Auditory Biophysics and Simulation Laboratory

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

Publications

Journal 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]

Naidu, R.C. and Mountain, D.C. (2007) Basilar membrane tension calculations for the gerbil cochlea. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 121:994-1002 [PDF]

Cox TM, Ragen TJ, Read AJ, Vos E, Baird RW, Balcomb K, Barlow J,. Caldwell J, Cranford T, Crum L, D’Amico A, D’Spain G, Fernandez A, Finneran J, Gentry R, Gerth W, Gulland F, Hildebrand J , Houser D, Hullar T, Jepson PD, Ketten D, MacLeod CD, Miller P, Moore S,  Mountain DC, D Palka, Ponganis P, Rommel S, Rowles T, Taylor B, Tyack P, Wartzok D, Gisiner R, Mead J, Benner L  (2006)  Understanding the impacts of anthropogenic sound on beaked whales. J. Cetacean Res. Manage.. 7:177-187. [PDF]

Miller, B.S., Zosuls, A.L., Ketten, D.R. and Mountain, D.C. (2006). Middle ear stiffness of the bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncates. IEEE J. Oceanic Eng. 31:87-94. [PDF]

Chen, F, Cohen, H.I., Bifano, T.G., Castle, J., Fortin, J., Kapusta, C., Mountain, D.C., Zosuls, A. and Hubbard, A.E. (2006). A hydromechanical biomimetic cochlea: Experiments and models. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 394-405 [PDF]

Mangiardi DA, McLaughlin-Williamson K, May KE, Messana EP, Mountain DC, Cotanche DA. (2004) Progression of hair cell ejection and molecular markers of apoptosis in the avian cochlea following gentamicin treatment. J Comp Neurol. 475:1-18. [PDF]

Gardner, D.,  Toga, A.W., Ascoli, G.A.,  Beatty, J.T.,  Brinkley, J.F.,  Dale, A.M.,  Fox, P.T., Gardner, E.P.,  George, J.S., Goddard, N., Harris, K.M., Herskovits, E.H., Hines, M.L., Jacobs, G.A., Jacobs, R.E.,  Jones, E.G.,  Kennedy, D.N., Kimberg, D.Y., Mazziotta, J.C., Miller, P.L., Mori, S., Mountain, D.C., Reiss, A.L.,  Rosen, G.D., Rottenberg, D.A., Shepherd, G.M., Smalheiser, N.R., Smith, K.P., Strachan, T., Van Essen, D.C., Williams, R.W. and Wong, S.T.C. (2003). Towards Effective and Rewarding Data Sharing. Neuroinformatics 1:289-296. [PDF]

Naidu, R.C. and Mountain, D.C. (2001). Longitudinal coupling in the basilar membrane. J. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol.  3:257-67. [PDF]

Mountain, D.C. and Hubbard, A.E. (2001).  Sensing Scenes with Silicon.  Biol. Bul. 200: 227-234. [PDF]

Grasso, F.W., Consi, T.R., Mountain, D.C. and Atema, J. (2000). Biomimetic robot lobster performs chemo-orientation in turbulence using a pair of spatially separated sensors: progress and challenges.  Journal of  Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 30: 115-131. [PDF]

Nakajima, H.H., Hubbard, A.E. and Mountain D.C. (2000). Effects of acoustic trauma and acoustic enhancement of electrically evoked otoacoustic emissions.   J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 107: 2603-2614. [PDF]

Mountain, D.C. and Cody, A.R. (1999). Multiple modes of inner hair cell stimulation.  Hear. Res.132: 1-14. [PDF]

Naidu, R.C. and Mountain, D.C. (1998).  Measurements of the stiffness map challenge a basic tenet of cochlear theories.  Hear. Res. 124: 124-131. [PDF]

Nakajima, H.H., Mountain D.C., Hubbard A.E. (1998). Nonlinear characteristics of electrically evoked otoacoustic emissions. Hear. Res., 122: 109 118. [PDF]

Grasso, F.W., Dale, J.H., Consi, T.R., Mountain, D.C. and Atema, J. (1996).  Behavior of Purely Chemotactic Robot Lobster Reveals Different Odor Dispersal Patterns in the Jet Region and the Patch Field of a Turbulent Plume.  Biol. Bull. 191:312 313. [PDF]

Nakajima, H.H., Olson, E.S., Mountain, D.C., and Hubbard, A.E. (1996).  Enhancement and Suppression of Cochlear Electromotility Due to Acoustic Trauma.  Aud. Neurosci. 3: 79-99. [PDF]

Xue, S., Mountain, D.C., and Hubbard, A.E. (1996).  Electrically-Evoked Otoacoustic Emissions:  Direct Comparisons with Basilar Membrane Motion.  Aud. Neurosci. 2: 301-308. [PDF]

Consi, T.R., Grasso, F., Mountain, D. and Atema, J. (1995) Explorations of turbulent odor plumes with an autonomous underwater robot.  Biol. Bull. 189: 231-232. [PDF]

Xue, S., Mountain, D.C., and Hubbard, A.E. (1995a)   Acoustic Enhancement of Electrically-Evoked Otoacoustic Emissions Reflects Basilar Membrane Tuning:  A Model.  Hearing Res. 91: 93-100. [PDF]

Xue, S., Mountain, D.C. and Hubbard, A.E. (1995b)  Electrically-evoked basilar membrane motion.  J. Acoust. Soc. Am.  97: 3030-3041. [PDF]

Mountain, D.C. and Hubbard, A.E (1994).  A piezoelectric model of outer hair cell function.  J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 95: 350-354. [PDF]

Nakajima, H.H., Olson, E.S., Mountain, D.C. and Hubbard, A.E. (1994)   Electrically-evoked otoacoustic emissions from the apical turns of the gerbil cochlea.   J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 96: 786-794. [PDF]

Olson, E. S. and Mountain, D. C. (1994)  Mapping the cochlear partition's stiffness to its cellular architecture.  J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 95: 395-400. [PDF]

Roddy, J., Hubbard, A.E., Mountain, D.C., and Xue, S. (1994)  Effects of electrical biasing on electrically-evoked otoacoustic emissions.  Hear. Res. 73: 148-154. [PDF]

Zagaeski, M.,  Cody, A.R., Russell, I.J. and Mountain, D.C. (1994)    Transfer characteristic of the inner hair cell synapse: Steady-state analysis.  J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 95: 3430-3434. [PDF]

Dolphin, W.F. and Mountain, D.C. (1993)  The envelope following response (EFR) in the Mongolian gerbil to sinusoidally amplitude modulated signals in the presence of simultaneously gated pure-tones.  J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 94: 3215-3226. [PDF]

Hubbard, A.E. (1993) A traveling-wave amplifier model of the cochlea. Science 259: 68-71 [PDF]

Xue, S., Mountain, D.C. and Hubbard, A.E. (1993) Acoustic enhancement of electrically evoked otoacoustic emissions reflects basilar membrane tuning: Experiment Results. Hear. Res. 70: 121-126. [PDF]

Dolphin, W.F. and Mountain, D.C. (1992)  The envelope following response: scalp potentials elicited using AM acoustic signals. Hearing Research,  58: 70-78. [PDF]

Olson, E.S. and Mountain, D.C. (1991) In vivo measurement of basilar membrane stiffness. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 89: 1262-1275. [PDF]

Hubbard, A.E. and Mountain, D.C. (1990) Hair cell forward and reverse transduction: Differential suppression and enhancement.  Hearing Research, 43: 269-72. [PDF]

Mountain, D.C. and Hubbard, A.E. (1989)  Rapid force production in the cochlea. Hearing Research, 42: 195-202. [PDF]

Cody, A.R. and Mountain, D.C. (1989)  Low frequency responses of inner hair cells: Evidence for a mechanical origin of peak splitting.  Hearing Research, 41: 89-100. [PDF]

Mountain, D.C. (1989) Measurement of low frequency receptor potentials in inner hair cells: A theoretical analysis.  Hearing Research, 41: 101-106.

McMullen, T.A. and Mountain, D.C. (1985)  Model of dc potentials in the cochlea: Effects  of voltage dependent cilia stiffness.  Hearing Research 17: 127 41. [PDF]

Hubbard, A.E. and  Mountain, D.C. (1983). Alternating current delivered into the scala media alters sound pressure at the eardrum.  Science 222: 510 12. [PDF]

Mountain, D.C., Hubbard, A.E. and  Geisler, C.D. (1980).  Voltage dependent elements are involved in the generation of the cochlear microphonic and the sound induced resistance changes measured in scala media of the guinea pig.  Hearing Research 3: 215 29. [PDF]

Mountain, D.C.,  Geisler, C.D. and  Hubbard, A.E. (1980).  Stimulation of efferents alters the cochlear microphonic and the sound induced resistance changes measured in scala media of the guinea pig.  Hearing Research 3: 231 40. [PDF]

Mountain, D.C. (1980). Changes in endolymphatic potential and crossed olivo cochlear bundle stimulation alter cochlear mechanics.  Science 210: 71 72. [PDF]

Geisler, C.D.,  Mountain, D.C. and  Hubbard, A.E. (1980). Sound induced resistance changes in the inner ear.  J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 67: 1729 35. [PDF]

Hubbard, A.E.,  Mountain, D.C. and  Geisler, C.D. (1979a).  The spectral content of the cochlear microphonic measured in scala media of the guinea pig cochlea.  J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 66: 415 30. [PDF]

Hubbard,  A.E.,  Geisler, C.D. and  Mountain, D.C. (1979b).  Comparison of the spectra of the cochlear microphonic and of the sound-elicited electrical impedance change measured in scala media of the guinea pig cochlea. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 66: 431 45. [PDF]

Geisler, C.D., Mountain, D.C.,  Hubbard, A.E.,  Adrian, H.O. and Ravindran, A. (1977).  Alternating electrical resistance changes in the guinea pig cochlea caused by acoustic stimulation.  J. Acoust. Soc. Am.   61: 1557 66. [PDF]

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