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psy·cho·a·cous·tics

(sī'kō-ă-kūs'tiks),
1. A discipline combining experimental psychology and physics that deals with the physical features of sound as related to audition, as well as with the physiology and psychology of sound receptor processes.
2. The science pertaining to the psychological factors that influence one's awareness of sound.
[psycho- + G. akoustikos, relating to hearing]

psychoacoustics

(sī′kō-ə-ko͞o′stĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The scientific study of the perception of sound.

psy′cho·a·cous′tic, psy′cho·a·cous′ti·cal adj.

psy·cho·a·cous·tics

(sī'kō-ă-kūs'tiks)
1. A discipline combining experimental psychology and physics that deals with the physical features of sound as related to audition and the physiology and psychology of sound receptor processes.
2. Science involving the psychological factors that influence one's awareness of sound.
[psycho- + G. akoustikos, relating to hearing]
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"Der sensorische Wohlklang als Funktion psychoakustischer Empfindungsgrossen" (Sensory Consonance as a Function of Psychoacoustic Parameters).
Jeff Pressing, a well-known performer, composer, and writer, has published extensively on a wide range of subjects, including psychoacoustics, synthesis, computer-aided composition, improvisation, and real-time performance; for five years he authored a monthly series in Keyboard magazine on synthesizer technique.
In addition, Kwon (6) designed a Windows-based psychoacoustic experiment program named Psycon that uses these AUX scripting syntax to create and process auditory signals.
Concomitant depression or anxiety Prior neck trauma Presence of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders Physical Examination (Q4) Otoscopic examination Neck palpation Tuning forks test Oral cavity and TMJ examination Auscultation (ears, neck) Neck muscular tension Blood pressure and heart beat registration Ancillary tests (Q5) Audiometry Magnetic resonance imaging Tympanometry Auditory brainstem response test Blood tests Psychoacoustic testing CT scan SPECT Guidelines acquaintance (Q6) Are you acquainted with the clinical guidelines for the treatment of tinnitus as published by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in 2014?
The aim is not only to offer laypeople and scientists a new way of accessing physical research, but also a new, interdisciplinary practice of art: AIS is a work of art and at the same time an experiment in fundamental psychoacoustic research; it allows the space itself to become a sound generator into which visitors can immerse themselves.
Diwakar S, Jain M, Balakrishnan R (2007) Psychoacoustic sampling as a reliable, noninvasive method to monitor orthopteran species diversity in tropical forests.
and Bodden, M., "Sound Quality Evaluation of Interior or Vehicle Noise Using an Efficient Psychoacoustic Method," Proceeding of European Conference on Nosie Control (Euronoise), Munchen, Germany, 1998.
William House CISG states that use of two CIs substantially expands the receptive sound field, which is consistent with the psychoacoustic literature.
two of the five articles present the results of psychoacoustic experimentation." This issue also features two reviews.
Fernandes, "Psychoacoustic and phonetic temporal processing in normal and hearing-impaired listeners," The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.
Using psychoacoustic model, a threshold is calculated which can be used as masking threshold [6].