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Psychoacoustics

All of the psychological interactions between humans (and animals) and the world of sound. It encompasses all studies of the perception of sound, as well as the production of speech. See Hearing (human), Speech

psychoacoustics

[‚sī·kō·ə′küs·tiks]
(psychology)
The study of the psychological interactions that take place between humans or animals and the world of sound, including studies of the perception of sound and studies of the production of speech.

psychoacoustics

The study of the human perception of sound. Psychoacoustics analyzes how the brain interprets the volume and frequencies of audio waves. See psychoacoustic model and perceptual audio coding.
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Psychoacoustic analysis of noise becomes more and more important, and some standard psychoacoustics metrics, developed in the past few decades, are widely used in the automotive industry to evaluate the sound quality of an entire car or its components [11, 12, 13, 14].
Similarly, Bang & Olufsen's minimally elegant stereo system is part of the New York Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection, but the music that came out of it was heavenly because engineers built it around psychoacoustic principles.
PESQ and now POLQA enable an APx analyzer to take psychoacoustic factors into account and assign an MOS objectively.
Assessing tinnitus for litigation purposes typically involves establishing consistency between verbal responses and medical records, reliability of tinnitus psychoacoustic measures, and sufficient duration of the tinnitus to assume permanency [8].
This improvement was also assessed objectively by psychoacoustic reduction in tinnitus matching.
It's superficially less elegant than "Love Fail," but eschewing narrative and going for the psychoacoustic workings of pure sound and accepting the chance that it may not work is far more rigorous, challenging, and rewarding.
Genres investigated included classical, heavy metal and a simplistic psychoacoustic classical composition marketed specifically for dog relaxation.
The latter, conversely, represents a principle of dedifferentiation, as it causes otherwise discrete sonic elements to meld together, producing a concrete psychoacoustic experience.
As the performer moves from one zone to another, the input-output matrix is switched with soft crossfades, so that audio levels and delays remain appropriate to the performer's position for accurate psychoacoustic localization according to the Haas effect.
They found a clear tendency for the short vowels to be more centralized in the psychoacoustic F1-F2 space, as compared to the long ones.