Some observations on simultaneous and nonsimultaneous masking

Michael P. Gorga, Patricia G Stelmachowicz, Paul J. Abbas, Arnold M. Small

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The interactions between phase, signal level, and interstimulus interval (At) were examined in the transition region between simultaneous and nonsimultaneous masking: Phase effects as large as 22 dB were observed in forward masking. These trends can be explained by considering the effects of phase upon the stimulus envelope.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1821-1822
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Acoustical Society of America
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics


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