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Temporal predictability enhances auditory detection.

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Periodic stimuli are common in natural environments and are ecologically relevant, for example, footsteps and vocalizations. This study reports a detectability enhancement for temporally cued, periodic sequences. Target noise bursts (embedded in background noise) arriving at the time points which followed on from an introductory, periodic "cue" sequence were more easily detected (by ∼1.5 dB SNR) than identical noise bursts which randomly deviated from the cued temporal pattern. Temporal predi...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1121/1.4879667

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
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Lawrance, E
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Funding agency for:
Harper, N
Grant:
WT076508AIA
Publisher:
Acoustical Society of America Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Journal website
Volume:
135
Issue:
6
Pages:
EL357-EL363
Publication date:
2014-06-01
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EISSN:
1520-8524
ISSN:
0001-4966
Source identifiers:
469561
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English
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uuid:b6571d05-0d87-4627-8992-2441414054c4
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2015-07-07

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