Simulating the Effects of Spread of Electric Excitation on Musical Tuning and Melody Identification With a Cochlear Implant
- Comparison of Procedures for Obtaining Thresholds and Maximum Acceptable Loudness Levels With the Nucleus Cochlear Implant System. Skinner, Margaret W.; Holden, Laura K. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Jun95, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p677
Presents a comparison of procedures for obtaining thresholds and maximum acceptable loudness levels (MAL) with the nucleus cochlear implant system. Relations among detection threshold estimates obtained with the three different procedures; Relation between counted and detection threshold among...
- Melodic, rhythmic, and timbral perception of adult cochlear implant users. Gfeller, Kate; Lansing, Charissa R. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Aug91, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p916
Presents an investigative study on melodic, rhythmic and timbral perception of adult cochlear implant users. Speech perception measures; Correlations between speech and music perception; Primary Measures of Music Audiation; Processing strategies.
- The Role of Pitch Memory in Music Perception. Moore, Robert E.; Estis, Julie; Flagge, Ashley Gaal // Perspectives on Hearing & Hearing Disorders: Research & Diagnost;Dec2012, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p37
The purpose of this paper is to review pitch memory, one of the less known aspects of music perception. In order to successfully perceive music, it is necessary to compare the pitch of successive notes in order to appreciate and recognize melodies. The process of recognizing and comparing the...
- Perception of Pure Tones and Iterated Rippled Noise for Normal Hearing and Cochlear Implant Users. Penninger, Richard T.; Chien, Wade W.; Jiradejvong, Patpong; Boeke, Emily; Carver, Courtney L.; Limb, Charles J. // Trends in Amplification;Mar2013, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p45
Cochlear Implant (CI) users typically perform poorly on musical tasks, especially those based on pitch ranking and melody recognition. It was hypothesized that CI users would demonstrate deterioration in performance for a pitch ranking and a melody recognition task presented with iterated...
- Infants with Implants Need Less Distortion and More Frequencies. // Hearing Review;Aug2014, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p40
The article offers information on the findings of a study which highlight the importance of looking at developmental differences when creating programs for cochlear implants in infants.
- Music Perception with Cochlear Implants: A Review. McDermott, Hugh J. // Trends in Amplification;2004, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p49
Describes music perception through cochlear implants. Discussion on the designs of cochlear implants; Effects of training implant users on their perception of music; Background on psychophysical studies relevant to music perception.
- Minimal effects of visual memory training on auditory performance of adult cochlear implant users. Oba, Sandra I. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;2013, Vol. 50 Issue 1, pxxii
The article focuses on the report that auditory training improves speech and music understanding of adult cochlear implant users.
- Contributions of Pitch Contour, Tonality, Rhythm, and Meter to Melodic Similarity. Prince, Jon B. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception & Performan;Dec2014, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p2319
The identity of a melody resides in its sequence of pitches and durations, both of which exhibit surface details as well as structural properties. In this study, pitch contour (pattern of ups and downs) served as pitch surface information, and tonality (musical key) as pitch structure; in the...
- Expectations for Melodic Contours Transcend Pitch. Graves, Jackson E.; Micheyl, Christophe; Oxenham, Andrew J. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception & Performan;Dec2014, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p2338
The question of what makes a good melody has interested composers, music theorists, and psychologists alike. Many of the observed principles of good "melodic continuation" involve melodic contour--the pattern of rising and falling pitch within a sequence. Previous work has shown that contour...