Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory

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Kraus N. Concussion biomarker. Concussion Legacy Foundation Board of Directors, University Club, Chicago, IL.**

Kraus N. Our life in sound and hearing health: a biological perspective. 8:45 a.m., 2017 Widex Audiological Summit, Copenhagen, Denmark.**

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Kraus N. The fine art of aging: connecting creativity and neuroscience. 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Malford Thewlis Lecture, Edwards Auditorium, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.**

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Kraus N. 7:00 p.m., ARTSpeaks, Crouse Education Center, Aurora, IL.**

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Kraus N. Making sense of sound: how the brain extracts meaningful information from the acoustic world around us. 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Experts in Audiology Research (EAR) Series, Audiology Program, University of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA.**

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Kraus N. Listening to the learning brain: neurobiology of literacy development, disorder, and remediation. 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m., Visionary Conference 2017, San Diego, CA.**

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Kraus N. Music and the brain. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Community Music Division, DePaul University, Chicago, IL.**

Kraus N. Making sense of sound for communication and brain health. 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Music and Health Workshop, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.**

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Kraus N. Music and childhood development. 11:00 a.m., Sound Health: Music and the Mind, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.*

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Kraus N. 8:00 p.m., Sound Health in Concert: Music and the Mind with the National Symphony Orchestra, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall, Washington, D.C.*

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Kraus N. Listening to the brain for concussion care. 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Northwestern University Center for Audiology, Speech, Language & Learning 3rd Annual Alumni and Preceptor Conference. Evanston, IL.*

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Kraus N. Panel: Maintaining brain function in older individuals. 9:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Music and Health Workshop, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.*

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Kraus N. Panel: Enhancing brain development during childhood. 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Music and Health Workshop, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.*

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Krizman J, Kraus N. Listening to the listening brain: a biological perspective of auditory processing. Illinois Academy of Audiology, Chicago, IL.*

Kraus N. Individual differences in cognition and communication: a biological approach. Hearing Implants for Adults with Age-Related Hearing Loss Conference, New York, NY.*

Contributed

White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. Music training across the lifespan: the maturation-by-experience hypothesis. The Neurosciences and Music - VI: Music, Sound, and Health. Boston, MA.

Bonacina S, Krizman J, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. Clapping in time parallels literacy and calls upon similar neural mechanisms in early readers. 5:30 p.m., Best Poster Abstracts in a Flash, The Neurosciences and Music - VI: Music, Sound, and Health. Boston, MA.

Bonacina S, Krizman J, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. Clapping in time parallels literacy and calls upon similar neural mechanisms in early readers. 12:30 p.m., The Neurosciences and Music - VI: Music, Sound, and Health. Boston, MA.

Krizman J, Tierney A, Nicol T, Kraus N. Attention induces a processing tradeoff between midbrain and cortex. Annual MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD.

White-Schwoch T, Nicol T, Abrams DA, Warrier CM, Kraus N. Phase-synchronized responses to speech in the guinea pig inferior colliculus extend past 3000 Hz. Annual MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD.

2016  top

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Kraus N. How experience tunes the hearing brain: what have we learned from music. Eleventh Annual Jean Sinor Memorial Lecture, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.**

Kraus N. Emerging horizons on creative aging research: the sounds of our lives influence aging - communication, cognition, brain health. 8:30 a.m., National Center for Creative Aging first global conference, Washington, D.C.**

Kraus N. Listening to the learning brain. 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., iWORDD-2 International workshop on reading and developmental dyslexia. Bilbao, Spain.**

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Kraus N. Listening to the learning brain: Neurobiology of literacy development, disorder, and remediation. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., iWORDD-2 International workshop on reading and developmental dyslexia. Bilbao, Spain.**

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Kraus N. The listening and learning brain (Featured Session). 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Room 124. AudiologyNOW! 2016, annual meeting of American Academy of Audiology. Phoenix, AZ.*

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Kraus N. Music and Language: A Brain Partnership. 5:00 p.m, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics. Stanford University. Palo Alto, CA.**

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Kraus N. Unraveling the Biology of Auditory Learning: Spotlight on Language and Music. 4:00 p.m., The Ear Club. 3105 Tolman Hall. University of California Berkeley. Berkeley, CA.**

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Kraus N. Sound and the Brain: Music, Hearing Aids and not-so-hidden Hearing Loss. 10:00 a.m., Starkey Laboratories. Berkeley, CA with video conference to Eden Prairie, MN.**

Kraus N. Northwestern Alumnae Association. John Evans Center. Northwestern University, 1800 Sheridan Road, corner of Clark and Sheridan, Evanston, IL.**

Kraus N. Listening to the learning brain: Language development in preschool children. Temple Institute for Learning and Education Sciences (TILES) and the College of Liberal Arts Neuroscience Program. Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.**

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Kraus N. Music and the brain: Lifelong impact on communication. Grainger Ballroom at Symphony Center beginning with short reception at 5:30, 220 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL.**

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Invited*

Kraus N. The biology of auditory learning: lessons from the laboratory, classroom, and clinic. School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Colloquium Series, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX.*

Kraus N. Listening disorders across the lifespan: a biological perspective. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.*

Kraus N. Panel: Art, music, and the brain: how the arts influence us from youth to maturity. 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Society for Neuroscience Annual Scientific Meeting. San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA.*

Kraus N. The biology of auditory learning. 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Society for Neuroscience Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA.*

Kraus N. Strengthening language skills through music: biological insights to inform rehabilitation. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2016 Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.*

Kraus N. Unraveling the biology of auditory learning. Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago, IL.*

Kraus N. Music and language: a brain partnership. 7:00 p.m. (reception at 8:00 p.m.), Bravo Waukegan, John and Nancy Hughes Theater, Gorton Community Center, Lake Forest, IL.*

Kraus N. A well-rounded education: biological benefits of music education. Briefing to the United States Department of Education, Washington, D.C.*

Kraus N. Central processing (Featured Session). 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., 33rd World Congress of Audiology, Vancouver, Canada.*

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Kraus N. How experience tunes the hearing brain: what have we learned from music? 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., 33rd World Congress of Audiology, Vancouver, Canada.*

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Kraus N. Child development: Ears and Brains Panel. 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., 33rd World Congress of Audiology, Vancouver, Canada.*

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Kraus N. FFR to inform listening disorders in the clinic and the classroom. 2nd Frequency Following Response Workshop. Boston University. Boston, MA.*

Kraus N. Musical experience and neural efficiency: learning-associated brain plasticity. 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting. Baltimore, MD.*

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Kraus N. Featured PLOS author, live 60-minute Q&A, redditscience, PLOS Science Wednesday, Ask Me Anything (AMA) series.*

Kraus N. Music in mind: Beethoven’s sensual pastorale. San Diego Symphony in conjunction with ARO (Association for Research in Otolaryngology). San Diego, CA.*

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Kraus N. Collaboration for Women in STEM Retreat, Women Inventors and Entrepreneurs panel discussion. Naperville, IL.*

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Kraus N. Music and language - a brain partnership. The Virtual Music Education Conference.*

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Krizman J, Marian V, Lam SS-Y, Kraus N. A tale of two enhancements: monolinguals catch-up to bilinguals on executive control abilities during adolescence, auditory processing enhancements remain. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference. London, United Kingdom.

Lam SS-Y, White-Schwoch T, Zecker S, Hornickel J, Kraus N. Rapid automatized naming mediates the link between auditory-neural stability and literacy. The Twenty-third Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Porto, Portugal.

Krizman J, Kraus N. Sex differences in the FFR identify (at least) three distinct components of auditory processing. 2nd Frequency Following Response Workshop. Boston University. Boston, MA.

White-Schwoch T, Nicol T, Warrier CM, Abrams DA, Kraus N. What makes an FFR? The uncanny resemblance between inferior colliculus activity and human scalp recordings. 2nd Frequency Following Response Workshop. Boston University. Boston, MA.

White-Schwoch T, Nicol T, Kraus N. Neurobiology of literacy: insights from an animal model. 12:30 p.m. to 12:50 p.m., iWORDD-2 International workshop on reading and developmental dyslexia. Bilbao, Spain.

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Woodruff Carr K, Otto-Meyer S, White-Schwoch T, Thompson E, Davies E, MacLean J, Kraus N. Developmental sex differences for speech processing in early childhood. Annual MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. San Diego, CA.

Thompson EC, Woodruff Carr K, White-Schwoch T, Otto-Meyer S, Davies E, MacLean J, Kraus N. Auditory development in early childhood: individual differences in perception and neural processing of speech in noise. Annual MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. San Diego, CA.

White-Schwoch T, Nicol T, Warrier CM, Abrams DA, Kraus N. 'Unjittering' midbrain activity boosts the representation of speech formant structure. Annual MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, San Diego, CA.

2015  top

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Kraus N. Science and Symphony Concert. A concert featuring The People’s Music School’s Youth Orchestra and films designed for the music by astronomer Jose Francisco Salgado. Dr. Nina Kraus will discuss music’s transformational positive effects on the brain. Chicago, IL.**

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Kraus N. 10th anniversary of BRAMS, International Laboratory for Brain, Music, and Sound Research, Montreal, Quebec.**

Kraus N. Music Education: Beating the Odds. RAND Corporation, Los Angeles, CA (video conference connection with RAND Pittsburgh and RAND Washington D.C.).**

Kraus N. Making music matters: Biological impact of music training across the lifespan. NAMM Foundation SupportMusic Coalition national webcast (2:00-3:00 PM PST), Live from the NAMM Show, live-streamed from the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) convention, Anaheim, CA.**

Kraus N. Evidence of improvement in neural synchrony for at-risk youth. 3rd annual Quincy Jones Music Colloquium (3:30-7:00 PM PST), NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) convention, Anaheim, CA.**

Kraus N. Neural synchrony. Annual conference of the German Society of Audiology, joint with the Audiological Society of the Netherlands, Bochum, Germany.**

Kraus N. Scientific careers: Avoiding nicht weiterkommen. Annual conference of the German Society of Audiology, joint with the Audiological Society of the Netherlands, Bochum, Germany.**

Kraus N. Life in sound: Unifying audiology, speech, language, and learning through auditory processing. Center for Audiology, Speech, Language, and Learning, Northwestern University (opening celebration), Evanston, IL.**

Kraus N. Tuned into time: Music, speech, and the biology of auditory-motor integration. The cultural brain initiative, cross-disciplinary culture and health series, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University, Stockholm, Sweden.**

Kraus N. Unraveling the biology of auditory learning: Spotlight on language and music. Pasteur Institute, Department of Neuroscience, Neuroscience and Medicine Seminar, Paris, France**

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Kraus N. This is your brain. This is your brain on hearing aids. Hearing Innovation Expo. Cosmopolitan Hotel, Castellana 1: 3rd floor West Building. Las Vegas, NV.*

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Kraus N. The brain, music and signal-to-noise ratio. 1st International Conference on Adults with Complex Hearing Needs, sponsored in partnership by Phonak and Advanced Bionics. Phoenix, AZ.*

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Hargrave J, Kraus N. Auditory testing and literacy challenges. Chicago Literacy Alliance. Chicago, IL.*

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White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. Listening to the learning brain: Strategies to Promote Language and Literacy Development. Early Education and Technology for Children Conference. Orlando, FL.*

Kraus N. Breaking the wall to neuroeducation: How the neuroscience of sound, language and music shapes human communication. Falling Walls Conference. Berlin, Germany.*

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Kraus N. Biomarkers of auditory processing: Little kids & guinea pigs. Auditory Development: From Cochlea to Cognition. Seattle, WA.*

Kraus N. Bridging the Gap: Biological impact of music education. Duke Hearing Center and the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Durham, NC.*

Slater J, Kraus N. Orchestrating Vision: Conducting music research with community partners. Panel Discussion. Society for Music Perception & Cognition biennial meeting. Nashville, TN.*

Slater J, Kraus N. Music as a Universal Language for Understanding, with Adrian Anantawan and Josue Gonzalez. The Foundation for Human Potential 10th Symposium. Whitney Young Magnet High School, Chicago, IL.*

Kraus N. Music Education and Student Learning. NPR/KPCC/Southern California Public Radio, 89.3 FM, Los Angeles.*

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Kraus N. Advancing research in the arts for health and well being across the military continuum. Third national summit of the National Initiative for Arts and Health in the Military, NIH-NCAAM, NEA and Americans for the Arts, Natcher Building Auditorium, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD.*

Kraus N. Music education: Bridging the gap. Research in Patient Services Colloquium, Communication Sciences Research Center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.*

Kraus N. Music and music education: Shared research perspectives. Music education symposium, Todd Rundgren’s Spirit of Harmony Foundation in partnership with the Clinton School of Public Service, Clinton Presidential Center, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR.*

Woodruff Carr K & Kraus N. Rhythm: a window into auditory and language processing in the brain. Chicago Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Annual Scientific Meeting, Chicago, IL.*

Kraus N. Auditory-motor rhythmic skills and neural synchrony: A framework for auditory processing. Third international conference on cognitive hearing science for communication, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.*

Kraus N. Mozart and Mind. San Diego, CA.

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Woodruff Carr K., White-Schwoch T., Fitzroy A., Kraus, N. Incorporating feedback during beat synchronization relates to neural speech encoding and reading skills. Society for Music Perception & Cognition biennial meeting. Nashville, TN.

Slater J., Tierney A., Woodruff Carr K., Kraus, N. Rhythm without beat? Defining the role of rhythm in the perception of speech in noise. Society for Music Perception & Cognition biennial meeting. Nashville, TN.

Strait D and Kraus N. Biological impact of music training across the life span: cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence. IBRO, Brazil.

Thompson EC, Woodruff Carr K, White-Schwoch T, Tierney A, Nicol TG & Kraus N. Endogenous Oscillatory Lateralization for Speech Perception in Noise. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD.

White-Schwoch T, Nicol T, Warrier C, Davies EC & Kraus N. Single trial activity in inferior colliculus reveals a neural basis for human auditory processing. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD.

Woodruff Carr K, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. Asymmetric Development of Speech Envelope and Fine Structure Encoding in Early Childhood. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD.

White-Schwoch T & Kraus N. Auditory processing in noise: A preschool biomarker for language development. Third International Conference on Cognitive Hearing Science for Communication, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

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Hargrave J, Kraus N. Brain Research: Fact or Fiction, Functional or Frivolous? North Suburban Speech and Language Association Conference. Deerfield, IL.

Neef N, Liebig J, Wilke A, Kirsten H, Müller B, Schaadt G, Brauer J, Kraus N, Emmrich F, Boltze J, Friederici AD. Speech-evoked brainstem responses relate to KIAA0319 variants and phonological skills in pre-reading children: a biomarker for dyslexia? Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference. Chicago, IL.

Krizman J, Bradlow A, Lam S, Kraus N. Bilingual hearing in noise: Strengths and weaknesses. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference. Chicago, IL.

Lam S, Krizman J, Kraus N. Understanding speech perception in noise through the lens of socioeconomic status. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference. Chicago, IL.

2014  top

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Kraus N. Music and the brain: lifelong impact on communication. League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association. 220 S. Michigan Ave., Eighth Floor, The Thomas Club at the Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago, IL.**

Kraus N. Using Biological Assessment in Audiology: Spotlight on Auditory Processing and Hearing in Noise. Marion Downs Lecture in Pediatric Audiology. Audiology NOW 2014. Orlando, FL.**

Kraus N. Music and Language: Reading, Rhythm and Neural Synchrony. Part of the symposium on Linking Music, Language and Dyslexia. International Dyslexia Association, San Diego, CA**.

Kraus N. Unraveling the Biology of Auditory Learning in Humans. NIH - NIDCD Seminar. 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Building 50, Bethesda, MD.**

Kraus N. MED-EL Cochlear Implant Conference Workshop, Parker Meridien Hotel, New York, NY.**

Kraus N. Unraveling the biology of learning in the human auditory system. 5th International Conference on Auditory Cortex: Towards a Synthesis of Human and Animal Research, Magdeburg, Germany.**

Invited*

Kraus N. Science of Sound Panel. Sonic Boom, Annie May Swift Auditorium, Evanston, IL.*

Kraus N. National Science Foundation's (NSF) Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE) Advisory Committee Fall 2014 Meeting, Arlington, VA.*

Kraus N. Channeling neuroplasticity to improve communication, Knowles Hearing Center annual board meeting, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.*

Kraus N. Neural synchrony and auditory processing. Knowles Hearing Center Symposium, Hilton Orrington, Evanston, IL.*

Symposium: Biological, behavioral and academic impact of music training in at-risk children. American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention. Washington, D.C.*

Kraus N. Biological Impact of Musical Training in At-Risk Children*
Martin M. Harmony Project: Lessons from Los Angeles Gang Zones*

Strait DL, Kraus N. The development and maturation of neurocognitive markers of musicianship. Neurosciences and Music - V, Dijon, France*

Kraus N. The biological benefits of music education. Briefing for House Education Staff. HC-8 U.S. Capitol, 10:00 am*

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Kraus N. The biological benefits of music education. Briefing for U.S. Department of Education. Conference Room 3W336, 1:00 pm*

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Kraus N. The biological benefits of music education. Briefing for Senate Education Staff. 430 Dirksen Building, 2:00-3:00 pm*

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Kraus N. Music Cognition, Brown University, Providence, RI*

Kraus N. Auditory Training: Spotlight on aging. American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), 9th annual online conference.*

Kraus N. Learning-related neuroplasticity in the human auditory system. In: Dynamics of Attention and Learning in the Auditory System Session. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. San Diego, CA.*

Kraus N. Music and language: Reading, rhythm and neural synchrony. University of Maryland. Baltimore, MD.*

Kraus N. Music and Language: Reading, Rhythm and Neural Synchrony. Lake Forest College Neuroscience Program. Lake Forest, IL.*

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Slater J, Strait DL, Thompson E, Hornickel J, Kraus N. Longitudinal effects of group music instruction on speech and rhythm processing: Cognitive, perceptual and neural evidence. Neurosciences and Music - V, Dijon, France

White-Schwoch T & Kraus N. Language, rhythm, and neural synchrony. Brain and Mind Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science, Aalto University School of Science, Espoo, Finland.

Woodruff Carr K, Tierney A, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. Neural synchrony is important for language learning: Links between beat entrainment and neural consistency for speech encoding in preschoolers. Chicago Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience 2014 Scientific Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Woodruff Carr K, White-Schwoch T, Tierney A, Strait D, Kraus N. Beat synchronization and speech encoding in preschoolers: A neural synchrony framework for language development. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. San Diego, CA.

Thompson EC, White-Schwoch T, Strait D, Kraus N. Evaluating Speech in Noise Perception in Preschoolers: Effects of Age and At-Risk Development. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. San Diego, CA.

Slater J, Swedenborg B, Kraus N. How musical expertise influences speech perception in noise: A comparison of drummers, vocalists and non-musicians. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. San Diego, CA.

Krizman J, Tierney A, Skoe E, Kraus N. High school music classes enhance the neural processing of speech in noise. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. San Diego, CA.

Tierney A, Slater J, Kraus N. Moving to a Beat and Reading Rely on Neural Timing. Association for Research in Otolaryngolgy Symposium. San Diego, CA.

Parbery-Clark A, Anderson S, Kraus N. Musical Experience and Hearing Loss: Perceptual, Cognitive and Neural Benefits. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. San Diego, CA.

White-Schwoch T & Kraus N. Auditory-neurophysiologic responses to speech in pre-readers: The search for a reading biomarker. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. San Diego, CA.

Strait DL, Kraus N. Cortical Processing of the Syllable Rate of Speech in Musician and Nonmusician Children. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. San Diego, CA.

Spitzer E, White-Schwoch T, Woodruff-Carr K, Skoe E, Kraus N. Continued Maturation of the Click-Evoked Auditory Brainstem Response in Preschoolers. Illinois Academy of Audiology Convention. Chicago, IL.

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Kraus N. Gerentological Society Symposium and Gene Cohen Award Lecture. New Orleans, LA.**

Kraus N. The Arts and the Brain: What Does Your Brain See? What Does Your Brain Hear? AAAS: The Neuroscience and Society Series, Panel Discussion. Washington, DC.**

Kraus N. 7th Canadian Conference on Dementia, Vancouver BC.**

Kraus N. Second International Conference on Cognitive Hearing Science for Communication, Linkoping Sweden**.

Kraus N. Arts and the Brain: Step in Time: The Effects of Music Experience on the Adult Brain. Asbury Methodist Village, Gaithersburg, MD.**

Kraus N. Arts and the Brain: Step in Time: The Effects of Music Experience on the Adult Brain. Strathmore Performing Arts Center, North Bethesda, MD. **

Kraus N. Music and Aging: Exercise for a well-tempered mind. Mozart and the Mind, La Jolla, CA. **

Kraus N. Symposium on Music and Language: Development. Center for Research on Brain, Language, and Music (CRBLM). Montreal, Canada.**

Kraus N. Peter F. Ostwald, MD and Lise Deschamps Ostwald Lecture" UCSF University of California, San Francisco, CA.**

Invited*

Kraus N. Institute for Neuroscience, Loyola University, Cuneo 109, Rogers Park, IL*

Kraus N. Institute for Neuroscience, George Washington University. Washington, DC.*

Hornickel J, Kraus N. Using Technology to Improve Outcomes for Auditory-Based Learning Deficits. American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), 8th annual online conference.*

Strait DL, Kraus N. Impact of music training on brain and cognitive development. American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), 8th annual online conference.*

Kraus N. Auditory Training: Spotlight on aging. American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), 8th annual online conference.*

Kraus N. Departments of CSD, Psychology, Neuroscience, Music, University of Texas, Austin, TX.*

Kraus N. Neurosciences Institute Distinguished Lecture. Department of Neurobiology, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX.*

Kraus N. cABR - A biological snapshot of auditory processing. Workshop on use of evoked potentials to measure central auditory function. Omaha, NE.*

Kraus N. Biological mechanisms for Bilingual Advantages. VI Brainglot Workshop. Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Barcelona, Spain.*

Kraus N. NIA Workshop Auditory Plasticity and Aging, Natcher Conference Center, NIH, Bethesda, MD.*

Kraus N. Federal Interagency Task Force on the Arts & Human Development: Public webinar on music education and neuroscience.*

Hornickel J, Kraus N. Neural mechanisms of communication and learning. American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Chicago, IL.*

Kraus N. Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience (SCCN) & Institute for Neural Computation (INC), University of California, La Jolla, CA.*

Kraus N. Salk Institute, Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center, University of California at San Diego, CA*.

Tierney A, Kraus N. Rhythm, language, and biological timekeeping in the auditory system, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN*.

Kraus N. Dyslexia Research Trust; The Neurobiology and Treatment of Dyslexia, Oxford, UK*

Kraus N. Unstable representation of sound: a malleable, biological index of dyslexia. 3rd St. Catherine/Kobe Conference on Dyslexia in English and Japanese, Oxford University, UK*

Hornickel J, Kraus N. cABRs and Central Auditory Processing Disorder. Ain Shaims University International Conference, Cairo & Hurghada, Egypt.*

Krizman J, Kraus N. Biological mechansims for bilingual hearing advantage. Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Convention. Dallas, TX.*

Slater J, Kraus N. Tuning Up the Brain: Biological Benefits of Music Education. Learning & the Brain "Educating for Creative Minds" Conference, San Francisco, CA.*

Kraus N. Rotman Research Institute Conference, Brain Plasticity and Neurorehabilitation, Toronto, Canada*

Parbery-Clark A, Anderson S, Kraus N. What musicians reveal about the aging brain: Behavioral and neural indices. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD.*

Skoe E, Krizman J, Savitsky D, Kraus N. The disadvantaged brain: Auditory function and socio-economic standing. Annual MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Baltimore, MD.*

Kraus N. Musica e Neuropsicologia Cognitiva dello Sviluppo - Music and Developmental Cognitive Neuropsychology, Trieste, Italy*

Kraus N. Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.*

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Krizman J, Slater J, Marian V, Skoe E, Kraus N. Biological enhancements in speech processing depend on bilingual experience. International Conference on Multilingualism. McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Anderson S, Kraus N. Maintenance of auditory-based cognitive training gains in older adults. Aging and Speech Communication Conference. Bloomington, IN.

White-Schwoch T, Woodruff Carr K, Anderson S, & Kraus N. Musical training early in life protects against age-related declines in cognition and neural speech processing. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Skoe E, Kraus N. Stability and plasticity in the auditory brainstem: From life-long experiences to short-term learning. Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference. Columbus, OH.

Anderson S, Kraus N. Training effects in older adults: Neural mechanisms. 2013 Scientific and Technology Meeting of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ

Anderson S, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. Training reverses central processing effects of hearing loss in older adults. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD.

Skoe E, Krizman J, Anderson S, Kraus N. Stability and Plasticity of Brainstem Function Across the Lifespan. Annual MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Baltimore, MD.

Hornickel J, Kraus N. Unstable representation of sound: A biological marker of dyslexia. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD.

Hornickel J, Zecker S, Bradlow A, Kraus N. Impact of short-term auditory training on subcortical processing of sound: A focus on dyslexia. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD.

White-Schwoch T, Anderson S, Kraus N. Auditory-based cognitive training improves the subcortical differentiation of stop consonants in older adults. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD.

2012  top

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Kraus N. Impact of music and software-based training for development of auditory skills. Colorado Academy of Audiology, Vail, CO**

Kraus N. Sound Wave Symposium. Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA.**

Anderson S, Kraus, N. Auditory Training for Older Adults, The Inaugral MED-EL UK Rehabilitation Symposium, York, UK.**

Kraus N. The 12th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Auditory Technologies. Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, MA.**

Slater, J & Kraus, N. From Notes to Neurons: The Biological Impact of Music. 3rd EISA (International Meeting of Health and Art), Escola de Artes, Sociedade Artistica Musical dos Pousos, Portugal**

Kraus N. Seminars on Audition, Univ of Toronto and University of Western Ontario **

Kraus N. Auditory Processing and Reading, Can Music Help? Global Conference on Disorders in Auditory Processing, Literacy, Language and Related Sciences. Hong Kong, China.**

Invited*

Kraus N. Phonak, Advances in Audiology: Tomorrows Solutions for Today's Challenges, Las Vegas, NV*

Kraus N. National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR) Seminar Series. NCRAR, Oregon Health and Science University Department of Otolaryngology, Oregon Hearing Research Center, and Portland VAMC Audiology. Portland, OR.*

Anderson S, Kraus N. Neural Correlates of Auditory Function and Training in Older Adults, Ear Day at Rush University, Chicago, IL*

Anderson S, Kraus N. The Essential Audiologists Workshop: cABR, MLR, and LLR. Minnesota Speech and Hearing Association. Burnsville, MN*

Anderson S, Kraus N. Effects of aging and hearing loss on subcortical representation of speech cues, University of Manchester Manchester, UK*

Kraus N. Music and the Brain: A model for auditory learning. University of Massachusetts Neuroscience and Behavior Program, Amherst, MA.*

Tierney A, Kraus N. The complex auditory brainstem response. VI Otology-Audiology Congress. Bogota, Colombia*

Kraus, N. National Academy of Science (NAS), National Institutes of Health (NIH-NIA), National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Workshop on Aging and the Arts, Washington DC*

Strait DL, Kraus N. (2012) Biological Benefits of Music-Making for Developing Brains. Presentation to the staff, board, students & supporters of the Harmony Project (www.harmony-project.org), a not-for-profit music mentoring organization working in LA's gang-reduction zones.

Kraus N. National Institutes of Health-NIA Workshop on Optogenetics and Plasticity in the Neural Systems in Aging, Washington DC*.

Kraus N. 6th International Conference on Mismatch Negativity. New York, NY.*

Kraus N. Starr Symposium, Center for Hearing Research, University of California, Irvine CA.*

Kraus N. cABR: A biological probe of auditory processing. Global perspectives in CAPD. American Academy of Audiology. Boston, MA.*

Hornickel J, Zecker S, Kraus N. Neuroplasticity in Auditory Processing Engendered by Classroom FM System Use. Global perspectiives in CAPD. American Academy of Audiology.*

Kraus N. Workshop: The Cognitive Auditory Cortex, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. University California, Irvine *

Anderson, S., Kraus, N., cABR - A Neural Probe of Auditory Processing. Audition, listening and language acquisition in children: nature, assessment and multidisciplinary approach. Edinburgh, Scotland.*

Contributed

Krizman J, Marian V, Kraus N. Neural response consistency is enhanced in bilinguals and relates to sustained attention abilities. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Krizman J, Skoe E, Marian V, Kraus N. Bilingualism and neural stability: examining the intersection of cognitive and sensory processing. Neurobiology of Language Conference, San Sebastian, Spain.

Strait DL, Kraus N. A cognitive framework for subcortical auditory processing enhancements in musicians, 4th International Conference on the Auditory Cortex, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Parbery-Clark A, Anderson S, Kraus N. Age-related increases in neural response variability are mitigated by musical experience. Association for Psychological Science Convention. Chicago, IL

Skoe E, Kraus N. A Little Goes a Long Way: How the Adult Brain is Shaped by Musical Training in Childhood. Association for Psychological Science Convention. Chicago, IL

Krizman J, Shook A, Skoe E, Marian V, Kraus N. Speaking two languages promotes enhanced encoding of sound. Association for Psychological Science Convention. Chicago, IL

Hornickel J, Zecker S, Kraus N. Classroom Assistive Listening Devices Improve Reading and Neural Function. Association for Psychological Science Convention. Chicago, IL

Strait DL, Slater J, Abecassis V, Kraus N. Cortical response variability as a marker of attention in children and adults and the impact of musical training. Association for Psychological Science Convention. Chicago, IL

Anderson S, Parbery-Clark A, White-Schowch T, Kraus N. Sensory-cognitive interactions predict speech-in-noise perception: a structural equation modeling approach. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Chicago IL.

Krizman J, Marian V, Shook A, Skoe E, Kraus N. Bilingual enhancements in sound processing relate to executive function advantages. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Parbery-Clark A, Anderson S, Hittner E, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. Musical experience across the lifespan: implications for perceptual and cognitive abilities. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Chicago IL.

Skoe E, Spitzer E, Kraus N. Subcortical correlates of statistical learning.Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Chicago IL.

White-Schwoch T, Anderson S, Parbery-Clark A, Kraus N. Working memory relates to neural timing in older adults. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Tierney A, Strait D, Kraus N. Resting gamma and linguistic ability in early adolescence. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Chicago IL.

Strait DL, Kraus N. Impacts of selective auditory attention and musical training on cortical response variability in children and adults. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Chicago IL.

Parbery-Clark A, Hittner E, & Kraus N. Musical experience and aging. Shepard Fireside, Evanston, IL

Anderson S, Parbery-Clark A, Choi Hee Jae, Kraus N. Neural precision with auditory training in older adults. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. San Diego, CA.

Hornickel J, Zecker S, Kraus N. Experience-dependent plasticity engendered by classroom FM system use. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. San Diego, CA.

Parbery-Clark A, Anderson S, Hittner E, Kraus N. Perceptual and cognitive advantages in adult musicians across the life-span. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. San Diego, CA.

Skoe E & Kraus N. Capturing temporal precision in the neural code: showcasing a 3D physiological imaging technique. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. San Diego,CA.

Strait DL, O'Connell S, Kraus N. Neural discrimination of stop consonants in musician and nonmusician children. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. San Diego, CA.

Anderson, S., Kraus, N.(2011) Training improves brainstem timing in older adults. Illinois Academy of Audiology. Chicago, IL

2011  top

Keynote**

Kraus N. Cognitive factors shape brain networks for auditory skills. Society for Music Perception and Cognition. Rochester, NY.**

Kraus N. 2011 The Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory. Foundation for Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation (FHSR) Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.**

Kraus N. Symposium on Neuroscience, Healing, and Music. Harvard University. Cambridge, MA **

Kraus N. The Autistic Mind, Music and the Brain. SUNY Purchase, NY.**

Kraus N. Music and Education. Rutgers University, New York Academy of Sciences Conference Workshop, New York.**

Kraus N. EEG measurement and analysis with APD and hearing impairments. Auditory Processing and Language Disorders: Insights from Electrophysiology and Imaging Studies and Application to Clinical Practice Conference. University College, London, UK.**

Invited*

Kraus N. Chicago Collaborating for Women in Science: Tenure Process and University Structure. Northwesten University, Evanston, IL.*

Kraus N. Music for the development of reading skills. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). San Diego, CA.*

Kraus N. Biological Impact of Music & Computer-Based Auditory Training. 21st Annual Research Symposium: Neurobiological Bases of auditory and speech perception. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Event co-sponsored by NIH-NIDCD. San Diego, CA.*

Kraus N. Italian Academy of Music, Columbia University. New York, NY. *

Kraus N. How making music shapes developing and mature brains: implications for language, learning, and literacy. Aurora Universty, Aurora, IL.*

Anderson S, Kraus N. International Congress of Otology - Audiology, Bogota, Columbia.*

Kraus N. Neural encoding of speech in noise. Aging and Speech Communication. Indiana University Bloomington, IN.*

Kraus N. Entertainment Software and Cognitive Neurotherapeutics Society (ESCoNS) Conference. San Francisco, CA. *

Kraus N. Auditory Processing Skills in Language Development and Learning Disorders. Society for Psychophysiological Research. Boston, MA.*

Anderson S, Kraus N. cABR – A neural probe of speech-in-noise processing. International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research (ISAAR), Denmark.*

Kraus N, Parbery Clark A, Strait DL. Musical training shapes functional brain networks for auditory attention, memory and hearing speech in noise. The Neurosciences and Music IV, Edinburgh, Scotland.*

Kraus N. Use of community-based music education as primary prevention, particularly with at-risk youth. Global Business Forum at the University of Miami. Miami, FL. *

Kraus N. Musical experience impacts listening and learning skills, music training for the development of auditory skills. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ISHA) 51st Annual Convention. Rosemont, Illinois *

Kraus N, Strait DL. Neural and cognitive indices of speech-in-noise perception in musicians and non-musicians: contributions of working memory and attention. 6th Annual International Symposium on Music and the Brain, Stanford, CA.*

Kraus N. Music to Shape Brain Networks for Auditory Skills. Music, Science and Medicine: Frontiers in Biomedical Research and Clinical Applications. New York Academy of Sciences, New York.*

Kraus N, Anderson S, Parbery-Clark A. Hearing in noise across the lifespan and impact of musical experience. American Academy of Audiology conference. Chicago, IL.*

Kraus N. Music to shape brain networks for auditory skills. MRC Institute of Hearing Research, University of Nottingham. UK*

Skoe E, Kraus N. Objective neural indices of auditory function: Implications for reading and listening in noise. University of Arkansas at Little Rock.*

Strait DL and Kraus N. How making music shapes developing brains: implications for language, learning, and literacy. Learning and the Brain. The Science of Success: Optimizing Student Performance and Reducing Failure. Chicago, IL.*

Strait DL, Kraus N. Music, language and the brain: How musical training shapes brain networks for everyday auditory function. University of Pretoria, South Africa*

Strait DL, Kraus N. Musical training, language and the brain. St Mary’s Diocesan School, Pretoria, South Africa.*

Contributed

Skoe E, Spitzer E, Kraus N. Subcortical correlates of pattern detection. Neurobiology of Language Conference, Annapolis, MD.

Krizman J, Marian V, Shook A, Skoe E, Kraus N. Bilinguals show enhanced subcortical representation of sound. Neurobiology of Language Conference, Annapolis, MD.

Escobedo-Quiroz R, Warrier C, Hornickel J, Kraus N. Maturation of auditory processing in adolescents: Relationships to gamma power and reading fluency. Neurobiology of Language Conference, Annapolis, MD.

Hornickel J, Zecker S, Kraus N. Advances and Perspectives on Auditory Neurophysiology (APAN), Washington, D.C.

Krizman J, Marian V, Shook A, Skoe E, Kraus N. Bilinguals show enhanced subcortical representation of sound. Advances and Perspectives on Auditory Neurophysiology (APAN), Washington, D.C.

Skoe E, Spitzer E, Kraus N. Subcortical correlates of pattern detection. Advances and Perspectives on Auditory Neurophysiology (APAN), Washington, D.C.

Krizman J, Marian V, Shook A, Skoe E, Kraus N. Bilinguals show enhanced subcortical representation of sound. Society for Neuroscience, Washington D.C.

Hornickel J, Zecker S, Kraus N. Society for Neuroscience, Washington D.C.

Skoe E, Spitzer E, Kraus N. Subcortical correlates of pattern detection. Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC.

Chandrasekaran B, Skoe E, Wong PCM, Kraus N. (2011) Human brainstem plasticity to linguistic pitch patterns: distinct effects of auditory context and training. Neurobiology of Language Conference, Annapolis MD

Chandrasekaran B, Kraus N, Wong PCM. (2011) Human inferior coliculus response to pitch patterns predicts auditory learning success. Neurobiology of Language Conference, Annapolis MD

Shook A, Marian V, Krizman J, Kraus N. Bilingual experience enhances subcortical encoding of sound. The Psychonomic Society. Seattle, WA.

Parbery-Clark A, Kraus N. Music and the brain: implications for auditory skills over the lifespan. Iowa Speech and Hearing Association Convention. Des Moines, IA.

Anderson S, Kraus N. Training Improves Neural Timing in Older Adults. Aging and Speech Communication. Indiana University Bloomington, IN.

Lee K, Skoe E, Ashley R, Kraus N. 'Neural foundations of Harmony', East Asian Regional Association of the International Musicological Society, Seoul, Korea.

Hornickel J, Zecker S, Kraus N Classroom FM System Use and Reading Disorders: Biological and Learning Outcomes Educational Audiology Association Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN

Hornickel J, Zecker S, Kraus N. Classroom FM System Use and Reading Disorders: Biological and Learning Outcomes. 18th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. St. Pete Beach, FL.

Strait DL, Hornickel J, Kraus N. Neural enhancement of regularities in ongoing speech underlies reading and music abilities: implications for reading remediation. 18th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. St. Pete Beach, FL.

Chan K, Strait DL, Ashley R, Kraus N. Tuned In To Timbre: Evidence for a Developmental Time Scale for Auditory Brainstem Specialization in Musicians. The Neurosciences and Music IV, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Marmel F, Parbery-Clark A, Skoe E, Nicol T, Kraus N. Harmonic relationships influence auditory brainstem encoding of chords. The Neurosciences and Music IV, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Slater J, Strait DL, Kraus N. Neural correlates of enhanced auditory attention in children with musical training. The Neurosciences and Music IV, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Strait DL, Hornickel J, Kraus N. Neural enhancement of regularities in ongoing speech underlies reading and music abilities: implications for developmental dyslexia. The Neurosciences and Music IV, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Strait DL, Parbery-Clark A, Hittner E, Kraus N. Music lessons in early childhood enhance subcortical speech encoding in challenging listening environments. The Neurosciences and Music IV, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Tierney A, Parbery-Clark A, Strait DL, Kraus N. Neural differentiation of speech sounds is more precise in musicians. The Neurosciences and Music IV, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Anderson S., Parbery-Clark A, Hittner E, Kraus, N. A Structural Equation Modeling Approach to Understanding Speech-in-Noise Perception in Older Adults. 2011 MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Baltimore, MD.

Anderson S, Kraus, N. Hearing in Noise in Older Adults: Biological Insights and Strategies for Improvement. Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington.

Hittner E, Parbery-Clark A, Strait DL, Anderson S, Kraus N. Musical training and the aging auditory system: implications for cognitive abilities and hearing speech in noise. Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium. Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago IL.

O’Connell S, Strait DL, Parbery-Clark A, Kraus, N. Musical training promotes development of attention abilities: evidence in children and adults. Music, Science and Medicine: Frontiers in Biomedical Research and Clinical Applications. New York Academy of Sciences, New York.

O’Connell S, Strait DL, Parbery-Clark A, Kraus N. Musical training promotes development of attention abilities: evidence in children and adults. Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium. Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago IL.

Parbery-Clark A, Anderson S, Strait D, Hittner E, Kraus N. Benefits of musical training for speech-in-noise perception in middle-aged adults. 2011 MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Baltimore, MD.

Parbery-Clark A, Anderson S, Hittner E, Kraus N. Musical training offsets age-related decline in neural timing. Music, Science and Medicine: Frontiers in Biomedical Research and Clinical Applications. New York Academy of Sciences, New York.

Parbery-Clark A, Hittner E, Strait DL, Anderson S, Kraus N. Musical training and the aging auditory system: implications for cognitive abilities and hearing speech in noise. Music, Science and Medicine: Frontiers in Biomedical Research and Clinical Applications. New York Academy of Sciences, New York.

Strait DL, Slater J, Kraus N. Music lessons in early childhood promote speech perception in background noise. Music, Science and Medicine: Frontiers in Biomedical Research and Clinical Applications. New York Academy of Sciences, New York.

2010  top

Keynote**

Kraus N. Widex 6th Annual Pediatric Conference. Dubai. **

Kraus N. Noise-exclusion deficits and learning: Can music help auditory attention? Learning and the Brain Conference. Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. **

Kraus N. Effects of musical experience on the nervous system. Audio Engineering Society, Chicago Chapter. Niles, IL **

Kraus, N. India Speech and Hearing Conference. Bangalore, India **

Skoe E, Kraus N. Dynamic Brainstem: Impact on auditory processing. Washington Society for Audiology. Issaquah, WA. **

Invited*

Kraus N. Music: Experience, training, and implications for rehabilitation, special session. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Philadelphia, PA.*

Kraus N. Objective assessment of speech perception in noise emphasizing the reciprocal interactions between cognitive and sensory processes. 6th International Symposium on Objective Measures in Auditory Implants. St. Louis, Missouri.*

Kraus N. GRAMMY Foundation Board, Chicago Chapter. Chicago, IL*

Kraus N. Music-Language Interactions in the Brain: From the Brainstem to Broca’s Area. Advancing Science Serving Society (AAAS). San Diego, CA.*

Kraus N. The Dyslexia Foundation's "Extraordinary Brain" Symposium. Ashford, Ireland. *

Kraus N. Acoustical Society of America, Special Session "Music and the Brain". Baltimore, MD. *

Kraus, N. UI Medical Center Seminar series. Indiana University *

Kraus, N. Boston University Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems Seminar Series. Center of Excellence for Learning in Education, Science, and Technology *

Kraus, N. Objective neural indices of auditory function that contribute to everyday listening skills. Deafness Research Symposium. London, UK. *

Parbery-Clark A, Kraus N. What Musical Training can tell us about Speech Perception in Noise. Starkey, Eden Prairie, MN *

Skoe E, Kraus N. Auditory brainstem responses to speech. University of Washington. Seattle, Wa. *

Contributed

Abecassis V, Strait DL, Ashley R, Kraus N. Musical training's impact on cortical mechanisms of selective auditory attention. Northwestern University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Evanston, IL.

Anderson S, Kraus N. Training your brain to hear better. Listening Learning Clinic. Evanston, Il.

Anderson S, Kraus N. Speech-in-Noise Difficulties in Older Adults: Biological Insights. American Auditory Society. Scottsdale, AZ.

Anderson S, Skoe E, Parbery-Clark A., Kraus N. Neural signatures of speech-in-noise perception in older adults. 2010 MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Anaheim, CA.

Hornickel J, Kraus N. Auditory training and reading. Listening Learning Clinic. Evanston, Il.

Hornickel J, Chandrasekaran B, Zecker S, Kraus N. Identifying relationships among neural responses to speech, hearing speech in noise, and reading using structural equation modeling. 2010 MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Anaheim, CA.

Lee KM, Skoe E, Kraus N, Ashley R. Brainstem encoding of consonant and dissonant intervals . International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition - The University of Washington School of Music. Seattle, WA.

Parbery-Clark, A., Mayo, L. & Kraus N. Musical experience improves speech-in-noise perception: evidence from laboratory to clinic. 2010 Illinois Academy of Audiology Conference. Chicago, IL

Skoe E, Levine J, Kraus N. Auditory brainstem activity to spectrally-degraded music. 2010 MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Anaheim, CA.

Strait DL, Ashley R, Hornickel J, Kraus N. Context-dependent encoding of speech in the human auditory brainstem as a marker of musical aptitude. 2010 MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Anaheim, CA.

Strait DL, Ashley R, Abecassis V, Kraus N. Unraveling musical training’s impact on neural mechanisms of selective auditory attention. International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition - The University of Washington School of Music, Seattle, WA.

2009  top

Keynote**

Kraus, N. Learning, Mind and Brain, Helsinki, Finland **

Kraus, N. Auditory Processing: Biological underpinnings of language and music. SOUNDS+ Annual Audiology Conference. Halifax, Nova Scotia.**

Kraus, N. Reading and the neural transcription of sound: Cognitive-sensory interactions. Le difficulta specifiche di apprendimento Centro Congressi, Principe di Piemonte. Viareggio, Italy. **

More Information

Skoe E, Kraus, N. Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology Convention. Harrisburg, PA. **

Strait D, Kraus N. Emotion, music & the human brain. Zygon center for religion and science. Chicago, IL. **

Invited*

Kraus, N. The Ear-Brain System: Approaches to the study and treatment of hearing loss. National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, 4th Biennial Conference. Portland, OR *

Kraus, N. Music & the Brain: Enhancing language and verbal skills. Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, Art, Music and the Brain *

Kraus, N. New scientific developments in auditory processing disorder. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Baltimore, MD. *

Kraus, N. Reading, Music and the brain. On the cutting edge: Discoveries from northwestern. Northwestern University Continuing Education Lecture. *

Kraus, N. Reading, Music and the brain. University of California, Irvine, Center for Hearing Research Spring Symposium. *

Kraus, N. NSF Workshop, Science of Learning Center. Capitol Hill DC.*

Abrams D, Kraus N. Cognitive-sensory interaction in the neural encoding of music and speech. Stanford Music Symposium 2009. Stanford, CA. *

Anderson S, Kraus N. Brainstem correlates of speech-in-noise perception. Ecole Normale Superieure, Dept d’Etudes Cognitives. Paris, France. *

Anderson S, Kraus N. Neurobiology of speech and music and effects of training. Xeta Phi Eta Meeting. Chicago, IL. *

Contributed

Kraus N. Cognitive-sensory interaction in the neural encoding of music and speech. Society for Neuroscience Auditory Satelite (APAN). Chicago, IL

Kraus N. Reading, phonological processing and the auditory brainstem—a sensory-cognitive link. Society for Neuroscience Language Satelite. Chicago, IL

Anderson S, Parbery-Clark A, Skoe E, Kraus N. Brainstem correlates of speech-in-noise perception in older adults. National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research Conference: The Ear-Brain System. Portland, OR.

Anderson S, Parbery-Clark A, Skoe E, Kraus N. Brainstem correlates of speech-in-noise perception in older adults. Aging and Speech Communication Conference. Bloomington, IN.

Anderson S, Chandrasekaran B, Yi H., Kraus N. Cortical evoked auditory processing: Index of neural efficiency in speech-in-noise perception. Society for Neuroscience Auditory Satelite (APAN). Chicago, IL

Anderson S, Skoe E, Zecker S, Kraus N. Brainstem encoding of speech in noise and its relationship to reading and listening in noise. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Baltimore, MD.

Chandrasekaran B., Hornickel J., Skoe E., Nicol T., Kraus N. Context-dependent encoding in the human auditory brainstem. Society for Neuroscience Language Satelite. Chicago, IL

Chandrasekaran B, Hornickel J, Skoe E, Nicol T, Kraus N. Stimulus context modulates brainstem response to speech in humans. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Baltimore, MD.

Hornickel J, Skoe E, Nicol T, Zecker S, Kraus N. Reading and auditory processing: A biological perspective. American Auditory Society. Scottsdale, AZ.

Hornickel J, Skoe E, Nicol T, Zecker S, Kraus N (2009) Subcortical differentiation of voiced stop consonants: Relationships to reading and speech in noise perception. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium, Baltimore, MD.

Nicol T, Abrams D, Kraus N. Low-frequency phase coherence in near- and far-field midbrain responses reveals high frequency formant structure in consonant-vowel syllables. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium, Baltimore, MD.

Parbery-Clark A., Skoe E., Kraus N. Biological bases for the musician advantage for speech-in-noise. Society for Neuroscience Auditory Satelite (APAN). Chicago, IL

Skoe E., Fabian C., Kraus N. The effects of musical training on subcortical processing of a missing fundamental piano melody. Society for Neuroscience Auditory Satelite (APAN). Chicago, IL

Skoe E, Nicol T, Kraus N. Phase coherence and the human brainstem response to consonant-vowel syllables. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium, Baltimore, MD.

Song J., Skoe E., Banai K., Kraus N. Enhancement of brainstem encoding of the fundamental frequency in listeners with good speech perception in noise. Society for Neuroscience. Chicago, IL

Strait D., Kraus N., Ashley R. Musical Experience Shapes Top-down Auditory Mechanisms: Evidence from Masking and Auditory Attention Performance. Society for Neuroscience Auditory Satelite (APAN). Chicago, IL

Strait DL, Ashley R, Parbery-Clark A, Kraus N. Impact of Musical Experience on Measures of Top-Down Auditory Processing. Society for Music Perception & Cognition. Indianapolis, IN.

Strait DL, Ashley R, Skoe E, Kraus N. Cortical Measures of Selective Auditory Attention in Musicians and Non-Musicians. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium, Baltimore, MD.

Wang J, Nicol T, Skoe E, Sams M, Kraus N. Emotion Modulates Early Auditory Processing. Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion. University of Wisconsin, Madison WI.

Zecker S, Kraus N, Griffith J, Gershon R (2009) The NIH Toolbox Update: Assessment of Auditory Function. American Auditory Society, Scottsdale AZ.

2008  top

Invited*

Kraus, N. (2008) Dynamic encoding of pitch, timing, and timbre. Acoustical Society of America. Miami, Fl. *

Kraus, N. (2008) Language, Music, and Neural Encoding of Sound. University of North Carolina Neuroscience Center, Chapel Hill, NC. *

Kraus, N.(2008) Language, Music, and Neural Transcription of Sound. Rutgers University, New Jersey. *

Kraus, N.(2008) North Suburban Speech and Language Association. Wilmette, IL *

Kraus, N.(2008) Language, Music and Neural Transcription of Sound. Current Clinical and Medical Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. *

Kraus, N. (2008) Reading, music and subcortical transcription of sound. Gordon Research Conference on Auditory Neuroscience. New London, NH. *

Kraus, N. (2008) Training-induced malleability in neural encoding of pitch, time and timbre. The Neurosciences and Music III: Disorders and Plasticity, Montreal, Canada. *

Kraus, N.(2008) Shared Neural Resources for Music and Reading. Implications for Learning. Art, Creativity and Learning NSF Workshop. Washington, DC. *

Kraus, N (2008) Listening, Literacy and Neural Transcription of Sound. Fifth Widex Congress. Amsterdam, Netherlands. *

Kraus, N. (2008) Listening, Literacy and Neural Transcription of Sound. American Academy of Audiology. Charlotte, North Carolina. *

Kraus, N. (2008) Listening, Literacy and Neural Transcription of Sound. Phonak Virtual Audiology Conference. *

Kraus, N. (2008). The Musician's Brain: Signals, Sounds and Sensations. Domain Dinner, Northwestern University. Chicago, IL. *

Skoe E, Parbery-Clark A, Kraus N (2008) Training-Induced Malleability in Neural Encoding of Pitch, Timing, and Timbre: Implications for Language and Music. AG Bell, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. *

Skoe E, Kraus N. (2008) Music, Hearing, and Learning. IXth International Tinnitus Seminar, Göteborg, Sweden. *

Contributed

Kraus, N.(2008) Music, Hearing and Learning. American Speech-Language Hearing Association. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Kraus, N. (2008)Progress in Speech Science Seminar. American Speech-Language Hearing Association. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Kraus, N. (2008) Plasticity of the Auditory System: Implications for Literacy and Listening Disorders. Third Phonak European Pediatric Amplification Solutions, Brighton, UK.

Banai K, Hornickel J, Skoe E, Nicol T, Zecker S, Kraus N (2008).Reading and Subcortical Auditory Function. 10th International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience. Bodrum, Turkey.

Banai K, Kraus N. (2008) Effects of task performance on the auditory brainstem response to speech. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Hornickel, J., Skoe, E., Kraus, N. (2008). Subcortical Laterality of Speech Processing. American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

Hornickel, J., Zecker, S., Kraus, N. (2008) Effects of Classroom EduLink Use on Neural and Behavioral Function. American Speech-Language Hearing Association. McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Lee KM, Skoe E, Kraus N, Ashley R. (2008) The neural encoding of musical intervals in the brainstem. The Neurosciences and Music III: Disorders and Plasticity, Montreal, Canada.

Lee KM, Skoe E, Kraus N, Ashley R. (2008) The effect of musical training on the subcortical processing of musical intervals. International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition. Sapporo, Japan.

Russo NM, Trommer BL, Skoe E, Nicol T, Zecker SG, Bradlow AR, Hornickel JM, Kraus N. (2008) Brainstem Transcription of Speech in Autism Spectrum Disorders. International Meeting for Autism Research, London.

Strait D, Skoe E, Ashley R, Kraus N. (2008) Musical Training Changes Brainstem Representations of Pitch, Timing and Timbre in Emotional Vocal Sounds. International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition. Sapporo, Japan.

Strait D, Skoe E, Ashley R, Kraus N. (2008) Musical Experience Changes Brainstem Encoding of Emotionally-Salient Vocal Sounds. The Neurosciences and Music III: Disorders and Plasticity, Montreal, Canada.

 

2007  top

Keynote**

Kraus, N. (2007) Dynamic Sensory Encoding for Language and Music. International Electric Response Audiometry Study Group, Bled, Slovenia. **

Invited*

Kraus, N (2007). Neurophysiologic Assessment of Learning and Auditory Processing. Rush University. Chicago, IL. *

Kraus, N. (2007). Brainstem Encoding of Sound: Implications for Language and Music. Neuroscience Program, University of Connecticut. *

Kraus, N. (2007) Language and Music Experience Shape Subcortical Sensory Circuitry. Pepper Lecture. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. *

Kraus, N. (2007) Presidential symposium: Brainstem Encoding of Sound – Implications for Language and Music. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Denver, CO. *

Kraus, N., (2007) BioMAP: Biological Marker of Auditory Processing, Illinois Academy of Audiology, Chicago, IL. *

Kraus, N. (2007) Brainstem Encoding of Sound: Impact on Auditory Processing. American Academy of Audiology, Denver, CO. *

Kraus, N. (2007) BioMAP: Implications for Learning and Auditory Processing Disorders. Audiology OnLine. *

Kraus N. (2007) Dynamic Subcortical Encoding of Speech and Music, Conference on Language and Music as Cognitive Systems, Cambridge, UK. *

Contributed

Abrams D, Nicol T, Zecker S, Hartmann M, Kraus N (2007) Primary and non-primary cortical encoding of the speech envelope: Implications for neural representation and perception in humans. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Denver, CO.

Johnson KL, Zecker, SG, and Kraus N. (2007) Developmental changes in the temporal and spectral brainstem encoding of speech in early childhood. International Evoked Response Audiometry Study Group, Bled, Slovenia.

Johnson KL, Skoe E, Zecker, SG, Kraus N. (2007) Brainstem encoding of acoustic characteristics of voiced stop consonants. American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

Musacchia G, Sams M, Skoe E, Kraus N. (2007) Musicians have enhanced auditory and audiovisual brainstem responses to speech and music. Music and Language as Cognitive Systems, Cambridge, UK.

Russo N, Larson C, Kraus N (2007) Auditory feedback affects vocal production in autistic children. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Denver, CO.

Song J, Skoe E, Wong PCM, Kraus N. (2007) Plasticity in the adult human auditory brainstem following short-term linguistic training. Human Brain Mapping Conference, Chicago, IL.

Stegemöller E, Skoe E, Nicol T, Warrier C, Kraus N. (2007) Effects of musical training on the sound structure of speech and song. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Denver, CO.

Wang J, Skoe E, Nicol T, Sams M, Kraus N. (2007) Effects of Emotion on Neural Encoding of Sound in the Auditory Brainstem. Human Brain Mapping Conference, Chicago, IL.

Wong PCM, Skoe E, Russo NM, Dees T, Kraus N. (2007) Musical experience shapes human brainstem encoding of linguistic pitch patterns. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Denver, CO.

 

2006  top

Invited*

Kraus, N. (2006) Biological Marker of Auditory Processing: Implications for Listening and Learning Disorders, American Speech and Hearing Association, Miami Beach, FL. *

Contributed

Banai K, Musacchia G, Abrams DA, Skoe E, Kraus N (2006) Biological markers of literacy: timing and magnitude measures of the speech-evoked brainstem response. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, San Francisco.

Johnson KL, Kraus N. (2006) Maturation of the Speech-Evoked Auditory Brainstem Response. American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

Russo N, Skoe E, Bradlow A, Zecker S, Trommer B, Kraus N (2006) The integrity of the auditory brainstem in autism. Society for Neuroscience, Atlanta, GA.

Russo NM, Kraus N (2006) Encoding of Speech in Autism. Presented at Complexity Conference, Evanston, IL.

Warrier CM, Penhune VB, Zatorre RJ, Parrish TB, Kraus N (2006) Anatomical asymmetries in Heschl’s Gyrus relate to lateralization of temporal auditory processing. Presented at 12th annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Florence.

 

2005  top

Keynote**

Kraus N (2005) The Brainstem Response to Speech: A Biological Marker of Auditory Processing. University of Lund, Sweden. **

Invited*

Kraus N (2005) Dynamic Encoding of Sound: Implications for Language and Music. Brain Imaging Round Table, Human Neuroscience, University of Chicago. *

Kraus, N. (2005) BioMAP: Biological Marker of Auditory Processing. Technology Seminar, Bio-logic Systems Corp, IL. *

Contributed

Abrams D, Nicol T, Kraus, N (2005) A role for the non-primary auditory pathway in the encoding of slow temporal information: implications for speech envelope encoding. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Abrams D, Nicol T and Kraus, N. (2005) A role for the non-primary auditory pathway in the encoding of slow temporal information: implications for speech envelope encoding. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Banai K, Russo NM, Nicol T, Zecker S, Kraus N (2005) What can brainstem timing teach us about learning disabilities? Presented at The International Conference on the Neurophysiology of Developmental Disorders in Children, Freiburg.

Banai K, Nicol T, Zecker S and Kraus N. (2005) Cortical and cognitive consequences of brainstem timing deficits. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Johnson KL, Nicol TG, Zecker SG and Kraus N. (2005) Speech Evoked Brainstem Deficits in Learning Impaired Children with Poor Temporal Resolution. American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

Olivier L, Song J, Nicol T and Kraus N. (2005) Neural Synchrony in Speech: Influence of Age and Hearing Loss. American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

2004  top

Contributed

Hayes E, Nicol T, Sams M and Kraus N. (2004) Neurophysiologic representation of audiovisual speech in quiet and noise. The International Multisensory Research Forum, Barcelona, Spain.

Hayes E, Nicol T, Sams M & Kraus N. (2004) Neural encoding of audiovisual speech and reading ability. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.

Johnson, K, Nicol T, Zecker S, Wright B, Kraus N. (2004) Brainstem timing in learning impaired children with excessive backward masking. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Daytona Beach, FL.

Musacchia G, Sams M, Nicol T and Kraus N. (2004) Audiovisual interaction in the human auditory brainstem, thalamus and cortex. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.

Musacchia G, Sams M, Nicol T & Kraus N. (2004) Audiovisual speech: bimodal interaction in the human brainstem. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Daytona Beach, FL.

 

2003  top

Keynote**

Kraus N (2003) Speech encoding and neural plasticity: ramifications for learning problems. Society for Psychophysiological Research, Chicago, IL. **

Invited*

Kraus N, Nicol T, Wible B (2003) Encoding of complex sounds in an animal model: Implications for understanding speech perception in humans. International Conference on Auditory Cortex 2003 – Towards a Synthesis of Human and Animal Research, Magdeburg, Germany. *

Kraus N and Nicol T. (2003) How can neural encoding and perception of speech be improved? 6th IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience, Satellite Symposium on Plasticity of the Central auditory System and Processing of Complex Acoustic Signals, Prague, Czech Republic. *

Kraus N (2003) Auditory pathway encoding and plasticity in children with learning problems. Loyola University, Chicago, IL. *

Kraus N (2003) Speech-sound encoding: Physiological manifestations and behavioral ramifications. International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, San Francisco, CA. *

Abrams D, Nicol T, Kraus N. (2003) Cortical responses to the temporal envelope of speech and speech-like stimuli in humans. International Conference on Auditory Cortex 2003 – Towards a Synthesis of Human and Animal Research, Magdeburg, Germany. *

Contributed

Kraus N and Wible B. (2003) Neural encoding of speech, the ramifications for learning problems, and strategies for improvement. ASHA Featured Presentation, Chicago, IL.

Hayes E, Abrams D, Zecker S, Kraus N. (2003) Effects of training on lateral representation of speech sounds in learning impaired children. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Daytona Beach, FL.

Hayes E, Abrams D, Zecker S, Kraus N. (2003) Training of language impaired children: cognitive, perceptual and physiologic change. American Speech and Hearing Association Technical Session, Chicago, IL.

Musacchia G, Russo N, Nicol T, Zecker S, Kraus N. (2003) Brainstem timing of speech syllables in children with learning problems, American Speech and Hearing Association Technical Session, Chicago, IL.

N.M. Russo, T. Nicol, E. Hayes, S. Zecker, N. Kraus. (2003) Auditory training can improve neural timing in the human auditory brainstem. Program No. 400.33. 2003 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.

Russo N, Musacchia G, Nicol T, Zecker S, Kraus N. (2003) Encoding of speech sounds in quiet and background noise in the brainstem: Normal and learning impaired children. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Daytona Beach, FL.

Warrier CM, Kraus N (2003) Animal Model of Human Auditory Processing. Communication Sciences and Disorders Research Forum, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

Wible B, Kraus (2003) Abnormal brainstem encoding of speech in children with learning problems. Communication Sciences and Disorders Research Forum, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

Wible B, Kraus N (2003) Asynchronous brainstem encoding of speech in children with learning problems. Association for Multimedia Communications, e-Learning SIG, Chicago, IL.

Wible B, Nicol T, Kraus N. (2003) Effects of Stimulus Repetition Rate and Background Noise on the Representation of Speech Sounds in the Inferior Colliculus, Medial Geniculate Body, and Auditory Cortex of Guinea Pig. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, Daytona Beach, FL.

 

2002  top

Contributed

Abrams D, Nicol TG, Kraus N. (2002) Patterns of cortical hemispheric lateralization in normal and learning impaired children in response to speech sounds. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

Hayes E, Zecker SG, Kraus N. (2002) Long-term perceptual and neurophysiologic changes following auditory training in children with learning problems. Cogn Neurosci Soc.

Hayes EA, Tiippana K, Sams M, Zecker SG, Kraus N. (2002) Audio-visual integration of speech in children with learning disabilities: the McGurk effect. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

King CD, Warrier CM, Nicol TG, Kraus N. (2002) Spectral analysis reveals lateralization of thalamic responses to complex signals. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

Nicol TG, Warrier CM, Kraus N. (2002) Digital noise reduction for evoked responses performed in the spectral domain. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

Tiippana K, Hayes E, Kraus N, Sams M. (2002) Maturation of audiovisual speech perception. Cogn Neurosci Soc.

Warrier CM, Johnson KL, Nicol TG, Kraus N. (2002) Learning-impaired children exhibit timing deficits in cortical responses to speech stimuli presented in background noise. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

Wible B, Nicol TG, Kraus N. (2002) Effects of stimulus repetition and background noise on speech evoked auditory brainstem and frequency following responses in normal and learning impaired children. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

 

2001  top

Invited*

Kraus N. (2001) Physiological Mechanisms of speech-sound perception and learning. XXXIV Intl. Congr of Physiological Sciences. *

Kraus N. (2001) Speech-sound experience: Neural plasticity. Workshop on Bilingualism and Brain Plasticity. *

Contributed

Kraus N, King C. (2001) Neural representation and perception of speech sounds in children with learning problems. Acoustical Soc Amer.

Firszt J, Chambers R, Kraus N. (2001) Speech perception in cochlear-implant recipients: electrophysiologic and electrical dynamic range measures. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

Hayes E, Nicol T, Zecker S, Kraus N. (2001) Auditory processing and neural plasticity with auditory perceptual training in children with learning problems. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

King C, Cunningham J, Nicol T, Warrier C, Kraus N. (2001) Speech-evoked cochlear (CM) and brainstem (ABR) responses in normal and learning impaired children. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

King C, Warrier C, Nicol T, Kraus N. (2001) Subcortical lateralization to sound structure. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

Wible B, Nicol T, Kraus N. (2001) Effects of stimulus repetition and background noise on neural representation of speech souns in normal and learning impaired children. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

 

2000  top

Invited*

Kraus, N. (2000) Neurophysiologic correlates of speech-sound perception and learning, American Academy of Audiology, Chicago, IL. *

Kraus N. (2000) Physiologic representation of speech sounds in the central auditory system. International Workshop - The Naure of Speech Perception, Amsterdam, Netherlands. *

Bradlow A, Kraus N, Hayes E. (2000) Speaking clearly for learning-disabled children: Sentence perception in noise. Acoust Soc Amer, 108:2603. *

Contributed

Bradlow A, Kraus N, Hayes E. (2000) How to achieve normal speech-in-noise perception for learning-disabled children. Lay Abstract selected for media coverage, Acoust Soc Amer, 2000.

Cunningham J, Nicol T, Kraus N. (2000) Neurophysiologic representation of clear speech in noise. Assoc Res Otolaryngol.

King C. Nicol T. Kraus N. (2000) Left vs. right response asymmetry in the auditory thalamus and midbrain of the guinea pig. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

Wible B, King C, Nicol T, Kraus N. (2000) Effects of rate and noise on neural representation of speech stimuli in auditory midbrain, thalamus and cortex of the guinea pig. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

Zhang J, Hayes E, Nicol T, Cunningham J, Wible B, Bradlow A, Zecker S, Kraus N. (2000) Brain/behavior changes and auditory training programs. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

 

1999-1990  top

Keynote**

Kraus N. (1999) Speech-sound representation in the brain. International Electric Response Audiometry Study Group, Norway. **

Kraus N. Pre-conscious neural representation of speech sounds. European Union, First International Workshop on Mismatch Negativity and Clinical Applications, Helsinki, Finland, 1998. **

Kraus N. Windows to the Brain: Objective observations of auditory system plasticity. International Symposium and Workshop on Objective Measures in Cochlear Implantation, Nottingham, UK., 1998. **

Invited*

Kraus N. (1999) Learning and perceiving speech sounds: A neurophysiologic perspective. International Symposium on Brain Mechanisms and Disorders in Language Comprehension. Riken Brain Science Institute, Japan. *

Kraus N. Intl Clin Ling and Phon Assoc, Neurophysiologic representation of speech sounds. Nijmegen, Netherlands, 1997. *

Kraus N. Speech-sound perception, neurophysiology and plasticity. International Conference on Functional Organization and Reorganization of Auditory Cortex. Speech-sound perception, neurophysiology and plasticity, Muenster, Germany, 1997. *

Kraus N. Auditory plasticity and underlying central auditory neurophysiology in humans. Presidential Symposium, Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1996. *

Contributed

Kraus N. Biology of speech-sound perception. Orton Dyslexia Society, 1997.

Kraus N. Overview: Central auditory mechanisms underlying speech-sound perception. Symposium, Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr, 1997.

Kraus N, McGee T, Carrell T, Zecker S, Sharma A, Tremblay K, Nicol T. Listening, learning, and the brain project. Biennial Intl Evoked Response Study Group, 1995.

Kraus N, McGee T, King C, Nicol T. Mismatch response generators to the same speech stimulus differ with acoustic context. Assoc Res Otolarygol, 1995.

Kraus N, McGee T and Carrell T. Thalamo-cortical contributions to auditory detection and discrimination. 5th International Congress for Brain Electromagnetic Topography, 1994.

Kraus N. Cochlear Implants - Electrophysiologic indexes of central auditory function. 5th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children, N.Y.U. Medical Center, 5:1994.

Kraus N, McGee T, Littman T, Nicol T, King C. Non-primary auditory thalamic contributions to the mismatch negativity generating system. Neuroscience Abstr, 1993.

Kraus N, King C, Tremblay K, McGee T, Carrell T, Nicol T. Plasticity of the mismatch negativity evoked potential associated with speech discrimination learning. Intl Evoked Resp Study Grp Abstr, 1993.

Kraus N, Micco A, Koch D, McGee T, Carrell T, Sharma A, Wiet R. Speech discrimination in cochlear implant users as reflected by the mismatch negativity cortical evoked potential. Abstr Conf on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, RI, 1993.

Kraus N, Micco A, Koch D, McGee T, Carrell T, Sharma A, Nicol T, Wiet R, Weingarten C. Speech-evoked mismatch negativity cortical potentials in cochlear implant users. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1993.

Kraus N, McGee T, Littman T, Nicol T. Reticular formation contributions to the primary and non-primary auditory thalamo-cortical pathways underlying the middle latency response, Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr,p 138,1992.

Kraus N, Micco A. Koch D, McGee T, Carrell T, Sharma A, Wiet R, Weingarten C. Cortical evoked potentials to speech stimuli in cochlear implant patients. Intl Politzer Society Abstr. p 81, 1992.

Kraus N, McGee T, Sharma A, Carrell T, Nicol T. Mismatch negativity to speech stimuli in school-age children. ERPs and the Brain Abstr., S36, (EPIC X), 1992.

Kraus N, McGee T. The generating system underlying the middle latency response. ERPs and the Brain Abstr., S37, (EPIC X), 1992.

Kraus N and McGee. The middle latency response generating system, Hearing Science, ASHA, 1992.

Kraus N, McGee T, Sharma A, Carrell T and Nicol T. Reliability of the mismatch negativity in adults and school-age children. International Evoked Response Study Group, Italy 1991.

Kraus N, McGee T, Comperatore C: Middle latency response in sleeping children: Evidence for subcortical contributions to wave Pa of the human MLR. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1990.

Aarts N, Kraus N, McGee T, Nicol T: MMN and P3a: Characteristics of non-task related late auditory evoked potentials. Amer Acad Audiol, 1991.

Bellis TJ, Cunningham J, Nicol T, Kraus N. (1999) Aging affects left/right hemispheric asymmetry in the neural representation of speech sounds. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

Bradlow A, Koch D, Kraus N, Pisoni D. (1999) Effects of talker and lexical variability on speech perception by "special populations." Intl Congr Phonetic Sci.

Bradlow A, Kraus N, Nicol T, McGee T, Cunningham J, Carrell T. Speech-sound perception in normal and learning-disabled children: Effect of lengthened CV transition duration. Acoust Soc Amer, 1998.

Carrell T, Koch D, Tremblay K, Kraus N. Broad phonetic categorization of speech in cochlear implant users. Acoust Soc Amer, 1996.

Carrell T, Kraus N, McGee T, Zecker S. The relationship between the discriminability of formant transitions and certain cognitive measures. Acoust Soc Amer, 1995.

Cunningham J, King C, Nicol T, Bradlow AR, McGee T, Kraus N. (1999) Neurophysiologic representation of "clear" speech in the midbrain, thalamus and cortex. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

Cunningham J, Nicol T, Bradlow A, McGee T, Kraus N. Speech-evoked P1/N1 responses in normal and learning disabled children. Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr, 1997.

Dinces E, Wiet R, Kraus N. Communicative success in adult post-lingually deafened cochlear implant users. Triological Soc, 1998.

Dinces E, Tremblay K, Koch D, Kraus N. Neurophysiological encoding of speech in an 8 year old post-lingually deafened cochlear implant user: Comparison to normal children. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1998.

Dinces E, Tremblay K, Koch D, Kraus N. Neurophysiologic encoding of speech in an 8 y.o. post-lingually deafened cochlear implant user: Comparison to normal children. Intl Conf Implantable Prostheses, Asilomar, CA, 1997.

King C, Nicol T, McGee T, Kraus N. Neural asymmetries in auditory thalamus and cortex in guinea pigs. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1998.

King C, Nicol T, McGee TJ, Kraus N. Aggregate neural responses from left and right thalamus and cortex to auditory stimulation. Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr, 1997.

King C, Nicol T, McGee T, Kraus N. Neurophysiologic representation of comodulation masking release (CMR) in the auditory midbrain and thalamus. Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr, 1996.

King C, Nicol T, Carrell T, McGee T, Kraus N. A neurophysiologic correlate of comodulation masking researse (CMR). Soc Neurosci Abstr, 1995.

King C, Nicol T, Carrell T, McGee T, Kraus N. A neurophysiologic correlate of comodulation masking release (CMR). Neuroscience Abstr, 1995.

King C, Rubel E, McGee T, Nicol T, Kraus N. MMNs to MLDs in a guinea pig model. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1994.

Koch DB, Bradlow AR, Bellis TJ, Cunningham J, Kraus N. (1999) Effects of age on speech-sound representation and perception in normal-hearing women. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

Koch D and Kraus N. Neurophysiologic processes underlying speech-sound perception. Intl Conf Implantable Prostheses, Asilomar, CA, 1997.

Koch D, Tremblay K, Dunn I, Dinces, Carrell T, Kraus N. Speech-evoked N1 and mismatch neurophysiologic responses in cochlear implant users and normal listeners. Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr, 1997.

Koch D, Tremblay K, Dunn I, Dinces E, Carrell T, Kraus N. Speech-evoked N1 and mismatch neurophysiologic responses in cochlear-implant users and normal listeners. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1996.

Koch D, Carrell T, Tremblay K, Kraus N. Perception of synthetic syllables by cochlear-implant users: relation to other measures of speech perception. Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr, 1996.

Koch D, Carrell T, Tremblay K, Kraus N. Identification and discrimination of natural and acoustically impoverished synthetic syllables by normal listeners and cochlear-implant users. Abstr Asilomar Conference on Implantable Prostheses, 1995.

Littman T, McGee T, Kraus N, Nicol T. Can binaural stimulation differentiate MLR components in humans as it does in guinea pigs? Amer Acad Audiol. 6:96, 1993.

Littman T, McGee T, Kraus N, Nicol T. Binaural stimulation evokes distinct responses from subdivisions of the medial geniculate body Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr, 1993.

Littman T, Kraus N, McGee T, Nicol T. Functional differentiation of the midline and temporal components of the MLR., Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr, p 138, 1992.

Littman T, McGee T, Kraus N, Nicol T. Effects of binaural stimulation on human middle latency response components. Amer Acad Audiol. p 42, 1992.

Littman T, McGee T, Kraus N, Nicol T: Primary and non-primary auditory pathway contributions to the middle latency response. Amer Acad Audiol, 1991, (judged #1 of 88 submissions).

McGee TJ, King C, Nicol T, Tremblay K, Cunningham J, Allen J, Kraus N. (1999) Long-term habituation of the speech elicited mismatch negativity. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St Petersburg Beach, FL.

McGee T, Nicol T, Kraus N. Improving the MMN signal-to-noise ratio, Biennial Intl Evoked Response Study Group, 1997.

McGee TJ, Carrell TD, Koch DB, Kraus N. The representation of speech in aggregate neural responses. Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr, 1997.

McGee T and Kraus. Is it really an MMN? An analysis of MMN characteristics and statistical properties in order to assess MMN validity in individual subjects. 5th Intl Quantified Neurophysiology Belgian Grp. El Paso,Tx 1996.

McGee T, Carrell T, Koch D, Kraus N. The representation of speech stimuli in aggregate neural responses. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1996.

McGee T, Sharma A, Nicol T, Kraus N. Determining the validity of the mismatch negativity in individual subjects. Biennial Intl Evoked Response Study Group, 1995.

McGee T, Kraus N, King C, Nicol T. Acoustic features of speech-like stimuli are reflected in surface-recorded responses over the temporal lobe. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1995.

McGee T and Kraus N. Clinical implications of primary and non-primary pathway components of the MLR generating system, CHABA, 1992.

McGee T, Kraus N, Nicol T, Comperatore C, Littman T: Contributions of subdivisions of the medial geniculate body to the middle latency response. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1991.

McGee T and Kraus N. The reliable MLR: Monitoring sleecp state during MLR testing in children. International Evoked Response Study Group, Italy 1991.

Micco A, Carrell T, Kraus N, Koch D, Sharma A, Wiet R. Just noticeable differences for synthesized speech stimuli in cochlear implant recipients. Amer Otol Soc, 1993.

Micco A, Kraus N, McGee T, Sharma A, Nicol T, Wiet. Speech-evoked cognitive P300 potentials in cochlear implant recipients. Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr, 1993.

Micco A, Kraus N, Koch D, McGee T. Speech-evoked middle latency responses in normal listeners. Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr, p 138, 1992.

Rosenberg R, McGee T and Kraus N. Middle latency auditory evoked potentials and EEG frequency during sleep in children. Sleep Res Abstr, 1992.

Sharma A, Kraus N. Effect of contextual variations in pitch and phonetic processing: Neurophysiologic correlates. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1995.

Sharma A, Carrell T, Kraus N. A speeded-discrimination task is used to examine processing dependencies between pitch and place of articulation. Acoust Soc Amer, 1993.

Sharma A, Kraus N, McGee T, Carrell T, Nicol T. Processing of pitch vs. phonetic aspects of speech as reflected by the mismatch negativity evoked potential. Intl Evoked Resp Study Grp Abstr, 1993.

Sharma A, Kraus N, McGee T, Carrell T, Nicol. Mismatch negativity evoked potential to categorically perceived speech stimuli. Acoustical Society of America, 1992.

Sharma A, Kraus N, McGee T, Carrell T and Nicol T. Acoustic vs. phonetic representation of speech as reflected by the mismatch negativity ERP. International Evoked Response Study Group, Italy 1991.

Stein L, McGee T, Kraus N, Cheatham. Auditory neuropathy associated with elevated bilirubin levels. Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr, 1997.

Tremblay K, Kraus N, McGee T. The time course of learning: Neurophysiologic changes during speech training. Acoust Soc Amer, 1998

Tremblay K, Kraus N, Carrell T, McGee T, Koch D, Nicol T. Central auditory system plasticity: Generalization to novel stimuli following listening training. Biennial Intl Evoked Response Study Group, 1995.

Tremblay K, Kraus N, Carrell T, McGee T, Koch D, Nicol. Neurophysiologic correlates of transfer of learning following speech training. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1995.

Zecker S, Kraus N. Auditory processing disorders in children with learning disabilities: Neurophysiologic and behavioral evidence. Learn Dis Assoc Am Intl Conf, p.87, 1997.

 

1989 and earlier  top

Invited*

Kraus N, McGee T, Smith DI: Brain mapping of the middle latency response in humans and experimental animals. Intl Evoked Resp Aud Study Group, 1987. *

Contributed

Kraus N, McGee T, Comperatore C, Stark C: Strategies and progess toward the identification of the multiple generators underlying the middle latency response. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1989.

Kraus N, McGee T, Stark C: A conceptual framework for viewing the inconsistency of MLRs in children. Am Aud Soc, 1988.

Kraus N, Smith DI: Color imaging of auditory middle latency response topography in the guinea pig. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 10:99, 1987.

Kraus N, Smith DI, McGee T, Stein L: Development of the MLR in humans corresponds closely to an animal model. Intl Congr Brainstem Evoked Potentials, 1986.

Kraus N, Smith DI, Stark C, Martin R: Maturation of the auditory brainstem and middle latency responses in the gerbil. Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr 9:86, 1986.

Kraus N, Smith DI, Reed NL, Stein L, Cartee C: Development of the Middle Latency Response in humans. Int Elec Resp Audio Study Gr, IX, 27, 1985.

Kraus N, Reed N, Smith DI, Stein L, Cartee C: Auditory middle latency responses in infants and children. Intl Cong Audiol Abstr, 1984.

Kraus N, Grossmann J, Smith DI: Cortical mapping and course of development of the guinea pig MLR. Assoc for Res in Otolaryngol Abstr, 7:68, 1984.

Kraus N, Smith DI, Grossman J, Reed N, Willott J: Auditory brainstem and middle latency responses in the crabeating macaque, white handed gibbon, siamang, and orangutan. Assoc for Res in Otolaryngol Abstr, 7:116, 1984.

Kraus N, Özdamar Ö, Reed N: Effects of hydrocephalus on the auditory brainstem response. Assoc for Res in Otolaryngol Abstr, 6:120, 1983.

Kraus N, Heydemann P, Özdamar Ö: The effects of hydrocephalus on the auditory brainstem response. Ann Neurol, 14:376, 1983.

Kraus N, Özdamar Ö, Stein L, Reed N: Absent auditory brainstem response: Peripheral hearing loss or brainstem dysfunction? Int Elec Resp Audio Study Gr, AA3:59, 1983.

Kraus N, Özdamar Ö, Stein L, Hier D: Auditory middle latency responses and behavioral characteristics in patients with cortical lesions. Int Elc Resp Audio Study GR, 76:11, 1981.

Kraus N, Özdamar Ö, Stein L, Hier D: Simultaneous recording of the auditory brainstem and middle latency responses in normal subjects and neurological patients. Soc Neurosci Abstr, 6:726, 1980.

Kraus N. Disterhoft J: Response plasticity of auditory cortex neurons during tone-signalled conditioning. Soc Neurosci Abstr, 5:28, 1979.

Kraus N, Disterhoft J: Unit activity in auditory cortex of the conscious rabbit. J. Acoust Soc Amer, 65:87, 1979.

Comperatore C, Kraus N, Stark C, McGee T: Contributions of subcortical nuclei to the generation of middle latency components of the auditory evoked response. Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 1989.

Harris, D. Dallos P, Kraus N: Forward and simultaneous tonal suppression of single fiber responses in the chinchilla auditory nerve. J. Acout Soc Amer, 60:S81, 1976.

 

McGee T, Kraus N, Wolters C: Mathematical prediction of the audiogram from electrophysiologic data. Am Aud Soc, 1988.

McGee T, Kraus N, Wolters C: ABR and audiogram configuration: Viewing the audiogram through a mathematical model. Intl Evoked Resp Aud Study Group, 1987.

McGee T, Kraus N, Vaughn CM: Toward a strategy for analyzing the MLR waveform. Assoc Res in Otolaryngol Abstr, 9:95, 1986.

McGee T, Özdamar Ö, Kraus N: Auditory middle latency responses in the guinea pig. Assoc for Res in Otolaryngol Abstr, 5:77, 1982.

Özdamar Ö, Kraus N, Grossmann J: Binaural interaction in the guinea pig middle latency response. Assoc for Res in Otolaryngology Abstr, 7:68, 1984.

Özdamar Ö, Kraus N, Stein L: Differences between audiometric and auditory brainstem thresholds in patients with brainstem neuropathology. Assoc for Res in Otolaryngol Abstr, 6:121, 1983.

Özdamar Ö, Kraus N, Stein L: Sources of auditory middle latency response in humans. Int Elec Resp Audio Study Gr, 76:12, 1981.

Smith DI, Kraus N: Cortical depth recordings of the middle latency response (MLR). Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 10:177, 1987.

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