Publications

Peer-reviewed

  1. Flaherty M, Kelsey L, and Monson BB (2021) Extended high-frequency hearing and head orientation cues benefit children during speech-in-speech recognition. Hearing Research, 406, 108230. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2021.108230 (pdf)

  2. Trine A, and Monson BB (2020) Extended high-frequencies provide both spectral and temporal information to improve speech-in-speech recognition. Trends in Hearing, 24, 2331216520980299. doi: 10.1177/2331216520980299 (pdf)

  3. Hunter L, Monson BB, Moore D, Dhar S, Wright B, Munro K, Zadeh L, Blankenship C, Stiepan S, and Siegel J (2020) Extended high frequency hearing and speech perception implications in adults and children. Hearing Research 397,107922. doi:10.1016/jheares.2020.107922 (pdf)

  4. Monson BB, Rock, J, Cull M, and Vitaliy S (2020) Neonatal intensive care unit incubators reduce language and and noise levels more than womb. Journal of Perinatology, doi:10.1038/s41372-020-0592-6 (pdf

  5. Monson BB, Rock J, Schulz A, Hoffman E, and Buss E (2019) Ecological cocktail party listening reveals the utility of extended high-frequency hearing. Hearing Research, 381, 107773. doi: 10.1016/j.hears.2019.107773 (pdf)

  6. Monson BB and Caravello J (2019) The maximum audible low-pass cutoff frequency for speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 146(1), EL496. doi: 10.1121/1.5140032 (pdf

  7. Kocon P and Monson BB (2018) Horizontal directivity patterns differ between vowels extracted from running speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144(1), EL7-EL13. doi: 10.1121/1.5044508 (pdf)

  8. Matthews LGF, Inder TE, Pascoe L, Kapur K, Lee KJ, Monson BB, Doyle LW, Thompson DK, and Anderson PJ (2018) Longitudinal preterm cerebellar volume: perinatal and neurodevelopmental outcome associations. The Cerebellum. doi: 10.1007/s12311-018-0946-1 (pdf)

  9. Monson BB, Eaton-Rosen Z, Brownell A, Warfield SK, Liebenthal E, Inder TE, and Neil JJ (2018) Differential rates of perinatal maturation of human primary and nonprimary auditory cortex. eNeuro, 5(1):e0380-17.2017 1-12. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0380-17.2017 (pdf)

  10. Monson BB, Anderson PJ, Matthews LGF, Neil JJ, Kapur K, Cheong, JLY, Doyle LW, Thompson DK, and Inder TE (2016) Examination of the pattern of growth of cerebral tissue volumes from hospital discharge to early childhood in very preterm infants. JAMA Pediatrics, 170(8):772-779. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.0781 (pdf)

  11. Vitela AD, Monson BB, and Lotto AJ (2015) Phoneme categorization relying solely on high-frequency energy. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 137(1), EL65-EL70. doi: 10.1121/1.4903917 (pdf)

  12. Monson BB, Hunter EJ, Lotto AJ, and Story BH (2014) The perceptual significance of high-frequency energy in the human voice. Frontiers in Psychology: Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience, 5:587. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00587. (pdf)

  13. Purves D, Monson BB, Sundararajan J, and Wojtach W (2014) How biological vision succeeds in the physical world. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(13), 4750-4755. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1311309111 (pdf)

  14. Morgenstern, Y, Rukmini DV, Monson BB, and Purves D (2014) Properties of artificial neurons that report lightness based on accumulated experience with luminance. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 8:134. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2014.00134. (pdf)

  15. Monson BB, Lotto AJ, and Story BH (2014) Gender and vocal production mode discrimination using the high frequencies for speech and singing. Frontiers in Psychology: Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience, 5:1239. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01239. (pdf)

  16. Monson BB, Lotto AJ, and Story BH (2014) Detection of high-frequency energy level changes in speech and singing. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 135(1), 400-406. doi:10.1121/1.4829525 (pdf)

  17. Monson BB, Han S, and Purves D (2013) Are auditory percepts determined by experience? PLOS One, 8(5): e63728. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063728  (pdf)

  18. Monson BB, Lotto AJ, and Story BH (2012) Analysis of high-frequency energy in long-term average spectra (LTAS) of singing, speech, and voiceless fricatives. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 132(3), 1754-1764. doi:10.1121/1.4742724 (pdf)

  19. Monson BB, Hunter EJ, and Story BH (2012) Horizontal directivity of low- and high-frequency energy in speech and singing. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 132(1), 433-441. doi: 10.1121/1.4725963 (pdf)

  20. Monson BB, Lotto AJ, and Ternström S (2011) Detection of high-frequency energy changes in sustained vowels produced by singers. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129(4), 2263-2268. doi: 10.1121/1.3557033 (pdf)

  21. Monson BB, Sommerfeldt SD, and Gee KL (2007) Improving compactness for active noise control of a small axial cooling fan. Noise Control Engineering Journal, 55(4), 397-407. (pdf)

Perspectives/Proceedings

Blandin R, Monson BB, and Brandner M (2020) Influence of speech sound spectrum on the computation of octave band directivity patterns. Proceedings of Forum Acusticum.

Monson BB, Buss E (2019) Does extended high-frequency hearing matter in real-world listening? Hearing Journal, 72(12), 30-32 (pdf)

Hunter EJ, Monson BB and Montequin D (2010) Relations between the voice and the ear with clinical implications. SIG 3 Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorders, 20(3), 96-104.   (pdf)

Monson BB and Sommerfeldt SD (2004) Global active control of tonal noise from small axial cooling fans. INTER-NOISE and NOISE-CON Congress and Conference Proceedings, 9, 327-337. (pdf)

Abstracts/Presentations

Monson BB and Buss E (2021) Extended high-frequency pure-tone thresholds predict realistic speech-in-speech recognition. American Auditory Society Meeting, March 4-6.

Monson BB, Braza M, and Buss E (2021) Effect of masker head orientation, listener age, and extended high-frequency sensitivity on speech perception in spatially separated speech. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Feb 20-24. 

Monson BB (2020) Benefits of extended high-frequency hearing for speech perception. Acoustical Society of America 179th Meeting, Acoustics Virtually Everywhere (invited)

Flaherty MM, Libert K, and Monson BB (2020) The role of extended high frequencies in children’s speech-in-speech recognition. Acoustical Society of America 179th Meeting, Acoustics Virtually Everywhere, Dec 7-11.

Ishikawa K and Monson BB (2020) Contributing spectral regions to subjective intelligibility of dysphonic speech in noise. Acoustical Society of America 179th Meeting, Acoustics Virtually Everywhere, Dec 7-11.

Blandin R, Monson BB, and Brandner M (2020) Influence of speech sound spectrum on the computation of octave band directivity patterns. Forum Acusticum, Dec 7-11.

Monson BB and Reidy BD (2020) Average daily speech exposure for fetuses and preterm infants. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Jan 25-29, San Jose, CA.

Trine A and Monson BB (2020) Extended high frequencies provide both spectral and temporal information improve speech-in-speech listening. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Jan 25-29, San Jose, CA.

Monson BB (2019) Assessing perinatal maturation of human primary and nonprimary auditory cortex. 23rd International Congress on Acoustics, Aachen, Germany (invited)

Smith HM and Monson BB (2019) Typical speech exposure during fetal auditory neurodevelopment. Knowles Hearing Center Symposium, Northwestern University, July 25-26, Evanston, IL.

Trine A and Monson BB (2019) Access to phonetic information at extended high frequencies improves speech-in-speech performance. Knowles Hearing Center Symposium, Northwestern University, July 25-26, Evanston, IL.

Monson BB and Buss E (2019) Ecological cocktail party listening reveals the utility of extended high-frequency hearing. Midwest Auditory Research Conference, July 11-13, Springfield, IL.

Monson BB, Cull M (2019) Average daily speech exposure for fetuses. Acoustical Society of America 177th Meeting, May 13-17, Louisville, KY 

Schulz A, Hoffman E, Monson BB (2019) The effect of muscial training on ecological party listening. Acoustical Society of America 177th Meeting, May 13-17, Louisville, KY 

Frazier D, Monson BB (2019) Talker head orientation discrimination using only auditory cues. Acoustical Society of America 177th Meeting, May 13-17, Louisville, KY 

Corbin N, Monson BB, and Buss E (2019) Effect of talker orientation on speech perception in spatially separated speech. 46th Annual Scientific and Technology Conference of the American Auditory Society, Feb 28-Mar 2, Scottsdale, AZ

Monson BB (2019) The benefits of extended high-frequency hearing. Assosciation for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Baltimore, MD (invited)

Monson BB (2018) Extended high-frequency hearing enables better talker and singer head orientation detection. Acoustical Society of America 176th Meeting, Nov 5-9, Victoria, Canada

Monson BB (2018) Yanny or Laurel? Acoustic and non-acoustic cues that influence speech perception. Acoustical Society of America 176th Meething, Victoria, Canada (invited)

Monson BB (2018) Phoneme categorization relying solely on frequencies beyond 6 kHz. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, February 9-14, Baltimore, MD

Monson BB, Warfield SK, Liebenthal E, Inder TE, and Neil JJ (2017) Microstructural development of human primary and nonprimary auditory cortex during the perinatal period. International Conference on the Auditory Cortex, Sept 10-15, Banff, Alberta, CA

Monson BB (2017) The acoustic environment of infants born prematurely. Acoustical Society of America 173rdMeeting, June 25-29, Boston, MA

Monson BB, Warfield SK, Liebenthal E, Inder TE, and Neil JJ (2017) Microstructural development of human primary and nonprimary auditory cortex during the perinatal period. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, February 11-15, Baltimore, MD

Monson BB, Warfield SK, Liebenthal E, Inder TE, and Neil JJ (2016) Macro- and microstructural development of human auditory cortex during the perinatal period. LDS Life Science Symposium, July 20-22, Lehi, UT

Monson BB, Warfield SK, Liebenthal E, Inder TE, and Neil JJ (2016) Macro- and microstructural development of human auditory cortex during the perinatal period. Auditory System Gordon Research Conference, July 10-15, Lewiston, ME

Monson BB, Eaton-Rosen Z, Warfield SK, Liebenthal E, Inder TE, and Neil JJ (2016) Maturation of auditory cortical microstructure is disrupted in preterm infants. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, February 20-24, San Diego, CA

Monson BB, Inder TE, and Neil JJ (2015) Maturation of auditory cortical microstructure in preterm infants. Auditory Development: From Cochlea to Cognition Meeting, August 14-15, Seattle, WA

Monson BB, Anderson PJ, Doyle LW, and Inder TE (2015) Cortical gray matter growth in very preterm children between term and 7 years is unable to correct their volumetric deficit. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, April 25-28, San Diego, CA

Monson BB (2014) An experience-based approach to auditory perception. Acoustical Society of America 167th Meeting, May 5-9, Providence, RI (invited)

Monson BB (2014) Are you hearing voices in the high frequencies of human speech and singing? Acoustical Society of America 168th Meeting, Oct 27-31, Indianapolis, IN (invited)

Monson BB, Lotto AJ, and Story BH (2014) Speech spectral intensity discrimination at frequencies above 6 kHz. Acoustical Society of America 168th Meeting, Oct 27-31, Indianapolis, IN

Vitela AD, Monson BB, and Lotto AJ (2013) Lexical segmentation of speech from energy above 5 kHz. Acoustical Society of America 166th Meeting, Dec 2-6, San Francisco, CA

Monson BB, Morgenstern Y, and Purves D (2013) Response properties of sensory neurons artificially evolved to maximize information. COSYNE, Feb 28-Mar 3, Salt Lake City, UT

Monson BB, Story BH, and Lotto AJ (2012) Analysis of high-frequency energy in singing and speech. Acoustical Society of America 163rd Meeting, May 13-18, Hong Kong

Vitela AD, Monson BB, and Lotto AJ (2012) Perception of phonetic information from energy above 5 kHz. 2012 Meeting of the American Auditory Society, March 9, Scottsdale, AZ

Lotto AJ, Monson BB, and Vitela AD (2012) Exploring the acoustic forbidden zone: The mythical entities above 5.6 kHz. Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference, Jan. 4-6, Tucson, AZ

Monson BB, Vitela AD, Story BH, and Lotto AJ (2011) Perceptually relevant information in energy above 5 kHz for speech and singing. Acoustical Society of America 162nd Meeting, Oct. 31-Nov. 4, San Diego, CA

Monson BB, Lotto AJ, and Story BH (2011) Perception of high-frequency energy in singing and speech. Acoustical Society of America 161st Meeting, May 23-27, Seattle, WA

Monson BB, Story BH, and Lotto AJ (2010) Perception of High-Frequency Energy in Singing. The 5thInternational Physiology and Acoustics of Singing Conference (PAS5), Aug 10-13, Stockholm, Sweden

Monson BB (2010). A Studio with a View: Employing Visualization Software in Your Daily Teaching. NATS 51stNational Conference, July 2-5, Salt Lake City, UT (invited)

Monson BB, Ternström S, and Lotto AJ (2009) Audibility of High Frequency in Voice. Voice Foundation’s 38thAnnual Symposium: Care of the Professional Voice, June 3-7, Philadelphia, PA

Monson BB, Ternström S, and Lotto AJ (2009) Audibility of High Frequency Energy in Speech and Voice. Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference, Jan. 9-10, Tucson, AZ

Monson BB (2007) The 1:6 Ratio in Vocal Pedagogy. Acoustical Society of America 153rd Meeting, June 4-8, Salt Lake City, UT (invited)

Monson BB and Thomson SL (2006) Modeling the Influence of Vocal Nodules on Vocal Fold Vibration, Voice Foundation’s 35th Annual Symposium: Care of the Professional Voice, June 1-4, Philadelphia, PA

Monson BB, Hopkin JA, and Ence K (2006) The 1-to-6 ratio: Is it real? The 3rd International Physiology and Acoustics of Singing Conference (PAS3), May 10-13, York, England

Monson BB and Sommerfeldt SD (2004) Optimal Configurations for Active Control of Axial Fans, Acoustical Society of America 148th Meeting, Nov. 15-19, San Diego, CA

Monson BB and Sommerfeldt SD (2004) Global Active Control of Tonal Noise from Small Axial Cooling Fans, ACTIVE 04, September 20-22, Williamsburg, VA

Monson BB, Sommerfeldt SD, and Duke C (2004) Active Noise Control of Small Axial Cooling Fans, Acoustical Society of America 147th Meeting, May 24-28, New York, NY

 

Invited lay-language papers

Monson BB (2018) Yanny or Laurel? Acoustic and non-acoustic cues that influence speech perception. Acoustical Society of America 176th Meeting, Victoria, Canada. (link)

Monson BB (2014) Hearing voices in the high frequencies: What your cell phone isn't telling you. Acoustical Society of America 168th Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. (link

Monson BB, Story BH, and Lotto AJ  (2012) Scoping the treble sounds in singing and speech: What your phone is not telling you. ACOUSTICS 2012 HONG KONG/Acoustical Society of America 163rd Meeting, Hong Kong  (link)

Monson BB, Vitela AD, Lotto AJ, and Story BH (2011) Perception of high-frequency sounds in singing and speech: Studying singing to learn about speech. Acoustical Society of America 162nd Meeting, San Diego, CA  (link)

Sommerfeldt SD, Monson BB, and Duke C (2004) Quieting computer fans: Fighting sound with sound. Acoustical Society of America 147th Meeting, New York, NY  (link)