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.
How loud is traffic near you?

How loud is traffic near you?

Mylan Cook - mylan.cook@gmail.com 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...

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Improving pitch sensitivity by cochlear-implant users

Improving pitch sensitivity by cochlear-implant users

John Middlebrooks - middlebj@hs.uci.edu 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...

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What is a webchuck?

What is a webchuck?

Chris Chafe – cc@ccrma.stanford.edu 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...

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Virtual Reality Musical Instruments for the 21st Century

Virtual Reality Musical Instruments for the 21st Century

Rob Hamilton - hamilr4@rpi.edu 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...

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Lay Language Papers organized by meeting

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 June 2021
179th Meeting: Virtual – Acoustics Virtually Everywhere 7-11 Dec 2020
178th Meeting: San Diego, CA 2-6 Dec 2019
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