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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Thus, both the FFT analysis and the psychoacoustics analysis demonstrated that the cranking noise did not pose a problem.
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].
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Whether writing about producers or pirates, research into psychoacoustics the intricacies of copyright infringement trials, Witt has a knack eking out illuminating human foibles.
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This study could not have been completed, nor could the analysis have been performed given the wide array of variables influencing the results, without the time and knowledge imparted by the physicist Alexander Ortega (ex-professor of Acoustics and Psychoacoustics at the University of San Buenaventura Bogota campus), by Luis Fernando Hermida (MSc, current professor and director of the Applied Acoustics research group at the same university), Shimmy Garcia (Engineer and current professor of programming languages at the same university), Paula Tatiana Norena (Engineering Physicist and current professor of Acoustic and Psychoacoustics at the same university), and everyone else who directly or indirectly influenced the production of this research project.
According to Eric Healy, professor of speech and hearing science and director of Ohio State's Speech Psychoacoustics Lab, overcoming background noise in hearing technology has been a "holy grail" for 50 years.
This research was part of the larger growth of psychoacoustics, which shifted the emphasis of research on sound and hearing towards the inner ear and the mind.
Nonetheless, Kohler went on to complete his doctorate in experimental psychoacoustics under the supervision of Carl Stumpf (1848-1936), who was at the time director of the Berlin Psychological Institute.
It covers basic acoustics and instrumentation, speech acoustics, the anatomy and physiology of the ear, and basic psychoacoustics.
Eric Healy, professor of speech and hearing science and director of Ohio State's Speech Psychoacoustics Laboratory said that the desire to understand one voice in roomful of chatter has been dubbed the "cocktail party problem.