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In Press

Coffey, E., Nicol, T., White-Schowch, T., Chandrasekaran, B., Krizman, J., Skoe, E., Zatorre, R, & Kraus, N. (in press). Evolving perspectives on the sources of the frequency-following response. Nature Communications.

2019

Yi, H., Smiljanic, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2019). The Effect of Talker and Listener Depressive Symptoms on Speech Intelligibility. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 139(4), 2047-2047.

Xie, Z., Zinszer, B. D., Riggs, M., Beevers, C. G., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2019). Impact of depression on speech perception in noise. PLoS ONE, 14(8), e0220928.

Llanos, F., Xie, Z., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2019). Biometric identification of listener identity from frequency following responses to speech. Journal of Neural Engineering 16(5), 56004.

Zinszer, B. D., Riggs, M., Reetzke, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2019). Error patterns of native and non-native listeners' perception of speech in noise. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 145(2), EL129-EL135.

Paulon, G., Reetzke, R., Chandrasekaran, B., & Sarkar, A. (2019). Functional Logistic Mixed Effects Models for Learning Curves from Longitudinal Binary Data. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62(3), 543-553.

Xie, Z., Reetzke, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2019). Machine learning approaches to analyze speech-evoked neurophysiological responses. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62(3), 587-601.

2018

Lau, J., Wong, P., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2018). Interactive effects of linguistic abstraction and stimulus statistics in the online modulation of neural speech encoding. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 1-14.

Feng, G., Yi, H., Chandrasekaran, B. (2018). The role of human auditory corticostriatal network in speech learning. Cerebral Cortex, 1-13.

Xie, Z., Reetzke, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2018). Taking Attention Away from the Auditory Modality: Context-dependent Effects on Early Sensory Encoding of Speech. Neuroscience, 384, 64-75.

Reetzke, R., Xie, Z., Llanos, F., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2018). Tracing the Trajectory of Sensory Plasticity across Different Stages of Speech Learning in Adulthood. Current Biology, 28, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.03.026

2017

Llanos, F., Xie, Z., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2017). Hidden Markov Modeling of Frequency-Following Responses to Mandarin Lexical Tones. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 291, 101-112. https://doi.org/10.1016.j.jneumeth.2017.08.010.

Feng, G., Gan, Z., Wang, S., Wong, P. C. M., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2017). Task-general and Acoustic-invariant Neural Representation of Speech Categories in the Human Brain. Cerebral Cortex, 1-14. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhx195. 

Smayda, K. E., Worthy, D. A., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2017). Better late than never (or early): Music training in late childhood is associated with enhanced decision-making. Psychology of Music, 1-15. doi: 10.1177/0305735617723721.

Lam, B. P. W., Xie, Z., Tessmer, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2017). The Downside of Higher Susceptibility to Lexical Influences: Selectively Poorer Speech Perception in Noise. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research60, 1662-1673, doi: 10.1044/2017_JSLHR-H-16-0133.

Yi, H., Xie, Z., Reetzke, R., Dimakis, A. G., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2017). Vowel decoding from single-trial speech-evoked electrophysiological responses: A feature-based machine learning approach. Brain and Behavior. 2017;e00665. https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.665 

Lau, J.C.Y., Wong, P., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2017). Context-dependent plasticity in the subcortical encoding of linguistic pitch patterns. Journal of Neurophysiology, 117(2), 594-603.

Xie, Z.*, Reetzke, R.*, & Chandrasekaran, B. (2017). Stability and plasticity in neural encoding of linguistically-relevant pitch patterns. Journal of Neurophysiology, 117,  1407-1422. (* co-first authors)

2016

Van Engen, K. J., Xie, Z., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2016). Audiovisual sentence recognition not predicted by susceptibility to the McGurk effect. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 1-8. 

Reetzke, R., Lam, B.P.W., Xie, Z., Sheng, L., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2016). Effect of simultaneous bilingualism on speech intelligibility across different masker types, modalities, and signal-to-noise ratios in school-age children. PLoS ONE11(12): e0168048. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168048.

Maddox, W.T., Koslov, S., Yi, H., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2016). Performance Pressure Enhances Speech Learning. Applied Psycholinguistics, 37(6), 1369-1396.

Yi, H., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2016). Auditory categories with separable decision boundaries are learned faster with full feedback than minimal feedback. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140(2), 1332-1335.

Francis, A.L., MacPherson, M.K., Chandrasekaran, B., & Alvar, A.M. (2016). Autonomic nervous system responses during perception of masked speech may reflect constructs other than subjective listening effort. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00263.

Smayda, K.E., Van Engen, K.J., Maddox, W.T., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2016). Audio-Visual and Meaningful Semantic Context Enhancements in Older and Younger Adults. PLOS ONE, 11(3), e0152773.

Yi, H., Maddox, W. T., Mumford, J. A., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2016). The role of corticostriatal systems in speech category learning.Cerebral Cortex, 26(4), 1409-1420doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhu236.

Chandrasekaran, B., Yi, H., Smayda, K., & Maddox, W. T. (2016). Effect of explicit dimension instruction on speech category learning. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78, 566-582.

Deng, Z., Chandrasekaran, B., Wang, S., &Wong, P.C.M. (2016) Resting-state low-frequency fluctuations reflect individual differences in spoken language learning. Cortex, 63-78.

Reetzke, R., Maddox, W. T., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2016). The Role of Age and Executive Function in Auditory Category Learning. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 142, 48-65.

2015

Chandrasekaran, B., Yi, H., Blanco, N., McGeary, J. E., & Maddox, W. T. (2015). Enhanced procedural learning of speech sound categories in a genetic variant of FOXP2. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(20), 7808-7812.

Xie, Z., Maddox, W. T., McGeary, J. E., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2015). The C957T polymorphism in the dopamine receptor D2 (DRD2) gene modulates domain-general category learning. Journal of Neurophysiology, 113(9), 3281-3290.

Xie, Z., Maddox, W. T., Knopik, V. S., McGeary, J. E., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2015). Dopamine receptor D4 (DRD4) gene modulates the influence of informational masking on speech recognition. Neuropsychologia, 67,121-131.

Smayda, K., Chandrasekaran, B., Maddox, W. T. (2015). Enhanced cognitive and perceptual processing: A computational basis for the musician advantage in speech learning. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 682. doi: 10.3398/fpsyg.2015.00682

Chandrasekaran, B., Van Engen, K., Xie, Z., Beevers, C. G., & Maddox, W. T. (2015). Influence of depressive symptoms on speech perception in adverse listening conditions. Cognition & Emotion, 29(5), 900-909. doi: 10.1090/02699931.2014.944106.

2014

Xie, Z., Yi, H., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2014). Nonnative audiovisual speech perception in noise: Dissociable effects of the speaker and listener. PLoS ONE, 9(12): e114439.

Van Engen, K., Phelps, J. B., Smiljanic, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2014). Enhancing speech intelligibility: Interactions among context, modality, speech style, and masker. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 57(5), 1908-1918.

Chandrasekaran, B., Koslov, S., & Maddox, W. T. (2014). Toward a dual-learning systems model of speech category learning. Frontiers in Psychology, 5(825), 1-17.

Yi, H., Smiljanic, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2014). The neural processing of foreign-accented speech and its relationship to listener bias. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8:768. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00768.

Chandrasekaran, B., Yi, H., & Maddox, W. T. (2014). Dual-learning systems during speech category learning. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 21(2), 488-495.

Chandrasekaran, B., Skoe, E., & Kraus, N. (2014). An integrative model of subcortical auditory plasticity. Brain Topography, 27(4), 539-552.

Skoe, E., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2014). The layering of auditory experiences in driving experience-dependent subcortical plasticity. Hearing Research, 311, 36-48.

Gilbert, R. C., Chandrasekaran, B., & Smiljanic, R. (2014). Recognition memory in noise for speech of varying intelligibility. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America135(1), 389-399.

Skoe, E., Chandrasekaran, B., Spitzer, E. R., Wong, P. C. M., & Kraus, N. (2014). Human brainstem plasticity: The interaction of stimulus probability and auditory learning. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 109, 82-93.

Maddox, W. T., Chandrasekaran, B., Smayda, K., Koslov, S., Yi, H. G., & Beevers, C. G. (2014). Elevated depressive symptoms enhance reflexive but not reflective auditory category learning. Cortex, 58, 186-198.

Maddox, W. T. & Chandrasekaran, B. (2014).Tests of a dual-systems model of speech category learning. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 17(4), 709-728.

2013

Ress, D., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2013). Tonotopic organization in the depth of human inferior colliculus. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7.

Yi, H., Phelps, J. E. B., Smiljanic, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2013). Reduced efficiency of audiovisual integration for nonnative speech. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(5), EL387-EL393.

Maddox, W. T., Chandrasekaran, B., Smayda, K., & Yi, H. (2013). Dual systems of speech category learning across the lifespan. Psychology and Aging28(4), 1042.

2012

Van Engen, K., Chandrasekaran, B., & Smiljanic, R. (2012). Effects of speech clarity on recognition memory for spoken sentences. PLoS ONE, 7(9)e43753.

Chandrasekaran, B., Kraus, N. & Wong, P. C. M. (2012). Human inferior colliculus activity relates to individual differences in language learning. Journal of Neurophysiology, 107(5), 1325-1336.

Wong, P. C. M., Chandrasekaran, B., & Zheng, J. (2012). The derived allele of ASPM is associated with lexical tone perception. PLoS ONE7(4), e34243. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034243.

2011

Chandrasekaran, B., Chan, H. D., & Wong, P. C. M. (2011). Neural processing of what and who information during spoken language processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience23(10), 2690-2700.

Wong, F. C. K., Chandrasekaran, B., Garibaldi, K., & Wong, P. C. M. (2011). White matter anisotropy in the ventral language pathway predicts sound-to-word learning success. The Journal of Neuroscience31(24), 8780-8785.

Hornickel, J., Chandrasekaran, B., Zecker, S., & Kraus, N. (2011). Auditory brainstem measures predict reading and speech-in-noise perception in school-aged children. Behavioural Brain Research, 216, 597-605.

2010

Kraus, N., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2010). Music training for the development of auditory skills. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 11, 599-605.

Chandrasekaran, B., Sampath, P. D., & Wong, P. C. M. (2010). Individual variability in cue-weighting and lexical tone learning. Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 128(1), 456-465.

Chandrasekaran, B., & Kraus, N. (2010). Music, noise-exclusion, and learning. Music Perception, 27(4), 297-306.

Anderson, S., Skoe, E., Chandrasekaran, B., & Kraus, N. (2010). Neural timing is linked to speech perception in noise. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(14), 4922-4926.

Chandrasekaran, B., & Kraus, N. (2010). The scalp-recorded brainstem response to speech: Neural origins and plasticity. Psychophysiology, 47, 236-246.

Anderson, S., Chandrasekaran, B., Yi, H., & Kraus, N. (2010). Cortical-evoked potentials reflect speech-in-noise perception in children. European Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 1407-1413.

Anderson, S., Skoe, E., Chandrasekaran, B., Zecker, S., & Kraus, N. (2010). Brainstem correlates of speech-in-noise perception in children. Hearing Research,270, 151-157.

2009

Chandrasekaran, B., Hornickel, J. M., Skoe, E., Nicol, T., & Kraus, N. (2009). Context-dependent encoding in the human auditory brainstem relates to hearing speech in noise: Implications for developmental dyslexia. Neuron, 64(3)311-319.

Chandrasekaran, B., Krishnan, A., & Gandour, J. T. (2009). Relative influence of musical and linguistic experience on early cortical processing of pitch contours. Brain and Language, 108(1)1-9. 

Chandrasekaran, B., Krishnan, A., & Gandour, J. T. (2009). Sensory processing of linguistic pitch as reflected by the mismatch negativity. Ear and Hearing, 30(5), 552-558.

Book Chapters

2018

Reetzke, R., Chandrasekaran, B., & Maddox, W. T. (2018). Hypothesis Testing. In M.H. Bornstein (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development. SAGE Publications. 

2017

Reetzke, R., Xie, Z., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2017). Neurobiology of Literacy and Reading Disorders.The Frequency-following Response: A Window into Human Communication. Springer Handbook of Auditory Research. Fay R, Popper A, eds. Springer Science+Business Media, Berlin, Germany.

2016

Tessmer, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2016). Stability and plasticity in the neural representation of linguistic pitch patterns. Proc. Tonal Aspects of Languages 2016, 1-5. 

2015

Chandrasekaran, B., Xie, Z., & Reetzke, R. (2015). Chapter 6. Music training and neural processing of speech: a critical review of the literature ln A. Agwuele & A. Lotto (Eds.), Essays in Speech Processes: Language Production and Perception. Sheffield: Equinox Publishing. [PDF]

2012

Chandrasekaran, B., & Kraus, N. (2012). Biological factors contributing to reading ability: Subcortical auditory function. In: Developmental Dyslexia: Early Precursors, Neurobehavioral Markers and Biological Substrates. April A. Benasich and R. Holly Fitch (eds.)

Presentations

2019

Llanos, F., Reetzke, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (May 2019). Proactive neural processing of native and non-native speech. Podium presentation to be presented at the 177th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Louisville, KY.

2018

McHaney, J. R., Zinszer, B. D., Smayda, K. E., Xie, Z., & Chandrasekaran, B. (December 2018). Cortical entrainment to the speech envelope relates to speech comprehension in older adults under adverse listening conditions. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Aging Institute Research Day, Pittsburgh, PA.

Lam, B. P. W., & Chandrasekaran, B. (November 2018). Elevated susceptibility to auditory illusions when performance pressure is high. Poster presented at the 81st Annual ASHA Convention, Boston, MA.

Tessmer, R., Xie, Z., & Chandrasekaran, B. (November 2018). Pupil dilation as an index of non-native speech category learning. Poster presented at the 59th meeting of the Psychonomic Society, New Orleans, LA.

Dial, H. R., Zinszer, B. D., Chandrasekaran, B., & Henry, M. L. (October 2018). Neural encoding of phonetic features relates to phonological processing in PPA. Poster presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, Montreal, Canada.

Dial, H. R., Zinszer, B. D., Chandrasekaran, B., & Henry, M. L. (August 2018). Cortical entrainment of continuous speech envelope is preserved in non-fluent PPA. Poster to be presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, Québec City, Québec, Canada. 

Llanos, F., McHaney, J. R., Leonard, M. K., Schuerman, W. L., Yi, H. G., & Chandrasekaran, B. (August 2018). Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation enhances non-native speech categorization. Poster to be presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, Québec City, Québec, Canada.

Yi, H. G., Leonard, M. K., Chandrasekaran, B., Nourski, K. V., Howard III, M. A., & Chang, E. F. (August 2018). Learning novel speech sounds reorganizes acoustic representations in the human superior temporal gyrus. Slide presentation at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, Québec City, Québec, Canada.

Zinszer, B. D., Haye, T. A, Athey, A., & Chandrasekaran, B. (August 2018). Lexical tone classification in frontal and posterior regions using fNIRS. Poster to be presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, Québec City, Québec, Canada.

Zinszer, B. D., Haye, T. A, Athey, A., & Chandrasekaran, B. (June 2018). Quality of frequency-following response to speech sounds linked with left prefrontal hemodynamic activity using fNIRS+EEG. Talk to be presented at the 2nd International Neuroergonomics Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Xie, Z., & Chandrasekaran, B. (June 2018). Dividing attention to the visual modality impairs the processing of continuous speech. Poster to be presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Singapore.

McHaney, J. R., Zinszer, B. D., Smayda, K. E., & Chandrasekaran, B. (March 2018). Effect of listening environment on cortical entrainment to continuous speech in older adults. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society 25th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Llanos, F., Reetzke, R., Sakthi, M., & Chandrasekaran, B. (February 2018). Neurofeedback mediated modulation of the frequency following response. Poster presented at the 41st Annual Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, San Diego, CA.

Llanos, F. & Chandrasekaran, B. (February 2018). Machine learning decoding of listener identity from frequency following responses. Poster presented at the 41st Annual Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, San Diego, CA.

2017

Reetzke, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (November 2017). Music Training Enhances Speech-in-Speech Perception in Adolescents. Poster presented at the 80th annual ASHA Convention, Los Angeles, CA.

Feng, G., Yi, H. G., & Chandrasekaran, B. (September 2017). Corticostriatal circuitry associated with speech representational plasticity in the superior temporal gyrus. Poster presented at the 6th International Conference on Auditory Cortex, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Reetzke, R., Xie, Z., & Chandrasekaran, B. (September 2017). Effects of selective attention and language experience on cortical entrainment to continuous speech. Poster presented at the 6th International Conference on Auditory Cortex, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Llanos, F., Xie, Z., & Chandrasekaran, B. (June 2017). Decoding linguistically-relevant pitch patterns from frequency-following responses using hidden Markov models. Poster presented at the 173rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Boston, MA.

Smayda, K., & Chandrasekaran, B. (May 2017). Music Training for the Enhancement of Speech-In-Noise Processing in Older Adults. Presented at the annual University of Texas at Austin Leadership Luncheon, Austin, TX.

Reetzke, R., Xie, Z., & Chandrasekaran, B. (February 2017). Effects of Language Experience and Long-term Training on the Neural Weighting and Categorical Perception of Pitch Dimensions. Podium presentation at the Association for Research in Otolaryngology 2017 MidWinter Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Xie, Z., & Chandrasekaran, B. (February 2017). Taking attention away from the auditory modality: subcortical representation of speech signals during inattentional deafness. Poster presented at the Association for Research in Otolaryngology 2017  MidWinter Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Smayda, K. E., Feng, G., Cooper, J., & Chandrasekaran, B. (January 2017). Music Training for the Enhancement of Speech-In-Noise Processing in Older Adults. Presented at the Dallas Aging and Cognition Conference, Dallas, TX.

2016

Smayda, K., Worthy, D. A., & Chandrasekaran, B. (July 2016). Better late than never (or early): Late music lessons confer advantages in decision-making. Presented at the 14th International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition, San Francisco, CA.

Chandrasekaran, B., Reetzke, R., Yi, H. G., Roeder, J., Xie, Z., & Maddox, W. T. (May 2016). Experience-dependent plasticity in the neural weighting of pitch dimensions: A machine learning approach. Poster presented at the 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

Tessmer, R., Atagi, E., Bent, T., & Chandrasekaran, B. (May 2016). Categorization training for non-native accented word recognition. Poster presented at the 171st Meeting of theAcoustical Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

Yi, H. G., Tessmer, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (May 2016). Optimizing Lexical Learning through Manipulation of Phonological Training Environment. Poster presented at the 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

Han, Y. C., Koslov, S., Maddox, W. T., & Chandrasekaran, B. (April 2016). Motivation and Speech Category Learning: A Dual-Learning System Approach. Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, New York, NY.

Xie, Z., Reetzke, R., Yi, H., Maddox, W. T., Dimakis, A. G., & Chandrasekaran, B. (February 2016). Subcortical decoding of stimulus, group experience, and individuality. Poster presented at the Association for Research in Otolaryngology 2016 MidWinter Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Reetzke, R., Xie, Z., Yi, H., Maddox, W. T., Dimakis, A. G., & Chandrasekaran, B. (February 2016). Dynamics of short-term experience-dependent plasticity in human subcortical auditory function. Podium presentation at the Association for Research in Otolaryngology 2016 MidWinter Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Chandrasekaran, B., Xie, Z., Yi, H., & Reetzke, R. (February 2016). Midbrain-based decoding of vowel and speaker information in humans. Poster presented at the Association for Research in Otolaryngology 2016 MidWinter Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Yi, H. Koslov, S. R., Maddox, W. T., & Chandrasekaran, B. (February 2016). Mapping the auditory corticostriatal pathway in humans using diffusion tensor imaging. Poster presented at the Association for Research in Otolaryngology 2016 MidWinter Meeting, San Diego, CA.

2015

Yi, H. Koslov, S. R., Maddox, W. T., & Chandrasekaran, B. (October 2015). Corticostriatal white matter connectivity predicts speech category learning success. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, Chicago, IL.

Yi, H., Xie, Z., Reetzke, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (October 2015). Corticollicular influences on subcortical encoding of speech sounds. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, Chicago, IL.

Asteris, M., Kyrillidis, A., Dimakis, A., Yi, H., & Chandrasekaran, B. (July 2015). Stay on path: PCA along graph paths. Poster presented at the 32nd International Conference on Machine Learning, Lille, France.

Koslov, S., Blanco, N. J., Maddox, W. T., & Chandrasekaran, B. (July 2015). Using real-time computational modeling to individually optimize tone category learning. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Pasadena, CA.

Xie, Z., & Chandrasekaran, B. (May 2015). Intra-subject variability in frequency-following responses and cortical event-related responses to Mandarin tones. Lecture presented at the 169th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Pittsburgh, PA.

Xie, Z., Maddox, W. T., & Chandrasekaran, B. (May 2015). Elevated depressive symptoms associate with an emotion-general deficit in speech perception at a cocktail party. Poster presented at the 169th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Pittsburgh, PA.

Reetzke, R., Maddox, W. T., & Chandrasekaran, B. (May 2015). The role of age and executive function in auditory category learning.Poster presented at the 169th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Pittsburgh, PA.

Tsao, N., Tessmer, R., Reetzke, R., Chandrasekaran, B., & Maddox, W. T. (April 2015). The development of auditory category learning: A computational modeling approach. Poster presented at the Longhorn Research Bazaar, Austin, TX.

Smith, L., Glick, A., Reetzke, R., Chandrasekaran, B., & Maddox, W. T. (April 2015). Auditory category learning across learning across development. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Research Forum and the Longhorn Research Bazaar.

2014

Yi, H., Maddox, W. T., Mumford, J. A., & Chandrasekaran, B. (November 2014). The role of corticostriatal learning systems in speech categorization. Poster presented at the Psychonomic Society's 55th Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA.

Koslov, S., Chandrasekaran, B., & Maddox, W. T. (November 2014). Performance pressure enhances novel speech category learning. Poster presented at the Auditory Perception, Cognition, and Action Meeting, Long Beach, CA.

Reetzke, R., Lam, B., Xie, Z., Sheng, L., & Chandrasekaran, B. (October 2014). Developmental and linguistic factors of audiovisual speech perception across different masker types.Poster presented at the 168th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Indianapolis, IN.

Yi, H., Maddox, W. T., Knopik, V. S., McGeary, J. E., & Chandrasekaran, B. (October 2014). Enhanced speech learning in genetic variants of COMT and FOXP2. Poster presented at the 168th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Indianapolis, IN.

Xie, Z., Maddox, W. T., Knopik, V. S., McGeary, J. E., & Chandrasekaran, B. (October 2014). Individual differences in speech perception in noise: A neurocognitive genetic study. Poster presented at the 168th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Indianapolis, IN.

Tessmer, R., Tsao, N., Reetzke, R., Chandrasekaran, B., & Sheng, L. (April 2014). Audiovisual integration and speech perception in bilingual speakers. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Research Forum, Austin, TX.

Curry, K., & Chandrasekaran, B. (April 2014). Effects of audiovisual cues on speech-in-noise perception in Spanish-English bilinguals and English monolinguals. Poster presented at the Longhorn Research Bazaar, Austin, TX.

2013

Liu, C., & Chandrasekaran, B. (June 2013). Effects of phonological training on tone perception for English listeners. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19, 060057.

Sheft, S., Smayda, K., Shafiro, V., Maddox, W. T., & Chandrasekaran, B. (June 2013). Effect of musical training on static and dynamic measures of spectral-pattern discrimination. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19, 050025.

Smiljanic, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (June 2013). Processing speech of varying intelligibility. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19, 060102.

Smiljanic, R., Sheft, S., Chandrasekaran, B., & Shafiro, V. (June 2013). Effect of speech clarity on perception of interrupted meaningful and anomalous sentences. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19, 060109.

Yi, H., Smiljanic, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (June 2013). Natural variations in speech intelligibility: An fMRI study. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Seattle, WA.

Smayda, K., Chandrasekaran, B., Yi, H., & Maddox, W. T. (January 2013). Reflexive- and Reflective-System Learning of Auditory Categories Across the Lifespan. Poster presented at the Dallas Aging and Cognition Conference, Dallas, TX.

Yi, H., Smiljanic, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (January 2013). Natural variations in speech intelligibility: An fMRI study. Poster presented at the Institute for Neuroscience 17th Annual Symposium, Austin, TX.

2012

Phelps, J.B., Van Engen, K., Smiljanic, R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (October 2012). Effects of visual cue enhancement on speech intelligibility on clear and conversational speech. Poster presented at the 164th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Kansas City, MO.

Chandrasekaran, B., Yi, H., & Maddox, W. T. (October 2012). Delayed feedback disrupts optimal strategies during foreign speech sound learning. Poster presented at the 164th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Kansas City, MO.

Yi, H., Chandrasekaran, B., & Maddox, W. T. (October 2012). Optimized speech sound category training bootstraps foreign word learning. Poster presented at 164th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Kansas City, MO.

Media Coverage

USA Today. (2018). Laurel or Yanny? Experts tell us why 'The Dress' for ears is driving us crazy. [press release]. Retrieved from https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/talkingtech/2018/05/16/yanny-laurel-audio-experts-blue-black-dress-explain/614622002/

The Washington Post. (2018). Trending: Yanny or Laurel? Internet argues over mysterious audio clip. [press release]. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/express/wp/2018/05/15/trending-yanny-or-laurel-internet-argues-over-mysterious-audio-clip/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.27d048c7e4d3

KVUE News. (2018). UT researchers test Yanny vs. Laurel in sound lab. [press release]. Retrieved from https://www.kvue.com/article/news/local/ut-researchers-test-yanny-vs-laurel-in-sound-lab/269-552793306

The Verge. (2018). Yanny or Laurel? The science behind the audio version of The Dress. [press release]. Retrieved from https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/15/17358136/yanny-laurel-the-dress-audio-illusion-frequency-sound-perception

ABC News. (2018). 'Yanny' versus 'laurel': An expert weighs in on the debate. [press release]. Retrieved from https://abcnews.go.com/US/yanny-versus-laurel-expert-weighs-debate/story?id=55189477

CNet. (2018). Yanny or Laurel: Science doesn't quite know why you hear one or the other. [press release]. Retrieved from https://www.cnet.com/news/yanny-laurel-audio-hearing-science-behind-why/

KMFA. (2017). The Benefits of Learning to Play Music, Even As We Get Older. [radio interview]. Retrieved from http://www.kmfa.org/episodes/2342-the-benefits-of-learning-to-play-music-even-as-we-get-older

KMFA Stories. (2015). Music and the Aging Brain: New Research at UT-Austin Tests Cognitive Benefits of Music in Older Adults. [press release]. Retrieved from http://www.kmfa.org/pages/746-music-and-the-aging-brain-new-research-at-ut-austin-tests-cognitive-benefits-of-music-in-older-adults

The Telegraph (2015). Can genes predict foreign language learning skills? [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationopinion/11695356/Can-genes-predict-foreign-language-learning-skills.html

UT News. (2015). Foreign language learning in adults associated with genetic variation [Press release].Retrieved from http://news.utexas.edu/2015/06/04/genetic-variation-associated-with-learning-a-foreign-speech

Moody College of Communication. (2014). Training the brain [Feature]. Retrieved from http://moody.utexas.edu/features/training-brain

The World & UT. (2013). Scholar researches connection between how we think and what we hear [Feature]. Retrieved from https://world.utexas.edu/features/bharath

The Telegraph. (2010). Learn music, get smart [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100726/jsp/knowhow/story_12724464.jsp

Psychology Today. (2010). Music for the people [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/raising-happiness/201009/music-the-people

The Huffington Post. (2010). How learning music can enhance kids’ brain development [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/christine-carter-phd/music-for-the-people_b_721262.html

Austin Family Magazine. (2010). More than melody, benefits of a musical education [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.austinfamily.com/more-than-melody-benefits-of-a-musical-education/

Nature. (2010). Why music is good for you [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.nature.com/news/2010/100720/full/news.2010.362.html

Scientific American. (2010). Hearing the music, honing the mind [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/hearing-the-music-honing/

Science Daily. (2009). New brain findings on dyslexic children: Good readers learn from repeating auditory signals, poor readers do not [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/11/091111123600.htm

Neuroscience News. (2010). Neuroscience of music: How music enhances learning through neuroplasticity [Press release]. Retrieved from http://neurosciencenews.com/neuroscience-music-enchances-learning-neuroplasticity/

EurekAlert! (2009). New brain findings on dyslexic children [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-11/nu-nbf110309.php

Thaindian News. (2009). How noise affects nervous system’s ability to transcribe sounds key to reading skills [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/health/how-noise-affects-nervous-systems-ability-to-transcribe-sounds-key-to-reading-skills_100217780.html

The Globe and Mail. (2009). SickKids program adds lawyers to family support teams [Press release]. Retrieved from http://v1.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/GAM.20091113.LDOSES13ART1629/TPStory/TPComment

U.S. News & World Report. (2009). Dyslexia may make it tough to tune out school noise [Press release]. Retrieved from http://health.usnews.com/health-news/managing-your-healthcare/policy/articles/2009/11/11/dyslexia-may-make-it-tough-to-tune-out-school-noise

BBC News. (2009). Noise ‘worse for dyslexic pupils’ [Press release]. Retrieved from http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8355262.stm

Northwestern University. (2009). New brain findings on dyslexic children [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.northwestern.edu/newscenter/stories/2009/11/dyslexia.html

WebMD. (2009). Study unravels mystery of dyslexia [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.webmd.com/children/news/20091111/study-unravels-mystery-of-dyslexia

The Telegraph. (2009). Dyslexics find it hard to filter out background noises [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/6544673/Dyslexics-find-it-hard-to-filter-out-background-noises.html

The Post and Courier. (2009). Dyslexic children face difficulty focusing [Press release]. Retrieved from http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20091113/ARCHIVES/311139992

Podcasts

Patel, A. (Speaker). Chandrasekaran, B. (Speaker). (2013, September 19). Neuroscientists talk shop [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from http://snrp.utsa.edu/Podcast/Podcast.html

Chandrasekaran, B. (Speaker). (2012, April 19). Neuroscientists talk shop [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from http://snrp.utsa.edu/Podcast/Podcast.html