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Listening in complex acoustic scenes

Abstract:

Being able to pick out particular sounds, such as speech, against a background of other sounds represents one of the key tasks performed by the auditory system. Understanding how this happens is important because speech recognition in noise is particularly challenging for older listeners and for people with hearing impairments. Central to this ability is the capacity of neurons to adapt to the statistics of sounds reaching the ears, which helps to generate noise-tolerant representations of so...

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Published
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
108369/Z/15/Z
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Current Opinion in Physiology More from this journal
Volume:
18
Pages:
63-72
Publication date:
2020-09-08
Acceptance date:
2020-09-01
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EISSN:
2468-8673
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1130137
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pubs:1130137
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2020-09-03

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