This site is dedicated to the science of spatial hearing: what it is, why it's important, and how it can be affected by aging, hearing loss, and brain dysfunction. Here you will find posts from international experts, reporting on recent findings, new papers, and current directions in the field. Find the blog at http://spatialhearing.org or follow us on twitter @SpatialHearing.
What else is here?
- A paper "Toward objective measures of auditory co-immersion in virtual and augmented reality." This paper was presented by Chris Stecker at the recent 2nd AES International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality (AVAR), Redmond WA Aug 20-22 2018. http://www.spatialhearing.org/spacelab/reprints/stecker2018avar.pdf
- Prof. Steckers' SPACElab at Vanderbilt. Research on spatial perception in acoustically complex environments. How do listeners combine multiple acoustic cues to understand auditory space? Studies combine binaural and spatial psychoacoustics (listening tests) with computer modeling and non-invasive brain imaging with functional MRI.
- A short story about binaural listening agents and hearing aids of the future, posted in Prof. Stecker's blog on Hearables and Auditory Virtual and Augmented Reality.