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Some Vowel Sounds Pack a Punch for Brands

People make vastly different assumptions about a word based on specific vowel sounds, which can help or hurt perceptions of a brand. ... More>


Observer Article

Hearing With Your Ears, Listening With Your Brain

Whether it’s trying to converse in a noisy ballroom or just coping with a hearing impairment, everyone relies on contextual cues and relevant memories to make sense of what they have trouble hearing. This complex listening process is at the center of a new field of research called cognitive hearing science. ... More>


Observer Article

Cattell Fund Supports Collaborative Research

APS Fellows Peter C. Gordon, Lori Holt, and Greg Hajcak Proudfit will embark on sabbaticals supported by the James McKeen Cattell Fund, each using advanced methods to study a variety of cognitive and emotional processes. ... More>


Brains of Congenitally Deaf Reveal Plasticity of Auditory Cortex

A new neuroimaging study shows that, in people who are born deaf, the auditory cortex processes information about the visual properties of stimuli. ... More>