Publications

Published

Browning, J., Buss, E., Flaherty, M., Vallier, T., Leibold, L. J. (2019) Effects of adaptive hearing aid directionality and noise reduction on masked speech recognition for children who are hard of hearing. American Journal of Audiology, 1-13.

Flaherty, M. M., Buss, E., & Leibold, L.J. (2018) Developmental effects in children’s ability to benefit from F0 differences between target and masker speech. Ear and Hearing, doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000673. [Epub ahead of print]

Rose, J., Flaherty, M., Browning, J., Leibold, L.J., Buss, E. (2018) Pure-tone frequency discrimination in preschoolers, young school-age children, and adults. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 1-6.

Buss, E., Flaherty, M. M., & Leibold, L. J. (2017). Development of frequency discrimination at 250 Hz is similar for tone and /ba/ stimuli. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 142(1), EL150-EL154.

Flaherty, M., Dent, M. L., Sawusch, J. R. (2017). Experience with speech sounds is not necessary for cue trading by budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus). PlosOne, (12) 5, 1-20.

Dent, M. L., Martin, A. K., Flaherty, M. M., Neilans, E. G. (2016). Cues for auditory stream segregation of birdsong in budgerigars and zebra finches: Effects of location, timing, amplitude, and frequency. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, (139) 2, 674-683.

Flaherty, M. and Sawusch, J. (2013) How robust are lexical effects on phonetic categorization? POMA 19, 060203.

Mullennix, J.W., Stern, S.E., Grounds, B., Kalas, R., Flaherty, M., Kowalok, S., May, E., & Tessmer, B. (2010) Earwitness memory: Distortions for voice pitch and speaking rate. Applied Cognitive Psychology (24) 4, 513-526.

Abstracts/Presentations

Libert, K., Mendoza, K., Flaherty, M. (2019) Children’s ability to benefit from a mismatch in voice intonation patterns. Poster presented at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Undergraduate Researchers Initiative Symposium, Urbana, IL, April 2019.

Flaherty, M., Calandruccio, L., Buss, E., Leibold, L. (2019) Children’s ability to benefit from target/masker differences in F0-contour. Poster presented at American Auditory Society Scientific and Technology Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, February 2019.

Flaherty, M., Leibold, L. J., Buss, E. (2018) Children’s ability to benefit from fundamental frequency and vocal tract length differences during speech-in-speech recognition. Poster presented at 175th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Minneapolis Minnesota, May 2018.

Browning, J., Flaherty, M. (2018) How can we improve children’s understanding of speech in complex environments? Talk presented at Boys Town National Research Center, Smart Lunch 2018, Omaha, NE.

Flaherty, M., Browning, J., Buss, E., Leibold, L. J. (2018) Target/masker differences in F0: Effects of age and hearing loss. Poster presented at American Auditory Society Scientific and Technology Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, March 2018.

Rose, J., Flaherty, M., Browning, J., Leibold, L.J., Buss, E. (2018) Pure-tone frequency discrimination in preschoolers, school-age children, and adults. Poster presented at American Auditory Society Scientific and Technology Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, March 2018.

Flaherty, M., Dent, M. L., Sawusch, J.R. (2017) Experience with speech sounds does not influence cue trading by budgerigars. Podium presentation at the 4th Annual International Symposium on Acoustic Communication by Animals, Omaha, NE, July 2017.

Browning, J., Flaherty, M., Leibold, L. J., Buss, E. (2017) Integrated directionality and noise reduction: Effects on children’s masked thresholds. Poster presented at American Auditory Society Scientific and Technology Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, March 2017.

Flaherty, M., Leibold, L. J., Buss, E. (2016) Effect of temporal asynchrony on children’s detection performance in a random-frequency, multi-tonal masking task. Poster presented at the International Congress on Acoustics Annual Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Honolulu, HI, November 2016.

Flaherty, M. (2016) Benefit of F0 separation between target and masker for children with and without hearing loss. Talk presented at Boys Town National Research Hospital, Auditory Jam Conference, Omaha, NE, June 2016.