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2022 top
Keynote

OSHU Brain Institute. OSHUTBI Symposium. May 3, 2022, Portland, Oregon, Virtual.


LSU School of Allied Health Professions. Annual Conference. April 8, 2022, Baton Rouge, LA; Zoom.


NU Continuing Education Course. The Healing Power of Music. March 31, 2022, Zoom.


Spring Special Event – Osher Institute for Lifelong Learning, Northwestern University. Music and the Mind. March 18, 2022, Chicago, IL.


Lake Forest College Neuroscience Program. Music and the Sound Mind. January 31, 2022, Zoom.

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Israeli Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ISHLA). Presentation. January 26, 2022-January 27, 2022, Online.

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Lake Shore Unitarian Society. The Magic of Music. January 23, 2022, Online.

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Kraus N. Frequency Following Response (FFR) Workshop 2022. Round Table Discussion. June 10, 2022, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia.


Berkeley Breakfast Club. The Sound Mind. February 25, 2022, Online.


Northwestern University. Cognitive Science Proseminar 366. February 22, 2022, Evanston, IL.


Rutgers University’s Center for Cognitive Science (RuCCS). Seeing and hearing: How do we sense the world?. February 16, 2022, Zoom.


Phonatics Group, Northwestern University. Linguistics Department. February 9, 2022, Zoom.


Friends of the Semel Institute (FOSI). The Open Mind. February 7, 2022, UCLA, Zoom.

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NU Center for International and Area Studies. How Our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World. January 14, 2022, Virtual.


Harvard Science Book Talks. Nina Kraus presents “Of Sound Mind” with Aniruddh Patel. January 10, 2022, Virtual.

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Contributed

Krizman J, Kraus N. Frequency Following Response (FFR) Workshop 2022. Analyzing the FFR. June 10, 2022, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia.


Cunningham J, Krizman J, Bonacina S, Kraus N. Frequency Following Response (FFR) Workshop 2022. FFR Index of Subconcussive Injury in Division 1 Collegiate Athletes. June 8, 2022-June 10, 2022, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia.


Podcasts

The Sound Mind: Dr. Nina Kraus Aiming for the Moon with Taylor Bledsoe, May 25, 2022.
Listening on Purpose Listening on Purpose with Timothy Myers, May 3, 2022.
Enhance Life with Music Mindy Peterson, NCTM, May 3 2022.
A Polyvagal Theory Informed Therapy Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) Podcast, April 9, 2022.
Hit Pause and Listen: The Powerful Science of Sound HER podcast with Dr. Pamela Peeke – RadioMD, April 6, 2022.
How Sound and Music Can Heal (featuring Renèe Fleming) Athletes and the Arts, March 23, 2022.
How our brain constructs a meaningful sonic world Smart Thinking Books, February 26, 2022.
Nina Kraus Talks about Sound and the Brain Brain Science Podcast, January 28, 2022.
Dr. Kraus Discusses Sound and the Brain The Circle of Insight, January 24, 2022.
How Our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World The Global Lunchbox, January 20, 2022.

 

2021 top
Keynote

Profty Conference. Voice Teacher Conference. November 13, 2021, Zoom.

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ART Speaks. How the ARTS Inform the Sciences. November 8, 2021, Naperville, IL.

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University of Vermont. Healthy Brains, Healthy Bodies. November 1, 2021-November 2, 2021, Online.


Neuroscape, hosted by Theodore Zanto. How our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World – Spotlight on Music. October 18, 2021, UCSF.


Audiology Online. Hearing, Concussion and Sound Processing in the Brain. October 8, 2021, Zoom.

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Sound Health: An NIH Kennedy Center Partnership. Relating Target Engagement to Clinical Benefit – Biomarkers for Brain Disorders of Aging. August 25, 2021, Online.

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2nd Encontro Internacional Sobre Próteses Auditivas ONLINE. Hearing in noise in the elderly. June 24, 2021-June 25, 2021, Online.

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Sound Health: An NIH Kennedy Center Partnership. Assessing and Measuring Target Engagement: Mechanistic and Clinical Outcome Measures for Brain Disorders of Aging. June 18, 2021, Online.

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The Sound Healing Research Foundation. Sound, Music and Vibration for the Brain. May 21, 2021, Online.

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Informational Video
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The Expert’s Forum, hosted by Doug Beck. Music, Hearing and the Human Brain. April 20, 2021, Online.

Recording

Tufts University, hosted by Ani Patel. The Psychology of Music The Argument for Music Education. March 29, 2021, Online.


NAMM Foundation. Grand Rally for Music Education with Renée Fleming, Gustavo Dudamel, Dr. Nina Kraus and Liliana Morales in Conversations about Music Education. January 22, 2021, Online.

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Invited

SPIRIT OF THE SENSES SALON. Live talk with Nina Kraus about Of Sound Mind. December 9, 2021, Zoom.

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Bookends & Beginnings – Small Business Saturday. Of Sound Mind Book Signing. November 27, 2021, Evanston, IL.


Nequa Valley High School. Presentation. November 8, 2021, Naperville, IL.


Matea Valley High School. Presentation. November 8, 2021, Aurora, IL.


EU21. Continuing Education Course for Audiological Staff 2021. November 4, 2021-November 5, 2021, Kløfta, Norway & Online.

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Summit on Music Intelligence(SOMI), Central Conservatory of Music (CCoM). Music and the Sound Mind. October 24, 2021, Online.

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Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago (EHS). Speaking on Of Sound Mind. October 24, 2021, Zoom.

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University of Chicago Synapse Club - in partnership with University of Chicago Neuro Club. Audition in the Brain. March 30, 2021, Online.

Flyer

Krizman, J. & Kraus N. UConn Developmental Psychology Brown Bag. Listening to the listening brain: neurobiology of development and injury in males and females. March 12, 2021, Online.


American Auditory Society. Music Perception and Cognition Special Session with Charles Limb, Ani Patel and Laurel Trainor. March 6, 2021, Scotsdale, AZ.


School of Education and Social Policy (SESP). TIDAL Lab Northwestern. March 2, 2021, Online.


Lurie’s Children’s Hospital. Conference. February 24, 2021, Chicago, IL.


Contributed

Niemczak C, Fellows A, Lichtenstein J, White-Schwoch T, Magohe A, Gui J, Wilbur J, Clavier O, Massawe E, Moshi N, Boivin M, Kraus N, Buckey JC. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Central auditory tests track cognitive function in those with HIV. February 20, 2021-February 24, 2021, Online.


Podcasts

Auditory Learning EndoGenius, December 1, 2021.
The Biology Behind Hearing ListenUp! Podcast, December 9, 2021.
Your Brain on Sound EndoGenius, December 1, 2021.
The Science of Sound Futureproof, November 30, 2021.
How Our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World New Books Network, November 26, 2021.
Babbage: Mind Matters The Economist, November 16, 2021.
Episode 86: Nina Kraus Behind the Bits Podcast, Oct 26, 2021.
What noise is doing to our brains CBC Radio, October 22, 2021.
How do we make sense of the sounds around us? NPR Short Wave, October 18, 2021.
Of Sound Mind, Learning and Feeling Mike Nowak Show, October 10, 2021.
‘Sound Mind’ with Neurobiologist Dr. Nina Kraus The Rose Woman Podcast, October 1, 2021.
The Sound Mind with Neuroscientist Nina Kraus Inquiring Minds Podcast, September 28, 2021.
How Our Brains Create Meaning From The Sounds Around Us NPR: All Things Considered, September 27, 2021.
Making Sense of Music This is your brain podcast, September 24, 2021.
How the brain understands sound High Brow Drivel, September 5, 2021.
Nina Kraus, PhD, on the Brain and Sounds The Hearing Journal, July 2, 2021.
A Life in Music BBC Radio 4, June 3, 2021.
Music, Hearing and the Human Brain The Expert's Forum, hosted by Doug Beck, April 20, 2021.

 

2020 top
Keynote

Hideout, Field Museum. A Scientist Walks into a Bar. December 8, 2020, Online.

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American Music Therapy Association. National Conference. November 20, 2020, Online.


University of Vermont. Healthy Brains, Healthy Bodies. November 11, 2020-November 12, 2020, Online.


Dept of Education – National Conference: State Education Agency Directors in Arts and Education. The Arts and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL): A Synergistic Pairing. September 25, 2020, Newark, DE.

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Tehran University. Frequency Following Response: FFR. August 25, 2020, Online.

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6th Annual CSD Connect Conference. Learning: Practices, Principles and Preceptors. April 17, 2020, Hilton Orrington, Evanston IL - CANCELLED.


Northwestern University. Grand Rounds – Physical Therapy and Movement Disorders, Department of Physical Therapy, with Labella C & Lindley T. February 5, 2020, Chicago, IL.

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Invited

National Institutes of Health and Veterans Affairs Funding. CommFutures: The SoC Mentoring and Development Initiative. November 30, 2020, Online.


A workshop at Centre L’Oubradou. Learning the language of music. September 3, 2020, France.

Program

The Kennedy Center. Renee Fleming’s Music and Mind LIVE!. July 28, 2020, Online.

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Contributed

Patel S, Dillman G, Winston M, Martin G, Nicol T, Kraus N & Losh M. Meeting on Language in Autism (MoLA). Assessment of verbal entrainment and correlated neural mechanisms in autism spectrum disorder. March 12, 2020-March 14, 2020, Durham, NC.


Bonacina S, White-Schwoch T, Krizman J, Nicol T & Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Developmental delays account for some, but not all, aspects of auditory processing impairments in children with language-based learning problems. January 25, 2020-January 29, 2020, San Jose, CA.


Krizman J, Bonacina S, White-Schwoch T, Nicol T & Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Non-neural artifact and electrode impedance minimally influence FFR components. January 25, 2020-January 29, 2020, San Jose, CA.


White-Schwoch T, Anderson S, Krizman J, Bonacina S, Nicol T & Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Subcortical synchrony drives speech-in-noise perception: Evidence from multiple cases of auditory neuropathy. January 25, 2020-January 29, 2020, San Jose, CA.


Podcasts

A Scientist Walks into a Bar The Hideout, Dec 8, 2020.
The Sound Explorer Dana Foundation, August 18, 2020.
Renee Fleming’s Music and the Mind LIVE The Kennedy Center, July 28, 2020.
Music and the Brain Radio Cade, June 10, 2020.
The Sounds Inside Your Brain Sound Matters Podcast, May 9, 2020.

 

2019 top
Keynote

NAMM Foundation. Examining the Evidence. December 4, 2019, New York, NY.


University of Vermont. Healthy Brains, Healthy Bodies. November 6, 2019-November 7, 2019, Burlington, VT.


Times Center. The Music Has Power Awards 2019. November 4, 2019, New York City, NY.

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University of California, Riverside Arts Academy. Teachers and Educators. October 18, 2019, Riverside, CA.


University of California, Riverside Arts Academy. Public Lecture. October 17, 2019, Riverside, CA.

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Northwestern University, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Hearing Industry Research Consortium. October 2, 2019, Evanston, IL.

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Sonoma State University, Richards Institute of Education and Research. Education through Music. July 22, 2019, Rohnert Park, CA.

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Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Midwest Auditory Research Conference. July 12, 2019, Springfield, IL.

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Program

16th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children. Honorary John Niparko Memorial speaker. July 11, 2019, Miami, FL.

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Flyer
Audiology Online

National Endowment for the Arts. Modulating from Arts Research to R&D: Toward Scalability. June 3, 2019-June 4, 2019, Washington D.C.

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Lane Tech, College Prep High School. Guest Lecture. May 30, 2019, Chicago, IL.


University of Chicago. Brain Awareness Week. May 1, 2019, Chicago, IL.

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Music Institute of Chicago. Teaching music for brain health. April 4, 2019, Winnetka, IL.


Arkansas State University & New York Institute of Technology Distinguished Medical Lecture. Rhythmic Healing: Music and Medicine. March 26, 2019, Jonesboro, AR.

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Sheely Center for the Performing Arts. ARCS Illinois. March 24, 2019, Northbrook, IL.

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Aging and Spirituality Symposium, Saint John’s On the Lake. Music for Aging Well: A Scientific Perspective. March 14, 2019, Milwaukee, WI.

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Flyer

Reddit AMA. I am Dr. Nina Kraus and will talk about how music and concussion impact brain health. March 8, 2019, https://redd.it/ayph1h.

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Lake Shore Unitarian Society. Head Banging – How Music and Concussions Impact Brain Health: Research with Global Implications. March 3, 2019, Winnetka, IL.

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Northwestern University – supported by Society for Neuroscience Chicago Chapter, Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, and Northwestern University TGS Community Building Grant, Northwestern University. Northwestern University Brain Awareness Outreach (NUBAO). February 22, 2019, Chicago, IL.

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Invited

OSF Healthcare Illinois Neurological Institute, Chicago Recording Company. Optimizing the Physician Experience through Neuroscience: The Neuroscience of Music. July 19, 2019, Chicago, IL.

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Chicago Recording Company

BIG 10 Conference. Sound and the Athlete Brain: An NIH-funded Partnership of Northwestern University Sports Medicine and Brainvolts, with Lindley T & Labella C. July 16, 2019, Rosemont, IL.

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Harold Washington Library Center. Cindy Pritzker Lecture on Urban Life and Issues with Renee Fleming. March 21, 2019, Chicago, IL.

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Northwestern University. Northwestern University Sports Medicine Grand Rounds, with Krizman J. February 19, 2019, Evanston, IL.

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Contributed

Krizman J, Marian V, Kraus N. Society for Neuroscience. Monolinguals catch up to bilinguals on executive control, but not neural processing of sound, over the course of adolescence. October 21, 2019, McCormick Place: Hall A, Chicago, IL.


Russo-Ponsaran N, Karls A, Nicol T, Kraus N. Society for Neuroscience. Replication of the neural processing of pitch in youth without clinical diagnoses. October 19, 2019-October 23, 2019, Chicago, IL.


White-Schwoch T, Krizman J, McCracken K, Burgess JK, Thompson EC, Nicol T, Kraus N & LaBella CR. Big 10-Ivy League TBI Summit. Neurosensory outcomes in a youth tackle football league: A two-year longitudinal study. July 16, 2019-July 17, 2019, Rosemont, IL.


Winston M, Patel S, Nicol T, Martin G, Kraus N, Losh M. INSAR 2019 Annual Meeting. Neural Processing of Speech Sounds in Individuals with ASD and First Degree Relatives. May 1, 2019-May 4, 2019, Montreal, Canada.


White-Schwoch T, Anderson S, Krizman J, Nicol T, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Subcortical origins of the frequency-following response: Evidence from two case studies. Baltimore, MD.


Thompson EC, Krizman J, White-Schwoch T, Nicol T, Estabrook CR, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Neurophysiological, linguistic, and cognitive predictors of children’s ability to hear speech in noise. Baltimore, MD.


Smith SB, Nicol T, White-Schwoch T, Krizman J, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Developing a Multilevel Objective Assay of Binaural Hearing Sensitivity. Baltimore, MD.


Krizman J, Bonacina S, Otto-Meyer S, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Sex differences in subcortical timing and frequency encoding emerge at different rates across development. Baltimore, MD.


Smith SB, Nicol, T, Krizman J, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Neural Correlates of Speech Spatial Release from Masking. Baltimore, MD.


Podcasts

Playing Sports for Quieter Brains with Nina Kraus, PhD Feinberg Medicine Breakthroughs, December 19, 2019.

 

2018 top
Keynote

National Institutes of Health, Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine. An Auditory Perspective on Concussion. November 30, 2018, Bethesda, MD.


DePaul University School of Music. The Holtschneider Performance Center Grand Opening. November 10, 2018, Chicago, IL.


Association of American Medical Colleges’ Annual Meeting. Voices of Medicine and Society. November 5, 2018, Austin, TX.

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Canadian Academy of Audiology Conference. Sound Processing in the Brain: What Have We Learned from Music?. October 18, 2018, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada.


Columbia University. Narrative Medicine Rounds. October 3, 2018, New York, NY.

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Chicago Council on Science and Technology. How music and concussions impact brain health. September 25, 2018, Chicago, IL.

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The John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Say It With Rhythm – A Performance Demo with Mickey Hart (part of SoundHealth: Music and the Mind). September 8, 2018, Washington, DC.

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Phonak Seminar. Hearing in Noise: Insights from Noise Exposure, Hearing Loss, Aging, Concussion, Auditory Enrichment and Deprivation. August 30, 2018, Oslo, Norway.

Program

Phonak Seminar. Sound Ingredients for Brain Health: What have we learned from Music?. August 30, 2018, Oslo, Norway.

Program

Satellite Symposium for Society for Neuroscience of Language. Hearing in Noise in the Bilingual, Musician, and Concussed-Athlete Brain. August 15, 2018, Quebec City QC, Canada.

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Audio Engineering Society, Columbia College. Music for Brain Health. June 20, 2018-June 22, 2018, Chicago, IL.

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Chorus America Conference. Plenary – This Is Your Brain on Music: Neurobiology and the Power of Music. June 20, 2018-June 23, 2018, Chicago, IL.

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Rutgers University. School of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Distinguished Lectureship in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. May 24, 2018, New Brunswick, NJ.

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Illinois Science Council Chicago Science Festival. Healthy & Hurting Brains – What’s been learned about Music, Sound, and Concussion. May 12, 2018, Chicago, IL.

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Northwestern University. Music Therapy Conference. May 11, 2018, Evanston, IL.

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Fermilab. Public Lecture, Arts and Lecture Series. April 13, 2018, Batavia, IL.

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MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Sounds of Music: From Symphony to Science. February 10, 2018-February 14, 2018, San Diego, CA.


Illinois Music Education Association. Conference. January 24, 2018-January 28, 2018, Peoria, IL.


Loyola University, Loyola’s Neuroscience Society. 7th annual Neuroscience Banquet. Chicago, IL.


Music Together. Annual Conference. Princeton, NJ.


Contemporary Club of Chicago. Music and the brain. Chicago, IL.


Invited

Center for Mind, Brain, and Culture, Emory College of Arts and Sciences. Sound and Brain Health: What have we learned from music and concussion?. October 30, 2018, Atlanta, GA.

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Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center. Learning for Life series Brain, Neuroscience, and Technology: The World Ahead. October 24, 2018, Chicago IL.


The Seminary Co-op Bookstore. Robin Wallace discusses Hearing Beethoven: A Story of Musical Loss and Discovery. October 21, 2018, Chicago, IL.

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Canadian Academy of Audiology Conference and Exhibition. Sound Processing in the Brain: What Have We Learned from Concussion in Athletes?. October 18, 2018, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada.


2018 Cindy Pritzker Lecture on Urban Life and Issues, Harold Washington Library Center. Music and the Mind. October 11, 2018, Chicago, IL.

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The John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Music and the Mind: The Concert – featuring Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain, Jason Moran, Renée Fleming, Drs. Sanjay Gupta, John Iversen, Nina Kraus, Charles Limb, Laura Trainor, and others (part of SoundHealth). September 7, 2018, Washington, DC.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting. Advancing Science: Discovery to Application. February 16, 2018, Austin, TX.

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Northwestern University. Advisory Council for Clinical Research (ACCR) Annual Symposium, Innovation in technology in clinical research, McGaw Pavallion Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium, with LaBella C. Chicago, IL.


Northwestern University. CommFest, Sports Concussion and Sound Processing in the Brain, with Lindley T & LaBella C. Evanston, IL.


Lurie Children’s Hospital. Department of Surgery Trauma Grand Rounds, with LaBella C. Chicago, IL.


Contributed

White-Schwoch T, Thompson EC, Bonacina S, Krizman J, Nicol T, Bradlow AR, Zecker SG & Kraus N. Society for the Neurobiology of Language. Pre-school auditory processing predicts school-age reading achievement: A 4-year longitudinal study. August 18, 2018, Quebec City, QC, Canada.


Smith SB, Liu CJ, Krizman J, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. Annual MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Searching for Sources of Speech-in-Noise Performance Variability in Listeners with Normal Audiograms. February 10, 2018-February 14, 2018, San Diego, CA.


Thompson EC, Huang S, Smith SB, Krizman J, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. Annual MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Auditory neurophysiological development of children ages 3-8: a growth curve modeling approach. February 10, 2018-February 14, 2018, San Diego, CA.


Krizman J, Lindley T, LaBella C, Colegrove D, Thompson EC, Nicol T, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Associate for Research in Otolaryngology. FFR reveals acute and long-term auditory pathophysiology following sports-related concussion. February 10, 2018-February 14, 2018, San Diego, CA.


White-Schwoch T, Magobe AK, Fellows AM, Rieke CC, Vilarello B, Nicol T, Massawe ER, Moshi N, Kraus N & Buckey JC. MidWinter Meeting of the Associate for Research in Otolaryngology. Auditory neurophysiology of HIV infection suggests a central nervous system origin for listening difficulties. February 10, 2018-February 14, 2018, San Diego, CA.


White-Schwoch T, Krizman J, McCracken K, Burgess JK, Thompson EC, Nicol T, Kraus N, LaBella CR. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. Effects of playing one season of tackle football on measures of auditory, vestibular, and visual functions in youth football players. Orlando, FL.


Krizman J, Lindley T, White-Schwoch T, Thompson EC, Nicol T, Mjaanes J, Kraus N. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. Baseline and in-season comparisons of ImPACT, SCAT and auditory function on collegiate football athletes. Orlando, FL.


White-Schwoch T, Krizman J, McCracken K, Burgess JK, Thompson EC, Nicol T, Kraus N, LaBella CR. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Research Group. Playing one season of tackle football does not affect auditory, vestibular, and visual functions in youth football players. Chicago, IL.


Jones M, Roberts M, Nicol T, Bonacian S, Kraus N. International Society for Autism Research. Auditory processing does not differ in toddler with autism. Rotterdam, Netherlands.


 

2017 top
Keynote

Women’s Initiative of Northwestern. Making Waves: How Language and Music Shape the Brain. December 11, 2017, New York City, NY.

Program

Colloque ACFOS. Neurobiology of everyday communication: What we have learned from music?. November 9, 2017-November 10, 2017, Paris, France.

Program (French)

Colloque ACFOS. Sound: Invisible ally and enemy of brain health. November 9, 2017-November 10, 2017, Paris, France.

Program (French)

American Geriatrics Society. Bench-to-Bedside Conference Series: Sensory Impairment and Cognitive Decline, with Owsley C. October 2, 2017-October 3, 2017, Bethesda, MD.

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University of Rhode Island. Malford Thewlis Lecture. April 12, 2017, Kingston, RI.

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University of the Pacific. Experts in Audiology Research (EAR) Series. March 27, 2017, San Francisco, CA.

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National Institutes of Health. Music and Health Workshop. January 26, 2017-January 27, 2017, Bethesda, MD.

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Concussion Legacy Foundation Board of Directors. Concussion biomarker. Chicago, IL.


ARTSpeaks. Crouse Education Center. Aurora, IL.

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National Academies of Sciences. Engineering, and Medicine, NEA Military Healing Arts Network, Clinical Research Summit, Pathophysiology of traumatic brain injury and auditory processing – the role of music. Washington, DC.

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Visionary Conference 2017. Listening to the learning brain: neurobiology of literacy development, disorder, and remediation. San Diego, CA.


DePaul University. Music and the brain. Chicago, IL.


Widex Audiological Summit. Our life in sound and hearing health: a biological perspective. Copenhagen, Denmark.


Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Institute for Sports Medicine. Pathophysiology of concussion and auditory processing. Chicago, IL.


Northwestern University. The power of music: Approaches to improving the human experience. Evanston, IL.


Invited

Traumatic Brain Injury Summit – Big Ten Academic Alliance. Collaborative Research Opportunities and Emerging Topics, Lindley T. July 19, 2017, Rosemont, IL.

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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Sound Health: Music and the Mind. June 3, 2017, Washington, DC.

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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall. Sound Health in Concert: Music and the Mind with the National Symphony Orchestra. June 2, 2017, Washington, DC.

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Northwestern University Center for Audiology, Speech, Language & Learning. 3rd Annual Alumni and Preceptor Conference. March 10, 2017, Evanston, IL.

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National Institutes of Health. Panel: Enhancing brain development during childhood, Music and Health Workshop. January 26, 2017-January 27, 2017, Bethesda, MD.

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National Institutes of Health. Panel: Maintaining brain function in older individuals, Music and Health Workshop. January 26, 2017-January 27, 2017, Bethesda, MD.

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


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


Academy of the Music Institute of Chicago. Music for brain health. Ravinia, IL.


Contributed

Thompson, EC, LaBella C, Krizman J, White-Schwoch T, Cook K, Kraus N. Traumatic Brain Injury Summit – Big Ten Academic Alliance. Auditory processing deficits following a concussion in children. July 19, 2017, Rosemont, IL.

Program

White-Schwoch T, Nicol T, Abrams DA, Warrier CM, Kraus N. Annual MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Phase-synchronized responses to speech in the guinea pig inferior colliculus extend past 3000 Hz. February 11, 2017-February 15, 2017, Baltimore, MD.


Krizman J, Tierney A, Nicol T, Kraus N. Annual MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Attention induces a processing tradeoff between midbrain and cortex. February 11, 2017-February 15, 2017, Baltimore, MD.


Thompson E, Kraus N, Krizman J, White-Schwoch T, LaBella C. Council on Sports Medicine & Fitness, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition. Difficulty hearing in noise: a sequela of concussion in children. Chicago, IL.


Krizman J, Tierney A, Nicol T, Kraus N. 6th International Conference on Auditory Cortex. Experiential- and online-changes in subcortical auditory processing arise through distinct mechanisms. Banff, Canada.


White-Schwoch T, Krizman J, Nicol T, Kraus N. 6th International Conference on Auditory Cortex. Pitch and phonetic cues are coded by independent mechanisms in the subcortical auditory system. Banff, Canada.


Krizman J, Lindley T, LaBella C, Colegrove D, Thompson EC, Otto-Meyer S, Nicol T, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. 2017 Military Health System Research Symposium. Acute and long-term auditory pathophysiology following mTBI. Kissimmee, FL.


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


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


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


Podcasts

Listening Better Cadence: Music on the Mind, June 9, 2017.
What Musicians Hear Cadence: Music on the Mind, April 28, 2017.
Listening to the brain to reveal damage and disease Whyy - The Pulse, February 16, 2017.

 

2016 top
Keynote

iWORDD-2 International workshop on reading and developmental dyslexia. Listening to the learning brain: Neurobiology of literacy development, disorder, and remediation. May 5, 2016-May 6, 2016, Bilbao, Spain.

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


National Center for Creative Aging. Emerging horizons on creative aging research: the sounds of our lives influence aging – communication, cognition, brain health. Washington, DC.


Stanford University. Music and Language: A Brain Partnership. Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics. Palo Alto, CA.


Chicago Symphony Center. Music and the brain: Lifelong impact on communication. Chicago, IL.


Northwestern University. Northwestern Alumnae Association. Evanston, IL.


Starkey Laboratories. Sound and the Brain: Music, Hearing Aids and Not-So-Hidden Hearing Loss. Berkeley, CA, with video conference to Eden Prairie, MN.


Temple University. Temple Institute for Learning and Education Sciences (TILES) and the College of Liberal Arts Neuroscience Program. Philadelphia, PA.

Website

American Academy of Audiology. The listening and learning brain. Phoenix, AZ.

Website

University of California Berkeley. Unraveling the Biology of Auditory Learning: Spotlight on Language and Music. Berkeley, CA.


Invited

Society for Neuroscience Annual Scientific Meeting. Panel: Art, music, and the brain: how the arts influence us from youth to maturity. November 12, 2016-November 16, 2016, San Diego, CA.


Society for Neuroscience Annual Scientific Meeting. The biology of auditory learning. November 12, 2016-November 16, 2016, San Diego, CA.


Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting. Musical experience and neural efficiency: learning-associated brain plasticity. April 30, 2016, Baltimore, MD.

Website
Flyer

San Diego Symphony in conjunction with Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO). Music in mind: Beethoven’s sensual pastorale. February 20, 2016, San Diego, CA.

Website

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


United States Department of Education. A well-rounded education: biological benefits of music education. Washington, DC.


33rd World Congress of Audiology. Central processing (Featured Session). Vancouver, Canada.


33rd World Congress of Audiology. Child development: Ears and Brains Panel. Vancouver, Canada.


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


33rd World Congress of Audiology. How experience tunes the hearing brain: what have we learned from music?. Vancouver, Canada.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Listening disorders across the lifespan: a biological perspective. Philadelphia, PA.


The Virtual Music Education Conference. Music and language – a brain partnership. Online.


Bravo Waukegan, John and Nancy Hughes Theater, Gorton Community Center. Music and language: a brain partnership. Lake Forest, IL.


University of Texas at Dallas. School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Colloquium Series. Dallas, TX.


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


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


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


Contributed

Krizman J, Marian V, Lam SS-Y, Kraus N. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference. A tale of two enhancements: monolinguals catch-up to bilinguals on executive control abilities during adolescence, auditory processing enhancements remain. August 17, 2016-August 20, 2016, London, United Kingdom.

Program

Krizman J, Marian V, Lam SS-Y, Kraus N. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference. A tale of two enhancements: monolinguals catch-up to bilinguals on executive control abilities during adolescence, auditory processing enhancements remain. August 17, 2016-August 20, 2016, London, United Kingdom.

Website
Program

Lam SS-Y, White-Schwoch T, Zecker S, Hornickel J, Kraus N. The Twenty-third Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Rapid automatized naming mediates the link between auditory-neural stability and literacy. July 13, 2016, Porto, Portugal.


White-Schwoch T, Nicol T, Warrier CM, Abrams DA, Kraus N. 2nd Frequency Following Response Workshop, Boston University. What makes an FFR? The uncanny resemblance between inferior colliculus activity and human scalp recordings. May 19, 2016-May 20, 2016, Boston, MA.

Website

Krizman J, Kraus N. 2nd Frequency Following Response Workshop, Boston University. Sex differences in the FFR identify (at least) three distinct components of auditory processing. May 19, 2016-May 20, 2016, Boston, MA.

Website

White-Schwoch T, Nicol T, Kraus N. iWORDD-2 International workshop on reading and developmental dyslexia. Neurobiology of literacy: insights from an animal model. May 5, 2016-May 6, 2016, Bilbao, Spain.

Website

White-Schwoch T, Nicol T, Warrier CM, Abrams DA, Kraus N. Annual MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. ‘Unjittering’ midbrain activity boosts the representation of speech formant structure. February 20, 2016-February 24, 2016, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

Thompson EC, Woodruff Carr K, White-Schwoch T, Otto-Meyer S, Davies E, MacLean J, Kraus N. Annual MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Auditory development in early childhood: individual differences in perception and neural processing of speech in noise. February 20, 2016-February 24, 2016, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

Woodruff Carr K, Otto-Meyer S, White-Schwoch T, Thompson E, Davies E, MacLean J, Kraus N. Annual MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Developmental sex differences for speech processing in early childhood. February 20, 2016-February 24, 2016, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

 

2015 top
Keynote

A concert featuring The People’s Music School’s Youth Orchestra and films designed for the music by astronomer Jose Francisco Salgado. Music’s transformational positive effects on the brain. December 10, 2015, Chicago, IL.

Concert Website

National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Convention. 3rd annual Quincy Jones Music Colloquium. Anaheim, CA.


Northwestern University. Center for Audiology, Speech, Language, and Learning, (opening celebration). Evanston, IL.


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


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


RAND Corporation. Music Education: Beating the Odds. Los Angeles, CA.


National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. NAMM Foundation SupportMusic Coalition national webcast, Live from the NAMM Show, live-streamed from the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) convention. Anaheim, CA.


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


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


Karolinska University. The cultural brain initiative, cross-disciplinary culture and health series. Stockholm, Sweden.


Invited

Falling Walls Conference. Breaking the wall to neuroeducation: How the neuroscience of sound, language and music shapes human communication. November 9, 2015, Berlin, Germany.

Conference Schedule

NPR/KPCC/Southern California Public Radio, 89.3 FM. Music Education and Student Learning. January 25, 2015, Los Angeles, CA.

Radio Interview

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). Advancing research in the arts for health and well being across the military continuum. Bethesda, MD.


Chicago Literacy Alliance. Auditory testing and literacy challenges, with Hargrave J. Chicago, IL.


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


Mozart and the Mind. Brain-Music Research. La Jolla, CA.


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


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


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Communication Sciences Research Center. Music education: Bridging the gap. Cincinnati, OH.


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


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


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


Whitney Young Magnet High School. The Foundation for Human Potential 10th Symposium, with Adrian Anantawan, Josue Gonzalez, and Jess Slater. Chicago, IL.


Linköping University. Third international conference on cognitive hearing science for communication. Linköping, Sweden.


Hearing Innovation Expo. This is your brain. This is your brain on hearing aids. Las Vegas, NV.

Website

Clinton Presidential Center, University of Arkansas. Todd Rundgren’s Spirit of Harmony Foundation in partnership with the Clinton School of Public Service. Little Rock, AR.


Contributed

Lam S, Krizman J, Kraus N. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference. Understanding speech perception in noise through the lens of socioeconomic status. October 15, 2015, Chicago, IL.


Krizman J, Bradlow A, Lam S, Kraus N. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference. Bilingual hearing in noise: Strengths and weaknesses. October 15, 2015, Chicago, IL.


Neef N, Liebig J, Wilke A, Kirsten H, Müller B, Schaadt G, Brauer J, Kraus N, Emmrich F, Boltze J, Friederici AD. Society for the Neurobiology of Language Conference. Speech-evoked brainstem responses relate to KIAA0319 variants and phonological skills in pre-reading children: a biomarker for dyslexia?. October 15, 2015, Chicago, IL.


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. Rhythm without beat? Defining the role of rhythm in the perception of speech in noise. August 1, 2015, Nashville, TN.


Woodruff Carr K., White-Schwoch T., Fitzroy A., Kraus, N. Society for Music Perception & Cognition biennial meeting. Incorporating feedback during beat synchronization relates to neural speech encoding and reading skills. August 1, 2015, Nashville, TN.


Strait D and Kraus N. 9th World Congress International Brain Research Organization-IBRO. Biological impact of music training across the life span: cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence. July 7, 2015, Brazil.


White-Schwoch T & Kraus N.. Third International Conference on Cognitive Hearing Science for Communication, Linköping University. Auditory processing in noise: A preschool biomarker for language development. June 14, 2015, Linköping, Sweden.


Woodruff Carr K, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N.. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Asymmetric Development of Speech Envelope and Fine Structure Encoding in Early Childhood. February 21, 2015, Baltimore, MD.


White-Schwoch T, Nicol T, Warrier C, Davies EC & Kraus N.. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Single trial activity in inferior colliculus reveals a neural basis for human auditory processing. February 21, 2015, Baltimore, MD.


Thompson EC, Woodruff Carr K, White-Schwoch T, Tierney A, Nicol TG & Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Endogenous Oscillatory Lateralization for Speech Perception in Noise. February 21, 2015, Baltimore, MD.


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


Podcasts

Your brain on sound Only Human, WNYC, December 1, 2015.

 

2014 top
Keynote

Chicago Symphony Center. League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association. Chicago, IL.


International Dyslexia Association. Music and Language: Reading, Rhythm and Neural Synchrony. San Diego, CA.


National Institutes of Health – National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. The Biology of Auditory Learning. Bethesda, MD.


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


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


MED-EL Cochlear Implant Conference. Workshop. New York, NY.


Invited

Briefing for House Education Staff. The biological benefits of music education. May 21, 2014, HC-8 U.S. Capitol.

Flyer

Briefing for U.S. Department of Education. The biological benefits of music education. May 21, 2014, Conference Room 3W336.

Flyer

Briefing for Senate Education Staff. The biological benefits of music education. May 21, 2014, 430 Dirksen Building.

Flyer

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


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


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


Northwestern University. Knowles Hearing Center annual board meeting. Evanston, IL.


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


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


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


Brown University. Music Cognition. Providence, RI.


Knowles Hearing Center Symposium. Neural synchrony and auditory processing. Evanston, IL.


Northwestern University. Science of Sound Panel. Evanston, IL.


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


Neurosciences and Music. The development and maturation of neurocognitive markers of musicianship, with Strait DL. Dijon, France.


Contributed

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


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


Strait DL, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Cortical Processing of the Syllable Rate of Speech in Musician and Nonmusician Children. February 22, 2014-February 26, 2014, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

White-Schwoch T & Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Auditory-neurophysiologic responses to speech in pre-readers: The search for a reading biomarker. February 22, 2014-February 26, 2014, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

Parbery-Clark A, Anderson S, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Musical Experience and Hearing Loss: Perceptual, Cognitive and Neural Benefits. February 22, 2014-February 26, 2014, San Diego, CA.


Tierney A, Slater J, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngolgy Symposium. Moving to a Beat and Reading Rely on Neural Timing. February 22, 2014-February 26, 2014, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

Krizman J, Tierney A, Skoe E, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. High school music classes enhance the neural processing of speech in noise. February 22, 2014-February 26, 2014, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

Slater J, Swedenborg B, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. How musical expertise influences speech perception in noise: A comparison of drummers, vocalists and non-musicians. February 22, 2014-February 26, 2014, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

Thompson EC, White-Schwoch T, Strait D, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Evaluating Speech in Noise Perception in Preschoolers: Effects of Age and At-Risk Development. February 22, 2014-February 26, 2014, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

Woodruff Carr K, White-Schwoch T, Tierney A, Strait D, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Beat synchronization and speech encoding in preschoolers: A neural synchrony framework for language development. February 22, 2014-February 26, 2014, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

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


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


Podcasts

I Got Rhythm, I Got Reading Scientific American, September 23, 2014.
This Is Your Brain. This Is Your Brain On Music NPR: All Things Considered, September 10, 2014.
Young Musicians Reap Long-Term Neuro Benefits Scientific American, February 22, 2014.

 

2013 top
Keynote

Conference on Dementia. 7th Canadian Conference on Dementia. October 3, 2013, Vancouver BC.


Second International Conference on Cognitive Hearing Science for Communication. Cognitive Hearing Science. June 16, 2013, Linkoping Sweden.


Mozart and the Mind. Music and Aging: Exercise for a well-tempered mind. May 17, 2013, La Jolla, CA.


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


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


Gerentological Society Symposium. Gene Cohen Award Lecture. New Orleans, LA.


University of California, San Francisco. Peter F. Ostwald, MD and Lise Deschamps Ostwald Lecture. San Francisco, CA.


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


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS): The Neuroscience and Society Series, Panel Discussion. The Arts and the Brain: What Does Your Brain See? What Does Your Brain Hear?. Washington, DC.


Invited

Rotman Research Institute Conference. Brain Plasticity and Neurorehabilitation. October 4, 2013, Toronto, Canada.


Federal Interagency Task Force. Arts & Human Development Webinar. July 29, 2013, Online.

YouTube

Annual MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. The disadvantaged brain: Auditory function and socio-economic standing, with Skoe E, Krizman J, Savitsky D. February 16, 2013, Baltimore, MD.


MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. What musicians reveal about the aging brain: Behavioral and neural indices, with Parbery-Clark A, Anderson S. February 16, 2013, Baltimore, MD.


Learning & the Brain “Educating for Creative Minds” Conference. Tuning Up the Brain: Biological Benefits of Music Education, with Slater J. February 14, 2013, San Francisco, CA.


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


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


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


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


McMaster University. Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour. Hamilton, Ontario.


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


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


Loyola University. Institute for Neuroscience. Rogers Park, IL.


George Washington University. Institute for Neuroscience. Washington, DC.


Musica e Neuropsicologia Cognitiva dello Sviluppo. Music and Developmental Cognitive Neuropsychology. Trieste, Italy.


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


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


National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIA Workshop Auditory Plasticity and Aging. Bethesda, MD.


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


University of California, San Diego. Salk Institute, Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center. La Jolla, CA.


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


Dyslexia Research Trust. The Neurobiology and Treatment of Dyslexia. Oxford, UK.


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


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


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


Contributed

Krizman J, Slater J, Marian V, Skoe E, Kraus N. International Conference on Multilingualism. Biological enhancements in speech processing depend on bilingual experience. October 25, 2013, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.


White-Schwoch T, Woodruff Carr K, Anderson S, & Kraus N. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting. Musical training early in life protects against age-related declines in cognition and neural speech processing. April 13, 2013, San Francisco, CA.


Anderson S, Kraus N. Scientific and Technology Meeting of the American Auditory Society. Training effects in older adults: Neural mechanisms. March 7, 2013, Scottsdale, AZ.


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


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


White-Schwoch T, Anderson S, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Auditory-based cognitive training improves the subcortical differentiation of stop consonants in older adults. February 16, 2013, Baltimore, MD.


Hornickel J, Zecker S, Bradlow A, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Impact of short-term auditory training on subcortical processing of sound: A focus on dyslexia. February 16, 2013, Baltimore, MD.


Hornickel J, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Unstable representation of sound: A biological marker of dyslexia. February 16, 2013, Baltimore, MD.


Skoe E, Krizman J, Anderson S, Kraus N. Annual MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Stability and Plasticity of Brainstem Function Across the Lifespan. February 16, 2013, Baltimore, MD.


Anderson S, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Training reverses central processing effects of hearing loss in older adults. February 16, 2013, Baltimore, MD.


Podcasts

Interview with Dr. Nina Kraus Radio New Zealand, November 26, 2013.

 

2012 top
Keynote

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


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


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


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


University of Toronto and University of Western Ontario. Seminars on Audition. Canada.


Rady Children’s Hospital. Sound Wave Symposium. San Diego, CA.


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


Invited

Phonak. Advances in Audiology: Tomorrows Solutions for Today’s Challenges. Las Vegas, NV.


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


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. Biological Benefits of Music-Making for Developing Brains, with Strait DL. Los Angeles, CA.


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


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


6th International Conference. Mismatch Negativity. New York, NY.


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


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


Rush University. Neural Correlates of Auditory Function and Training in Older Adults, with Anderson S. Chicago, IL.


American Academy of Audiology. Neuroplasticity in Auditory Processing Engendered by Classroom FM System Use, Global perspectiives in CAPD, with Hornickel J, Zecker S. Boston, MA.


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


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


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


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.


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


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


Contributed

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Strait DL, O’Connell S, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Neural discrimination of stop consonants in musician and nonmusician children. February 25, 2012-February 29, 2012, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

Skoe E & Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Capturing temporal precision in the neural code: showcasing a 3D physiological imaging technique. February 25, 2012-February 29, 2012, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

Parbery-Clark A, Anderson S, Hittner E, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Perceptual and cognitive advantages in adult musicians across the life-span. February 25, 2012-February 29, 2012, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

Hornickel J, Zecker S, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Experience-dependent plasticity engendered by classroom FM system use. February 25, 2012-February 29, 2012, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

Anderson S, Parbery-Clark A, Choi Hee Jae, Kraus N. idWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Neural precision with auditory training in older adults. February 25, 2012-February 29, 2012, San Diego, CA.

Abstract Book

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


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


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


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


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


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


Podcasts

Music Lessons Impact The Brain Into Adulthood NPR (WNYC, New York) Soundcheck, November 14, 2012.
Creating a culture of literacy: The impact of music education on the brain NPR (WBEZ, Chicago) Front & Center, June 12, 2012.
¿Habla usted simio? NPR (WBEZ, Chicago), June 5, 2012 .

 

2011 top
Keynote

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


University College. 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. London, UK.


The Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory. Foundation for Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation (FHSR) Annual Meeting. Evanston, IL.


Rutgers University. New York Academy of Sciences Conference Workshop. New York.


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


State University of New York Purchase College. The Autistic Mind, Music and the Brain. Purchase, NY.


Invited

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Music for the development of reading skills. November 17, 2011, San Diego, CA.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Event co-sponsored by National Institutes of Health – National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. 21st Annual Research Symposium: Neurobiological Bases of auditory and speech perception, Biological Impact of Music & Computer-Based Auditory Training. San Diego, CA.


Society for Psycho-physiological Research. Auditory Processing Skills in Language Development and Learning Disorders. Boston, MA.


International Congress of Otology – Audiology. Brain Research with Anderson S. Bogota, Columbia.


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


Northwestern University. Chicago Collaborating for Women in Science: Tenure Process and University Structure. Evanston, IL.


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


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


Aurora University. How making music shapes developing and mature brains: implications for language, learning, and literacy. Aurora, IL.


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


Columbia University. Italian Academy of Music. New York, NY.


University of Nottingham. MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Music to shape brain networks for auditory skills. Nottingham, England.


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


New York Academy of Sciences. Music, Science and Medicine: Frontiers in Biomedical Research and Clinical Applications. New York.


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


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


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


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


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


University of Arkansas. Objective neural indices of auditory function: Implications for reading and listening in noise, with Skoe E. Little Rock, AR.


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


Contributed

Chandrasekaran B, Skoe E, Wong PCM, Kraus N. Neurobiology of Language Conference. Human brainstem plasticity to linguistic pitch patterns: distinct effects of auditory context and training. November 10, 2011, Annapolis MD.


Escobedo-Quiroz R, Warrier C, Hornickel J, Kraus N. Neurobiology of Language Conference. Maturation of auditory processing in adolescents: Relationships to gamma power and reading fluency. November 10, 2011, Annapolis, MD.


Krizman J, Marian V, Shook A, Skoe E, Kraus N. Neurobiology of Language Conference. Bilinguals show enhanced subcortical representation of sound. November 10, 2011, Annapolis, MD.


Skoe E, Spitzer E, Kraus N. Neurobiology of Language Conference. Subcortical correlates of pattern detection. November 10, 2011, Annapolis, MD.


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


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


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


Parbery-Clark A, Anderson S, Strait D, Hittner E, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Benefits of musical training for speech-in-noise perception in middle-aged adults. February 19, 2011, Baltimore, MD.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Chandrasekaran B, Kraus N, Wong PCM. Neurobiology of Language Conference. Human inferior colliculus response to pitch patterns predicts auditory learning success. November 10, 2011, Annapolis, MD.


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


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


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


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


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


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


Anderson S., Parbery-Clark A, Hittner E, Kraus, N. MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. A Structural Equation Modeling Approach to Understanding Speech-in-Noise Perception in Older Adults. February 19, 2011, Baltimore, MD.


Podcasts

How Music May Help Ward Off Hearing Loss NPR Morning Edition, August 22, 2011.
Musical training sharpens aging ears and brains NPR (WBEZ, Chicago), May 12, 2011.
Music and the Brain Austrian Public Radio, May 27, 2011.

 

2010 top
Keynote

Widex. 6th Annual Pediatric Conference. Dubai.


India Speech and Hearing Association. Conference. Bangalore, India.


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


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


Capitol Hill. Noise-exclusion deficits and learning: Can music help auditory attention? Learning and the Brain Conference. Washington, DC.


Invited

University of Washington. Auditory brainstem responses to speech, with Skoe E. Seattle, WA.


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


GRAMMY Foundation Board. Chicago Chapter. Chicago, IL.


Acoustical Society of America, Special Session. Music and the Brain. Baltimore, MD.


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


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


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


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


Dyslexia Foundation. The “Extraordinary Brain” Symposium. Ashford, Ireland.


Indiana University. UI Medical Center Seminar series. Bloomington, IN.


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


Contributed

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


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


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


Strait DL, Ashley R, Hornickel J, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Context-dependent encoding of speech in the human auditory brainstem as a marker of musical aptitude. February 6, 2010-February 10, 2010, Anaheim, CA.

Abstract Book

Skoe E, Levine J, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Auditory brainstem activity to spectrally-degraded music. February 6, 2010-February 10, 2010, Anaheim, CA.

Abstract Book

Hornickel J, Chandrasekaran B, Zecker S, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Identifying relationships among neural responses to speech, hearing speech in noise, and reading using structural equation modeling. February 6, 2010-February 10, 2010, Anaheim, CA.


Anderson S, Skoe E, Parbery-Clark A, Kraus N. MidWinter Meeting for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Neural signatures of speech-in-noise perception in older adults. February 6, 2010-February 10, 2010, Anaheim, CA.

Abstract Book

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


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


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


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


Podcasts

Researchers Probe How Music Rewires the Brain AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Certificate of Merit Awarded to Gabriel Spitzer of WBEZ Chicago, November 9, 2010.
Music and the Brain BBC, July 21, 2010.

 

2009 top
Keynote

Learning, Mind and Brain. Auditory Processing related to Attention and Memory. October 21, 2009, Helsinki, Finland.


Le difficulta specifiche di apprendimento Centro Congressi, Principe di Piemonte. Reading and the neural transcription of sound: Cognitive-sensory interactions. March 18, 2009-March 20, 2009, Viareggio, Italy.

Venerdi 20 e sabato 21 marzo, dislessia a Viareggio: meeting internazionale sui disturbi dell’apprendimento
In aumento i casi di dislessia tra bambini. A Viareggio un meeting internazionale sui disturbi dell’apprendimento.
Dislessia: in aumento tra i bambini i disturbi dell’apprendimento
Viareggio: Dislessia, Meeting Internazionale

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


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


Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology Convention, with Skoe E. Subcortical Processing. Harrisburg, PA.


Invited

Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. New scientific developments in auditory processing disorder. February 14, 2009, Baltimore, MD.


Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. Art, Music and the Brain. Music & the Brain: Enhancing language and verbal skills. U.S.A.


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


University of California, Irvine. Center for Hearing Research Spring Symposium. Irvine, CA.


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


Science of Learning Center. National Science Foundation Workshop. Capitol Hill DC.


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


Northwestern University. Reading, Music and the brain, On the cutting edge: Discoveries from northwestern. Evanston, IL.


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


Contributed

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


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


Strait DL, Ashley R, Skoe E, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Cortical Measures of Selective Auditory Attention in Musicians and Non-Musicians. February 14, 2009, Baltimore, MD.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Anderson S, Skoe E, Zecker S, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Brainstem encoding of speech in noise and its relationship to reading and listening in noise. February 14, 2009, Baltimore, MD.


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


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


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


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


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


Skoe E, Nicol T, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Phase coherence and the human brainstem response to consonant-vowel syllables. February 14, 2009, Baltimore, MD.


Nicol T, Abrams D, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Low-frequency phase coherence in near- and far-field midbrain responses reveals high frequency formant structure in consonant-vowel syllables. February 14, 2009, Baltimore, MD.


Hornickel J, Skoe E, Nicol T, Zecker S, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Subcortical differentiation of voiced stop consonants: Relationships to reading and speech in noise perception. February 14, 2009, Baltimore, MD.


Chandrasekaran B, Hornickel J, Skoe E, Nicol T, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Symposium. Stimulus context modulates brainstem response to speech in humans. February 14, 2009, Baltimore, MD.


Podcasts

Say What?! Musicians Hear Better NPR All Things Considered, October 19, 2009 .
Listen to “Researchers Probe How Music Rewires the Brain” NPR (WBEZ, Chicago), September 11, 2009 .
Taking Up Music So You Can Hear NPR(WBEZ, Chicago), August 28, 2009..
Music and Emotions NPR (WNYC radio, New York), June 22, 2009..
Research Finds Musicians’ Brains Wired for Sound NPR(WBEZ, Chicago), Eight Forty-Eight March 4, 2009.

 

2008 top
Invited

Acoustical Society of America. Dynamic encoding of pitch, timing, and timbre. October 22, 2008, Miami, FL.


National Sciences Foundation (NSF). Art, Creativity and Learning NSF Workshop. Washington, DC.


North Suburban Speech and Language Association. Auditory Neuroscience. Wilmette, IL.


Maimonides Medical Center. Current Clinical and Medical Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders. Brooklyn, NY.


Northwestern University. Domain Dinner, The Musician’s Brain: Signals, Sounds and Sensations. Chicago, IL.


University of North Carolina Neuroscience Center. Language, Music, and Neural Encoding of Sound. Chapel Hill, NC.


Rutgers University. Language, Music, and Neural Transcription of Sound. New Brunswick, NJ.


Fifth Widex Congress. Listening, Literacy and Neural Transcription of Sound. Amsterdam, Netherlands.


American Academy of Audiology. Listening, Literacy and Neural Transcription of Sound. Charlotte, NC.


Phonak Virtual Audiology Conference. Listening, Literacy and Neural Transcription of Sound. Remote.


IXth International Tinnitus Seminar. Music, Hearing, and Learning, with Skoe E. Göteborg, Sweden.


Gordon Research Conference on Auditory Neuroscience. Reading, music and subcortical transcription of sound. New London, NH.


The Neurosciences and Music III: Disorders and Plasticity. Training-induced malleability in neural encoding of pitch, time and timbre. Montreal, Canada.


AG Bell Convention. Training-Induced Malleability in Neural Encoding of Pitch, Timing, and Timbre: Implications for Language and Music, with Skoe E, Parbery-Clark A. Milwaukee, WI.


Contributed

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


 

2007 top
Keynote

International Electric Response Audiometry Study Group. Dynamic Sensory Encoding for Language and Music. Bled, Slovenia.


Invited

Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Presidential symposium: Brainstem Encoding of Sound – Implications for Language and Music. February 10, 2007, Denver, CO.


Illinois Academy of Audiology. BioMAP: Biological Marker of Auditory Processing. Chicago, IL.


Audiology OnLine. BioMAP: Implications for Learning and Auditory Processing Disorders. Virtual Education.


American Academy of Audiology. Brainstem Encoding of Sound: Impact on Auditory Processing. Denver, CO.


Neuroscience Program, University of Connecticut. Brainstem Encoding of Sound: Implications for Language and Music. Storrs, CT.


Conference on Language and Music as Cognitive Systems. Dynamic Subcortical Encoding of Speech and Music. Cambridge, UK.


Northwestern University. Language and Music Experience Shape Subcortical Sensory Circuitry. Evanston, IL.


Rush University. Neurophysiologic Assessment of Learning and Auditory Processing. Chicago, IL.


Contributed

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


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


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


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


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


Wong PCM, Skoe E, Russo NM, Dees T, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Musical experience shapes human brainstem encoding of linguistic pitch patterns. February 10, 2007, Denver, CO.


Stegemöller E, Skoe E, Nicol T, Warrier C, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Effects of musical training on the sound structure of speech and song. February 10, 2007, Denver, CO.


Russo N, Larson C, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Auditory feedback affects vocal production in autistic children. February 10, 2007, Denver, CO.


Abrams D, Nicol T, Zecker S, Hartmann M, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Primary and non-primary cortical encoding of the speech envelope: Implications for neural representation and perception in humans. February 10, 2007, Denver, CO.


Podcasts

Interview with Nina Kraus NPR (WNYC, New York), Soundcheck, March 28, 2007.
An Ear for Music…and Chinese NPR (WNYC radio, New York), March 28, 2007.

 

2006 top
Invited

American Speech and Hearing Association. Biological Marker of Auditory Processing: Implications for Listening and Learning Disorders. Miami Beach, FL.


Contributed

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


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


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


Russo NM, Kraus N. Complexity Conference. Encoding of Speech in Autism. Evanston, IL.


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


 

2005 top
Keynote

University of Lund. The Brainstem Response to Speech: A Biological Marker of Auditory Processing. Lund, Sweden.


Invited

Bio-logic Systems Corp. BioMAP: Biological Marker of Auditory Processing, Technology Seminar. Mundelein, IL.


University of Chicago. Dynamic Encoding of Sound: Implications for Language and Music-Brain Imaging Round Table, Human Neuroscience. Chicago, IL.


Contributed

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


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


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


Banai K, Nicol T, Zecker S and Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Cortical and cognitive consequences of brainstem timing deficits. February 11, 2005, New Orleans, LA.


Abrams D, Nicol T and Kraus, N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. A role for the non-primary auditory pathway in the encoding of slow temporal information: implications for speech envelope encoding. February 11, 2005, New Orleans, LA.


Abrams D, Nicol T, Kraus, N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. A role for the non-primary auditory pathway in the encoding of slow temporal information: implications for speech envelope encoding. February 11, 2005, New Orleans, LA.


 

2004 top
Contributed

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


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


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


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


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


 

2003 top
Keynote

Society for Psychophysiological Research. Speech encoding and neural plasticity: ramifications for learning problems. Chicago, IL.


Invited

Loyola University. Auditory pathway encoding and plasticity in children with learning problems. Chicago, IL.


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


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


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


International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. Speech-sound encoding: Physiological manifestations and behavioral ramifications. San Francisco, CA.


Contributed

Wible B, Nicol T, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. 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. Daytona Beach, FL.


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


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


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


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


Russo N, Nicol T, Hayes E, Zecker S, Kraus N. Society for Neuroscience. Auditory training can improve neural timing in the human auditory brainstem. Washington, DC.


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


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


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


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


 

2002 top
Contributed

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


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


Tiippana K, Hayes E, Kraus N, Sams M. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Maturation of audiovisual speech perception. San Francisco, CA.


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


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


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


Hayes E, Zecker SG, Kraus N. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Long-term perceptual and neurophysiologic changes following auditory training in children with learning problems. San Francisco, CA.


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


 

2001 top
Invited

XXXIV Intl. Congress of Physiological Sciences. Physiological Mechanisms of speech-sound perception and learning. Christchurch, New Zealand.


Workshop on Bilingualism and Brain Plasticity. Speech-sound experience: Neural plasticity. Unknown.


Contributed

Kraus N, King C. Acoustical Soc Amer. Neural representation and perception of speech sounds in children with learning problems. June 5, 2001, Chicago, IL.


Wible B, Nicol T, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Effects of stimulus repetition and background noise on neural representation of speech souns in normal and learning impaired children. February 19, 2001, St Petersburg Beach, FL.


King C, Warrier C, Nicol T, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Subcortical lateralization to sound structure. February 19, 2001, St Petersburg Beach, FL.


King C, Cunningham J, Nicol T, Warrier C, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Speech-evoked cochlear (CM) and brainstem (ABR) responses in normal and learning impaired children. February 19, 2001, St Petersburg Beach, FL.


Hayes E, Nicol T, Zecker S, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Auditory processing and neural plasticity with auditory perceptual training in children with learning problems. February 19, 2001, St Petersburg Beach, FL.


Firszt J, Chambers R, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Speech perception in cochlear-implant recipients: electrophysiologic and electrical dynamic range measures. February 19, 2001, St Petersburg Beach, FL.


 

2000 top
Invited

American Academy of Audiology. Neurophysiologic correlates of speech-sound perception and learning. Chicago, IL.


International Workshop – The Nature of Speech Perception. Physiologic representation of speech sounds in the central auditory system. Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Acoustical Society of America. Speaking clearly for learning-disabled children: Sentence perception in noise, with Bradlow A & Hayes E. Newport Beach, CA.


Contributed

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


Bradlow A, Kraus N, Hayes E. Acoustical Society America. How to achieve normal speech-in-noise perception for learning-disabled children-Lay Abstract selected for media coverage. Newport Beach, CA.


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


Wible B, King C, Nicol T, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Effects of rate and noise on neural representation of speech stimuli in auditory midbrain, thalamus and cortex of the guinea pig. February 20, 2000, St Petersburg Beach, FL.


Cunningham J, Nicol T, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Neurophysiologic representation of clear speech in noise. February 20, 2000, St Petersburg Beach, FL.


 

1999-1990 top
Keynote

International Electric Response Audiometry Study Group. Speech-sound representation in the brain. 1999, Norway.


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


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


Invited

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


International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association. Neurophysiologic representation of speech sounds. 1997, Nijmegen, Netherlands.


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


Presidential Symposium, Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Auditory plasticity and underlying central auditory neurophysiology in humans. 1996.


Contributed

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


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


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


Bradlow A, Koch D, Kraus N, Pisoni D. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Effects of talker and lexical variability on speech perception by “special populations”. 1999.


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


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


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


Dinces E, Tremblay K, Koch D, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Neurophysiological encoding of speech in an 8 year old post-lingually deafened cochlear implant user: Comparison to normal children. 1998, St Petersburg Beach, FL.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Cunningham J, Nicol T, Bradlow A, McGee T, Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Speech-evoked P1/N1 responses in normal and learning disabled children. 1997, St Petersburg Beach, FL.


Kraus N. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Overview: Central auditory mechanisms underlying speech-sound perception. 1997, St Petersburg Beach, FL.


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


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


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


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


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


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


Carrell T, Koch D, Tremblay K, Kraus N. Acoustical Society of America. Broad phonetic categorization of speech in cochlear implant users. 1996.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Carrell T, Kraus N, McGee T, Zecker S. Acoustical Society of America. The relationship between the discriminability of formant transitions and certain cognitive measures. 1995.


Kraus N, McGee T, King C, Nicol T. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Mismatch response generators to the same speech stimulus differ with acoustic context. 1995, St Petersburg Beach, FL.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Kraus N, Micco A, Koch D, McGee T, Carrell T, Sharma A, Nicol T, Wiet R, Weingarten C. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Speech-evoked mismatch negativity cortical potentials in cochlear implant users. 1993, St Petersburg Beach, FL.


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


Kraus N, King C, Tremblay K, McGee T, Carrell T, Nicol T. International Evoked Response Study Group. Plasticity of the mismatch negativity evoked potential associated with speech discrimination learning. 1993.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Kraus N and McGee T. American Speech Language Hearing Association. The middle latency response generating system. 1992.


Kraus N, McGee T. ERPs and the Brain. The generating system underlying the middle latency response. 1992.


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


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


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


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


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


Aarts N, Kraus N, McGee T, Nicol T. American Academy of Audiology. MMN and P3a: Characteristics of non-task related late auditory evoked potentials. 1991.


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


Kraus N, McGee T, Comperatore C. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting. Middle latency response in sleeping children: Evidence for subcortical contributions to wave Pa of the human MLR. 1990, St Petersburg Beach, FL.


 

1989 and earlier top
Invited

International Evoked Response Audiometry Study Group. Brain mapping of the middle latency response in humans and experimental animals, with McGee T, Smith DI. 1987.


Contributed

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Smith DI, Kraus N, Stark C. Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abstr 9:98. Effects of ketamine, nembutal, chloral hydrate and curare on the auditory brainstem and middle latency responses. 1986.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Stein L, Özdamar Ö, Kraus N. Int Cong Audio Abstr. Follow-up results with high risk infants screened by auditory brainstem response (ABR). 1982.


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


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


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


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


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


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