Specialty Chief Editor
Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience
The section is devoted to the understanding of the brain mechanisms that support auditory cognition. It covers all aspects of auditory cognition from perception of speech, music and natural sounds to emotion, memory, attention and production of auditory events. Research to be covered is not limited to humans, and methods can include any of the following: psychophysics or other behavioral paradigms, neurophysiology, anatomy, neuroimaging techniques (including MEG, fMRI, PET, EEG,TMS, and optical imaging), motion capture, modeling, neuropharmacology and behavioral genetics; we are interested in applications of these methods not only to normal function, but also in development, aging, or in the context of disorders. Each of these methods has provided key insights into auditory cognition, but progress in understanding the structure and function of the brain's response to and production of sounds needs to breach the artificial barriers between traditional disciplines, such as cognitive psychology, neuroscience, computer science, neurology, physiology, psychoacoustics, speech and hearing sciences, and physics; between peripheral and central neural mechanisms; and between theory and practice. This advance requires a common forum. Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience aims to provide such a forum for cutting-edge research in auditory cognitive neuroscience, and for promoting an integrative interdis.
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Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience welcomes submissions of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Case Report, Clinical Trial, Community Case Study, Conceptual Analysis, Correction, Data Report, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis & Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Registered Report, Review, Systematic Review, Technology and Code.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
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