Re: 1/f spectra (John Neuhoff )

Subject: Re: 1/f spectra
From:    John Neuhoff  <jneuhoff(at)WOOSTER.EDU>
Date:    Fri, 14 Nov 2003 14:48:09 -0500

Dear Jan, Try: Gilden, D.L., Thornton, T., & Mallon, M.W. (1995). 1/f noise in human cognition. Science, 267, 1837-1839. Gilden, D.L. (2001). Cognitive emissions of 1/f noise. Psychological Review, 108(1), 33-56. Both papers appear to be available from Gilden's web page: -John ________________________________ John G. Neuhoff Department of Psychology The College of Wooster Wooster, OH 44691 Phone: 330-263-2475 Fax: 928-244-5577 > -----Original Message----- > From: AUDITORY Research in Auditory Perception > [mailto:AUDITORY(at)LISTS.MCGILL.CA] On Behalf Of Jan Schnupp > Sent: Friday, November 14, 2003 1:30 PM > To: AUDITORY(at)LISTS.MCGILL.CA > Subject: 1/f spectra > > > Dear List, > > I have heard it said on a number of occasions that 1/f > spectra are very > commonly encountered among natural signals, and one might > perhaps expect > the auditory system to reflect this fact in its design > (perhaps the fact that auditory filters get wider at higher CF and are > approximately logarithmically spaced is a simple relfection of the 1/f > nature of many sounds?) > However, I don't know ANY literature that discusses this 1/f > phenomenon. I > seem to remember somebody mentioning at a conference that there is a > "classic" Science paper that marks the "discovery of the 1/f > phenomenon". > If that is the case, I'd love to know the citation for it. Any other > references for other (particularly recent!) work relating to > 1/f and it's > role in audition would of course also be very welcome. (Even > better would > be pdf files of relevant papers, if anyone has any). > > Thank you very much in advance for your help, > > Jan Schnupp > Dr. Jan Schnupp > University Laboratory of Physiology > Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK > Tel: +44-1865-272513 Fax: +44-1865-272469 > E-mail: jan.schnupp(at) >

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