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Volume 154,
Issue 2,
August 2023

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The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America is the leading source of theoretical and experimental research results in the broad interdisciplinary subject of sound. The journal serves physical scientists, life scientists, engineers, psychologists, physiologists, architects, musicians, and speech communication specialists.

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Scott C. Haskell, Ning Lu et al.
A 700 kHz histotripsy array is used to generate repeated cavitation events in agarose, gelatin, and polyacrylamide hydrogels. High-speed optical imaging, a broadband hydrophone, and the narrow-band ...
Stephen McAdams, Etienne Thoret et el.
Timbre provides an important cue to identify musical instruments. Many timbral attributes covary with other parameters like pitch. This study explores listeners' ability to construct categories ...
A. Mimani, S. Nama
This work presents the results of a perception-based study of changes in the local soundscape at residences across India during the last 2 years of the COVID-19 pandemic and their effects on ...
Alain de Cheveigné
This paper suggests an explanation for listeners' greater tolerance to positive than negative mistuning of the higher tone within an octave pair. It hypothesizes a neural circuit tuned to ...
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As the only living species within the odobenid lineage of carnivores, walruses (Odobenus rosmarus) have no close relatives from which auditory information can be extrapolated. Sea lions and fur seals ...
Irina Wils, Alexander Geerardyn et al.
Lumped element models facilitate investigating the fundamental mechanisms of human ear sound conduction. This systematic review aims to guide researchers to the optimal model for the investigated ...
Romina A. S. Gehrmann, David R. Barclay et al.
A two-month-long glider deployment in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada, measured the ambient sound level variability with depth and lateral position across a narrow channel that serves as an active ...

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