Announcements

2015 ASA Election Results

New Officers and Members of the Executive Council have been elected.

New ASA Technical Committee Chairs Elected

Technical Committee Chair elections for six ASA Technical Committees were held earlier this year. 

JASA Special Issues

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA) will publish a second special issue on Acoustic Metamaterials and is currently accepting manuscripts for a Special Issue entitled “Acoustic and Related Waves in Extraterrestrial Environments.”

Recently Published

Broadband cloaking and holography are achieved by creating an exact boundary condition on a surface enclosing an object or free space. A time-recursive, discrete version of the Kirchhoff–Helmholtz integral predicts the wavefield impinging on the surface, as...

May 22, 2015

Physiological measures of neural activity in the auditory cortex have revealed plasticity following unilateral deafness. Central projections from the remaining ear reorganize to produce a stronger cortical response than normal. However, little is known about the perceptual consequences of this increase. One possibility is improved sound intensity...

May 22, 2015

Gilbertson and Lutfi [(2014). Hear. Res. , 9–14] report that older adults perform similarly to younger adults on a masked vowel discrimination task when the fundamental frequency (F0) of target and masker vowel differ but that the older adults perform more poorly when the F0 is the same. This...

May 22, 2015