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Yale E. Cohen, PhD

Yale E. Cohen, PhD

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Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
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Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
5 Ravdin
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 898 7504
Fax: 215 898 9994
Education:
BSE (Electrical Engineering)
University of Michigan, 1988.
MSE (Bioengineering)
University of Pennsylvania, 1990.
PhD (Bioengineering)
University of Pennsylvania, 1992.
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Description of Research Expertise

My research examines how the brain combines sensory, motor, and
cognitive cues to form internal computational models of the
external world. Specifically, my research program focuses on
understanding the representation of auditory information in the
cortex, how auditory information is integrated with cognitive
processes, such as attention, decision making, motor planning, or memory, and how auditory and visual information is combined to form unified sensory
percepts.

Selected Publications

Cohen YE: The Hearing Brain. Princeton Press 2017.

Cohen YE, Bennur S, Christison-Lagay KL, Gifford AM, and Tsunada J: Functional Organization of the Ventral Auditory Pathway Physiology, Psychoacoustics and Cognition in Normal and Impaired Hearing. van Dijk P, Baskent D, Gaudrain E, de Kleine E, Wagner A, and Lantig C (eds.). 894: 381-388, 2016.

Tsunada J, Liu ASK, Gold JI, and Cohen YE: Causal contribution of primate auditory cortex to auditory perceptual decision-making. Nature Neuroscience 19: 139-142, 2016.

Gifford AM, Kahana M, and Cohen YE: Characterizing the dynamic representation of acoustic spectral regularity in humans Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience, Online Page: 231.25/K5 Oct 2015 Notes: poster presentation.

Lee J, Bennur S, Fishman Y, and Cohen YE: Combined effects of frequency and location differences on auditory streaming Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, Online Page: 508.26/N9 Oct 2015 Notes: poster presentation.

Christison-Lagay KL and Cohen YE: Contribution of primary auditory cortex to auditory-streaming behavior Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, Online Page: 508.14/M45 Oct 2015 Notes: poster presentation.

Tsunada J, Liu ASK, Gold JI, and Cohen YE: Dissociation between spiking activity and local field potentials in the auditory cortex during auditory decision-making Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, Online Page: 508.12/M43, Oct 2015 Notes: poster presentation.

Liu ASK, Tsunada J, Gold JI, and Cohen YE: Temporal integration of auditory information is invariant to temporal grouping cues. eNeuro 2(2): DOI: 10.1523/ENEURO.0077-14.2015 March 2015.

Bennur S and Cohen YE: The Contribution of the Core and Belt Regions of the Auditory Cortex to Figure-ground Segregation How Do We Hear in Noise? MidWinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD February 2015 Notes: oral presentation.

Christison-Lagay KL, Gifford AM, and Cohen YE: Neural correlates of auditory scene analysis and perception. Int. J. Psychophysiol. 95(2): 238-245, February 2015.

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Last updated: 04/15/2016
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