Acoustics Lay Language Papers

Here you will find Acoustics Lay Language Papers (ALLP) 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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These lay language versions of meeting presentations may not have yet been peer reviewed.
Why is it easier to understand people we know?

Why is it easier to understand people we know?

Emma Holmes - X (Twitter) @Emma_Holmes_90 University College London (UCL), Department of Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences, London, Greater London, WC1N 1PF, United Kingdom Popular version of 4aPP4 - How does voice familiarity affect speech...

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Lay Language Papers organized by meeting

185th Meeting: Sydney, AUS 4-8 Dec 2023
184th Meeting: Chicago, IL 8-12 May 2023
183rd Meeting: Nashville, TN 5-9 Dec 2022
182nd Meeting: Denver, CO 23-27 May 2022
181st Meeting: Seattle, WA 29 Nov – 3 Dec 2021
180th Meeting: Virtual – Acoustics in Focus 8-10 Jun 2021
179th Meeting: Virtual – Acoustics Virtually Everywhere 7-11 Dec 2020
178th Meeting: San Diego, CA 2-6 Dec 2019
177th Meeting: Louisville, KY May 2019
176th Meeting: Victoria, CAN Nov 2018
175th Meeting: Minneapolis, MN May 2018
174th Meeting: New Orleans, LA Dec 2017
173rd Meeting (8th Forum Acusticum): Boston, MA Jun 2017
172nd Meeting (5th Joint Meeting of ASA and ASJ): Honolulu, HI Dec 2016
171st Meeting: Salt lake City, UT May 2016
170th Meeting: Jacksonville, FL Oct 2015
169th Meeting: Pittsburgh, PA May 2014
168th Meeting: Indianapolis, IN Oct 2014

167th Meeting: Providence, RI May 2014
166th Meeting: San Francisco, CA Dec 2013
165th Meeting: Montreal, CAN (21st ICA) Jun 2013
164rd Meeting: Kansas City, MO Oct 2012
163rd Meeting: Hong Kong, CHN (8th Meeting of ASC and 11th WESPAC) May 2012
162nd Meeting: San Diego, CA Nov 2011
161st Meeting: Seattle, WA May 2011
160th Meeting: Cancun, MEX (2nd Pan-American/Iberian Meeting on Acoustics) Nov 2010
159th Meeting: Baltimore, MD Apr 2010
158th Meeting: San Antonio, TX Oct 2009
157th Meeting: Portland, OR May 2009
156th Meeting: Miami, FL Nov 2008
155th Meeting: Paris, FRA (5th Forum Acusticum, 9th CFA, 7th Euronoise, 9th ECUA) July 2008
154th Meeting: New Orleans, LA Dec 2007
153rd Meeting: Salt Lake City, UT Jun 2007
152nd Meeting: Honolulu, HI (4th Joint Meeting ASA and ASJ) Dec 2006
151st Meeting: Providence, RI Jun 2006
150th Meeting: Minneapolis, MN Oct 2005
149th Meeting: Vancouver, CAN (Joint meeting of ASA and CAA) May 2005
148th Meeting: San Diego, CA Nov 2004
147th Meeting: New York, NY May 2004
146th Meeting: Austin, TX Nov 2003
145th Meeting: Nashville, TN May 2003
144th Meeting: Cancun, MEX (1st Pan-American/Iberian Meeting on Acoustics) Dec 2002
143rd Meeting: Pittsburgh, PA Jun 2002
142nd Meeting: Ft. Lauderdale, FL Dec 2001
141st Meeting: Chicago, IL Jun 2001
140th Meeting: Newport Beach, CA Dec 2000
139th Meeting: Atlanta, GA May 2000
138th Meeting: Columbus, OH Nov 1999
137th Meeting: Berlin, GER (2nd EAA Convention & 25th DAGA Conference) Mar 1999
136th Meeting: Norfolk, VA Oct 1998
135th Meeting: Seattle, WA (16th ICA) Jun 1998
134th Meeting: San Diego, CA Dec 1997
133rd Meeting: State College, PA Jun 1997
132nd Meeting: Honolulu, HI (3rd Joint Meeting of ASA and ASJ)) Dec 1996
131st Meeting: Indianapolis, IN May 1996
130th Meeting: St. Louis, MO Dec 1995