Recent Publications

2021

Best V., Goupell M. J., & Colburn H. S. (2021). Binaural hearing and across-channel processing. In: Litovsky, R. Y., Goupell, M. J., Fay, R. R., & Popper, A. N. (Eds.) Binaural Hearing. Springer Handbook of Auditory Research, 73, 181-207.

Conroy, C., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2021). Informational masking in the modulation domain. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 149, 3665.

Conroy, C., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2021). Uncertainty about amplitude eliminates negative masking in a pure-tone amplitude discrimination experiment. JASA Express Letters 1(1), 014403.

Jett, B., Buss, E., Best, V., Oleson, J., & Calandruccio, L. (2021). Does sentence-level coarticulation affect speech recognition in noise or a speech masker? Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 64(4), 1390-1403.

Yun, D., Jennings, T. R., Kidd, G., Jr., & Goupell, M. J. (2021). Benefits of triple acoustic beamforming during speech-on-speech masking and sound localization for bilateral cochlear-implant users. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 149, 3052.

2020

Baltzell, L. S., Cho, A. Y., Swaminathan, J., & Best, V. (2020). Spectro-temporal weighting of interaural time differences in speech. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 147(6), 3883.

Baltzell, L. S., Swaminathan, J., Cho, A. Y., Lavandier, M., & Best, V. (2020). Binaural sensitivity and release from speech-on-speech masking in listeners with and without hearing loss. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 147(3), 1546-1561.

Best, V., Baumgartner, R., Lavandier, M., Majdak, P., & Kopčo, N. (2020). Sound externalization: A review of recent research. Trends in Hearing 24.

Best, V., Conroy, C., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2020). Can background noise increase the informational masking in a speech mixture? Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 147(2), EL144-EL150.

Conroy, C., Best, V., Jennings, T. R., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2020). The importance of processing resolution in “ideal time-frequency segregation” of masked speech and the implications for predicting speech intelligibility. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 147(3), 1648-1660.

Conroy, C., Mason, C. R., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2020). Informational masking of negative masking. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 147(2), 798-811.

Kidd, G., Jr., Jennings, T. R., & Byrne, A. J. (2020). Enhancing the perceptual segregation and localization of sound sources with a triple beamformer. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 148(6), 3598-3611.

Prud’homme, L., Lavandier, M., & Best, V. (2020). A harmonic-cancellation-based model to predict speech intelligibility against a harmonic masker. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 148(5), 3246-3257.

Roverud, E., Bradlow, A., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2020). Examining the sentence superiority effect for sentences presented and reported in forwards or backwards order. Applied Psycholinguistics 41(2), 381-400.

Roverud, E., Dubno, J. R., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2020). Hearing-impaired listeners show reduced attention to high-frequency information in the presence of low-frequency information.. Trends in Hearing 24.

Villard, S., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2020). Assessing the benefit of acoustic beamforming for listeners with aphasia using modified psychoacoustic methods. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 148(5), 2894-2911.

Wang, L., Best, V., & Shinn-Cunningham, B. G. (2020). Benefits of beamforming with local spatial-cue preservation for speech localization and segregation. Trends in Hearing 24.

2019

Best, V., Roverud, E., Baltzell,L., Rennies, J., & Lavandier, M. (2019). The importance of a broad bandwidth for understanding “glimpsed” speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 146(5), 3215-3221.

Best, V., & Swaminathan, J. (2019). Revisiting the detection of interaural time differences in listeners with hearing loss. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 145, EL508-EL513.

Kidd, G., Mason, C. R., Best, V., Roverud, E., Swaminathan, J., Jennings, T., Clayton, K., & Colburn, H. S. (2019). Determining the energetic and informational components of speech-on-speech masking in listeners with sensorineural hearing loss. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 145(1), 440-457.

Rennies, J., Best, V.. Roverud, E., & Kidd, G. (2019). Energetic and informational components of speech-on-speech masking in binaural speech intelligibility and perceived listening effort. Trends in Hearing 23.

Villard, S., & Kidd, G. (2019). Effects of acquired aphasia on the recognition of speech under energetic and informational masking conditions. Trends in Hearing 23.

2018

Best, V., Ahlstrom, J. B., Mason, C. R., Roverud, E., Perrachione, T. K., Kidd, G., Jr., & Dubno, J. R. (2018). Talker identification: Effects of masking, hearing loss, and age. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 143(2), 1085-1092.

Best, V., Swaminathan, J., Kopčo, N., Roverud, E., & Shinn-Cunningham, B. G. (2018). A “buildup” of speech intelligibility in listeners with normal hearing and hearing loss. Trends in Hearing 22.

Cubick, J., Buchholz, J. M., Best, V., Lavandier, M., & Dau, T. (2018). Listening through hearing aids affects spatial perception and speech intelligibility in normal-hearing listeners. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 144(5), 2896-2905.

Dai, L., Best, V., & Shinn-Cunningham, B. G. (2018). Sensorineural hearing loss degrades behavioral and physiological measures of human spatial selective auditory attention. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115(14), E3286-E3295.

Rennies, J., & Kidd, G. (2018). Benefit of binaural listening as revealed by speech intelligibility and listening effort. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 144(4), 2147-2159.

Roverud, E., Best, V., Mason, C. R., Streeter, T., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2018). Evaluating the performance of a visually guided hearing aid using a dynamic auditory-visual word congruence task. Ear and Hearing 39(4), 756-769.

2017

Best, V., Mason, C. R., Swaminathan, J., Roverud, E., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2017). Use of a glimpsing model to understand the performance of listeners with and without hearing loss in spatialized speech mixtures. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 141, 81-91.

Best, V., Roverud, E., Mason, C. R., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2017). Examination of a hybrid beamformer that preserves auditory spatial cues. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 124, EL369-EL374.

Best, V., Roverud, E., Streeter, T., Mason, C. R., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2017). The benefit of a visually guided beamformer in a dynamic speech task. Trends in Hearing 21.

Kidd, G., Jr. (2017). Enhancing auditory selective attention using a visually guided hearing aid. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research 60(10), 3027-3038.

Kidd, G., Jr., & Colburn, H. S. (2017). Informational masking in speech recognition. In: The Auditory System at the Cocktail Party. J. C. Middlebrooks, J. Z. Simon, A.N. Popper and R.R. Fay (Eds.). Springer Nature, pp. 75-109.

Shinn-Cunningham, B., Best, V., & Lee, A. K. C. (2017). Auditory object formation and selection. In: The Auditory System at the Cocktail Party. J. C. Middlebrooks, J. Z. Simon, A. N. Popper and R. R. Fay (Eds.). Springer Nature, pp. 7-40.

2016

Best, V., Streeter, T., Roverud, E., Mason, C. R., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2016). A flexible question-and-answer task for measuring speech understanding. Trends in Hearing 20.

Clayton, K., Swaminathan, J., Yazdanbakhsh, A., Zuk, J., Patel, A. D., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2016). Executive function, visual attention and the cocktail party problem in musicians and non-musicians. PLoS One 11(7), e0157638.

Kidd, G., Jr., Mason, C. R., Best, V., Swaminathan, J., Roverud, E., & Clayton, K. (2016). Determining the energetic and informational components of speech-on-speech masking. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 140(1), 132-144.

Roverud, E., Best, V., Mason, C., Swaminathan, J., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2016). Informational masking in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners measured in a nonspeech pattern identification task. Trends in Hearing 20.

Swaminathan, J., Mason, C. R., Streeter, T., Best, V., Roverud, E., & Kidd, G., Jr. (2016). Role of binaural temporal fine structure and envelope cues in cocktail-party listening. Journal of Neuroscience 36(31), 8250-8257.

2015

Best, V., Mason, C. R., Kidd, G., Jr., Iyer, N., & Brungart, D. S. (2015). Better-ear glimpsing in hearing-impaired listeners. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 137(2), EL213-219.

Kidd, G., Jr., Mason, C. R., Best, V., & Swaminathan, J. (2015). Benefits of acoustic beamforming for solving the cocktail party problem. Trends in Hearing 19.

Swaminathan, J., Mason, C. R., Streeter, T. M., Best, V., Kidd, G,. Jr., & Patel, A. D. (2015). Musical training, individual differences and the cocktail party problem. Scientific Reports 5, 11628