Session 12, Thursday, 11:10
Chaired by Etienne Gaudrain and Hedwig Gockel

11:10: Talk 36. Brainstem Coding of Pitch – the Butte Hypothesis
Philip X. Joris   abstract

11:30: Talk 37. Can Temporal Fine Structure and Temporal Envelope be Considered Independently for Pitch Perception?
Nicolas Grimault   abstract

11:50: Talk 38. Locating Melody Processing Activity in Auditory Cortex with MEG
Roy D. Patterson, Martin Andermann, Stefan Uppenkamp, Andre Rupp   abstract

Session 13, Thursday, 14:00
Chaired by Terrin Tamati and Enrique Lopez-Poveda

14:00: Talk 39. Studying Effects of Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation on Hearing and Auditory Scene Analysis
Lars Riecke   abstract

14:20: Talk 40. Functional Organization of the Ventral Auditory Pathway
Yale E. Cohen, Sharath Bennur, Kate L. Christison-Lagay, Adam M. Gifford, Joji Tsunada   abstract

14:40: Talk 41. Neural Segregation of Concurrent Speech: Effects of Background Noise and Reverberation on Auditory Scene Analysis in the Ventral Cochlear Nucleus
Mark Sayles, Arkadiusz Stasiak, Ian M. Winter   abstract

15:00: Talk 42. Audio Visual Integration with Competing Sources in the Framework of Audio Visual Speech Scene Analysis
Ganesh Attigodu Chandrashekara, Frédéric Berthommier, Jean-Luc Schwartz   abstract

Session 14, Thursday, 16:00
Chaired by Anita Wagner and Roy D. Patterson

16:00: Talk 43. Relative Pitch Perception and the Detection of Deviant Tone Patterns
Susan L. Denham, Martin Coath, Gabor Háden, Fiona Murray, István Winkler    abstract

16:20: Talk 44. Neural Correlates of Auditory-Tactile Integration in Musical Meter Perception
Juan Huang, Tianxu Wu, Steven Hsiao, Xiaoqin Wang   abstract

16:40: Talk 45. Do Zwicker Tones Evoke a Musical Pitch?
Hedwig E. Gockel, Robert P. Carlyon   abstract

Session 15, Friday, 09:30
Chaired by Wiebe Horst and Julie Bierer

09:30: Talk 46. Speech Coding in the Midbrain: Effects of Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Laurel H. Carney, Duck O. Kim, Shigeyuki Kuwada   abstract

09:50: Talk 47. Sources of Variability in Consonant Perception and Implications for Speech Perception Modeling
Johannes Zaar, Torsten Dau   abstract

10:10: Talk 48. On Detectable and Meaningful Speech-Intelligibility Benefits
William Whitmer, David McShefferty, Michael Akeroyd   abstract

Session 16, Friday, 11:10
Chaired by Pim van Dijk and Laurel Carney

11:10: Talk 49. Individual Differences in Behavioral Decision Weights Related to Irregularities in Cochlear Mechanics
Jungmee Lee, Inseok Heo, An-Chieh Chang, Kristen Bond, Christophe Stoelinga, Robert Lutfi, Glenis R. Long   abstract

11:30: Talk 50. On the Interplay between Cochlear Gain Loss and Temporal Envelope Coding Deficits
Sarah Verhulst, Patrycja Piktel, Anoop Jagadeesh, Manfred Mauermann   abstract

11:50: Talk 51. Frequency Tuning of the Human Efferent Effect on Cochlear Gain
Vit Drga, Christopher J. Plack, Ifat Yasin   abstract

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