Lay Language Papers
168th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
October 27-31, 2014
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Humpbacks also produce a wide range of sounds throughout their range—purrs, shrieks, whups, moans, and more—that have received considerably less attention
How, by whom, and in what cultural contexts were these instruments played at ancient Chavín de Huántar, Peru
When listening to an enjoyable piece or song, an individual can experience intense, pleasurable “chills” that signify a surge of dopamine and activations in certain regions in the brain
A cell phone doesn’t transmit all of the sounds that the human voice creates. The voice can make sounds at very high frequencies.
4pAAa1 – Auditory Illusions of Supernatural Spirits: Archaeological Evidence and Experimental Results
Sound reflection, whisper galleries, reverberation, ricochets, and interference patterns were perceived in the past as eerie sounds attributed to invisible echo spirits, thunder gods, ghosts, and sound-absorbing bodies
Researchers found that the native English speakers with the dopamine-promoting subtype of the COMT gene earned Mandarin Chinese speech sounds better…
To examine how speakers control their vocal organs prior to speaking, this study used real-time magnetic resonance imaging of the vocal tract.
The human voice can project a sense of eeriness when the sound are human-like, but not necessarily typical of speech heard on a daily basis.
Researchers use acoustic holography to characterize imaging probes, which generate short, transient pulses of ultrasound
Estimates indicate that approximately 19.5% of deployed military personnel have suffered traumatic brain injuries since 2001
Bat biosonar has only one emitting element, in some bat species this is the mouth and in other, nasally emitting species, the nose
The siren is a source of sound (or sound transducer) which captures our attention because we know it may emanate from a police vehicle, fire engine, tornado warning tower or other danger warning system.
The key idea behind our approach is that our air-filled resonator in water behaves like a mass on a spring, and hence it vibrates in response to an excitation.
the concept of “liquid biopsy” has emerged in recent years: the detection of nucleic acid cancer biomarkers, such as tumor-derived microRNAs (miRNAs) and circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA).
Researchers investigated whether kids were able to make skilled adaptations when speaking in challenging conditions.
it is unclear how the cervix knows when to soften, or what molecular signals initiate and control this process
The use of densely packed sonic crystals was examined to demonstrate its applicability as a sound absorber.
Researchers hope to develop a noninvasive therapy to treat infections on medical implants based on ultrasound.
A design team of acousticians, architects and sound system designers is working to ensure that speech within the Canadian Parliament
Researchers have identified a new technique to improve the accuracy of ultrasound stone sizing.
A large number of patients with suspicious breast masses undergo biopsy, more than half of which turn out to be benign. To avoid such biopsies, one needs to use a modality that can better differentiate between the benign and malignant lesions.
This research addresses the limitations of current noise assessment methods by taking into account the relationship between the acoustic environment and the emotional responses and behavioural characteristics of people living within it.
The process of comparing voice samples and then presenting the outcome to a court of law is technically known as forensic voice comparison.
The Greater Prairie-Chicken lives on the prairies of central North America and vocalization plays an important role in mating choice.
Analysing the way green roofs are usually constructed suggests that they may have also two interesting acoustical properties: sound insulation and sound absorption
Real-world speech understanding in naturally “crowded” auditory soundscapes is a complex operation that acts upon an integrated speech-plus-noise signal.
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