Auditory gap detection: psychometric functions and insights into the underlying neural activity

Shuji Mori, Yousuke Kikuchi, Nobuyuki Hirose, Hugo Lepage, Willy Wong

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The detection of a silent interval or gap provides important insight into temporal processing by the auditory system. Previous research has uncovered a multitude of empirical findings leaving the mechanism of gap detection poorly understood and key issues unresolved. Here, we expand the findings by measuring psychometric functions for a number of conditions including both across-frequency and across-intensity gap detection as a first study of its kind. A model is presented which not only accounts for our findings in a quantitative manner, but also helps frame the body of work on auditory gap research. The model is based on the peripheral response and postulates that the identification of gap requires the detection of activity associated with silence.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)575-584
ページ数10
ジャーナルBiological Cybernetics
112
発行部数6
DOI
出版物ステータス出版済み - 12 1 2018

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Science(all)

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