Brian C J Moore

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychoacoustic consequences of compression in the peripheral auditory system
    B C Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, England
    Psychol Rev 105:108-24. 1998
  2. pmc Dead regions in the cochlea: diagnosis, perceptual consequences, and implications for the fitting of hearing AIDS
    B C Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK Email
    Trends Amplif 5:1-34. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint A revised model of loudness perception applied to cochlear hearing loss
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Hear Res 188:70-88. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Tests of a within-channel account of comodulation detection differences
    Brian C J Moore
    J Acoust Soc Am 112:2099-109. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Behavioural measurement of level-dependent shifts in the vibration pattern on the basilar membrane at 1 and 2 kHz
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Hear Res 175:66-74. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Coding of sounds in the auditory system and its relevance to signal processing and coding in cochlear implants
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    Otol Neurotol 24:243-54. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Perceived naturalness of spectrally distorted speech and music
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:408-19. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect on speech intelligibility of varying compression time constants in a digital hearing aid
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 43:399-409. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Discrimination of the fundamental frequency of complex tones with fixed and shifting spectral envelopes by normally hearing and hearing-impaired subjects
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Hear Res 182:153-63. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of masker component phase on the forward masking produced by complex tones in normally hearing and hearing-impaired subjects
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, CB2 3EB, UK
    Hear Res 192:90-100. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Psychoacoustic consequences of compression in the peripheral auditory system
    B C Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, England
    Psychol Rev 105:108-24. 1998
    ..This can account for loudness recruitment, linear additivity of nonsimultaneous masking, linear growth of forward masking, reduced temporal resolution for sounds with fluctuating envelopes, and reduced temporal integration...
  2. pmc Dead regions in the cochlea: diagnosis, perceptual consequences, and implications for the fitting of hearing AIDS
    B C Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK Email
    Trends Amplif 5:1-34. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint A revised model of loudness perception applied to cochlear hearing loss
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Hear Res 188:70-88. 2004
    ..Like the earlier model, the new model can account for the loudness recruitment and reduced loudness summation that are typically associated with cochlear hearing loss...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tests of a within-channel account of comodulation detection differences
    Brian C J Moore
    J Acoust Soc Am 112:2099-109. 2002
    ..An explanation of CDD is proposed based on the suppression that has been observed in cochlear mechanics and in the auditory nerve...
  5. ncbi request reprint Behavioural measurement of level-dependent shifts in the vibration pattern on the basilar membrane at 1 and 2 kHz
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Hear Res 175:66-74. 2003
    ..We conclude that, for mid-range frequencies, the peak of the travelling wave does not shift significantly with increasing level over the range 30-95 dB SPL, but the envelope of the travelling wave becomes more shallow on its basal side...
  6. ncbi request reprint Coding of sounds in the auditory system and its relevance to signal processing and coding in cochlear implants
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    Otol Neurotol 24:243-54. 2003
    ..To review how the properties of sounds are "coded" in the normal auditory system and to discuss the extent to which cochlear implants can and do represent these codes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Perceived naturalness of spectrally distorted speech and music
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:408-19. 2003
    ..Typical telephone bandwidth (313 to 3547 Hz) gave very poor quality...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect on speech intelligibility of varying compression time constants in a digital hearing aid
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 43:399-409. 2004
    ..We conclude that the intelligibility of speech at a fixed level, presented in background sounds, is not markedly affected by rather substantial variations of the time constants in a multichannel compression system...
  9. ncbi request reprint Discrimination of the fundamental frequency of complex tones with fixed and shifting spectral envelopes by normally hearing and hearing-impaired subjects
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Hear Res 182:153-63. 2003
    ..We suggest that, in the INT condition with Shaped stimuli, normally hearing subjects used temporal fine structure cues to perform the task. The hearing-impaired subjects appeared to use only temporal envelope cues...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of masker component phase on the forward masking produced by complex tones in normally hearing and hearing-impaired subjects
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, CB2 3EB, UK
    Hear Res 192:90-100. 2004
    ..The slopes of the growth-of-masking functions were consistently less than one for the hearing-impaired subjects. Further testing suggested that the efferent system was not involved in producing the phase effect...
  11. ncbi request reprint Application of the TEN test to hearing-impaired teenagers with severe-to-profound hearing loss
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 42:465-74. 2003
    ..The results suggest that dead regions are relatively common among teenagers with a longstanding hearing impairment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of slow- and fast-acting compression on the detection of gaps in narrow bands of noise
    B C Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Br J Audiol 35:365-74. 2001
    ..The results show that fast compression can improve the ability of hearing-impaired subjects to detect gaps in sounds with slowly fluctuating envelopes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dead regions in the cochlea: conceptual foundations, diagnosis, and clinical applications
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Ear Hear 25:98-116. 2004
    ..Finally, guidelines for implementation of the threshold-equalizing noise test in clinical practice are given...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three procedures for initial fitting of compression hearing aids. I. Experienced users, fitted bilaterally
    B C Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Br J Audiol 35:339-53. 2001
    ..The scores on the APHAB test and the SRTs did not differ significantly for the three procedures. We conclude that the CAMEQ and CAMREST procedures provide more appropriate initial fittings than DSL I/O...
  15. ncbi request reprint Detection of frequency modulation by hearing-impaired listeners: effects of carrier frequency, modulation rate, and added amplitude modulation
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 111:327-35. 2002
    ..The results suggest that cochlear hearing impairment adversely affects both temporal and excitation pattern mechanisms of FM detection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Further evaluation of a model of loudness perception applied to cochlear hearing loss
    B C Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 106:898-907. 1999
    ..Subjects made loudness matches for these bands of noise both within ears and across ears. The model was reasonably accurate in predicting the results of these matches without any further adjustment of the parameters...
  17. ncbi request reprint Behavioural measurement of level-dependent shifts in the vibration pattern on the basilar membrane
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, CB2 3EB, Cambridge, UK
    Hear Res 163:101-10. 2002
    ..The gap threshold patterns tended to spread markedly towards lower frequencies with increasing masker level. The shift with level provides further evidence for a basalward spread of the travelling wave with increasing level...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inter-relationship between different psychoacoustic measures assumed to be related to the cochlear active mechanism
    B C Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 106:2761-78. 1999
    ..3 to about 1 as HLOHC increased from 0 to 55 dB. The ratio of the slopes was highly correlated with the ERB (r = 0.92), indicating that the sharpness of the auditory filter decreases as the compression on the BM decreases...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of frequency and duration on psychometric functions for detection of increments and decrements in sinusoids in noise
    B C Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 106:3539-52. 1999
    ..The model took into account the effects of both the external noise and an assumed internal noise. The model was able to account for the major features of the data for both increment and decrement detection...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of relative phase and frequency spacing on the detection of three-component amplitude modulation
    B C Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 108:2337-44. 2000
    ..This model can also explain some aspects of earlier results on the sensitivity to relative modulator phase [E. A. Strickland and N. F. Viemeister, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 99, 3638-3646 (1996)]...
  21. ncbi request reprint Temporal modulation transfer functions obtained using sinusoidal carriers with normally hearing and hearing-impaired listeners
    B C Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 110:1067-73. 2001
    ..The results suggest that temporal resolution for deterministic stimuli is similar for normally hearing and hearing-impaired listeners...
  22. doi request reprint Effect of spatial separation, extended bandwidth, and compression speed on intelligibility in a competing-speech task
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:360-71. 2010
    ..There were marked individual differences both in the benefit from extended bandwidth and in the relative benefit of slow and fast compression...
  23. doi request reprint Evaluation of a frequency transposition algorithm using wearable hearing aids
    Joanna D Robinson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 48:384-93. 2009
    ..Overall, the results showed no benefit with the transposition even after experience. Subjective preference was generally for the control condition...
  24. doi request reprint Benefit of high-rate envelope cues in vocoder processing: effect of number of channels and spectral region
    Michael A Stone
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 124:2272-82. 2008
    ..For N=18, the reverse was true. The results indicate that the channel bandwidths can compromise the transmission of f0-related envelope information, and suggest that vocoder simulations of cochlear-implant processing have limitations...
  25. doi request reprint Tolerable hearing aid delays. V. Estimation of limits for open canal fittings
    Michael A Stone
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Ear Hear 29:601-17. 2008
    ....
  26. doi request reprint The dynamic range of useful temporal fine structure cues for speech in the presence of a competing talker
    Michael A Stone
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:2162-72. 2011
    ..When E(O) + TFS information was added at the peaks, IIFs peaked around -2 dB, but when E(O) + TFS information was added at the valleys, the peaks lay around +1 dB...
  27. pmc Effects of bandwidth, compression speed, and gain at high frequencies on preferences for amplified music
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB England, UK
    Trends Amplif 16:159-72. 2012
    ..For a high-input level (80 dB SPL), slow compression was preferred over fast compression...
  28. doi request reprint The importance for speech intelligibility of random fluctuations in "steady" background noise
    Michael A Stone
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:2874-81. 2011
    ..For EDM, this pattern was reversed. Intelligibility with steady noise was consistently very poor for SDM, but near-ceiling for EDM, demonstrating that the random fluctuations in steady noise have a large effect...
  29. pmc Spectro-temporal characteristics of speech at high frequencies, and the potential for restoration of audibility to people with mild-to-moderate hearing loss
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Ear Hear 29:907-22. 2008
    ..This study was intended to provide information that could be useful in quantifying appropriate high-frequency gains, and in establishing the population of hearing-impaired people who might benefit from such amplification...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dead regions in the cochlea and enhancement of frequency discrimination: Effects of audiogram slope, unilateral versus bilateral loss, and hearing-aid use
    Karolina Kluk
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, UK
    Hear Res 222:1-15. 2006
    ..One subject with a high-frequency DR in one ear and good hearing in the other ear showed an enhanced DLF in her better ear...
  31. doi request reprint Evaluation of an aided TEN test for diagnosis of dead regions in the cochlea
    Josephine Marriage
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Ear Hear 29:392-400. 2008
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Preliminary evaluation of a method for fitting hearing aids with extended bandwidth
    Christian Füllgrabe
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 49:741-53. 2010
    ..5 versus 5 kHz); (4) Identification of vowel-consonant-vowel nonsense syllables improved with increasing bandwidth from 5 to 7.5 kHz for the NH but not for the HI listeners...
  33. pmc Effects of moderate cochlear hearing loss on the ability to benefit from temporal fine structure information in speech
    Kathryn Hopkins
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:1140-53. 2008
    ..TFS information may be important in identifying the temporal "dips" in such a background...
  34. doi request reprint The effects of the addition of low-level, low-noise noise on the intelligibility of sentences processed to remove temporal envelope information
    Kathryn Hopkins
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:2150-61. 2010
    ..e., tone vocoding). The intelligibility of TFS speech and recovered-envelope speech fell as N increased, although TFS speech was still highly intelligible for values of N for which the intelligibility of recovered-envelope speech was low...
  35. doi request reprint The dominant region for the pitch of complex tones with low fundamental frequencies
    Helen M Jackson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 134:1193-204. 2013
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Use of high-rate envelope speech cues and their perceptually relevant dynamic range for the hearing impaired
    Michael A Stone
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:1141-51. 2012
    ..This range is similar in width to, but about 3 dB higher in absolute level than, that found for normal-hearing listeners, despite the reduced dynamic range of the HI listeners...
  37. doi request reprint Effect of enhancement of spectral changes on speech intelligibility and clarity preferences for the hearing impaired
    Jing Chen
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:2987-98. 2012
    ..Further work is needed to determine whether tailoring the processing to the characteristics of the individual hearing-impaired listener is beneficial...
  38. ncbi request reprint Asymmetry of masking between complex tones and noise: partial loudness
    Hedwig Gockel
    CNBH, Department of Physiology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EG, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:349-60. 2003
    ..The results are interpreted in terms of the temporal structure of the stimuli...
  39. doi request reprint Perceptual thresholds for detecting modifications applied to the acoustical properties of a violin
    Claudia Fritz
    Centre for Music and Science, Music Faculty, University of Cambridge, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:3640-50. 2007
    ..5%-20% for frequency changes. Interpretation of the results using excitation patterns showed that thresholds for the best subjects were quite well predicted by a multichannel model based on optimal processing...
  40. doi request reprint Effect of linear and warped spectral transposition on consonant identification by normal-hearing listeners with a simulated dead region
    Christian Füllgrabe
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 49:420-33. 2010
    ..Significant improvements occurred with training, but overall performance following training was similar for all conditions. However, transposition reduced some frequent errors...
  41. ncbi request reprint Dead regions and pitch perception
    Martina Huss
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:3841-52. 2005
    ..Overall, the results indicate that the pitch of low-frequency tones is not conveyed solely by a temporal code. Possibly, there needs to be a correspondence between place and temporal information for a normal pitch to be perceived...
  42. doi request reprint Relative contribution to speech intelligibility of different envelope modulation rates within the speech dynamic range
    Michael A Stone
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:2127-37. 2010
    ..Intensity-importance functions for higher-rate envelope modulations suggested that levels ranging from 20 dB below to about 10 dB above the channel RMS level were important, with maximum importance for levels around -5 dB...
  43. doi request reprint Disrupting within-channel cues to comodulation masking release
    Simon A Goldman
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:3181-93. 2011
    ..Simulations indicated that OFB reversal reduces the availability of within-channel cues based upon temporal fine structure and changes in envelope statistics...
  44. doi request reprint The effects of age and cochlear hearing loss on temporal fine structure sensitivity, frequency selectivity, and speech reception in noise
    Kathryn Hopkins
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:334-49. 2011
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Contribution of temporal fine structure information and fundamental frequency separation to intelligibility in a competing-speaker paradigm
    Helen M Jackson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:2421-30. 2013
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Contributions of von Békésy to psychoacoustics
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    Hear Res 293:51-7. 2012
    ..While subsequent research has failed to replicate some of his findings, other findings have stood the test of time. There is no doubt that von Békésy made very substantial contributions to psychoacoustic research...
  47. doi request reprint Effects of the selective disruption of within- and across-channel cues to comodulation masking release
    Simon A Goldman
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:2866-73. 2011
    ..CMR for the proximal-FB configuration persisted when both manipulations were used together, which suggests that OFB reversal does not entirely eliminate within-channel cues...
  48. ncbi request reprint Using transposition to improve consonant discrimination and detection for listeners with severe high-frequency hearing loss
    Joanna D Robinson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 46:293-308. 2007
    ..The perception of affricates was consistently improved. Averaged across subjects, the detection of word-final 's' and 'z' was significantly improved, with five subjects improving significantly individually...
  49. ncbi request reprint Sequential streaming and effective level differences due to phase-spectrum manipulations
    Thomas H Stainsby
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 115:1665-73. 2004
    ..While some of the stream segregation observed by Roberts et al. may have been due to a difference in effective excitation level, this does not account for the stream segregation between cosine- and alternating-phase stimuli...
  50. doi request reprint Comparison of dual-time-constant and fast-acting automatic gain control (AGC) systems in cochlear implants
    Patrick J Boyle
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 48:211-21. 2009
    ..It is suggested that the poorer performance for AGC1 occurred because AGC1 introduced cross-modulation between the target speech and background noise, which made perceptual separation of the target and background more difficult...
  51. doi request reprint Comodulation masking release: effects of training and experimental design on use of within- and across-channel cues
    Simon A Goldman
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:303-16. 2012
    ..Experiment Three tested naive subjects using two FBs, but with noise presented continuously and a different auditory grouping manipulation, after Grose et al. [(2009), J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 125, 282-293]. CMR was large from the outset...
  52. doi request reprint The role of time and place cues in the detection of frequency modulation by hearing-impaired listeners
    Stephan M A Ernst
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:4722-31. 2012
    ..For higher carrier frequencies and for all carrier frequencies with f(m) = 10 Hz, FM detection was probably based on place cues...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effects of three amplification strategies on speech perception by children with severe and profound hearing loss
    Josephine E Marriage
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Ear Hear 26:35-47. 2005
    ..In this study, speech recognition and discrimination were assessed for severely and profoundly hearing-impaired children, using three different amplification strategies, including WDRC...
  54. doi request reprint Estimation of the center frequency of the highest modulation filter
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:1075-81. 2009
    ..For the 120-Hz signal, two listeners showed the former pattern, and two showed the latter pattern. The results support the idea that the highest modulation filter has a center frequency in the range 100-120 Hz...
  55. doi request reprint Determination of preferred parameters for multichannel compression using individually fitted simulated hearing AIDS and paired comparisons
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Ear Hear 32:556-68. 2011
    ..To determine preferred parameters of multichannel compression using individually fitted simulated hearing aids and a method of paired comparisons...
  56. ncbi request reprint New version of the TEN test with calibrations in dB HL
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Ear Hear 25:478-87. 2004
    ..To develop a new version of the threshold-equalizing-noise (TEN) test for the diagnosis of dead regions, with levels calibrated in dB HL rather than dB SPL, and with levels corresponding to the dial readings on the audiometer...
  57. ncbi request reprint Frequency discrimination of complex tones by hearing-impaired subjects: Evidence for loss of ability to use temporal fine structure
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    Hear Res 222:16-27. 2006
    ..Performance was much worse than obtained for normally hearing subjects at the same center frequency, suggesting that most of the hearing-impaired subjects had a poor ability to use temporal fine structure information...
  58. doi request reprint Development of a fast method for determining sensitivity to temporal fine structure
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 48:161-71. 2009
    ..The results show that, for normal-hearing subjects, learning effects are small, and the effect of the level of testing is also small. The test provides a simple, quick, and robust way to measure sensitivity to TFS...
  59. doi request reprint The origin of binaural interaction in the modulation domain
    Aleksander Sek
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:2451-60. 2010
    ..Also, the obtained phase effects were not correctly predicted using a model based on short-term loudness fluctuations...
  60. ncbi request reprint Dead regions and noisiness of pure tones
    Martina Huss
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 44:599-611. 2005
    ..Both normally hearing and hearing-impaired subjects rated 0.125 kHz and 12 kHz tones as somewhat noise-like, independently of the existence of a DR...
  61. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three procedures for initial fitting of compression hearing aids. III. Inexperienced versus experienced users
    Josephine Marriage
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 43:198-210. 2004
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Preliminary comparison of bone-anchored hearing instruments and a dental device as treatments for unilateral hearing loss
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 52:678-86. 2013
    ..To compare the effectiveness of two types of treatment for unilateral hearing loss (UHL), bone-anchored hearing instruments (BAHI) and a dental device (SoundBite)...
  63. ncbi request reprint The relative role of beats and combination tones in determining the shapes of masking patterns: II. Hearing-impaired listeners
    José I Alcántara
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, CB2 3EB, UK
    Hear Res 165:103-16. 2002
    ..Overall, the results suggest that the irregularities in the masking patterns were caused mainly by the detection of beats and not by the detection of combination tones...
  64. doi request reprint Frequency difference limens at high frequencies: evidence for a transition from a temporal to a place code
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:1542-7. 2012
    ..The results are consistent with the idea that there is a transition from a temporal to a place mechanism at about 8 kHz, rather than at 4-5 kHz, as is commonly assumed...
  65. doi request reprint Notionally steady background noise acts primarily as a modulation masker of speech
    Michael A Stone
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:317-26. 2012
    ..It is concluded that the sinusoidal and GN maskers behaved primarily as energetic and modulation maskers, respectively...
  66. pmc Effects of pulsing of a target tone on the ability to hear it out in different types of complex sounds
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:2927-37. 2012
    ..It is argued that when the target and background are steady tones, pulsing the target may result both in reduction of perceptual confusion and recovery from adaptation...
  67. doi request reprint The effect of hearing loss on the resolution of partials and fundamental frequency discrimination
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:2891-901. 2011
    ..The results support the idea that F0 discrimination of tones with low harmonics depends on the ability to resolve the harmonics...
  68. ncbi request reprint The relationship between stream segregation and frequency discrimination in normally hearing and hearing-impaired subjects
    Marina M Rose
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    Hear Res 204:16-28. 2005
    ..These results suggest that the FB is not determined solely by the discriminability of successive tones...
  69. doi request reprint The importance of temporal fine structure information in speech at different spectral regions for normal-hearing and hearing-impaired subjects
    Kathryn Hopkins
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:1595-608. 2010
    ..Hearing-impaired subjects benefited less, although the benefit varied across subjects. Benefit from TFS information in speech was correlated with a psychophysical measure of TFS sensitivity obtained at two center frequencies...
  70. doi request reprint The loudness of sounds whose spectra differ at the two ears
    Brian R Glasberg
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:2433-40. 2010
    ..The pattern of the results was consistent with the predictions of the model, showing an increase in loudness as the number of composite bands increased and their spacing decreased...
  71. doi request reprint Evaluation of the CAMEQ2-HF method for fitting hearing aids with multichannel amplitude compression
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Ear Hear 31:657-66. 2010
    ..This study describes an evaluation of the method, using a 16-channel behind the ear hearing aid incorporating slow-acting compression and providing gain for frequencies up to 7500 Hz...
  72. doi request reprint Effect of level on the discrimination of harmonic and frequency-shifted complex tones at high frequencies
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 129:3206-12. 2011
    ..The results did not show such an effect, suggesting that the task was not performed using excitation-pattern cues...
  73. ncbi request reprint Phase effects in masking: within- versus across-channel processes
    José I Alcántara
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:2158-66. 2003
    ....
  74. doi request reprint Sequential streaming due to manipulation of interaural time differences
    Thomas H Stainsby
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:904-14. 2011
    ..It is concluded that the differences in apparent spatial location produced by ITD have only weak effects on obligatory streaming...
  75. ncbi request reprint The effects of hearing loss on growth-of-masking functions for sinusoidal and complex-tone maskers with differing phase spectra
    Thomas H Stainsby
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England, United Kingdom
    Hear Res 225:38-49. 2007
    ..45 and 0.78 and were typically in the range 0.6-0.7. The finding of slopes below one for listeners in whom cochlear compression was probably absent is not consistent with linear-integrator models of forward masking...
  76. doi request reprint Detection of dead regions in the cochlea: relevance for combined electric and acoustic stimulation
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 67:43-50. 2010
    ..The TEN test is a simple clinical method for diagnosis of dead regions. Where this test gives a positive diagnosis, it is recommended that psychophysical tuning curves be measured to define the value of f(e) more precisely...
  77. ncbi request reprint Moderate cochlear hearing loss leads to a reduced ability to use temporal fine structure information
    Kathryn Hopkins
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, UK
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:1055-68. 2007
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Detecting dead regions using psychophysical tuning curves: a comparison of simultaneous and forward masking
    Karolina Kluk
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 45:463-76. 2006
    ..Fast PTCs measured in simultaneous masking are recommended for use in clinical practice, as they give a precise estimate of fe and are quick to administer...
  79. ncbi request reprint Temporal masking curves for hearing-impaired listeners
    Thomas H Stainsby
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England, United Kingdom
    Hear Res 218:98-111. 2006
    ..The results suggest that it may not be valid to infer BM compression at low signal frequencies by using a reference TMC for a high fs...
  80. ncbi request reprint Potential benefits of across-aid communication for bilaterally aided people: listening in a car
    Virginia M Richards
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 45:182-9. 2006
    ..The cross-aid conditions led to improved intelligibility compared to the reference conditions. The results indicate that the transfer of signals between hearing aids may be of benefit when listening to speech in a car...
  81. doi request reprint Enhanced discrimination of low-frequency sounds for subjects with high-frequency dead regions
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Brain 132:524-36. 2009
    ..We conclude that a dead region at high frequencies is associated with a better ability to process information at low frequencies. These effects may reflect cortical plasticity induced by the dead regions...
  82. ncbi request reprint Effects of low pass filtering on the intelligibility of speech in noise for people with and without dead regions at high frequencies
    Thomas Baer
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 112:1133-44. 2002
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Interference effects and phase sensitivity in hearing
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Philos Transact A Math Phys Eng Sci 360:833-58. 2002
    ..Interference effects in the cochlea may also play a role in producing the spectral regularity observed in sounds reflected from the ear (otoacoustic emissions)...
  84. ncbi request reprint Tone decay for hearing-impaired listeners with and without dead regions in the cochlea
    Martina Huss
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:3283-94. 2003
    ..The prevalence of tone decay increased when the audiometric threshold was above 50 dB HL in the frequency region where the tone was detected...
  85. ncbi request reprint Effect of frequency-modulation coherence for inharmonic stimuli: frequency-modulation phase discrimination and identification of artificial double vowels
    Johannes Lyzenga
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:1314-25. 2005
    ..The identification of double vowels was not improved by a difference in FM rate across vowels, suggesting that differences in FM rate do not support perceptual segregation of inharmonic stimuli...
  86. ncbi request reprint The reliability of the SCAN test: results from a primary school population in the UK
    J Marriage
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Br J Audiol 35:199-208. 2001
    ..It is recommended that the test material is recorded by a UK English speaker, with substitution of high error-rate target words, followed by normative data collection for the new test material...
  87. ncbi request reprint Detection and intensity discrimination of brief tones as a function of duration by hearing-impaired listeners
    T Baer
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Hear Res 159:74-84. 2001
    ..Performance overall tended to be better for subjects with greater hearing losses. The results are more consistent with an explanation based on BM compression than with an explanation based on multiple looks...
  88. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two adaptive procedures for fitting a multi-channel compression hearing aid
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 44:345-57. 2005
    ..Preference for the Camadapt fitting was associated with slightly better speech communication with Camadapt, while preference for the Eartuner fitting was associated with fewer problems with aversion for that procedure...
  89. ncbi request reprint Louder sounds can produce less forward masking: effects of component phase in complex tones
    Hedwig Gockel
    CNBH, Department of Physiology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EG, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:978-90. 2003
    ..It is suggested that the effects observed in the experiments may have been influenced by two factors: cochlear compression and suppression...
  90. ncbi request reprint Prediction of absolute thresholds and equal-loudness contours using a modified loudness model
    Brian R Glasberg
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:585-8. 2006
    ..The modified model also gives reasonably accurate predictions of the equal-loudness contours published in a recent ISO standard...
  91. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three procedures for initial fitting of compression hearing aids. II. Experienced users, fitted unilaterally
    José I Alcántara
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 43:3-14. 2004
    ..Comparison with our earlier study based on bilateral fittings suggests that the preferred gains are similar for unilateral and bilateral fittings...
  92. ncbi request reprint Tolerable hearing-aid delays: IV. effects on subjective disturbance during speech production by hearing-impaired subjects
    Michael A Stone
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Ear Hear 26:225-35. 2005
    ..The time delay was constant across frequency...
  93. pmc Modulation masking produced by second-order modulators
    Christian Füllgrabe
    Laboratoire de Psychologie Expérimentale UMR CNRS 8581, Universite Rene Descartes Paris 5, 71 Avenue Edouard Vaillant, 92774 Boulogne Billancourt, France
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:2158-68. 2005
    ..The estimated magnitude of the modulation distortion component ranges from 5%-12%...
  94. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the effects of fast-acting compression on the envelope of speech
    Michael A Stone
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:1654-64. 2007
    ..The results suggest that the dominant factor affecting intelligibility is ASMC...
  95. doi request reprint The relationship between tinnitus pitch and the edge frequency of the audiogram in individuals with hearing impairment and tonal tinnitus
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Cambridge University, Downing Street, Cambridge CB23EB, UK
    Hear Res 261:51-6. 2010
    ..A clear relationship was found between the values of f(e) and the mean pitch matches following training; the correlation was 0.94. Generally, the pitch matches were close in value to the values of f(e)...
  96. doi request reprint Effects of spectro-temporal modulation changes produced by multi-channel compression on intelligibility in a competing-speech task
    Michael A Stone
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:1063-76. 2008
    ..Intelligibility decreased as the number and speed of compression channels increased. The results are interpreted using several measures of the effects of compression, especially "across-source modulation correlation."..
  97. ncbi request reprint Psychoacoustics of normal and impaired hearing
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Br Med Bull 63:121-34. 2002
    ..The implications of the results for fitting hearing aids are discussed. Finally, the effect of cochlear hearing loss on the perception of rapid sequences of sounds (stream segregation) is described...
  98. doi request reprint The role of temporal fine structure in harmonic segregation through mistuning
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:5-8. 2010
    ..Here, it is argued that such cues could have led to the improvement in performance produced by mistuning the odd harmonics...
  99. doi request reprint Contribution of very low amplitude-modulation rates to intelligibility in a competing-speech task (L)
    Christian Füllgrabe
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:1277-80. 2009
    ..4-4 Hz, contributes to the intelligibility of relatively long speech utterances, at least for adverse listening conditions in which background noise is present and listeners are forced to rely on envelope cues in a few spectral channels...
  100. doi request reprint Discrimination of envelope statistics reveals evidence of sub-clinical hearing damage in a noise-exposed population with 'normal' hearing thresholds
    Michael A Stone
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 47:737-50. 2008
    ..The worsening in performance with decreasing level was significantly greater for group X than for group C...
  101. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting psychophysical tuning curves for normally hearing subjects
    Karolina Kluk
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EB, UK
    Hear Res 194:118-34. 2004
    ..To achieve a PTC whose shape around the tip is minimally affected by beats, we propose using a noise masker with a bandwidth approximately equal to the bandwidth of the auditory filter for which the PTC is measured...