Several of the lab's recent publications are available as Adobe PDF files. To view a paper, click on the title. You will need Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded by clicking the button to the right.

The following is not a complete list of papers from the laboratory.

Erratum and comment: Envelope Following Responses in normal hearing and in tinnitus. Roberts LE, Paul BT, Bruce, IC. (2018). Letter to the Editor, Hearing Research (in press).

Tinnitus and hyperacusis: relationship, mechanisms, and initiating conditions.Roberts, LE, Sanchez, GT, Bruce, IC (2018). In D. Baguley and M. Fagelson, Hyperacusis and Disorders of Sound Intolerance: Clinical and Research Perspectives. Plural Press, (in press) .

Auditory-somatosensory bimodal stimulation desynchronizes brain circuitry to reduce tinnitus in guinea pigs and humans. Marks KL, Martel DT, Wu C, Basura GJ, Roberts LE, Schvartz-Leyzac KC, Shore SE (2018). Science Translational Medicine, 10, eaal3175.

Neural plasticity and its initiating conditions in tinnitus. Roberts LE (2017). HNO, 10.1007/s00106-017-0449-2 .

Evidence that hidden hearing loss underlies amplitude modulation encoding deficits in individuals with and without tinnitus. Paul BT, Bruce IC, Roberts LE (2017). Hearing Research 344 170-182. DOI 10.1016/j.heares.2016.11.010.

Tinnitus is associated with reduced sound level tolerance in adolescents with normal audiograms and otoacoustic emissions. Sanchez TG, Moraes F, Casseb J, Cota J, Freire K, Roberts LE. (2016). Scientific Reports Jun 6;6:27109. doi: 10.1038/srep27109.

Maladaptive plasticity in tinnitus — triggers, mechanisms and treatment. Shore, SE, Roberts, L.E., Langguth, B. (2016). Nature Reviews: Neurology Mar;12(3):150-60. doi: 10.1038/nrneurol.2016.12. Epub 2016 Feb 12.

Evidence for differential modulation of primary and nonprimary auditory cortex by forward masking in tinnitus. Roberts LE, Bosnyak DJ, Bruce IC, Gander PE, Paul, BT. (2015). Hearing Research, 327, 9-27.

Achieving across-laboratory replicability in psychophysical scaling. Ward LM, Baumann M, Moffat G, Roberts LE, Mori S, Rutledge-Taylor M, & West RL (2015), Frontiers in Psychology. 6:903. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00903

Tinnitus: animal models and findings in humans. Eggermont JJ, Roberts LE (2014). Cell Tissue Res DOI 10.1007/s00441-014-1992-8.

Modulation of electrocortical brain activity by attention in individuals with and without tinnitus. . Paul, BT, Bruce, BC, Bosnyak DJ, Thompson, DC, Roberts LE (2014). Neural Plasticity, Article ID 127824.

Role of attention in the generation and modulation of tinnitus. Roberts, LE, Husain, FT, Eggermont JJ (2013). Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 37: 1754–1773.

Underlying mechanisms of tinnitus: Review and clinical implications. Henry JA, Roberts LE, Caspary DM, Theodoroff SM, Salvi RJ (2013). Journal of the American Academy of Audiology (in press).

Computer-automated tinnitus assessment: Noise-band matching, maskability, and residual Inhibition. Henry JA, Roberts LE, and Ellingson RM (2012). Journal of the American Academy of Audiology (in press)

Neural plasticity expressed in central auditory structures with and without tinnitus. Roberts LE, Bosnyak DJ and Thompson DC (2012). Front. Syst. Neurosci. 6:40. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2012.00040.

The neuroscience of tinnitus: understanding abnormal and normal auditory perception. Eggermont JJ and Roberts LE (2012). Front. Syst. Neurosci. 6:53. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2012.00053

Neural plasticity and neural synchrony in tinnitus. Roberts LE (2010). Eds: Møller A, Kleinjung T, Langguth B, De Ridder D. Textbook Of Tinnitus. Humana-Springer (pp. 103-112)

Auditory training in tinnitus. Roberts LE & Bosnyak DJ (2010). Eds: Møller A, Kleinjung T, Langguth B, De Ridder D. Textbook Of Tinnitus. Humana-Springer (pp. 563-574)

The prevention of tinnitus and noise-induced hearing loss. Roberts LE, Martin WH, & Bosnyak DJ (2010). Eds: Møller A, Kleinjung T, Langguth B, De Ridder D. Textbook Of Tinnitus. Humana-Springer (pp. 527-534)

Ringing Ears: The Neuroscience of Tinnitus. Roberts LE, Eggermont JJ, Caspary DC, Shore SE, Melcher JR, Kaltenbach JA (2010). Journal of Neuroscience, 30:14980-14986

Acoustic experience but not attention modifies neural population phase expressed in human primary auditory cortex. Gander PE, Bosnyak, DJ, and Roberts LE (2010). Hearing Research 269:81-94

Evidence for modality-specific but not frequency-specific modulation of human primary auditory cortex by attention. Gander PE, Bosnyak, DJ, and Roberts LE (2010). Hearing Research 268:213-226

Development of auditory phase-locked activity for music sounds J. Neurophysiology. Shahin AJ, Trainor LJ, Roberts LE, Backer CC, Miller, LM (2010). J. Neurophysiology 103:218-229.

Residual inhibition functions overlap tinnitus spectra and the region of auditory threshold shift. Roberts, L.E., Moffat, G., Baumann, M., Ward, L.M., and Bosnyak, D.J(2008). J. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. JARO 9, 417-435.

Music training leads to the development of timbre-specific gamma band activity. Shahin AJ, Roberts LE, Chau W, Trainor LJ, and Miller LM (2008). Neuroimage 41:113-122

Sensitivity of the radial and tangential sources of the P2 auditory evoked response to increased spectral complexity of sounds.Shahin AJ, Roberts LE, Miller LM, McDonald KL, Alain V (2007). Brain Topography 20:55-61.

Enhanced anterior-temporal processing for complex tones in musicians.Shahin AJ, Roberts LE, Pantev C, Aziz M, and Picton TW (2007). Clinical Neurophysiology 118:209-220

Tinnitus: Residual Inhibition.Roberts LE (2007). Progress in Brain Research Volume 166

Modulation of the 40-Hz auditory steady-state response by attention during acoustic training. . Gander PE, Bosnyak DJ, Wolek R, & Roberts LE (2007). New Frontiers in Biomagnetism. International Congress Series. Amsterdam: Elsevier pp 37-40.

Phase dynamics in the 40hz auditory steady state response. Bosnyak DJ, Stevens, S, Gander PE, Roberts LE (2007). New Frontiers in Biomagnetism. International Congress Series. Amsterdam: Elsevier pp 29-32.

Auditory cortical development charted by transient and 40-hz steady state responses in typical children and in children with down syndrome. Roberts LE, Young A, Bosnyak DJ, Cheung, T., Lei, JJ, & Bell, K. (2007). New Frontiers in Biomagnetism. International Congress Series. Amsterdam: Elsevier pp 103-106.

Frequency organization of the 40-Hz auditory steady-state response in normal hearing and in tinnitus. Wienbruch C, Paul I, Weisz N, Elbert T, and Roberts LE. (2006). NeuroImage 33:180-194.

Residual inhibition functions in relation to tinnitus spectra and auditory threshold shift.. Roberts LE, Moffat G, and Bosnyak DJ (2006). Acta Otolaryngologica 126:27-33

Modulation of P2 auditory-evoked responses by the spectral complexity of musical sounds.
Antoine Shahin, Larry E. Roberts, Christo Pantev, Laurel J.Trainor and Bernhard Ross. Neuroreport 16 (16), 7 November 2005: 1781-1785.

The neuroscience of tinnitus. Jos J. Eggermont and Larry E. Roberts. Trends in Neurosciences 27 (11), November 2004: 676-682.

Constrained scaling: achieving quantitative convergence across laboratories. Michael Baumann, Graeme Moffat, Larry E. Roberts& Lawrence M. Ward. Fechner Day 2004. Coimbra, Portugal: International Society for Psychophysics.

Distributed Auditory Cortical Representations Are Modified When Nonmusicians Are Trained at Pitch Discrimination with 40 Hz Amplitude Modulated Tones. Daniel J. Bosnyak, Robert A. Eaton and Larry E. Roberts. Cerebral Cortex 14 (10), October 2004: 1088-1099.

Enhancement of auditory cortical development by musical experience in children. Antoine Shahin, Larry E. Roberts and Laurel J. Trainor. Neuroreport 15 (12), 26 August 2004:1917-1921.

Enhancement of neuroplastic P2 and N1c auditory evoked potentials in musicians. Shahin A, Bosnyak DJ, Trainor LJ, Roberts LE. J Neurosci. 23(13), 2 July 2003:5545-52.

Timbre-specific enhancement of auditory cortical representations in musicians. Christo Pantev, Larry E. Roberts, Matthias Schulz, Almut Engelien and Bernhard Ross. NeuroReport 12 (1), 22 January 2001:1-6. Abstract

Evidence for fusion and segregation induced by 21 Hz multiple-digit stimulation in humans. Li Chan Liu, William C. Gaetz, Daniel J. Bosnyak and Larry E. Roberts. NeuroReport 11 (10), 14 July 2000:2313-2318. Abstract

Plastic Changes in the Human Auditory Cortex Induced by Intensive Discrimination Training. Menning, H., Roberts, L.E., & Pantev, C. NeuroReport 11 (4), 20 March 2000:817-822.

EEG and MEG source analysis of somatosensory evoked responses to mechnical stimulation of the fingers. Cheyne, D., Roberts, L.E., Gaetz, W., Bosnyak, D., Weinberg, H., Johnson, B., Nahmias, C., & Deecke, L. (in press). In C. Aine, Y. Okada, G. Stronik et al. (Eds.) Biomag 96: Advances in Biomagnetism Research. New York: Springer-Verlag.

A high-precision magnetoencephalographic study of human auditory steady-state responses to amplitude-modulated tones. Bernhard Ross, Christian Borgmann, Rossitza Draganova, Larry E. Roberts and Christo Pantev. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 108 (2), August 2000. Abstract

Short-term plasticity of the human auditory cortex. Christo Pantev, Andreas Wollbrink, Larry E. Roberts, Almut Engelien, Bernd Lutkenhoner. Brain Research 842 1999. Abstract

Somatotopic organization of human somatosensory cortex: A comparison of EEG, MEG and fMRI methods. Cheyne, D., Roberts, L.E., Gaetz, W., Bosnyak, D., Nahmias, C., Christoforou, N., and Weinberg, H. (1998). In Y. Koga, K. Nagata, & K. Hirata (Eds.), Brain Topography Today (p. 76-81). Amsterdam: Excerpta Medica International Congress Series, Elsevier.

Increased auditory cortical representation in musicians. Christo Pantev, Robert Oostenveld, Almut Engelien, Bernhard Ross, Larry E. Roberts & Manfried Hoke. Nature (letters) 3920 (23) April 1998. Abstract

Tonotopic organization of the sources of human auditory steady state responses. Pantev, C., Roberts, L.E. Elbert, T., Ross, B. & Wienbruch, C. (1996). Hearing Research, 10:62-74.

The auditory evoked "off" response: Sources and comparison with the "on" and "sustained" response. Pantev, C. Eulitz, C., Hampson, S., Ross, B., & Roberts, L.E. (1996). Ear and Hearing, 17:255-265.

Mapping P300 Waves onto inhibition: Go\No-Go discrimination. Roberts, L.E., Rau, H., Lutzenberger, W., & Birbaumer, N. (1994). Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 92:44-55.

Tuning and filtering in associative learning. Roberts, L.E., Racine, R.J., Durlach, P.J., & Becker, S. (1994). In C. Pantev, T. Elbert, & B. Lutkenhöner (Eds.), Oscillatory event related brain dynamics. New York, NY: Plenum Press.

Summary of the CIHR Workshop on Human Neural Plasticity.