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SPACE lab Publications

Stecker, G. C., Moore, T. M., Folkerts, M., Zotkin, D., and Duraiswami, R. (2018). Toward objective measures of auditory co-immersion in virtual and augmented reality. Proceedings of the 2nd AES International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Realitys. Redmond WA Aug 20-22, 2018. Download PDF

Stecker, G. C., (2016). Perceptual weighting of binaural information: toward an auditory perceptual “spatial codec” for auditory augmented reality. Proceedings of the 1st AES International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality. Los Angeles CA Sept 30-Oct 1, 2016. Download PDF

Stecker, G. C., (2016). Exploiting envelope fluctuations to achieve robust extraction and intelligent integration of binaural cues. Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress on Acoustics. 22:445. Download PDF

Stecker, G. C., (2016). Exploiting envelope fluctuations to enhance binaural perception. Proceedings of the Audio Engineering Society 140:9553. Download PDF

Jiang, F., Stecker, G. C., Boynton, G. M., and Fine, I. (2016) Early blindness results in developmental plasticity for auditory motion processing within auditory and occipital cortex. Front. Hum. Neurosci. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00324

McLaughlin, S. A., Higgins, N. C., and Stecker, G. C., (2016). Tuning to interaural level and time differences in human auditory cortex. J. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. 17(1):37-53. PMC4722015

Brown, A. D., Jones, H. G., Kan, A. H., Thakkar, T., Stecker, G. C., Goupell, M. J., and Litovsky, R. Y. (2015). Evidence for a neural source of the precedence effect in sound localization. J. Neurophysiology. 114(5):2991-3001. Doi: 10.1152/jn.00243.2015 PMC4737417

Stecker, G. C., McLaughlin, S. A., and Higgins, N. C. (2015). Monaural and binaural contributions to interaural-level-difference sensitivity in Human auditory cortex. Neuroimage 120:456-466. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.07.007. PMC4589528

Diedesch, A. C. and Stecker, G. C. (2015). Temporal weighting of binaural information at low frequencies: Discrimination of dynamic interaural time and level differences. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 138:125-133. PMC4499054

Stecker, G. C. (2014). Temporal weighting functions for interaural time and level differences. IV. Effects of carrier frequency. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 136(6):3221-3232. DOI: 10.1121/1.4900827 PMC4257961

Brown, A. D., Stecker, G. C., and Tollin, D. J. (2014) The precedence effect in sound localization. [review]. J. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. 16(1):1-28. DOI: 10.1007/s10162-014-0496-2 PMC4310855

Thomas, J. M., Huber, E., Stecker, G. C., Boynton, G. M., Saenz, M., and Fine, I. (2014). Population receptive field estimates of human auditory cortex. Neuroimage 105:428-439. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.10.060. PMC4262557

Jiang, F., Stecker, G. C., and Fine, I. (2014). Auditory motion processing after early blindness. Journal of Vision 14(13):4,1-18. DOI: 10.1167/14.13.4 PMC4222656

Rinne, T., Ala-Salomäki, H., Stecker, G. C., Pätynen, J., and Lokki, T. (2014). Processing of spatial sounds in human auditory cortex during visual, discrimination, and 2-back tasks. Frontiers in Neuroscience 8:220. DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2014.00220. PMC4112909

Stecker, G.C. and Bibee, J. M. (2014). Nonuniform temporal weighting of interaural time differences in 500 Hz tones. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 135(6):3541-7. DOI: 10.1121/1.4876179. PMC4048440

Maddox, R. K., Pospisil, D. A., Stecker, G. C., and Lee, A. K. C. (2014). Directing Eye Gaze Enhances Auditory Spatial Cue Discrimination. Curr. Biol. 24:748-752. DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2014.02.021. PMC3977936

Brennan, M., Gallun, F., Souza, P., and Stecker, G. C. (2013). Temporal Resolution with a Prescriptive Fitting Formula. American Journal of Audiology. DOI: 10.1044/1059-0889. PMC3806900

Stecker, G. C., Ostreicher, J. D., and Brown, A. D. (2013). Temporal weighting functions for interaural time and level differences. III. Temporal weighting for lateral position judgments. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134:1242-1252. PMC3745506

Brown, A. D. and Stecker, G. C. (2013). The precedence effect in sound localization: Fusion and lateralization measures for headphone stimuli lateralized by interaural time and level differences. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133(5):2883-2898. PMC3663858

Jiang, F., Stecker, G. C., and Fine, I. (2013). Functional localization of the auditory thalamus in individual human subjects. Neuroimage 78:295-304. PMC3672341

Stecker, G. C. and Brown, A. D. (2012). Onset and offset-specific effects in interaural level difference discrimination. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 132:1573-1580.

Brown, A. D., Kuznetsova, M. S., Spain, W. J., and Stecker, G. C. (2012). Frequency-dependent, location-independent adaptation of interaural time difference sensitivity. Hear. Res. 291:52-56.

Brown, A. D. and Stecker, G. C. (2011). Temporal weighting of interaural time and level differences. II. The effects of binaurally synchronous temporal jitter. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129(1):293-300.

Woods, D. L., Herron, T. J., Cate, A. D., Yund, E. W., Stecker, G. C., Rinne, T. and Kang, X. (2010). Functional properties of human auditory cortical fields. Front. Sys. Neurosci. 4:155. PMC3001989.

Stecker, G. C. (2010). Trading of interaural time and level differences in high-rate narrowband click trains. Hearing Research, doi:10.1016/j.heares.2010.06.002. NIHMSID # 214944.

Brown, A. D. and Stecker, G. C. (2010). Temporal weighting of interaural time and level differences in high-rate click trains. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 128(1):283-292.

Stecker, G. C. and Brown, A. D. (2010). Temporal weighting of binaural cues revealed by detection of dynamic interaural differences in high-rate Gabor click trains. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 127(5):3092-3103. PMCID: PMC2882667. Download PDF.

Davies-Venn, E., Souza, P., Stecker, G. C., and Brennan, M. (2009). Effects of audibility and multichannel wide dynamic range compression on consonant recognition for listeners with severe hearing loss. Ear and Hearing 30(5):494-504.

Billings, C. J., Tremblay, K. L., Stecker, G. C., and Tolin, W. M. (2009). Sensitivity of Human evoked cortical activity to signal-to-noise ratio rather than absolute signal level. Hearing Research 254(1-2):15-24.

Stecker, G. C., and Hafter, E. R. (2009). A recency effect in sound localization? J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 125(6):3914-24. Download PDF

Woods, D. L., Stecker, G. C., Rinne, T., Herron, T. J., Cate, A.D., Yund. E. W., Liao, I., and Kang, X. J., (2009). Functional maps of human auditory cortex: effects of acoustic features and attention. PloS One 4:e5183  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005183.  Download PDF

Cate, A.D., Herron, T. J., Yund. E. W., Stecker, G. C., Rinne, T., Kang, X. J., Petkov, C.I., Disbrow, E. A. and Woods, D. L. (2009). Auditory attention activates peripheral visual cortex. PLoS ONE 4(2): e4645. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0004645 Download PDF

Harrington, I. A., Stecker, G. C., Macpherson, E. A., and Middlebrooks, J. C. (2008).  Spatial sensitivity of neurons in the anterior, posterior, and primary of cat auditory cortex. Hearing Research. 240(1-2):22-41. doi:10.1016/j.heares.2008.02.004 Download PDF

Malhotra, S., Stecker, G. C., Middlebrooks, J. C., and Lomber, S. G. (2008). Sound localization deficits during reversible deactivation of primary auditory cortex and/or the dorsal zone. J. Neurophysiology. 99(4):1628-42. doi:10.1152/jn.01228.2007 Download PDF

Middlebrooks, J. C., Harrington, I. A., Macpherson, E. A., and Stecker, G. C. (2007) Sound localization and the auditory cortex. In Dallos, P., Oertel, D., and Hoy, R. (eds.) The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference. Volume 3: Audition. London: Elsevier

Rinne, T., Stecker, G. C., Kang, X. J., Yund, E. W., Herron, T. J., and Woods, D. L. (2007). Attention modulates sound processing in human auditory cortex but not the inferior colliculus. Neuroreport 18:1311-1314 Download PDF

Stecker, GC, Bowman, GA, Yund, EW, Herron, TJ, Roup, CJ, and Woods, DL (2006) Perceptual Training Improves Syllable Identification in New and Experienced Hearing-Aid Users. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development 43(4):537-552. Download PDF

Stecker, GC, Harrington, IA, Macpherson, EA, and Middlebrooks, JC (2005). Spatial sensitivity in the dorsal zone (area DZ) of cat auditory cortex. J Neurophysiology 94:1267-80. doi:10.1152/jn.00104.2005 Download PDF

Stecker, GC (2005). Rate-limited, but accurate, central processing of interaural time differences in modulated high-frequency sounds: Focus on "Neural Sensitivity to Interaural Envelope Delays in the Inferior Colliculus of the Guinea Pig". J Neurophysiology 93:3048-9. Download PDF

Middlebrooks, JC, Furukawa, S, Stecker, GC, and Mickey, BJ (2005). "Distributed representation of sound-source location in the auditory cortex." In: Konig, Heil, Budinger, and Scheich (eds.) Auditory cortex: a synthesis of human and animal research. Mahwah NJ: Erlbaum Download PDF

Stecker, GC, Harrington, IA, and Middlebrooks, JC (2005). Location coding by opponent neural populations in the auditory cortex. PLoS Biology 3:e78 (0520-0528). doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0030078 Download PDF

Stecker, GC (2004). Parallel Emergence of Spatial Tuning and Echo Suppression in the Auditory Midbrain? Focus on "A Neuronal Correlate of the Precedence Effect Is Associated With Spatial Selectivity in the Barn Owl's Auditory Midbrain". J Neurophysiology 92:1965-6. Download PDF

Stecker, GC and Middlebrooks, JC (2003). Distributed coding of sound locations in the auditory cortex. Biological Cybernetics 89:341-349. doi:.1007/s00422-003-0439-1 Download PDF

Stecker, GC, Mickey, BJ, Macpherson, EA, and Middlebrooks, JC (2003). Spatial sensitivity in field PAF of cat auditory cortex. J Neurophysiology 89:2889-2903. doi:10.1152/jn.00980.2002 Download PDF

Stecker, GC and Hafter, ER (2002). Temporal weighting in sound localization. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 112:1046-1057. doi:10.1121/1.1497366 Download PDF

Hafter, ER, Valenzuela, MN, Stecker, GC, and Crum, P. C (2001). Informational dominance in the auditory scene. In: Breebaart, Houtsma, Kohlrausch, Prijs, and Schoonhoven (eds.) Physiological and psychophysical bases of auditory function. Maastricht NL: Shaker

Stecker, GC and Hafter, ER (2000). An effect of temporal asymmetry on loudness. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 107:3358-3368. doi:10.1121/1.429407 Download PDF