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Research Topics

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Cognitive Hearing Mechanisms of Language Understanding: Short- and Long-term Perspectives

Topic Editors:
Jerker Rönnberg, Linnaeus Centre HEAD, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Dept. of Behavioral Sciences and Learning, Linköping university, Sweden
Rachel J. Ellis, Linköping University, Sweden
Patrik Sörqvist, University of Gävle, Sweden
Adriana A. Zekveld, Linköping University, Sweden

Cognitive Hearing Science is the new field that has emerged in response to an increasing awareness of the critical role of cognition in communication (Arlinger et al.,...

Deadline for abstract submission: 28 Feb 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Oct 2015

The role of working memory and executive function in communication under adverse conditions

Topic Editors:
Mary Rudner, Linköping University, Sweden
Carine Signoret, Linnaeus Centre for Hearing and Deafness (HEAD), Sweden

Communication is vital for social participation. However, communication often takes place under suboptimal conditions. This makes communication harder and less reliable,...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Jul 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Jan 2015

Music disorders

Topic Editors:
Simone Dalla Bella, University of Montpellier 1, France
lauren Stewart, Goldsmiths University of London, United Kingdom

Humans are naturally musical. The majority is biologically endowed to recognize well-known songs, memorize new tunes, appreciate the masterworks of great composers, and...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Jan 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Aug 2014

The functional organization of the auditory system.

Topic Editors:
Monica Munoz-Lopez, Medical School, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Yukiko Kikuchi, Newcastle University Medical School, United Kingdom

Analogous to the retinotopic organization of the primary visual system, the primary auditory cortex is organized tonotopicaly, but unlike the visual system, auditory...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Dec 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Apr 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 25 Jul 2014

Neural mechanisms of perceptual categorization as precursors to speech perception

Topic Editors:
Einat Liebenthal, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Lynne E. Bernstein, George Washington University, USA

Perceptual categorization is fundamental to the brain’s remarkable ability to process large amounts of sensory information and efficiently recognize objects including...

Deadline for abstract submission: 27 Nov 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Jan 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 25 Jul 2014

Music, Brain, and Rehabilitation: Emerging Therapeutic Applications and Potential Neural Mechanisms

Topic Editors:
Teppo Särkämö, University of Helsinki, Finland
Eckart Altenmüller, University of Music and Drama Hannover, Germany
Antoni Rodriguez-Fornells, University of Barcelona, Spain
Isabelle Peretz, Université de Montréal, Canada

Music is an important source of enjoyment, learning, and well-being in life as well as a rich, powerful, and versatile stimulus for the brain. With the advance of modern...

Submission Closed.

Functions of musical rhythm

Topic Editors:
Guy Madison, Umeå University, Sweden
Jessica A. Grahn, Western University (University of Western Ontario), Canada
Sofia Dahl, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark
Fabien Gouyon, INESC TEC, Portugal

Rhythmic processes within the temporal range for action (about 0.1 to 10 s) are characteristic of music and have important effects on humans. Previous research...

Submission Closed.

How, and why, does spatial-hearing ability differ among listeners? What is the role of learning and multisensory interactions?

Topic Editors:
Guillaume Andeol, Institut de Recherche Biomédicale des Armées, France
Ewan A. Macpherson, Western University, Canada
Brian Simpson, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA

Spatial-hearing ability has been found to vary widely across listeners. A survey of the existing auditory-space perception literature suggests that three main types of...

Submission Closed.

Probing auditory scene analysis

Topic Editors:
Elyse S. Sussman, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Susan Denham, plymouth university, United Kingdom
Susann Deike, Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Germany

In natural environments, the auditory system is typically confronted with a mixture of sounds originating from different sound sources. As sounds spread over time, the...

Submission Closed.

Changing the Brain through Music: Genes or Environment?

Topic Editors:
Sarah J. Wilson, University of Melbourne, Australia

For centuries, the role of talent versus training in the expression of musical abilities has intrigued musicians and researchers alike. Historically, skilled musicianship...

Submission Closed.

What we learn and when we learn it: sensitive periods in development

Topic Editors:
Virginia Penhune, Concordia University, Canada
Etienne De Villers-Sidani, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Canada

For additional articles cross-listed in this Research Topic go to Systems Neuroscience The impact of training or experience is not the same at all points in...

Submission Closed.

Joint Action; Models of Music and Movement Interactions in Time

Topic Editors:
Edward W. Large, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Chris Muller, Ghent University, Belgium

IPEM, the Institute for Psychoacoustics and Electronic Music, together with EU COST Action TIMELY, is organising a 2-day symposium on Joint Action; Models in Movement and...

Submission Closed.

The musical brain

Topic Editors:
Trevor R. Agus, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Daniel Bendor, University College London, United Kingdom
Jonathan B. Fritz, University of Maryland, USA
Isabelle Peretz, Université de Montréal, Canada
Robert J. Zatorre, McGill University, Canada

This Research Topic is cross-listed in the journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. If you want to submit through Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, please click here. ...

Submission Closed.

The relationship between music and language

Topic Editors:
Lutz Jäncke, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Traditionally, music and language have been treated as different psychological faculties. This duality is reflected in older theories about the lateralization of speech...

Submission Closed.

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