A review on auditory space adaptations to altered head-related cues

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Macedo Mendonca Hiipakka, Catarina
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-11T06:43:44Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-11T06:43:44Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation Macedo Mendonca Hiipakka , C 2014 , ' A review on auditory space adaptations to altered head-related cues ' FRONTIERS IN NEUROSCIENCE , vol 8 , 219 , pp. 1-14 . DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2014.00219 en
dc.identifier.issn 1662-4548
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dc.identifier.other PURE ITEMURL: https://research.aalto.fi/en/publications/a-review-on-auditory-space-adaptations-to-altered-headrelated-cues(12a76fc0-9158-469b-86ed-6cb0b8520b76).html
dc.identifier.other PURE LINK: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4110508/
dc.identifier.other PURE FILEURL: https://research.aalto.fi/files/12957814/fnins_08_00219.pdf
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/25449
dc.description.abstract In this article we present a review of current literature on adaptations to altered head-related auditory localization cues. Localization cues can be altered through ear blocks, ear molds, electronic hearing devices, and altered head-related transfer functions (HRTFs). Three main methods have been used to induce auditory space adaptation: sound exposure, training with feedback, and explicit training. Adaptations induced by training, rather than exposure, are consistently faster. Studies on localization with altered head-related cues have reported poor initial localization, but improved accuracy and discriminability with training. Also, studies that displaced the auditory space by altering cue values reported adaptations in perceived source position to compensate for such displacements. Auditory space adaptations can last for a few months even without further contact with the learned cues. In most studies, localization with the subject's own unaltered cues remained intact despite the adaptation to a second setof cues. Generalization is observed from trained to untrained sound source positions, but there is mixed evidence regarding cross-frequency generalization. Multiple brain areas might be involved in auditory space adaptation processes, but the auditory cortex (AC) may play a critical role. Auditory space plasticity may involve context-dependent cue reweighting. en
dc.format.extent 1-14
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries FRONTIERS IN NEUROSCIENCE en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 8 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other 213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics en
dc.subject.other 113 Computer and information sciences en
dc.subject.other 114 Physical sciences en
dc.subject.other 111 Mathematics en
dc.title A review on auditory space adaptations to altered head-related cues en
dc.type A2 Katsausartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics en
dc.subject.keyword Auditory
dc.subject.keyword Hearing
dc.subject.keyword Localization
dc.subject.keyword Plasticity
dc.subject.keyword Recalibration
dc.subject.keyword Space
dc.subject.keyword 213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics
dc.subject.keyword 113 Computer and information sciences
dc.subject.keyword 114 Physical sciences
dc.subject.keyword 111 Mathematics
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201705113833
dc.identifier.doi 10.3389/fnins.2014.00219
dc.type.version publishedVersion


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