Spectral cues used in the location of sound sources on the median plane

Journal Article (Academic article)

The accuracy of subjects localizing low- and high-pass-filtered white noise was investigated in order to establish the frequency spectrum necessary for localization. The directions most often perceived by subjects localizing white noise coloured by high-pass, low-pass, bandpass, and bandstop filters were observed. Several artificial ears were then investigated for frequency response with different angles of median-plane incidence. It was found that sound spectra between 4 and 16 kHz are required for localization, and details of the cues involved in front, above, and behind localizations are given

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hebrank, J; Wright, D

Published Date

  • 1974

Published In

  • J. Acoust. Soc. Am. (Usa)

Volume / Issue

  • 5 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1829 - 1834