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PUBLICATIONS

A. BOOKS

Warren, R.M. (2008) Auditory Perception: An Analysis and Synthesis (3rd Edition), New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Warren, R.M. (1999) Auditory Perception: A New Analysis and Synthesis (2nd Edition), New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Warren, R.M. (1982) Auditory Perception: A New Synthesis, Elmsford, NY: Pergamon Press.

Warren, R.M. & Warren, R.P. (1968) Helmholtz on Perception: Its Physiology and Development, New York, NY: Wiley.




B. SELECTED ARTICLES, BOOK CHAPTERS, AND PROCEEDINGS

Bashford, J.A., Jr. & Warren, R.M. (2015). Direct measurement of the dynamic range for rectangular speech passbands, from threshold to rollover. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138(3), 1780.

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Warren, R.M., & Lenz, P.W. (2015). How broadband speech may avoid neural firing rate saturation at high intensities and maintain intelligibility. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 137(4), EL340-EL346.

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Warren, R.M., & Lenz, P.W. (2015) When noise vocoding can improve the intelligibility of sub-critical band speech. In Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 9(1), 060001.

Lenz, P.W. & Bashford, J.A., Jr. (2015). Arrays of subcritical width rectangular speech bands with interpolated noise maintain intelligibilities at high intensities. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138(3), 1781.

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Lenz, P.W. (2015). Arrays of subcritical width rectangular speech bands maintain intelligibility at high intensities. In Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 21(1), 060004.

Warren, R.M. & Lenz, P.W. (2015). Maintaining speech intelligibility at 100 dB using arrays of subcritical width rectangular bands. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138(3), 1781.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Warren, R.M., & Lenz, P.W. (2014). Subcritical width rectangular bands of vocoded speech reveal the nature of envelope processing. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 135(4), 2227-2228.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Warren, R.M., & Lenz, P.W. (2013). Maintaining intelligibility at high speech intensities: Evidence of lateral inhibition in the lower auditory pathway. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(1), EL119-EL125.

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Warren, R.M., & Lenz, P.W. (2013). When spectral smearing can increase speech intelligibility. In Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19(1), 060118.

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Lenz, P.W. (2013). How broadband speech may avoid neural firing rate saturation at high intensities and maintain intelligibility. In Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19(1), 050103.

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Lenz, P.W. (2013). When intelligibilities of paired speech bands don't behave the way they are supposed to. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(2), EL244-EL250.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Warren, R.M., & Lenz, P.W. (2011). Enhancing the intelligibility of high-intensity speech: Evidence of inhibition in the lower auditory pathway. In Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 12(1), 050006.

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Lenz, P.W. (2011). An alternative to the computational Speech Intelligibility Index estimates: Direct measurement of rectangular passband intelligibilities. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37(1), 296 - 302.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Warren, R.M., & Lenz, P.W. (2010). When noise vocoding can improve the intelligibility of sub-critical band speech. In Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 9(1), 060001.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Warren, R.M., & Lenz, P.W. (2009). The spread and density of the phonological neighborhood can strongly influence the verbal transformation illusion. In Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 6(1), 060002.

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Lenz, P.W. (2009). Is intelligibility of adjacent passbands hypoadditive or hyperadditive? In Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 6(1), 050002.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Warren, R.M., & Lenz, P.W. (2008). Evoking biphone neighborhoods with verbal transformations: Illusory changes demonstrate both lexical competition and inhibition. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123(3), EL32-EL38.

Warren, R.M. (2008) Synthesizing complex sensations from simple components, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31(1), 90-91.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Warren, R.M., & Lenz, P.W. (2006). Polling the effective neighborhood of spoken words with the Verbal Transformation Effect. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 119(4), EL55-EL59.

Warren, R.M. (2006) The relation of speech perception to the perception of nonverbal auditory patterns. In S. Greenberg and W. Ainsworth (Eds.) Listening to Speech: An Auditory Perspective. New York, NY: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 331-349.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Warren, R.M., & Lenz, P.W. (2005). Enhancing intelligibility of narrowband speech with out-of-band noise: Evidence for lateral suppression at high-normal intensity. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 117(1), 365-369.

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Lenz, P.W. (2005). Intelligibilities of 1-octave rectangular bands spanning the speech spectrum when heard separately and paired. The Journal of The Acoustical Society of America, 118(5), 3261-3266.

 

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Lenz, P.W. (2004). Intelligibility of bandpass filtered speech: Steepness of slopes required to eliminate transition band contributions. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 115(3), 1292-1295.

 

Healy, E.W. & Warren, R.M. (2003). The role of contrasting temporal amplitude patterns in the perception of speech. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 113(3), 1676-1688.

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Lenz, P.W. (2003). Intelligibility of dual rectangular speech bands: Implications of observations concerning amplitude mismatch and asynchrony. Speech Communication, 40(4), 551-558.

 

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., Cooley, J.M., & Brubaker, B.S. (2001). Detection of acoustic repetition for very long stochastic patterns. Perception & Psychophysics, 63(1), 175-182.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Warren, R.M., & Lenz, P.W. (2000). Relative contributions of passband and filter skirts to the intelligibility of bandpass speech: Some effects of context and amplitude. Acoustics Research Letters Online, 1(2), 31-36.

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Lenz, P.W. (2000). Intelligibility of bandpass speech: Effects of truncation or removal of transition bands. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 108(3), 1264-1268.

 

Warren, R.M. & Bashford, J.A., Jr. (1999). Intelligibility of 1/3-octave speech: Greater contribution of frequencies outside than inside the passband. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 106(5), L47-52.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr. & Warren, R.M. (1998). Evidence of independent verbal processors for the same stimulus: Insights from dichotic verbal transformations. Proceedings of the 16th International Congress on Acoustics and 135th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Seattle, 2027-2028.

 

Warren, R.M., Hainsworth, K.R., Brubaker, B.S., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Healy, E.W. (1997). Spectral restoration of speech: Intelligibility is increased by inserting noise in spectral gaps. Perception & Psychophysics, 59(2), 275-283.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Warren, R.M., & Brown, C.A. (1996). Use of speech modulated noise adds strong "bottom-up" cues for phonemic restoration. Perception & Psychophysics, 58(3), 342-350.

Kashino, M. & Warren, R.M. (1996). Binaural release from temporal induction. Perception & Psychophysics, 58(6), 899-905.

Warren, R.M. (1996). Auditory illusions and the perceptual processing of speech. In N.J. Lass (Ed.), Principles of Experimental Phonetics, St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Warren, R.M. (1996). Processing of speech and other auditory patterns: Some similarities and differences. In W. Ainsworth & S. Greenberg (Eds.) Proceedings of the Workshop on the Auditory Basis of Speech Perception. United Kingdom: Keele University.

Warren, R.M., Healy, E.W., & Chalikia, M.H. (1996). The vowel-sequence illusion: Intrasubject stability and intersubject agreement of syllabic forms. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 100(4), 2452-2461.

 

Warren, R.M., & Gardner, D.A. (1995). Aphasics can distinguish permuted orders of phonemes - But only if presented rapidly. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 38(2), 473-476.

Warren, R.M., Riener, K.R., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Brubaker, B.S. (1995). Spectral redundancy: Intelligibility of sentences heard through narrow spectral slits. Perception & Psychophysics, 57(2), 175-182.

 

Chalikia, M.H., & Warren, R.M. (1994). Spectral fissioning in phonemic transformations. Perception & Psychophysics, 55(2), 218-226.

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., Healy E.W., & Brubaker, B.S. (1994). Auditory induction: Reciprocal changes in alternating sounds. Perception & Psychophysics, 55(3), 313-322.

 

Warren, R.M. (1993). Perception of acoustic sequences: Global integration versus temporal resolution. In S. McAdams and E. Bigand (Eds.) Thinking in sounds: The cognitive psychology of human audition. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Warren, R.M., & Bashford, J.A., Jr. (1993). When acoustic sequences are not perceptual sequences: The global perception of auditory patterns. Perception & Psychophysics, 54(1), 121-126.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Riener, K.R., & Warren, R.M. (1992). Increasing the intelligibility of speech through multiple phonemic restorations. Perception & Psychophysics, 51(3), 211-217.

Warren, R.M. (1992). Global pattern perception and temporal order judgments. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 15(2), 230-231.

 

Chalikia, M.H., & Warren, R.M. (1991). Phonemic transformations: Mapping the illusory organization of steady-state vowel sequences. Language and Speech, 34(2), 109-143.

Warren, R.M., Gardner, D.A., Brubaker, B.S., & Bashford, J.A., Jr. (1991). Melodic and nonmelodic sequences of tones: Effects of duration on perception. Music Perception: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 8(3), 277-289.

 

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr. & Gardner, D.A. (1990). Tweaking the lexicon: Organization of vowel sequences into words. Perception & Psychophysics, 47(5), 423-432.

 

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Brubaker, B.S. (1989). Perception of complex tones mistuned from unison. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 86, 16-125.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., Meyers, M.D., Brubaker, B.S., & Warren, R.M. (1988). Illusory continuity of interrupted speech: Speech rate determines durational limits. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 84(5), 1635-1638.

Warren, R.M. (1988). Perceptual bases for the evolution of speech. In M. Landsberg (Ed.), Origins of Language. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Warren, R.M., & Bashford, J.A., Jr. (1988). Broadband repetition pitch: Spectral dominance or pitch averaging? The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 84(6), 2058-2062.

Warren, R.M., Wrightson, J.M., & Puretz, J. (1988). Illusory continuity of tonal and infratonal periodic sounds. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 84(4), 1338-1342.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Warren, R.M. (1987). Effects of spectral alternation on the intelligibility of words and sentences. Perception & Psychophysics, 42(5), 431-438.

Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Warren, R.M. (1987). Multiple phonemic restorations follow the rules for auditory induction. Perception & Psychophysics, 42(2), 114-121.

Warren, R.M., & Meyers, M. D. (1987). Effects of listening to repeated syllables: Category boundary shifts versus verbal transformations. Journal of Phonetics, 15, 169-181.

 

Warren, R.M. (1985). Criterion shift rule and perceptual homeostasis. Psychological Review, 92(4), 574-584.

 

Warren, R.M. (1984). Helmholtz and his continuing influence. Music Perception: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 1(3), 253-275.

Warren, R.M. (1984). Perceptual restoration of obliterated sounds. Psychological Bulletin, 96(2), 371-383.

 

Warren, R.M. (1983). Auditory illusions and their relation to mechanisms normally enhancing accuracy of perception. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 31(9), 623-629.

Warren, R.M. (1983). Multiple meanings of "phoneme" (articulatory, acoustic, perceptual, graphemic) and their confusions. Speech and Language: Advances in Basic Research and Practice, 9, 285-311.

 

Warren, R.M. (1981). Measurement of sensory intensity. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 4(2), 175-189.

Warren, R.M. (1981). Mode of representation in production and perception of speech. In T.H. Meyers, J. Laver, and J. Anderson (Eds.), The Cognitive Representation of Speech. Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Co.

Warren, R.M. (1981). Perceptual transformations in vision and hearing. International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, 14(1), 123-132.

Warren, R.M., & Bashford, J.A., Jr. (1981). Perception of acoustic iterance: Pitch and infrapitch. Perception & Psychophysics, 29(4), 395-402.

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Wrightson, J M. (1981). Detection of long interaural delays for broadband noise. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 69(5), 1510-1514.

Warren, R.M., & Wrightson, J.M. (1981). Stimuli producing conflicting temporal and spectral cues to frequency. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 70(4), 1020-1024.

 

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Wrightson, J.M. (1980). Infrapitch echo. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 68(5), 1301-1305.

 

Bashford, J.A., Jr., & Warren, R.M. (1979) Perceptual synthesis of deleted phonemes. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 65(S1), S112-S112.

Warren, R.M. (1979). From neurophysiology to perception. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 2(2), 288-288.

 

Warren, R.M., & Bashford, J.A., Jr. (1978). Production of white tone from white noise and voiced speech from whisper. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 11(5), 327-329.

 

Warren, R.M. (1977). Les illusions verbales. Recherche (La) Paris, (79), 538-543.

Warren, R.M., & Bashford, J.A., Jr. (1977). Müller-Lyer illusions: Their origin in processes facilitating object recognition. Perception, 6(6), 615-626.

 

Warren, R.M. (1976). Auditory illusions and perceptual processes. Contemporary Issues in Experimental Phonetics, 389-417.

Warren, R.M. (1976). Auditory perception and speech evolution. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 280(1), 708-717.

Warren, R.M. (1976). Measurement of loudness and brightness: Scaling a chimera. Advances in Psychophysics, HG Geissler and YM Zabroden (Eds). Berlin: Deutscher Verlag der Wissenchaften, 215-237.

Warren, R.M., & Ackroff, J.M. (1976). Dichotic verbal transformations and evidence for separate processors for identical stimuli. Nature, 259, 475-477.

Warren, R.M., & Ackroff, J.M. (1976). Two types of auditory sequence perception. Perception & Psychophysics, 20(5), 387-394.

Warren, R.M., & Bashford, J.A., Jr. (1976). Auditory contralateral induction: An early stage in binaural processing. Perception & Psychophysics, 20(5), 380-386.

 

Warren, R.M., & Byrnes, D. L. (1975). Temporal discrimination of recycled tonal sequences: Pattern matching and naming of order by untrained listeners. Perception & Psychophysics, 18(4), 273-280.

 

Warren, R.M. (1974). Auditory pattern recognition by untrained listeners. Perception & Psychophysics, 15(3), 495-500.

Warren, R.M. (1974). Auditory temporal discrimination by trained listeners. Cognitive Psychology, 6(2), 237-256.

Warren, R.M., & Sherman, G.L. (1974). Phonemic restorations based on subsequent context. Perception & Psychophysics, 16(1), 150-156.

 

Warren, R.M. (1973). Anomalous loudness function for speech. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 54(2), 390-396.

Warren, R.M. (1973). Quantification of loudness. The American Journal of Psychology, 86, 807-825.

Obusek, C.J., & Warren, R.M. (1973). A comparison of speech perception in senile and well-preserved aged by means of the verbal transformation effect. Journal of Gerontology, 28(2), 184-188.

Obusek, C.J., & Warren, R.M. (1973). Relation of the verbal transformation and the phonemic restoration effects. Cognitive Psychology, 5(1), 97-107.

 

Warren, R.M., & Obusek, C.J. (1972). Identification of temporal order within auditory sequences. Perception & Psychophysics, 12(1), 86-90.

Warren, R.M., Obusek, C.J., & Ackroff, J.M. (1972). Auditory induction: Perceptual synthesis of absent sounds. Science, 176(4039), 1149-1151.

 

Warren, R.M. (1971). Identification times for phonemic components of graded complexity and for spelling of speech. Perception & Psychophysics, 9(4), 345-349.

Warren, R.M., & Obusek, C.J. (1971). Speech perception and phonemic restorations. Perception & Psychophysics, 9(3), 358-362.

Warren, R.M., & Warren, R.P. (1971). Some age differences in auditory perception. Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 47(11), 1365-1377.

 

Warren, R.M. (1970). Elimination of biases in loudness judgments for tones. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 48(6B), 1397-1403.

Warren, R.M. (1970). Perceptual restoration of missing speech sounds. Science, 167(3917), 392-393.

Warren, R.M., & Warren, R.P. (1970). Auditory illusions and confusions. Scientific American 223, 30-36. [Reprinted in R. Held and W. Richards (Eds.), Recent Progress in Perception, San Francisco: Freeman, 1976.]

 

Warren, R.M. (1969). Visual intensity judgments: An empirical rule and a theory. Psychological Review, 76(1), 16-30.

Warren, R.M., Obusek, C.J., Farmer, R.M., & Warren, R.P. (1969). Auditory sequence: Confusion of patterns other than speech or music. Science, 164(3879), 586-587.

Warren, R.P., Warren, R.M., & Weninger, M.G. (1969). Inhibition of the sweet taste by Gymnema sylvestre. Nature, 223, 94-95.

 

Warren, R.M. (1968). Relation of verbal transformations to other perceptual phenomena. Conference Publication No. 42, Institution of Electrical Engineers, London, Supplement No. 1, 1-8.

Warren, R.M. (1968). Verbal transformation effect and auditory perceptual mechanisms. Psychological Bulletin, 70(4), 261-270.

Warren, R.M. (1968). Vocal compensation for change of distance. Proceedings of the 6th International Congress of Acoustics (Tokyo), A, 61-64.

 

Warren, R.M. (1967). Quantitative judgments of color: The square root rule. Perception & Psychophysics, 2(9), 448-452.

 

Warren, R.P., & Warren, R.M. (1966). Soluble saccharin preference: A nutritive basis for persistence. Nature, 210(5033), 310-311.

Warren, R.M., & Warren, R.P. (1966). Lightness, brightness, and distance. Die Farbe, 15, 271-276.

Warren, R.M., & Warren, R.P. (1966). A comparison of speech perception in childhood, maturity and old age by means of the verbal transformation effect. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 5(2), 142-146.

 

         [Research prior to 1964 was not conducted at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.]

Warren, R.M. (1963). Are loudness judgments based on distance estimates? The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 35(4), 613-614.

Warren, R.M., & Warren, R.P. (1963) A critique of S.S. Stevens' "New Psychophysics." Perceptual and Motor Skills, 16(3), 797-810.

Warren, R.M. (1962). Are 'autophonic' judgments based on loudness? The American Journal of Psychology, 75(3), 452-456.

Warren, R.M. (1962). An example of more accurate auditory perception in the aged. In C. Tibbitts & W. Donahue (Eds), Social and Psychological Aspects of Aging. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 249-258.

Warren, R.M. (1961). Illusory changes of distinct speech upon repetition--The Verbal Transformation Effect. British Journal of Psychology, 52(3), 249-258.

Warren, R.M. (1961). Illusory changes in repeated words: Differences between young adults and the aged. The American Journal of Psychology, 74(4), 504-516.

Warren, R.M. & Poulton, E.C. (1960). Basis for lightness-judgments of grays. The American Journal of Psychology, 73(3), 380-387.

Warren, R.M. & Pfaffmann, C. (1959). Suppression of sweet sensitivity by potassium gymnemate. Journal of Applied Physiology, 14(1), 40-42.

Warren, R.M. (1958). A basis for judgments of sensory intensity. The American Journal of Psychology, 71(4), 675-687.

Warren, R.M. & Gregory, R.L. (1958). An auditory analogue of the visual reversible figure. The American Journal of Psychology, 71, 612-613.

Warren, R.M., Sersen, E. & Pores, E.A. (1958). Basis for loudness-judgments. The American Journal of Psychology, 71(4), 700-709.

Warren, R.M. & Warren, R.P. (1958). Basis for judgments of relative brightness. Journal of the Optical Society of America, 48(7), 445-450.

Warren, R.M. & Warren, R.P. (1956). Effect of the relative volume standard and comparison-object on half-heaviness judgments. The American Journal of Psychology, 69(4), 640-643.

Warren, R.M. (1953). Taste perception--Literature survey. Hoboken, NJ: General Foods Corp. (318 pp., monograph reproduced by General Foods).

Searles, A.L. & Warren, R.M. (1953). Preparation and hydrogenation of 2-substituted 4, 7-phenanthrolines. The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 18(10), 1317-1328.


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Richard M. Warren, Ph.D.