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Yu, Y.H., Shafer, V.L., & Sussman, E.S. (2018). The duration of auditory sensory memory for vowel processing: Evidence from neurophysiological and behavioral measures. Frontiers in Psychology, (, 335. PMCID: PMC5874311. PDF

Dinces, E., & Sussman, E. (2018). Attention and auditory scene analysis in aging. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 9, 414, PMCID: PMC5743864. PDF

Sussman, E. (2018). Auditory scene analysis: An attention perspective. Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research, 60(10), 2989-3000. PMCID: PMC5945068. PDF


Moldwin, T., Schwartz, O., & Sussman, E. (2017). Statistical learning of melodic patterns influences the brain’s response to wrong notes. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 29(12):2114-2122.  PDF

Costa-Faidella, J., Sussman, E.S., & Escera, C. (2017). Task-driven entrainment of brain oscillations as a mechanism to drive perceptual organization in an ambiguous acoustic environment. Neuroimage, 159, 195-206. PMCID: PMC5671350. PDF

Ruhnau, P., Schröger, E., & Sussman, E. (2017). Implicit expectations influence target detection in children and adults. Developmental Science, 20(3). PDF

Symonds, R., Lee, W., Kohn, A., Schwartz, O., Witkowski, S., & Sussman, E.S. (2017). Distinguishing stimulus specific adaptation and predictive coding hypotheses in auditory change detection. Brain Topography, 30(1), 136–148. PMCID: PMC5222692. PDF

Yu, Y.H., Shafer, V.L., & Sussman, E.S. (2017). Neurophysiological and behavioral responses of Mandarin lexical tone processing. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 11, 95. PMCID: PMC5338334. PDF

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Rota-Donahue, C., Schwartz, R.G., Shafer, V.L., & Sussman, E.S. (2016). Perception of small frequency changes in children with auditory processing disorder and specific language impairment. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 27(6), 489-497. PMCID: PMC4976617. PDF

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Miller, T., Chen, S., Lee, W., & Sussman, E.S. (2015). Multitasking: Effects of processing multiple auditory feature patterns. Psychophysiology, 52(9): 1140-8. PDF

Hisagi, M., Shafer, V.L., Strange, W., & Sussman, E.S. (2015). Neural Measures of a Japanese Consonant Length Discrimination by Japanese and American English Listeners: Effects of Attention. Brain Research, 1626:218-31. PDF

Max, C., Widmann, A., Schröger, E., & Sussman, E. (2015). Effects of explicit knowledge and predictability on auditory distraction and target performance. International Journal of Psychophysiology,98(2 Pt 1): 174-81. PDF

Rankin, J., Sussman, E., & Rinzel, J. (2015). Neuromechanistic Model of Auditory Bistability. PLoS Computational Biology,11(11):e1004555. PDF

Sussman, E., Steinschneider, M., Lee, W., & Lawson, K. (2015). Auditory scene analysis in children with developmental language disorders. International Journal of Psychophysiology,95(2), 113–124. PDF

Sussman, E.S. & Steinschneider, M. (2015). Editorial: Advances in auditory neuroscience. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 95 (2), 634. doi:10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2015.01.008  PDF

Rimmele, J. M., Sussman, E., & Poeppel, D. (2015). The role of temporal structure in the investigation of sensory memory, auditory scene analysis, and speech perception: A healthy-aging perspective. International Journal of Psychophysiology doi:10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2014.06.010 PDF

Pannese, A., Herrmann, C. S., & Sussman, E. (2015). Analyzing the Auditory Scene: Neurophysiologic Evidence of a Dissociation Between Detection of Regularity and Detection of Change. Brain Topography. doi:10.1007/s10548-014-0368-4 PDF

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Deike, S., Denham, S. L., & Sussman, E. (2014). Probing auditory scene analysis. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 8. doi:10.3389/fnins.2014.00293 PDF

Sussman, E. S., & Shafer, V. L. (2014). New perspectives on the mismatch negativity (MMN) component: an evolving tool in cognitive neuroscience. Brain Topography, 27(4), 425–7. doi:10.1007/s10548-014-0381-7 PDF

Sussman, E. S., Bregman, A. S., & Lee, W.-W. (2014). Effects of task-switching on neural representations of ambiguous sound input. Neuropsychologia. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.09.039 PDF

Sussman-Fort, J., & Sussman, E. (2014). The effect of stimulus context on the buildup to stream segregation. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 8, 93. doi:10.3389/fnins.2014.00093 PDF

Näätänen, R., S Sussman, E., Salisbury, D., & L Shafer, V. (2014). Mismatch Negativity (MMN) as an Index of Cognitive Dysfunction. Brain Topography, 27(4), 451–66. doi:10.1007/s10548-014-0374-6 PDF

Sussman, E. S., Chen, S., Sussman-Fort, J., & Dinces, E. (2014). The Five Myths of MMN: Redefining How to Use MMN in Basic and Clinical Research. Brain Topography, 27(4), 553–564. doi:10.1007/s10548-013-0326-6 PDF

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Chen, S., & Sussman, E. S. (2013). Context effects on auditory distraction. Biological Psychology, 94(2), 297–309. doi:10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.07.005 PDF

Gulotta, B., Sadia, G., & Sussman, E. (2013). Emotional processing modulates attentional capture of irrelevant sound input in adolescents. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 88(1), 40–46. doi:10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2013.01.003 PDF

Sadia, G., Ritter, W., & Sussman, E. (2013). Category effects: Is top-down control alone sufficient to elicit the mismatch negativity (MMN) component? Biological Psychology, 92(2), 191–198. doi:10.1016/j.biopsycho.2012.10.008 PDF

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Li, X., Sroubek, A., Kelly, M. S., Lesser, I., Sussman, E., He, Y., … Foxe, J. J. (2012). Atypical pulvinar-cortical pathways during sustained attention performance in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 51(11), 1197–1207.e4. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2012.08.013

Rimmele, J., Sussman, E., Keitel, C., Jacobsen, T., & Schröger, E. (2012). Electrophysiological evidence for age effects on sensory memory processing of tonal patterns. Psychology and Aging, 27(2), 384–398. doi:10.1037/a0024866

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Dinces, E., & Sussman, E. (2011). Effects of acoustic complexity on processing sound intensity in 10- to 11-year-old children: Evidence from cortical auditory evoked potentials. Laryngoscope, 121(8), 1785–1793. doi:10.1002/lary.21820 PDF

Horváth, J., Sussman, E., Winkler, I., & Schröger, E. (2011). Preventing distraction: Assessing stimulus-specific and general effects of the predictive cueing of deviant auditory events. Biological Psychology, 87(1), 35–48. doi:10.1016/j.biopsycho.2011.01.011 PDF

Rimmele, J., Jolsvai, H., & Sussman, E. (2011). Auditory target detection is affected by implicit temporal and spatial expectations. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(5), 1136–1147. doi:10.1162/jocn.2010.21437 PDF

Shafer, V. L., & Sussman, E. (2011). Predicting the future: ERP markers of language risk in infancy. Clinical Neurophysiology, 122(2), 213–214. doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2010.07.001 PDF

Sussman, E. S., & Steinschneider, M. (2011). Attention modifies sound level detection in young children. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 1(3), 351–360. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2011.01.003 PDF

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Hisagi, M., Shafer, V.L., Strange, W., & Sussman, E. (2010). Perception of a Japanese vowel length contrast by Japanese and American English listeners: Behavioral and electrophysiological measures. Brain Research, 1360, 89-105.  PDF

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Dinces, E., Chobot-Rhodd, J., & Sussman, E. (2009). Behavioral and electrophysiological measures of auditory change detection in children following late cochlear implantation: A preliminary study. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 73(6), 843–851. doi:10.1016/j.ijporl.2009.03.002 PDF

Lepistö, T., Kuitunen, A., Sussman, E., Saalasti, S., Jansson-Verkasalo, E., Nieminen-von Wendt, T., & Kujala, T. (2009). Auditory stream segregation in children with Asperger syndrome. Biological Psychology, 82(3), 301–307. doi:10.1016/j.biopsycho.2009.09.004 PDF

Rahne, T., & Sussman, E. (2009). Neural representations of auditory input accommodate to the context in a dynamically changing acoustic environment. European Journal of Neuroscience, 29(1), 205–211. doi:10.1111/j.1460-9568.2008.06561.x PDF

Sussman, E., & Steinschneider, M. (2009). Attention effects on auditory scene analysis in children. Neuropsychologia, 47(3), 771–785. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2008.12.007 PDF

Wang, W., Staffaroni, L., Reid Jr., E., Steinschneider, M., & Sussman, E. (2009). Effects of musical training on sound pattern processing in high-school students. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 73(5), 751–755. doi:10.1016/j.ijporl.2009.02.003 PDF

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Sussman, E., Steinschneider, M., Gumenyuk, V., Grushko, J., & Lawson, K. (2008). The maturation of human evoked brain potentials to sounds presented at different stimulus rates. Hearing Research. PDF

Oceák, A., Winkler, I., & Sussman, E. (2008).  Units of sound representation and temporal integration:  A mismatch negativity study.  Neuroscience Letters, 436(1), 85-89. PDF

Dinces, E., & Sussman, E. (2008).  Processing intensity at rapid rates: Evidence from auditory evoked potentials in 9-11-year-old children.  International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 72(9), 1317-1322. PDF

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Sussman, E., Horváth, J., Winkler, I., & Orr, M. (2007). The role of attention in the formation of auditory streams. Perception & Psychophysics, 69(1), 136-152. PDF

Sussman, E., Wong, R., Horváth, J., Winkler, I. & Wang, W. (2007). The development of the perceptual organization of sound by frequency separation in 5-11 year-old children. Hearing Research, 225, 117-127. PDF

Rahne, T., Böckmann, M., von Specht, H., & Sussman, E. (2007). Visual cues can modulate integration and segregation of objects in auditory scene analysis. Brain Research, 1144, 127-35. PDF

Sussman, E.  (2007). A new view on the MMN and attention debate:  Auditory context effects.  Journal of Psychophysiology, 21(3-4), 164-175.  PDF

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Oceák, A., Winkler, I., Sussman, E., & Alho, K. (2006). Loudness summation and the mismatch negativity event related brain potential in humans. Psychophysiology, 43(1), 13-20. PDF

Sussman, E. & Steinschneider, M. (2006). Neurophysiological evidence for context-dependent encoding of sensory input in human auditory cortex. Brain Research, 1075(1), 165-174. PDF

Winkler, I., van Zuijen, T., Sussman, E., Horváth, J. & Näätänen, R. (2006). Object representation in the human auditory system. European Journal of Neuroscience, 24, 625 634. PDF

Kujala, T., Halmetoja, J., Näätänen, R., Alku, P., Leinonen, S., Lyytinen, H., & Sussman, E. (2006). Speech-and sound-segmentation in dyslexia; evidence for a multiple-level cortical impairment. European Journal of Neuroscience, 24, 2420- 2427.  PDF

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Sussman, E., Bregman, A. S., Wang, W.J., & Khan, F.J. (2005). Attentional modulation of electrophysiological activity in auditory cortex for unattended sounds in multistream auditory environments. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 5(1), 93-110. PDF

Winkler, I., Czigler, I., Sussman, E., Horváth, J., & Balázs, L. (2005). Pre-attentive binding of auditory and visual stimulus features. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17(2), 320-339. PDF

Sussman, E. (2005). Integration and segregation in auditory scene analysis. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 117(3), 1285-1298. PDF

van Zuijen, T., Sussman, E., Winkler, I. , Näätänen, R., & Tervaniemi, M. (2005). Auditory organization of sound sequences by a temporal or numerical regularity-a mismatch negativity study comparing musicians and non-musicians. Cognitive Brain Research, 23, 270-276.PDF

Wang, W., Datta, H., & Sussman, E. (2005). The development of the length of the temporal window of integration for rapidly presented auditory information in 5-11-year-old children: Evidence from event-related brain potentials. Clinical Neurophysiology, 116(7), 1695-1706.PDF

Winkler, I., Takegata, R., Sussman, E. (2005). Event-related brain potentials reveal multiple stages of the perceptual organization of sound. Cognitive Brain Research, 25(1), 291-299. PDF

Sussman, E., & Gumenyuk, V. (2005). Organization of sequential sounds in auditory memory. NeuroReport, 16(13), 1519-23. PDF

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Sussman, E., Kujala, T., Halmetoja, J., Lyytinen, H., Alku, P. & Näätänen, R. (2004). Automatic and controlled processing of acoustic and phonetic contrasts. Hearing Research, 190(1-2), 128-140. PDF

Van Zuijen, T., Sussman, E., Winkler, I., Näätänen, R., & Tervaniemi, M. (2004). Grouping of sequential sounds-an event-related potential study comparing musicians and nonmusicians. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16(2), 331-338. PDF

Jacobsen, T., Schröger, E., & Sussman, E. (2004). Pre-attentive categorization of vowel formant structure in complex tones. Cognitive Brain Research, 20(3), 473-479. PDF

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Winkler, I., Sussman, E., Tervaniemi, M., Ritter, W., Horváth, J., & Näätänen, R. (2003). Pre-attentive auditory context effects. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 3(1), 57-77. PDF

Sussman, E., Winkler, I., & Wang, W.J. (2003). MMN and attention: Competition for deviance detection. Psychophysiology, 40, 430-435. PDF

Sussman, E., Sheridan, K., Kreuzer, J., & Winkler, I. (2003). Representation of the standard: Stimulus context effects on the process generating the mismatch negativity component of event-related brain potentials. Psychophysiology, 40, 465-471. PDF

Winkler, I., Kushnerenko, H., Horváth, J., eponien, R., Fellman, V., Huotilainen, M., Näätänen, R., & Sussman, E. (2003). Newborn infants can organize the auditory world. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 100 (20), 1182-1185. PDF

Sussman, E., Winkler, I., & Schröger, E. (2003). Top-down control over involuntary attention switching in the auditory modality. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 10(3), 630-637. PDF

Winkler, I., Teder-Sälejärvi, W.A., Horváth, J., Näätänen, R., & Sussman, E. (2003). Human auditory cortex tracks task-irrelevant sound sources. NeuroReport, 14(16), 2053-2056. PDF

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Ritter, W., Sussman, E., Molholm, S., & Fox, J. (2002). Memory reactivation or reinstatement and mismatch negativity. Psychophysiology, 39, 158-165. PDF

Sussman, E., Winkler, I., Huoutilainen, M., Ritter, W., & Näätänen, R. (2002). Top-down effects on the initially stimulus-driven auditory organization. Cognitive Brain Research, 13, 393-405. PDF

Sussman, E., Winkler, I., Kreuzer, J., Saher, M., Näätänen, R., & Ritter, W. (2002). Temporal integration: intentional sound discrimination does not modify stimulus-driven processes in auditory event synthesis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 113, 909-920. PDF

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Sussman, E., Ceponiene, R., Shestakova, A., Näätänen, R., & Winkler, I. , (2001). Auditory stream segregation processes operate similarly in school aged children and adults. Hearing Research, 153(1-2), 108-114. PDF

Horváth, J., Czigler, I., Sussman, E., & Winkler, I. (2001). Simultaneously active pre-attentive representations of local and global rules for sound sequences in the human brain. Cognitive Brain Research, 12, 131-144. PDF

Näätänen, R., Tervaniemi, M., Sussman, E., Paavilainen, P., & Winkler, I. (2001). Primitive intelligence in the auditory cortex as revealed by the mismatch negativity (MMN). Trends in Neuroscience, 24, 283-288. PDF

Sussman, E., & Winkler, I. (2001). Dynamic sensory updating in the auditory system. Cognitive Brain Research. 12, 431-439. PDF

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Ritter, W., Sussman, E., & Molholm, S. (2000). Evidence that the mismatch negativity system works on the basis of objects. NeuroReport, 11, 61-63. PDF

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Sussman, E., Ritter, W., & Vaughan, H.G., Jr. (1999). An investigation of the auditory streaming effect using event-related brain potentials. Psychophysiology, 36, 22-34. PDF

Gomes, G., Sussman, E., Ritter, W., Kurtzberg, D., Vaughan, H.G., Jr., & Cowan, N. (1999). Electrophysiological evidence of developmental changes in the duration of auditory sensory memory. Developmental Psychology, 35, 294-302. PDF

Sussman, E., Winkler, I., Ritter, W., Alho, K., & Näätänen, R. (1999). Temporal integration of auditory stimulus deviance as reflected by the mismatch negativity. Neuroscience Letters, 264, 161-164. PDF

Ritter, W., Sussman, E., Deacon, D., Cowan, N., & Vaughan, H.G., Jr. (1999). Two cognitive systems simultaneously prepared for opposite events. Psychophysiology, 36, 835-839. PDF

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Sussman, E., Ritter, W., & Vaughan, H.G., Jr. (1998). Attention affects the organization of auditory input associated with the mismatch negativity system. Brain Research, 789, 130-38. PDF

Sussman, E., Gomes, H., Nousak, J.M.K., Ritter, W., & Vaughan, H.G., Jr. (1998). Feature conjunctions and auditory sensory memory. Brain Research, 793, 95-102. PDF

Ritter, W., Gomes, H., Cowan, N., Sussman, E., & Vaughan, H.G., Jr. (1998). Reactivation of a dormant representation of an auditory feature stimulus. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 10, 605-614. PDF

Sussman, E., Ritter, W., & Vaughan, H.G., Jr. (1998). Predictability of stimulus deviance and the mismatch negativity system. NeuroReport, 9, 4167-4170. PDF

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