https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ear/research/chaitlab/news. Our partner Maria Chait has been collaborating with the Guardian on a series on Musical Emotion. She has so far recorded EEG from artists Billy Bragg and Laura Mvula for a short feature to appear soon.
http://www.aro.org/news/305742/ARO-2017-MidWinter-Meeting – The Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) is the premier venue for presenting results in Hearing Science. It draws auditory scientists and clinicians, and covers a wide range of topics of interest to us, including auditory attention, EEG, and hearing aids and cochlear implants.
http://www.listeninginto2030.org/future-focus Our partner Maria Chait participated in this workshop organized by Simon Carlile of Starkey, that aims to look beyond our horizon to what technology will offer to the hearing impaired (or not) of the future.
In this year’s workshop, several members from the COCOHA team participated in the Multimodal Effects on Auditory Cognition (MAC) workgroup. They were involved in a number of projects that advance previous auditory attention decoding work and tie this with a steered microphone array. A write-up on this series of projects is available here.
http://horizon-magazine.eu/article/thought-controlled-hearing-aids-silence-noise_en.html – COCOHA on the Horizon
http://www.neuromorphs.net/nm/wiki/2016 – The Telluride Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop is an exciting event. A band of smart students and scientists hole up in an old mining town hidden in the Colorado mountains to work on crazy new ideas involving science and technology. Several members of the COCOHA team attended last year’s workshop, and this year we are involved…