psychoacoustics


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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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Instead, the app uses completely unique psychoacoustic techniques carefully crafted into audio 'pills' which typically play for between 20 to 40 minutes - although the intended effects can last much longer.
Some of the many topics include: sound waves, how a musical scale is devised and measured, mathematical ratios of intervals, properties of a vibrating string, the hammer-string collision, the string and soundboard connection, the scale of piano design and psychoacoustics (how we perceive sound).
The questions cover psychoacoustics, audiometric testing, vestibular evaluation, and amplification.
After the interview, each participant took part in one experiment with three psychoacoustics tests.
The newest approach to tinnitus is multi disciplinary involving audiology, imaging, neurology and something called psychoacoustics.
And an even cleverer trick made possible by a digital loudspeaker is to use psychoacoustics to spoof a listener into believing a sound is coming from a direction where there isn't actually a speaker.
Bose is a charming gentleman who undoubtedly knows more about electronics and psychoacoustics than I could begin to fathom.
This is due to (1) the dearth of accurate information regarding many aspects of the PRL autoganzfeld set-up and (2) the lack of unequivocal and predictive information within research on acoustics, psychoacoustics, and auditory subliminal perception.
Desper's career focus had previously shifted from rock recording to acoustical design, and he developed Spatializer using the knowledge he gained studying psychoacoustics, the science of human sound perception.
To understand them we have to understand psychoacoustics.
According to the psychoacoustics of noise reduction, the ear functions similarly as a spectrum analyzer does, effectively dividing sounds into frequency bands, called "critical bands.
What makes the ACAM-5[R] so unique, and so valuable to patients and hearing professionals, is that it allows the practitioner to accurately assess the patient's individual psychoacoustics and hearing aid needs, not just an estimate based on the averages of other people.