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The official podcast of the Acoustical Society of America's Publications' Office. Highlighting authors' research from our four publications - The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA), JASA Express Letters, Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (POMA), and Acoustics Today.

The official podcast of the Acoustical Society of America's Publications' Office. Highlighting authors' research from our four publications - The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA), JASA Express Letters, Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (POMA), and Acoustics Today.

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The official podcast of the Acoustical Society of America's Publications' Office. Highlighting authors' research from our four publications - The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA), JASA Express Letters, Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (POMA), and Acoustics Today.

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English


Episodes

Performing Hearing Research Remotely

6/27/2022
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many researchers in the fields of psychological and physiological acoustics to scramble to find new ways to perform hearing research that is traditionally done in the lab remotely. The Acoustical Society of America Technical Committee on Psychological and Physiological Acoustics launched the Task Force on Remote Testing (https://tcppasa.org/remotetesting/) in May 2020 with goals of surveying approaches and platforms available to support remote testing and...

Duration:00:33:20

Psychoacoustics of Tinnitus

5/26/2022
“Psychoacoustics of Tinnitus: Lost in Translation,” Acoustics Today, 17(1), 35-42. https://acousticstoday.org/psychoacoustics-of-tinnitus-lost-in-translation-christopher-spankovich/ Authors: Christopher Spankovich, Sarah Faucette, Celia Escabi, and Edward Lobarinas Published: Spring 2021 In this episode, we speak with Christopher Spankovich of the University of Mississippi Medical Center about his article, “Psychoacoustics of Tinnitus: Lost in Translation,” which appeared in the Spring...

Duration:00:22:38

Acoustic effects of medical, cloth, and transparent face masks on speech signals

4/8/2022
Acoustic effects of medical, cloth, and transparent face masks on speech signals The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA) https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0002279 Authors: Ryan M. Corey, Uriah Jones, and Andrew C. Singer In this episode, we interview Ryan Corey about how face masks muffle speech and make communication more difficult, especially for people with hearing loss. Read more from The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA). Learn more about Acoustical...

Duration:00:18:46

Ultrasonic Vocalization of Weddell Seals

3/9/2022
Weddell seals produce ultrasonic vocalizations The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA) https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0002867 Authors: Paul A. Cziko, Lisa M. Munger, Nicholas R. Santos, and John M. Terhune In this episode, we interview Jack Terhune of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of New Brunswick. Read more from The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA). Learn more about Acoustical Society of America Publications. Music Credit: Min...

Duration:00:26:52

Lung Ultrasound

2/7/2022
Deep learning applied to lung ultrasound videos for scoring COVID-19 patients: A multicenter study The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA) https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0004855 Authors: Federico Mento, Tiziano Perrone, Anna Fiengo, Andrea Smargiassi, Riccardo Inchingolo, Gino Soldati, and Libertario Demi In this episode, we interview Federico Mento from the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Trento. Read more from The Journal of...

Duration:00:11:35

Nonlinear Time-warping Made Simple

1/4/2022
Nonlinear time-warping made simple: A step-by-step tutorial on underwater acoustic modal separation with a single hydrophone The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA) https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0000937 Authors: Julien Bonnel, Aaron Thode, Dana Wright, and Ross Chapman In this episode, we interview Julien Bonnel from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution about time-warping. Read more from The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA). Learn more about Acoustical...

Duration:00:13:11

Virtual Sounds

11/23/2021
Are Virtual Sounds Real? Acoustics Today; https://acousticstoday.org/are-virtual-sounds-real-michael-vorlander/ Author: Michael Vorländer In this episode, we interview Michael Vorländer from the RWTH Aachen University about the reality of virtual sounds. Read more from Acoustics Today. Learn more about Acoustical Society of America Publications. Music Credit: Min 2019 by minwbu from Pixabay....

Duration:00:09:02

Horror Film Sound

10/28/2021
Terrifying film music mimics alarming acoustic feature of human screams The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA) https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0001459 Authors: Caitlyn Trevor, Luc H. Arnal, and Sascha Frühholz In this episode, we interview Caitlyn Trevor from the University of Zurich about horror film music mimics human screams. Read more from The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA). Learn more about Acoustical Society of America Publications. Music...

Duration:00:15:17

Penguin Ear Morphology

10/11/2021
3D-Visualization of the Ear Morphology of Penguins (Spheniscidae): Implications for Hearing Abilities in Air and Underwater Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (POMA) https://doi.org/10.1121/2.0001291 Authors: Sylke Frahnert, Martin Lindner, Eva-Maria Bendel, Klara Henrike Frahnert, Natascha Westphal, and Michael Dähne In this episode, we interview Michael Dähne of the German Museum of the Seas about the morphology of penguin's ears. Read more from Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics...

Duration:00:27:48

Measurement and simulation of steered acoustic fields generated by a multielement array for therapeutic ultrasound

9/7/2021
Measurement and simulation of steered acoustic fields generated by a multielement array for therapeutic ultrasound JASA Express Letters 1, 012001 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0003210 Authors: Eleanor Martin, Morgan Roberts, and Bradley Treeby In this episode, we interview Eleanor Martin of Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Interventional & Surgical Sciences (WEISS) at the University College London about a method for modeling therapeutic ultrasound to help with planning treatment. Read more...

Duration:00:22:54

Acoustics Apps: Interactive simulations for digital teaching and learning of acoustics

7/29/2021
Acoustics Apps: Interactive simulations for digital teaching and learning of acoustics The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 149, 1175 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0003438 Authors: Lennart Moheit, Johannes D. Schmid, Jonas M. Schmid, Martin Eser, and Steffen Marburg In this episode, we interview Dr. Lennart Moheit, formerly of the Chair of Vibroacoustics of Vehicles and Machines at the Technical University of Munich. Dr. Moheit co-created Acoustic Apps, an e-learning...

Duration:00:14:39

Preferred dimension ratios of small rectangular rooms

6/30/2021
Preferred dimension ratios of small rectangular rooms JASA Express Letters 1, 021601 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0003450 Author: Jens Holger Rindel How do the acoustics of a small room—such as one used for music rehearsal, sound studios, or control rooms—differ from those of larger rooms? In this episode, we interview Jens Holger Rindel of Odeon A/S about the best way to design small rooms for acoustic performance. JASA Express Letters page Acoustical Society of America...

Duration:00:19:25

Acoustics and Vibration of Baseball and Softball Bats

5/27/2021
“Acoustics and Vibration of Baseball and Softball Bats,” Acoustics Today, 13(4), 35-42. https://acousticstoday.org/acoustics-vibration-baseball-softball-bats-daniel-russell-2/ Author: Daniel A. Russell Published: Winter 2017 In this episode, we speak with Daniel Russel of the Graduate Program in Acoustics at The Pennsylvania State University, about his article, “Acoustics and Vibration of Baseball and Softball Bats,” which appeared in the Winter 2017 issue of Acoustics Today. In this...

Duration:00:31:31

Phonetic change in an Antarctic winter

4/26/2021
“Phonetic change in an Antarctic winter” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 146, 3327 (2019); https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5130709 Authors: Jonathan Harrington, Michele Gubian, Mary Stevens, and Florian Schiel How does spoken accent develop? In this episode, we speak with Dr. Jonathan Harrington of the Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing at Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, about the answer to this question. Dr. Harrington studied phonetic changes to...

Duration:00:33:00

Individual differences in the acoustic properties of human skulls

3/25/2021
“Individual differences in the acoustic properties of human skulls” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 146, JASA-EL Special Section 191 (2019); https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5124321 Authors: Michael S. Gordon, Michael D. Hall, Jeremy Gaston, Ashley Foots, and Jitwipar Suwangbutra Published in the September 2019 issue of The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America in its JASA Express Letters special section. Please note that as of January 1, 2021, JASA Express Letters has...

Duration:00:25:46

How loud is X-59’s shaped sonic boom?

2/26/2021
“How loud is X-59’s shaped sonic boom?” Proc. Mtgs. Acoust. 36, 040005 (2019); https://doi.org/10.1121/2.0001265 Authors: William Jeffrey Doebler and Jonathan Rathsam Published Online: 17 June 2020 How loud is X-59’s shaped sonic boom? In this episode, we speak with co-authors from NASA Langley Research Center, Will Doebler, and Jonathan Rathsam. We will discuss NASA's X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology low boom flight demonstrator aircraft, built to generate a 75 dB Perceived Level (PL)...

Duration:00:25:10

Rapid quantitative imaging of high intensity ultrasonic pressure fields.

1/14/2021
“Rapid quantitative imaging of high intensity ultrasonic pressure fields” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 148, 660 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0001689 Authors: Huiwen Luo, Jiro Kusunose, Gianmarco Pinton, Charles F. Caskey, and William A. Grissom. In this episode, we speak with authors from Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science, Huiwen Luo, Research Assistant, William Grissom, Associate Professor of Biomedical Imaging, and Charles Caskey, Associate...

Duration:00:30:16