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HST.723J/9.285J - Neural Coding and Perception of Sound

Spring 2012

Lectures: MW, 9:30-11:30am, E51-061  

Labs: Times to be arranged.  In lab facilities at MIT or MEEI

Final exam: TBA.

Date

Instructors

Topic

W 2/8

BD 

Overview of the auditory system

M 2/13

JJG

Cochlear mechanics

W 2/15

BD

Stimulus coding in auditory nerve

F 2/17

BD

Lab 1: Stimulus coding in AN 9-11 am, in 1-115
M 2/20

N/A

President's day - No class

T 2/21

JJG

Masking and frequency selectivity

W 2/22

JJG

Theme 1: Masking & nonlinearity

M 2/27

N/A

ARO meeting - No class

W 2/29

N/A

ARO meeting - No class

F 3/2

JJG

Theme 1: Masking & nonlinearity in E51-085
M 3/5 JJG Neurons, synapses & neurotransmitters

W 3/7

MCB

Cochlear nucleus I

M 3/12

MCB

Cochlear nucleus II

W 3/14

MCB

Theme 2: Cochlear nucleus

F 3/16

MCB

Lab 2: Cochlear nucleus
EPL Chamber 4, 4th floor of Mass. Eye & Ear Infirmary
M 3/19

BD

Binaural hearing

W 3/21

MD

Binaural interactions in auditory brainstem
M 3/26

N/A

Spring vacation

W 3/28

N/A

Spring vacation

M 4/2

BD/MD

Theme 3: Binaural interactions

W 4/4

BD/MD

Theme 3: Binaural interactions

M 4/9

DKE

Cochlear implants

W 4/11

DKE

Theme 4: Cochlear implants

F 4/13

MCB

Neuroanatomy demonstrations
EPL Library, 4th floor of Mass. Eye & Ear Infirmary

M 4/16

N/A

Patriot's day - No class

W 4/18

DBP

Auditory cortex

M 4/23

DBP

Auditory cortex plasticity

W 4/25

JRM

Neural basis of human hearing

M 4/30

DBP/JRM

Theme 5: Auditory cortex & plasticity

W 5/2

DBP/JRM

Theme 5: Auditory cortex & plasticity

M 5/7

BD

Pitch: Perception and peripheral mechanisms

W 5/9

BS-C

Auditory scene analysis & attention

M 5/14

DB Pitch: Cortical mechanisms

W 5/16

BD Theme 6: Pitch and temporal coding
M 5/21 Staff Final exam: 9am-noon, 12-142