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2020 top

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Healthy Brains, Healthy Bodies. November 11 & 12, Zoom.

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

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Frequency Following Response: FFR. August 25, Online Webinar.

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A Scientist Walks into a Bar. June 9, The HideOut, Chicago. CANCELLED.

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6th Annual CSD Connect Conference. Learning: Practices, Principles and Preceptors. April 17, 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, Chicago IL.

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

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Renee Fleming’s Music and Mind LIVE! broadcast live on Tuesday, July 28th

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Music and the Brain Radio Cade, June 10, 2020.
The Sound Explorer Dana Foundation, August 18, 2020.
The Sounds Inside Your Brain Sound Matters Podcast, May 9, 2020.
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Patel S, Dillman G, Winston M, Martin G, Nicol T, Kraus N & Losh M. Assessment of verbal entrainment and correlated neural mechanisms in autism spectrum disorder. Meeting on Language in Autism (MoLA), March 12-14. Durham NC.

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

 

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

 

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



2019 top

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Sheely Center for the Performing Arts. ARCS Illinois. March 24, 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, Milwaukee, WI.

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Reddit AMA. I am Dr. Nina Kraus and will talk about how music and concussion impact brain health. March 8, 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, Winnetka, IL.

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Northwestern University. Northwestern University Brain Awareness Outreach (NUBAO). February 22, Chicago, IL.

– supported by Society for Neuroscience Chicago Chapter, Northwestern University
Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, and Northwestern University TGS Community Building Grant
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OSF Healthcare Illinois Neurological Institute, Chicago Recording Company. Optimizing the Physician Experience through Neuroscience: The Neuroscience of Music. July 19, Chicago, IL.

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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, Rosemont IL.

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

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

 

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Krizman J, Marian V, Kraus N. Monolinguals catch up to bilinguals on executive control, but not neural processing of sound, over the course of adolescence. October 21, 8:00am – 12:00pm, Society for Neuroscience, McCormick Place: Hall A, Chicago, IL.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2018 top

Keynote

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Phonak Seminar. Sound Ingredients for Brain Health: What have we learned from Music? andHearing in Noise: Insights from Noise Exposure, Hearing Loss, Aging, Concussion, Auditory Enrichment and Deprivation. August 30, Oslo, Norway.

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

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Columbia College. Music for Brain Health, Audio Engineering Society. Chicago, IL.

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Chorus America Conference. Plenary — This Is Your Brain on Music: Neurobiology and the Power of Music. Chicago, IL.

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Illinois Music Education Conference. Peoria, IL.

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

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

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

Fermilab. Public Lecture, Arts and Lecture Series. Batavia, IL.

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Music Together’s Annual Conference. Princeton, NJ.

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

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Northwestern University. Music Therapy Conference. Evanston, IL.

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

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Rutgers University. Department of Neuroscience. New Brunswick, NJ.

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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, 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, Chicago IL.

The Seminary Co-op Bookstore. Robin Wallace discusses Hearing Beethoven: A Story of Musical Loss and Discovery. October 21, 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, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2017 top

Keynote

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

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

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University of Rhode Island. Malford Thewlis Lecture. Kingston, RI.

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ARTSpeaks. Crouse Education Center. Aurora, IL.

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

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

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

National Institutes of Health. Music and Health Workshop. Bethesda, MD.

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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.

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

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

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

Colloque ACFOS. Neurobiology of everyday communication: What we have learned from music? Paris, France.

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Colloque ACFOS. Sound: Invisible ally and enemy of brain health. Paris, France.

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Women’s Initiative of Northwestern. New York City, NY.

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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Sound Health: Music and the Mind. Washington, D.C.

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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. Washington, D.C.

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

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National Institutes of Health. Panel: Maintaining brain function in older individuals, Music and Health Workshop. Bethesda, MD.

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National Institutes of Health. Panel: Enhancing brain development during childhood, Music and Health Workshop. Bethesda, MD.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

Northwestern University. Northwestern Alumnae Association. Evanston, IL.

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

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

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

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

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

Society for Neuroscience Annual Scientific Meeting. The biology of auditory learning. San Diego, CA.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2015 top

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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.

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.

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

Mozart and Mind. San Diego, CA.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2014 top

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

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

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.

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

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.

Invited

Northwestern University, Annie May Swift Auditorium. Science of Sound Panel. Evanston, IL.

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

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

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

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

Biological Impact of Musical Training in At-Risk Children.

Martin M. Harmony Project: Lessons from Los Angeles Gang Zones

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

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

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

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Briefing for Senate Education Staff. The biological benefits of music education. 430 Dirksen Building.

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Brown University. Music Cognition. Providence, RI.

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

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.

Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2013 top

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

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.

7th Canadian Conference on Dementia. Vancouver BC.

Second International Conference on Cognitive Hearing Science for Communication. Linkoping Sweden.

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.

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

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

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

Invited

Loyola University. Institute for Neuroscience. Rogers Park, IL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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. Baltimore, MD.

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.  Baltimore, MD.

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

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

Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2012 top

Keynote

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Invited

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2011 top

Keynote

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

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

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.

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

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.

Invited

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

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Music for the development of reading skills. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2010 top

Keynote

Widex 6th Annual Pediatric Conference. Dubai.

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

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

India Speech and Hearing Conference. Bangalore, India

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

Invited

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, Missouri.

GRAMMY Foundation Board, Chicago Chapter. Chicago, IL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2009 top

Keynote

Learning, Mind and Brain. Helsinki, Finland

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

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

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In aumento i casi di dislessia tra bambini. A Viareggio un meeting internazionale sui disturbi dell’apprendimento.

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Dislessia: in aumento tra i bambini i disturbi dell’apprendimento

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“Le difficoltà specifiche dell’apprendimento”: se ne parla al Centro Congressi con esperti in materia

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

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

Invited

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Acoustical Society of America. Dynamic encoding of pitch, timing, and timbre. Miami, Fl.

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.

North Suburban Speech and Language Association. Wilmette, IL

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2007 top

Keynote

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

Invited

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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. Biological markers of literacy: timing and magnitude measures of the speech-evoked brainstem response. Presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, San Francisco.

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

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

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

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

2005 top

Keynote

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

Invited

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

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

Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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Keynote

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

Invited

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.

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

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

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.

Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Invited

XXXIV Intl. Congr 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.

Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Invited

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

International Workshop – The Naure 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. 108:2603.

Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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Keynote

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

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

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

Invited

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

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

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

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

Contributed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1989 and earlier top

Invited

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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