Professor Christopher Plack

Professor Christopher Plack

Professor

Fylde College
Lancaster University
Bailrigg
Lancaster
United Kingdom
LA1 4YF

+44 (0)1524 593831

Christopher Plack's Publications

2014

Pitch coding and pitch processing in the human brain

Plack, C. J., Barker, D. & Hall, D. A. 01/2014 In : Hearing Research. 307, p. 53-64 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2013

Representations of pitch and slow modulation in auditory cortex

Barker, D., Plack, C. J. & Hall, D. A. 2/10/2013 In : Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. 7, 9 p.62

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Differences in short-term training for interaural phase difference discrimination between two different forced-choice paradigms

King, A., Hopkins, K. & Plack, C. J. 10/2013 In : The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 134, 4, p. 2635-2638 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Subcortical neural synchrony and absolute thresholds predict frequency discrimination independently

Marmel, F., Linley, D., Carlyon, R. P., Gockel, H., Hopkins, K. & Plack, C. J. 10/2013 In : Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. 14, 5, p. 757-766 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Central auditory masking by an illusory tone

Plack, C. J., Oxenham, A. J., Kreft, H. A. & Carlyon, R. P. 11/09/2013 In : PLoS ONE. 8, 9, 7 p.e75822

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Estimating peripheral gain and compression using fixed-duration masking curves

Yasin, I., Drga, V. & Plack, C. J. 06/2013 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 133, 6, p. 4145-4155 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Perception of soundscapes: an interdisciplinary approach

Davies, W. J., Adams, M. D., Bruce, N. S., Cain, R., Carlyle, A., Cusack, P., Hall, D. A., Hume, K. I., Irwin, A., Jennings, P., Marselle, M., Plack, C. J. & Poxon, J. 02/2013 In : Applied acoustics. 74, 2, p. 224-231 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Cochlear compression: recent insights from behavioural experiments

Plack, C. J. 2013 Basic aspects of hearing: physiology and perception. Moore, B. C. J., Patterson, R. D., Winter, I. M., Carlyon, R. P. & Gockel, H. E. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 31-38 8 p. (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology).

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

No evidence for ITD-specific adaptation in the frequency following response

Gockel, H. E., Muhammed, L., Farooq, R., Plack, C. J. & Carlyon, R. P. 2013 Basic aspects of hearing: physiology and perception. Moore, B. C. J., Patterson, R. D., Winter, I. M., Carlyon, R. P. & Gockel, H. E. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 231-238 8 p. (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology).

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

2012

Hearing pitch - right place, wrong time?

Plack, C. 12/2012 In : Psychologist. 25, 12, p. 892-894 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Differences between psychoacoustic and frequency following response measures of distortion tone level and masking

Gockel, H. E., Farooq, R., Muhammed, L., Plack, C. J. & Carlyon, R. P. 10/2012 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 132, 4, p. 2524-2535 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Reexamining the evidence for a pitch-sensitive region: a human fMRI study using iterated ripple noise

Barker, D., Plack, C. J. & Hall, D. A. 04/2012 In : Cerebral Cortex. 22, 4, p. 745-753 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2011

The Frequency Following Response (FFR) may reflect pitch-bearing information but is not a direct representation of pitch

Gockel, H. E., Carlyon, R. P., Mehta, A. & Plack, C. J. 12/2011 In : Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. 12, 6, p. 767-782 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Multimedia quality assessment

Porikli, F., Al Bovik, . N. V., Plack, C., AlRegib, G., Farrell, J., Le Callet, P., Quan Huynh-Thu, . N. V., Moeller, S., Winkler, S. & Plack, C. 11/2011 In : IEEE Signal Processing Magazine. 28, 6, p. 164-177 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Pitch discrimination learning: specificity for pitch and harmonic resolvability, and electrophysiological correlates

Carcagno, S. & Plack, C. J. 08/2011 In : Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. 12, 4, p. 503-517 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

A behavioral measure of the cochlear changes underlying temporary threshold shifts

Howgate, S. & Plack, C. J. 07/2011 In : Hearing Research. 277, 1-2, p. 78-87 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Neural encoding in the human brainstem relevant to the pitch of complex tones

Krishnan, A. & Plack, C. J. 05/2011 In : Hearing Research. 275, 1-2, p. 110-119 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Combination of spectral and binaurally created harmonics in a common central pitch processor

Gockel, H. E., Carlyon, R. P. & Plack, C. J. 04/2011 In : Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. 12, 2, p. 253-260 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Human auditory cortical responses to pitch and to pitch strength

Barker, D., Plack, C. J. & Hall, D. A. 16/02/2011 In : Neuroreport. 22, 3, p. 111-115 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Listening to urban soundscapes: physiological validity of perceptual dimensions

Irwin, A., Hall, D. A., Peters, A. & Plack, C. J. 02/2011 In : Psychophysiology. 48, 2, p. 258-268 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Subcortical plasticity following perceptual learning in a pitch discrimination task

Carcagno, S. & Plack, C. J. 02/2011 In : Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. 12, 1, p. 89-100 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Frequency discrimination duration effects for Huggins pitch and narrowband noise (L)

Plack, C. J., Turgeon, M., Lancaster, S., Carlyon, R. P. & Gockel, H. E. 01/2011 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 129, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2010

Listening effort at signal-to-noise ratios that are typical of the school classroom

Howard, C. S., Munro, K. J. & Plack, C. J. 12/2010 In : International journal of audiology. 49, 12, p. 928-932 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Perceived continuity and pitch shifts for complex tones with unresolved harmonics

Plack, C. J. & Watkinson, R. K. 10/2010 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 128, 4, p. 1922-1929 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

On- and off-frequency compression estimated using a new version of the additivity of forward masking technique

Plack, C. J. & Arifianto, D. 08/2010 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 128, 2, p. 771-786 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Musical consonance: the importance of harmonicity

Plack, C. J. 8/06/2010 In : Current Biology. 20, 11, p. R476-R478 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

The effect of stimulus context on pitch representations in the human auditory cortex

Garcia, D., Hall, D. A. & Plack, C. J. 06/2010 In : NeuroImage. 51, 2, p. 808-816 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Combining information across frequency regions in fundamental frequency discrimination

Gockel, H. E., Carlyon, R. P. & Plack, C. J. 04/2010 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 127, 4, p. 2466-2478 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

A temporal code for Huggins pitch?

Plack, C. J., Fitzpatrick, S., Carlyon, R. P. & Gockel, H. E. 2010 The neurophysiological bases of auditory perception. Lopez-Poveda, E. A., Palmer, A. R. & Meddis, R. (eds.). New York: Springer, Vol. Part IV, p. 191-199 9 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsPaper

2009

Pitch discrimination interference between binaural and monaural or diotic pitches

Gockel, H. E., Carlyon, R. P. & Plack, C. J. 07/2009 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 126, 1, p. 281-290 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Pitch processing sites in the human auditory brain

Hall, D. A. & Plack, C. J. 03/2009 In : Cerebral Cortex. 19, 3, p. 576-585 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Further examination of pitch discrimination interference between complex tones containing resolved harmonics

Gockel, H. E., Carlyon, R. P. & Plack, C. J. 02/2009 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 125, 2, p. 1059-1066 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Reduced contribution of a nonsimultaneous mistuned harmonic to residue pitch: the role of harmonic number

Gockel, H. E., Carlyon, R. P. & Plack, C. J. 01/2009 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 125, 1, p. 15-18 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Auditory brainstem correlates of basilar membrane nonlinearity in humans

Krishnan, A. & Plack, C. J. 2009 In : Audiology and neuro-Otology. 14, 2, p. 88-97 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2008

Estimates of compression at low and high frequencies using masking additivity in normal and impaired ears

Plack, C. J., Oxenham, A. J., Simonson, A. M., O'Hanlon, C. G., Drga, V. & Arifianto, D. 06/2008 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 123, 6, p. 4321-4330 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2007

A further test of the linearity of temporal summation in forward masking.

Plack, C. J., Carcagno, S. & Oxenham, A. J. 10/2007 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 122, p. 1880-1883 4 p.

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Temporal integration and compression near absolute threshold in normal and impaired ears.

Plack, C. J. & Skeels, V. 10/2007 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 122, 4, p. 2236-2244 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The effects of low- and high-frequency suppressors on psychophysical estimates of basilar-membrane compression and gain.

Yasin, I. & Plack, C. J. 05/2007 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 121, 5, p. 2832-2841 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The human 'pitch center' responds differently to iterated noise and Huggins pitch.

Hall, D. A. & Plack, C. J. 5/03/2007 In : Neuroreport. 18, 4, p. 323-327 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Effect of duration on the frequency discrimination of individual partials in a complex tone and on the discrimination of fundamental frequency.

Gockel, H. E., Moore, B. C. J., Carlyon, R. P. & Plack, C. J. 01/2007 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 121, 1, p. 373-382 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2006

Masking by inaudible sounds and the linearity of temporal summation.

Plack, C. J., Drga, V. & Oxenham, A. J. 1/01/2006 In : Journal of Neuroscience. 26, p. 8767-8773 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The detection of increments and decrements is not facilitated by abrupt onsets or offsets.

Plack, C. J., Gallun, F. J., Hafter, E. R. & Raimond, A. 1/01/2006 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 119, p. 3950-3958 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Effect of noise on the detectability and fundamental frequency discrimination of complex tones.

Gockel, H., Moore, B. C. J., Plack, C. J. & Carlyon, R. P. 2006 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 120, p. 957-965 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2005

Reduced contribution of non-simultaneous mistuned harmonics to residue pitch.

Gockel, H., Plack, C. J. & Carlyon, R. P. 12/2005 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 118, 6, p. 3783-3793 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The role of suppression in the upward spread of masking.

Yasin, I. & Plack, C. J. 12/2005 In : Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. 6, 4, p. 368-377 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Psychophysical tuning curves at very high frequencies.

Yasin, I. & Plack, C. J. 10/2005 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 118, 4, p. 2498-2506 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Pitch shifts for complex tones with unresolved harmonics and the implications for models of pitch perception.

Watkinson, R. K., Plack, C. J. & Fantini, D. A. 08/2005 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 118, 2, p. 934-945 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Cochlear compression between 500 and 8000 Hz in listeners with moderate sensorineural hearing loss.

Lopez-Poveda, E. A., Plack, C. J., Meddis, R. & Blanco, J. L. 07/2005 In : Hearing Research. 205, 1-2, p. 172-183 12 p.

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Dominance region for pitch: effects of duration and dichotic presentation.

Gockel, H., Carlyon, R. P. & Plack, C. J. 03/2005 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 117, 3-4, p. 1326-1336 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Additivity of masking and auditory compression

Plack, C. J., O'Hanlon, C. G. & Draga, V. 2005 "Auditory signal processing: physiology, psychophysics and models". Pressnitzer, D., de Cheveigné, A., McAdams, S. & Collet, L. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 60-6 55 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

Overview : The present and future of pitch.

Plack, C. J. & Oxenham, A. J. 2005 Pitch : neural coding and perception. Plack, C. J., Oxenham, A. J., Fay, R. R. & Popper, A. N. (eds.). 24 ed. New York: Springer, p. 1-6 6 p. (Springer Handbook of Auditory Research).

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

The psychophysics of pitch.

Plack, C. J. & Oxenham, A. J. 2005 Pitch: neural coding and perception. Plack, C. J., Oxenham, A. J., Fay, R. R. & Popper, A. N. (eds.). 24 ed. New York: Springer, p. 7-55 49 p. (Springer Handbook of Auditory Research).

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

2004

Inferred basilar-membrane response functions for listeners with mild to moderate sensorineural hearing loss.

Plack, C. J., Drga, V. & Lopez-Poveda, E. A. 1/01/2004 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 115, p. 1684-1695 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2003

Psychophysical evidence for auditory compression at low characteristic frequencies.

Plack, C. J. & Drga, V. 1/01/2003 In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 113, p. 1574-1586 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article