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Primitive neural mechanisms of auditory scene analysis.
My research searches for neurophysiological correlates of the cues necessary for the segregation and fusion of auditory objects. This work is carried out in close collaboration with psychophysicists and computer modellers with the long term aim of producing a multi-channel, physiologically based model to explain auditory perception in terms of neural information processing.
Electrophysiological recording techniques
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Associated News Items
Pressnitzer D, Sayles M, Micheyl C, Winter IM (2008), “Perceptual organization of sound begins in the auditory periphery.” Curr Biol 18(15):1124-8 Details
Sayles M, Winter IM (2008), “Ambiguous pitch and the temporal representation of inharmonic iterated rippled noise in the ventral cochlear nucleus.” J Neurosci 28(46):11925-38 Details
Sayles M, Winter IM (2008), “Reverberation challenges the temporal representation of the pitch of complex sounds.” Neuron 58(5):789-801 Details