Lay Language Papers
Here you will find Lay Language Papers from the most recent ASA Meeting. These are 300 to 500 word summaries of meeting presentations written by scientists for a general audience. Papers are accompanied by photos, audio and video. ASA is happy to provide this platform for media representatives and anyone interested in learning about the newest acoustics research. Please keep in mind that some of the research described in here may not have yet been peer reviewed.
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Behaviors produced by a variety of sounds among eagles: A study with survival implications
JoAnn McGee – email@example.com University of Minnesota75 East River ParkwayMinneapolis, MN 55455United States Christopher FeistChristopher MillirenLori ArentJulia B. PonderPeggy NelsonEdward J. Walsh Popular version of 3aABb4 - Behavioral responses of bald eagles...
Can we detect volcanic eruptions and venusquakes from a balloon floating high above Venus?
Siddharth Krishnamoorthy - firstname.lastname@example.org NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA, 91109, United States Daniel C. Bowman2, Emalee Hough3, Zach Yap3, John D. Wilding4, Jamey Jacob3,...
Turning Up Ocean Temperature & Volume – Underwater Soundscapes in a Changing Climate
Freeman Lauren - email@example.com Instagram: @laur.freeman NUWC Division Newport, NAVSEA, Newport, RI, 02841, United States Dr. Lauren A. Freeman, Dr. Daniel Duane, Dr. Ian Rooney from NUWC Division Newport and Dr. Simon E. Freeman from ARPA-E Popular...
Noise reduction for low frequency sound measurements from balloons on Venus
Taylor Swaim – firstname.lastname@example.org Oklahoma State UniversityStillwater, Oklahoma 74078United States Kate SpillmanEmalee HoughZach YapJamey D. JacobBrian R. Elbing (twitter: @ElbingProf) Popular version of 2pCA6 – Infrasound noise mitigation on high altitude...
Putting Ocean Acoustics on the stage to address climate change
Kyle M. Becker – email@example.com co-chair, Interagency Working Group on Ocean Sound and Marine Life (IWG-OSML)Washington, DC 20001United States Thomas C Weber – member, IWG-OSML, Washington, DCHeather Spence – co-chair, IWG-OSML, Washington, DCGrace C Smarsh –...
A virtual reality system to ‘test drive’ hearing aids in real-world settings
Matthew Neal – firstname.lastname@example.orgInstagram: @matthewneal32 Department of Otolaryngology and other Communicative DisordersUniversity of LouisvilleLouisville, Kentucky 40208United States Popular version of 3pID2 – A hearing aid “test drive”: Using virtual...
Using ultrasound as an antibody in Alzheimer’s and as a drug dose enhancer in cancer patients
Elisa Konofagou - email@example.com Columbia University, 1210 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York, 10027-7003, United States Popular version of 2aBAa1 - Neuronavigated focused ultrasound for clinical bbb opening in alzheimer’s and brain cancer patients Presented at...
How loud is traffic near you?
Mylan Cook - firstname.lastname@example.org Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 84602, United States Kent. L. Gee, Mark K. Transtrum, Shane V. Lympany Popular version of 4aCA5 - Big data to streamlined app: Nationwide traffic noise prediction Presented at the 184 ASA Meeting...
Improving pitch sensitivity by cochlear-implant users
John Middlebrooks - email@example.com University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, 92697-5310, United States Matthew Richardson and Harrison Lin University of California, Irvine Robert Carlyon University of Cambridge Popular version of 2aPP6 - Temporal pitch...
Here we are…Hear our story! Brothertown Indian Heritage, through acoustic research and technology
seth wenger - firstname.lastname@example.org Settler Scholar and Public Historian with Brothertown Indian Nation, Ridgewood, NY, 11385, United States Jessica Ryan - Vice Chair of the Brothertown Tribal Council Popular version of 3pAA6 - Case study of a Brothertown Indian Nation...
Mapping the directional elasticity in living human skin with air-coupled ultrasound and light
Ivan (Vanya) Pelivanov - email@example.com University of Washington (UW), Department of Bioengineering, 616 NE Northlake Pl, Benjamin Hall bld, room 363, SEATTLE, WA, 98105, United States Mitchell A. Kirby, Peijun Tang, Gabriel Regnault, Maju Kuriakose, Matthew O’Donnell,...
Acoustics should be a bigger piece in the building decarbonization puzzle
Jonathan Broyles - firstname.lastname@example.org The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 16801, United States Popular version of 5aAA6 - Acoustic design trade-offs when reducing the carbon footprint of buildings Presented at the 184 ASA Meeting Read the abstract...
I know what you did last winter: Bowhead whale unusual winter presence in the Beaufort Sea
Nikoletta Diogou – email@example.com Twitter: @NikiDiogouInstagram: @existentialnyquist University of VictoriaVictoria, BC V5T 4H3Canada Additional authors: William Halliday, Stan E. Dosso, Xavier Mouy, Andrea Niemi, Stephen Insley Popular version of 1aAB8 – I...
The ability to differentiate between talkers based on their voice cues changes with age
Yael Zaltz - firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Communication Disorders, Steyer School of Health Professions, Faculty of Medicine, and Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, -, 6997801, Israel Popular version of 4aPP2 - The underlying...
There is a way to differently define the acoustic environment
Semiha Yilmazer - email@example.com Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 06800, Turkey Ela Fasllija, Enkela Alimadhi, Zekiye Şahin, Elif Mercan, Donya Dalirnaghadeh Popular version of 5aPP9 - A...
What is a webchuck?
Chris Chafe – firstname.lastname@example.org Stanford UniversityCCRMA / MusicStanford, CA 94305United States Ge WangStanford University Michael MulshineStanford University Jack AthertonStanford University Popular version of 1aCA1 – What would a Webchuck Chuck?Presented at the...
Virtual Reality Musical Instruments for the 21st Century
Rob Hamilton - email@example.com Twitter: @robertkhamilton Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 8th St, Troy, New York, 12180, United States Popular version of 1aCA3 - Real-time musical performance across and within extended reality environments Presented at the 184...
Diving into the Deep End: Exploring an Extraterrestrial Ocean
Grant Eastland - firstname.lastname@example.org Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Keyport, Test and Evaluation Department., Keyport, Washington, 98345, United States Popular version of 4aPAa12 - Considerations of undersea exploration of an extraterrestrial...
What parts of the brain are stimulated by cochlear implants in children with one deprived ear?
Karen Gordon - email@example.com Archie's Cochlear Implant Laboratory, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, TORONTO, ON, M5G1X8, Canada Additional Authors - Anderson, C., Jiwani, S., Polonenko, M., Wong, D.D.E.,...
Lay Language Papers organized by meeting
183rd Meeting: Nashville, TN
182nd Meeting: Denver, CO
181st Meeting: Seattle, WA
180th Meeting: Virtual – Acoustics in Focus
179th Meeting: Virtual – Acoustics Virtually Everywhere
178th Meeting: San Diego, CA
177th Meeting: Louisville, KY
176th Meeting: Victoria British, Columbia
175th Meeting: Minneapolis, MN
174th Meeting: New Orleans, LA
173rd Meeting (8th Forum Acusticum): Boston, MA
172nd Meeting (5th Joint Meeting of ASA and ASJ): Honolulu, HI
171st Meeting: Salt lake City, UT
170th Meeting: Jacksonville, FL
169th Meeting: Pittsburgh, PA
168th Meeting: Indianapolis, IN
167th Meeting: Providence, Rhode Island
166th Meeting: San Francisco, California
165th Meeting: Montreal, Canada
164rd Meeting: Kansas City, Missouri
163rd Meeting: Hong Kong, China
162nd Meeting: San Diego, California
161st Meeting: Seattle, Washington
160th Meeting: Cancun, Mexico
159th Meeting: Baltimore, Maryland
158th Meeting: San Antonio, Texas
157th Meeting: Portland, Oregon
156th Meeting: Miami, Florida
155th Meeting: Paris, France
154th Meeting: New Orleans, Louisiana
153rd Meeting: Salt Lake City, Utah
152nd Meeting: Honolulu, Hawaii
151st Meeting: Providence, Rhode Island
150th Meeting: Minneapolis, Minnesota
149th Meeting: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
148th Meeting: San Diego, California
147th Meeting: New York, New York
146th Meeting: Austin, Texas
145th Meeting: Nashville, Tennessee
144th Meeting: Cancun, Mexico
143rd Meeting: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
142nd Meeting: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
141st Meeting: Chicago, Illinois
140th Meeting: Newport Beach, California
139th Meeting: Atlanta, Georgia
138th Meeting: Columbus, Ohio
137th Meeting: Berlin, Germany
136th Meeting: Norfolk, Virginia
135th Meeting: Seattle, Washington (ICA/ASA ’98)
134th Meeting: San Diego, California
133rd Meeting: State College, Pennsylvania
132nd Meeting: Honolulu, Hawaii
131st Meeting: Indianapolis, Indiana
130th Meeting: St. Louis Missouri