Texas Auditory Neuroscience Lab: Publications


Xu, C., Cheng, F. Y., Medina, S., Eng, E., Gifford, R., & Smith, S.B. (2023). Objective discrimination of bimodal speech using frequency following responses. Hearing Research, 108853.

Xu, C., Cheng, F. Y., Eng, E., Medina, S., & Smith, S.B. (2023). Frequency following responses to simulated bimodal speech: Acoustic bandwidth effects. Proceedings of the Meeting on Acoustics. 45, 050007.


Eng, E., Xu, C., Medina, S., Cheng, F. Y., Gifford, R., & Smith, S.B. (2022). Objective discrimination of bimodal speech using the frequency following response: A machine learning approach. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America152(4), A91-A91.

Smith, S.B. (2022). Translational applications of Machine Learning in Auditory Electrophysiology. In Seminars in Hearing 43(03), 240-250. Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.

Cone, B. K., Smith, S.B., & Smith, D. E. C. (2022). Acoustic Change Complex and Visually Reinforced Infant Speech Discrimination Measures of Vowel Contrast Detection. Ear and hearing43(2), 531-544.

Cheng, F. Y. & Smith, S.B. (2022). Objective detection of the speech frequency following response (sFFR). Audiology Research, 12(1), 89-94.


Cheng, F. Y., Xu, C., Gold, L., & Smith, S.B. (2021). Rapid Enhancement of Subcortical Neural Responses to Sine-Wave SpeechFrontiers in Neuroscience15.

Xu, C., Cheng, F. Y., Medina, S., & Smith, S.B. (2021). Acoustic bandwidth effects on envelope following responses to simulated bimodal hearingThe Journal of the Acoustical Society of America150(4), A64-A64.

Cheng, F. Y., Xu, C., Goodall, H., Ornelas, M. E., Gold, L., & Smith, S.B. (2021). Attention effects on cortical neural processing in spatial listeningThe Journal of the Acoustical Society of America150(4), A143-A143.

Thompson, E.C., Estabrook, R., Krizman, J., Smith, S.B., Huang, S., White-Schwoch, T., Nicol, T., & Kraus, N. (2021). Auditory neurophysiological development of children ages 3-8: a growth curve modeling approachClinical Neurophysiology.

Madrid, A. M., Walker, K. A., Smith, S. B., Hood, L. J., & Prieve, B. A. (2021). Relationships between click auditory brainstem response and speech frequency following response with development in infants born preterm. Hearing Research407, 108277.

Smith, S. B., & Cone, B. (2021). Efferent unmasking of speech-in-noise encodingInternational Journal of Audiology, 1-10.

Kornguth, S., Rylander, H. G., Smith, S., Campbell, J., Steffensen, S., Arnold, D., ... & Rutledge, J. N. (2021). Approaches for monitoring warfighter blast-related exposures in training to develop effective safety standardsMilitary medicine186, 515-522.


So, W., & Smith, S. B. (2020). Comparison of two cortical measures of binaural hearing acuityInternational Journal of Audiology, 1-10.

Kessler, D. M., Ananthakrishnan, S., Smith, S. B., D’Onofrio, K., & Gifford, R. H. (2020). Frequency Following Response and Speech Recognition Benefit for Combining a Cochlear Implant and Contralateral Hearing AidTrends in Hearing24, 2331216520902001.

D’Onofrio, K.L., Limb, C., Caldwell, M., Smith, S.B., Kessler, D.M., Gifford, R.H. (2020) Musical Emotion Perception in Bimodal PatientsFrontiers in Neuroscience, 14, 114-114.


Smith, S., & So, W. (2019). Multilevel objective measures of interaural phase difference detectionThe Journal of the Acoustical Society of America146(4), 2831-2832.

D'Onofrio, K., Smith, S.B., Kessler, D., Williams, G., & Gifford, R. (2019). Musical emotion perception in bimodal patients: Relationship between bimodal benefit and neural representation of temporal fine structure using Rhodes piano stimuliThe Journal of the Acoustical Society of America145(3), 1877-1877.

Burrick, H., Suneel, D., Chole, R., Buchman, C., Smith, S.B., Lee, C., Hancock, K.E., Long, G.R., Dhar, S., Ortmann, A.J., Ward, B.K., Lichtenhan, J.T. (2019). On the origins of physiologic modulation of a low-noise microphone in a human ear canal. In Valente, M. & Valente, M. (2nd Ed.) Adult Audiology Casebook. Thieme Medical Publishers (New York).

Smith, S.B., Krizman, J., Liu, C., White-Schwoch, T., Nicol, T., & Kraus, N. (2019). Investigating peripheral sources of speech-in-noise variability in listeners with normal audiograms.  Hearing Research, 371, 66-74.

2018 and Earlier

Kraus, N. & Smith, S.B.  (2018) Thinking Outside the Sound Booth: Assessing and Managing Auditory Processing Disorder in an Auditory-Cognitive Neuroscience Framework.  In Geffner, D. & Ross-Swain, D. (3rd Ed.) Auditory Processing Disorders: Assessment, Management, and Treatment. Plural Publishing

Smith, S. B., Ichiba, K., Velenovsky, D. S., & Cone, B. (2017). Efferent modulation of pre-neural and neural distortion productsHearing Research356, 25-34.

Smith, S.B., Lichtenhan, J. T., & Cone, B. K. (2017). Contralateral inhibition of click-and chirp-evoked human compound action potentialsFrontiers in Neuroscience11, 189.

Filippini, R., Smith, S.B., & Musiek, F. E. (2017). Temporal masking at the brainstem level: A pilot studyJournal of Hearing Science7(2).

Cone, B., Smith, S.B., & Cheek, D. (2017). Using Cortical Evoked Potentials to Predict Speech Feature Perception in InfantsJournal of Hearing Science7(2).

Smith, S.B., Lichtenhan, J., & Cone, B. (2016). Behavioral pure-tone threshold shifts caused by tympanic membrane electrodesEar and Hearing37(4), e273-e275.

Smith, S.B. & Cone, B.K.  (2015). The medial olivocochlear reflex in children during active listening.  International Journal of Audiology, 54(8): 518-523. 

Smith, S.B. & Musiek, F. (2016) Assays of the Caudal Efferent Auditory System: Part I.  Hearing Health Matters Pathways Series.

Smith, S.B. & Musiek, F. (2016) Assays of the Caudal Efferent Auditory System: Part IIHearing Health Matters Pathways Series.