Acoustics in Focus: Virtual Press Releases for the 180th Meeting of Acoustical Society of America
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 @ 11:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
- Pandemic Teaching Transitions Back to Classroom with Lessons Learned – Andrew Morrison, Joliet Junior College (ASA Session 1pED4)
- Teaching Drones to Hear Screams from Catastrophe Victims – Macarena Varela, Fraunhofer FKIE (ASA Session 1aSPa5)
- Balancing Speech Intelligibility, Face Covering Effectiveness in Classrooms During the Pandemic – Laura & Richard Ruhala, Kennesaw State University (ASA Session 1aAA5)
- Noisy Homes During Pandemic Drive Future Design Choices – Ayca Sentop Dümen and Konca Saher, Turkish Acoustical Society (ASA Session 1pNS4)
Wednesday, June 9 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern U.S.
- Acoustical Evolution Increases Battle Between Predator, Prey, Thomas Neil, University of Bristol, Session 2pSA1 – Moth wings are acoustic metamaterials, June 9 at 1:00 p.m.
- Potential Vocal Tracking App Could Detect Depression Changes, Carol Espy-Wilson, University of Maryland, Keynote Speaker 1pID – Speech acoustics and mental health assessment, June 8 at 4:00 p.m.
- Voice Acting Unlocks Speech Production, Therapy Knowledge, Colette Feehan, Indiana University, Session 1pSCb5 – Articulatory and acoustic phonetics of voice actors, June 8 at 2:40 p.m.
- Variabilities in Children’s Speech Perhaps Not So Concerning, Margaret Cychosz, University of Maryland, Session 1aSC8 – Reconsidering variability in child speech production, June 8 at 11:35 a.m.
Thursday, June 10 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern U.S.
- Headphones, Earbuds Impact Younger Generations’ Future Audio Health, Daniel Fink, The Quiet Coalition, Session 3aNS8 – Personal audio system use can harm auditory health, June 10 at 11:35 a.m.
- COVID-19 Creates Hearing, Balance Disorders, Aggravates Tinnitus Symptoms, Colleen Le Prell, University of Texas at Dallas, Session 3pNS2 – Hearing disorders secondary to infection with SARS-CoV-2, June 10 at 1:15 p.m.
- Pandemic Quarantine Acoustically Contributes to Mental, Physical Health Degradation, Braxton Boren, American University, Session 2pNS4 – The soundscape of quarantine, June 9 at 1:45 p.m.
- Personalized Soundscape Could Help People with Dementia with Time, Place Recognition, Arezoo Talebzadeh, Ghent University, Session 2aNS1 – Soundscape design for people with dementia: The correlation between psychoacoustic parameter and human perception of safety and mood, June 9 at 9:35 a.m.