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The Use of Off-Frequency Information in a High-Frequency Binaural Discrimination Task

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The ability of listeners to discriminate between NoSπ and NoSo stimuli was measured as a function of signal-to-noise ratio. Three types of Gaussian-noise maskers were employed: 1) broadband (300 Hz to 6000 Hz) 2) high-frequency (2900 Hz to 6000 Hz) or 3) low-frequency (300 to 3100 Hz). The signal was a 3-kHz sinusoid. The overall patterning of the data supports the hypothesis that listeners can and do utilize "off-frequency" information to enhance binaural performance. The data also suggest that the off-frequency information within auditory filters centered above the frequency of the signal is especially salient.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 01 May 2000

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  • Acta Acustica united with Acustica, published together with the European Acoustics Association (EAA), is an international, peer-reviewed journal on acoustics. It publishes original articles on all subjects in the field of acoustics, such as general linear acoustics, nonlinear acoustics, macrosonics, flow acoustics, atmospheric sound, underwater sound, ultrasonics, physical acoustics, structural acoustics, noise control, active control, environmental noise, building acoustics, room acoustics, acoustic materials, acoustic signal processing, computational and numerical acoustics, hearing, audiology and psychoacoustics, speech, musical acoustics, electroacoustics, auditory quality of systems. It reports on original scientific research in acoustics and on engineering applications. The journal considers scientific papers, technical and applied papers, book reviews, short communications, doctoral thesis abstracts, etc. In irregular intervals also special issues and review articles are published.
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