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11th Annual Hearing Symposium From Sound to Comprehension: How we make use of Acoustic Information to Understand Speech

Scientific and Clinical Program (CA and AAA CEU units available)


May 28, 2016
8:30 am - 6:00 pm


Herklotz Research Center, UC Irvine


8:30am: Registration and check in

Morning Session (Moderator: Lucas Baltzell)

9:00-9:15am: CHR Director Welcome: Fan-Gang Zeng, Ph.D.
9:15-10:15am: Lori Holt, Ph.D. (CMU) Keynote Address: Speech Perception
10:15-11:00am: Wei Dong, Ph.D. (VA Loma Linda) “Wave propagation in the cochlea”
11:00-11:15am: Coffee Break
11:15-12:00pm: Asterios Toutios, Ph.D. (USC) “Vocal-tract dynamics and speech acoustics”
12:00-12:30pm: Tanner Sorensen, Ph.D. student (USC) “Characterizing vocal-tract dynamics using MRI”
12:30-1:30pm: Lunch (provided)

Afternoon Session (Moderator: Gregory Hickok)

1:30-2:00pm: Luke Baltzell, Ph.D. student (UCI) “Critical-band cortical entrainment”
2:00-2:30pm: Sierra Broussard, Ph.D. student (UCI) “Envelope and phase decorrelation”
2:30-3:15pm: Lawrence Rosenblum, Ph.D. (UCR) “Multisensory Speech Perception”
3:15-3:30pm: Coffee Break
3:30-4:15pm: Matt Leonard, Ph.D. (UCSF) “Perceptual restoration of speech in cortex”
4:15-5:00pm: Jon Venezia, Ph.D. (UCI) “Auditory Bubbles”
5:00-6:00pm: Jonathan Peelle, Ph.D. (UWSL) “Keynote: Echoes of the acoustic speech signal in language comprehension”

Lori Holt
Lori Holt
Jonathan Peelle
Jonathan Peelle

Sponsored by the UC Irvine Center for Hearing Research (CHR), the UC Irvine Center for Language Science and Providence Hearing Center Supported in part by the UCI Office of Vice Chancellor for Research and The Thomas and Misako Yuen Family Foundation. Use of the Herklotz Conference Center is generously provided by the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory.

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