McDermott Lab

Selected Publications

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    Learning mid-level auditory codes from natural sounds
W Mlynarski and J H McDermott. arXiv.org e-prints, Technical Report 1701.07138v3, Jan 2017.
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    Integer ratio priors on musical rhythm revealed cross-culturally by iterated reproduction
N Jacoby and J H McDermott. Current Biology, Jan 2017.
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    Statistics of natural reverberation enable perceptual separation of sound and space
J Traer and J H McDermott. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol.113 pp. E7856--E7865, Nov 2016.
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    Ambient sound provides supervision for visual learning
A Owens, J Wu, J H McDermott, W T Freeman and A Torralba. European Conf. Computer Vision, pp. 801--816, Aug 2016.
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    Indifference to dissonance in native Amazonians reveals cultural variation in music perception
J H McDermott, A F Schultz, E A Undurraga and R A Godoy. Nature, vol.535 pp. 547--550, Jul 2016.
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    Visually indicated sounds
A Owens, P Isola, J H McDermott, A Torralba, E H Adelson and W T Freeman. Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, pp. 2405--2413, Jun 2016.
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    Distortion products in auditory fMRI research: Measurements and solutions
S Norman-Haignere and J H McDermott. Neuroimage, vol.129 pp. 401--413, Apr 2016.
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    Pitch-responsive cortical regions in congenital amusia
S Norman-Haignere, P Albouy, A Caclin, J H McDermott, N G Kanwisher and B Tillmann. The Journal of Neuroscience, vol.36 pp. 2986--2994, Mar 2016.
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    Visually indicated sounds
A Owens, P Isola, J H McDermott, A Torralba, E H Adelson and W T Freeman. arXiv.org e-prints, Technical Report 1512.08512v1, Dec 2015.
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    Distinct cortical pathways for music and speech revealed by hypothesis-free voxel decomposition
S Norman-Haignere, N G Kanwisher* and J H McDermott*. Neuron, vol.88 pp. 1281--1296, Dec 2015.
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    Sound segregation via embedded repetition is robust to inattention
K Masutomi, N Barascud, M Kashino, J H McDermott* and M Chait*. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, vol.42 pp. 386--400, Oct 2015.
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    Attentive tracking of sound sources
K J P Woods and J H McDermott. Current Biology, vol.25 pp. 2238--2246, Aug 2015.
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    The cortical analysis of speech-specific temporal structure revealed by responses to sound quilts
T Overath*, J H McDermott*, J M Zarate and D Poeppel. Nature Neuroscience, vol.18 pp. 903--911, May 2015.
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    Audition
J H McDermott. The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2013.
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    Cortical pitch regions in humans respond primarily to resolved harmonics and are located in specific tonotopic regions of anterior auditory cortex
S Norman-Haignere, N Kanwisher and J H McDermott. The Journal of Neuroscience, vol.33(50), pp. 19451--19469, Dec 2013.
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    Summary statistics in auditory perception
J H McDermott, M Schemitsch and E P Simoncelli. Nature Neuroscience, vol.16(4), pp. 493--498, Feb 2013.
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    Inharmonic speech: A tool for the study of speech perception and separation
J H McDermott, D P W Ellis and H Kawahara. Proc. SAPA-SCALE Conference 2012, pp. 114--117, 2012.
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    The basis of musical consonance as revealed by congenital amusia
M Cousineau, J H McDermott and I Peretz. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol.109(48), pp. 19858--19863, Nov 2012.
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    Sensitivity to musical structure in the human brain
E Fedorenko, J H McDermott, S Norman-Haignere and N Kanwisher. Journal of Neurophysiology, vol.108 pp. 3289--3300, Sep 2012.
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    Spatial cues alone produce innaccurate sound segregation: The effect of interaural time differences
A Schwartz, J H McDermott and B Shinn-Cunningham. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.132(1), pp. 357--368, Jul 2012.
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    Auditory preferences and aesthetics: Music, voices, and everyday sounds
J H McDermott. Neuroscience of Preference and Choice, 2011.
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    Sound texture perception via statistics of the auditory periphery: Evidence from sound synthesis
J H McDermott and E P Simoncelli. Neuron, vol.71 pp. 926--940, Sep 2011.
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    Recovering sound sources from embedded repetition
J H McDermott, D Wrobleski and A J Oxenham. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol.108(3), pp. 1188--1193, Jan 2011.
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    Musical intervals and relative pitch: Frequency resolution, not interval resolution, is special
J H McDermott, M V Keebler, C Micheyl and A J Oxenham. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.128(4), pp. 1943--1951, Oct 2010.
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    Individual differences reveal the basis of consonance
J H McDermott, A J Lehr and A J Oxenham. Current Biology, vol.20 pp. 1035--1041, Jun 2010.
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    Sensory noise explains auditory frequency discrimination learning induced by training with identical stimuli
C Micheyl, J H McDermott and A J Oxenham. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, vol.71(1), pp. 5--7, 2009.
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    The cocktail party problem
J H McDermott. Current Biology, vol.19(22), pp. R1024--R1027, 2009.
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    Sound texture synthesis via filter statistics
J H McDermott, A J Oxenham and E P Simoncelli. 2009 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, Mohonk, NY, 2009.
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    What can experiments reveal about the origins of music?
J H McDermott. Current Directions in Psychological Science, vol.18(3), pp. 164-168, 2009.
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    Music perception, pitch, and the auditory system
J H McDermott and A J Oxenham. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, vol.18 pp. 1--12, 2008.
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    Is relative pitch specific to pitch?
J H McDermott, A J Lehr and A J Oxenham. Psychological Science, vol.19(12), pp. 1263--1271, May 2008.
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    The evolution of music
J H McDermott. Nature, vol.453 pp. 287--288, May 2008.
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    Exploring music's links to language
J H McDermott. Nature Neuroscience, vol.11(4), pp. 377, Apr 2008.
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    Spectral completion of partially masked sounds
J H McDermott and A J Oxenham. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol.105(15), pp. 5939--5944, Apr 2008.
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