Auditory Biophysics and Simulation Laboratory

Department of Biomedical Engineering
44 Cummington Street, Boston, MA 02215
Principal Investigators: David C. Mountain, Allyn E. Hubbard

Publications

Recent publications in the Auditory Biophysics and Stimulation Laboratory.

Journal Articles

Recent Articles


Tubelli A.A., Zosuls A., Ketten D.R., Yamato M., Mountain D.C. (2012). A prediction of the minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) middle-ear transfer function. J Acoust Soc Am.132:3263-72.

Zagadou, B.F. and Mountain, D.C. (2012).  Analysis of the cochlear amplifier fluid pump hypothesis. J. of Assoc. Res. Otol. 13:185-197.

Mountain, D.C., Zosuls, Z., Newburg, S., and Ketten, D.R. (2008).  Predicting cetacean audiograms.  Bioacoustics, 17:77-80.

Siderius, M., Porter, M. and Mountain, D. (2008). Modelling alternative sonar waveforms to determine risk factors for marine mammals.  Bioacoustics, 17: 268-269

Karavitaki, K.D. and Mountain, D.C. (2007a) Imaging electrically-evoked micromechanical motion within the organ of Corti of the excised gerbil cochlea.  Biophys. J. 92:3294-316. [PDF]

Karavitaki, K.D. and Mountain, D.C. (2007b) Evidence for outer hair cell driven oscillatory fluid flow in the tunnel of Corti. Biophys. J. 92:3284-93. [PDF]

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Book Chapters and Conference Proceedings

Mountain, D.C., Anderson, D., and Brughera, A. (2012).  Using EarLab to Study Masking Due to Anthropogenic Sound. In: The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, A.N. Popper and A. Hawkins, Eds., Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 730:221-223.

Mountain, D.C., Anderson, D., Brughera, A., Cross, M., Houser, D.S., Musleh, N., Porter, M., and Siderius, M. (2012).  The ESME workbench: simulating the impact of anthropogenic sound on marine mammals. In:
The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, A.N. Popper and A. Hawkins, Eds., Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 730:217-219.

Tubelli A, Zosuls A, Ketten D, Mountain DC. (2012). Prediction of a mysticete audiogram via finite element analysis of the middle ear. In: The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, A.N. Popper and A. Hawkins, Eds., Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 730:57-59.

Zosuls A., Newburg S.O., Ketten D.R., and Mountain D.C. (2012) Reverse engineering the cetacean ear to extract audiograms. In: The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, A.N. Popper and A. Hawkins, Eds., Adv. Exp.
Med. Biol. 730:61-63

Kim, D.J., Mountain, D.C., and Hubbard, A.E. (2011). How Much Do Somatic and Hair Bundle Motility Contribute to Cochlear Amplification? AIP Conf. Proc. 1403: 632-637.

Mountain, D.C. (2011).  Medial Cochlear Efferent Function: A Theoretical Analysis. AIP Conf. Proc. 1403:238-243.

Tubelli, A.A., Zosuls, A., Ketten, D.R., and Mountain, D.C. (2011). Biomechanical Analysis of Hearing in Whales Using Nanoindentation and the Finite Element Method.  AIP Conf. Proc. 1403:473-478.

Zagadou, B.F., and Mountain, D.C. (2011). Can Outer Hair Cells Actively Pump Fluid into the Tunnel of Corti? AIP Conf. Proc. 1403: 658-663.

Zosuls, A., Rupprecht, L.C., and Mountain, D.C. (2011). Characterizing Wave Propagation in the Organ of Corti with Stroboscopic Imaging.  AIP Conf. Proc. 1403: 438-443.

Hubbard, A., Xing, X., Yang ,Z., Pu, Y., Gore ,T., Kelsall, S., Nourzad-Karl, M., Ziph-Schatzberg ,L., Mountain, D., Freedman, D., Karl, C.,; Cohen, H., and Deligeorges, S. (2009). Biologically
inspired circuitry that mimics mammalian hearing. Proceedings of SPIE;7321:732109 - 732109-12

Lu, S., Mountain, D.C., and Hubbard A.E. (2009).  Is stereocilia velocity or displacement feedback used in the cochlear amplifier?  In: Concepts and Challenges in the Biophysics of Hearing: Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on the Mechanics of Hearing, N.P Cooper and D.T. Kemp, eds.  World Scientific, Singapore, pp 297-302.

Newburg, S.O., Zosuls, A., Barbone, P. and Mountain, D.C. (2009) Mechanical response of the basilar membrane to lateral micromanipulation.  In: Concepts and Challenges in the Biophysics of Hearing: Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on the Mechanics of Hearing, N.P Cooper and D.T. Kemp, eds.  World Scientific, Singapore, pp 240-246.

Zhang, X. and Mountain, D.C. (2009).  Distortion product emissions: where do they come from?  In: Concepts and Challenges in the Biophysics of Hearing: Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on the Mechanics of Hearing, N.P Cooper and D.T. Kemp, eds.  World Scientific, Singapore, pp 48-54.

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Published Abstracts

Mountain, D. (2013). Cochlear Nonlinearity: The Benefits of Logarithmic Compression. ARO Abstracts. 36:375.

Zosuls, A., Rupprecht, L., and Mountain, D. (2013). Making Waves in the Tunnel of Corti. ARO Abstracts. 36:378.Hubbard, A., Kim, D.J., and Mountain, D. (2012) Cochlear Model Shows Phase Difference Between the Reticular Laminar and Basilar Membrane Motion. ARO Abstracts 35:70.

Mountain, D. (2012). Cochlear Nonlinearity: Matching the Inner Hair Cell Dynamic Range to the Natural World. ARO Abstracts. 35:69.

Rupprecht, L., Zosuls, A., and Mountain, D. (2012). Two Modes of Wave Propagation in the Organ of Corti.  ARO Abstracts 35:356.

Mountain, D. (2011). Using auditory models to study masking due to anthropogenic sound.  J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129:2367.

Mountain, D. (2011). Cochlear Tuning: A Dual Resonance Model ARO Abstracts 34:20.

Kim, D.J., Mountain. D. and Hubbard, A. (2011). How Is Power Transported, Dissipated and Distributed in Gerbil Cochlea? ARO Abstracts 34:29.

Zosuls, A., Rupprecht, L. and Mountain, D. (2011). High Frequency Mechanical Stimulation and Motion Analysis of the Organ of Corti. ARO Abstracts 34:118.

Mountain, D.C.  (2010). A Dual Resonance Model of Cochlear Tuning. 2010 BMES Annual Fall Meeting.

Kim, D., Mountain, D.C., and A. E. Hubbard, A.E. (2010). Power Flow in the Sandwich Model of the Cochlea. 2010 BMES Annual Fall Meeting.

Zagadou, B. F., Barbone, P.E.  and Mountain, D.C.  (2010). Anatomically Detailed Micromechanical Model of the

Organ of Corti Including Radial Microfluid Flow. 2010 BMES Annual Fall Meeting.

Mountain, D.C., Anderson, D., and Brughera, A. (2010). Using EarLab to Study Masking Due to Anthropogenic Sound. Second International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Cork, Ireland, August 15-20, 2010.

Mountain, D.C., Anderson, D., Brughera,  A, Cross, M., Houser, D.S.,  Musleh, N., Porter, M., and Siderius, M. (2010). The ESME Workbench: simulating the impact of anthropogenic sound on marine mammals. Second International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Cork, Ireland, August 15-20, 2010.

Tubelli, A., Zosuls, A., Ketten, D., and Mountain, D.C. (2010). Prediction of a Mysticete Audiogram via Finite Element Analysis of the Middle Ear. Second International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Cork, Ireland, August 15-20, 2010.

Zosuls, A., Newburg, S., Ketten, D., and Mountain, D.C.  (2010). Reverse Engineering the Cetacean Ear to Extract Audiograms. Second International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Cork, Ireland, August 15-20, 2010.

Zagadou, F., Barbone, P. and Mountain, D. (2010). Vibration Response of the Organ of Corti at the Sensitive Location. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. Abs.  34:45.

Zosuls, A., Newburg, S., Ketten, D.R. and Mountain, D. (2010). Comparison of Basilar Membrane Measurements in Fresh and Frozen-Thawed Inner Ear Preparations. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. Abs.  34:355.

Mountain, D.C. and Anderson, D. (2009).  Using Simulation to Design Marine Acoustic Monitoring Systems.  Proceedings of Coastal Zone 2009.

Mountain, D.C., Anderson, D., Cross, M. Housrer, D.S., Porter, M.B. and Siderius, M. (2009). The ESME Workbench: A Simulation Tool for the Study of the Impact of Sound in the Maine Environment.  Proceedings of the Society for Marine Mammalogy.18th Biennial Conference.

Tubelli, A., Zosuls, A., Ketten, D. and Mountain, D.C. (2009).  A Finite Element Model of the Cetcean Middle Ear.  Proceedings of the Society for Marine Mammalogy.18th Biennial Conference.

Zosuls, A., Newburg, S.O., Tubelli, A.A., Mountain, D.C. and Ketten, D.R. (2009). Measurements of Mechanical Properties of Cetacean Ears.. Proceedings of the Society for Marine Mammalogy.18th Biennial Conference.

Newburg, S.O., Zosuls, A., Barbone, P.E. and Mountain, D.C. (2009). Lateral Micromanipulation of the Gerbil Basilar Membrane.  Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. Abs.  33:254.

Tubelli, A., Zosuls, A. and Mountain, D.C. (2009). Finite Element Modeling to Determine Cetacean Middle Ear Function.  Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. Abs.  33: 29

Yan, J. and Mountain, D.C. (2009).  Contribution of Across-Frequency Input from Auditory Nerve Fibers to the Octopus Cell Response Pattern: Implications of a Computational Model.  Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. Abs.  33:844.

Zagadou, F., Barbone, P.E. and Mountain, D.C. (2009).  A Cochlear Wave Propagation Model Including Fluid Flow Within the Organ of Corti.  Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. Abs.  33:64.

Zhang, X. and Mountain, D.C. (2009). Reconciling Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emission Theory and Data. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. Abs.  33:342.

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Theses

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