Emily Buss, PhD

Emily BussAssociate Professor, Otolaryngology
Phone: 919-966-8926
Fax: 919-966-7656
email: ebuss@med.unc.edu

Education

  • BA, Psychology, Swarthmore College, May 1990.
  • MA, Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, May 1992.
    Thesis title: 'Processing of Metaphor and Simile in Evaluative Contexts'
  • PhD, Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, December 1996.
    Thesis title: 'Three Studies of Comodulation Masking Release'

Clinical Interests:

Psychoacoustics

Professional Experience

Associate Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 2007-present

Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 2001-2007

Recent Publications

Hall III, J.W., Buss, E. and Grose, J. H. (2006) "Binaural comodulation masking release: effects of interaural masker correlation," Journal of the Acousical Society of America, 120(6), 3878-3888.

Buss, E., Hall III, J. W., and Grose, J. H. (2006) "Development and the role of internal noise in detection and discrimination thresholds with narrowband stimuli," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 120(5): 2777-2788.

Grose, J. H., Hall III, J. W., and Buss, E. (2006) "Temporal processing deficits in the pre-senescent auditory system," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 119(4): 2305-2315.

Hall, J.W. III, Buss, E., and Grose, J.H. (2006). "Comodulation detection differences for fixed-frequency and roved-frequency maskers," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 119(2): 1021-1028.

Grose, J. H., Hall III, J. W., Buss, E. and Hatch, D. R. (2005) "Detection of spectrally complex signals in comodulated maskers: Effect of temporal fringe," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 118(6): 3774-3782

Hall III, J. W., Buss, E., and Grose, J. H. (2005) "Informational masking release in children and adults," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 118(3): 1605-1613.

Bassim, M., Buss, E., Clark, M.S., Kölln, K.A., Pillsbury, C. H., Pillsbury, H. C., Buchman, C. A. (2005) "MED-EL Combi40+ Cochlear Implantation in Adults," Laryngoscope, 115(9): 1568-1573.

Cullen, R. D., Higgins, C., Buss, E., Clark, M., Pillsbury III, H. C., and Buchman, C. A. (2004) "Cochlear implantation in patients with substantial residual hearing," Laryngoscope, 114(12):2218-2223.

Buss, E., Hall III, J. W., and Grose, J. H. (2004) "Temporal fine-structure cues to speech and pure tone modulation in patients with sensorineural hearing loss," Ear and Hearing, 25(3):242-50.

Buss, E., Hall III, J. W., and Grose, J. H. (2004) "Spectral integration of synchronous and asynchronous cues to consonant identification," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 115(5 Pt 1): 2278-85.

Chung, B. J., Hall III, J. W., Buss, E., Grose, J., and Pillsbury, H. C. (2004) "Meniere's disease: Effects of glycerol on tasks involving temporal processing," Audiology & Neuro-Otology, 9(2):115-124.

Hall III, J. W., Buss, E., Grose, J.H., and Dev, M. B. (2004) "Developmental effects in temporal resolution of binaural hearing," Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research, 47(1): 13-20.

Grose, J. H., Hall III, J. W., and Buss, E. (2004) "Duration discrimination in listeners with Cochlear and Hearing loss: Effects of stimulus type and frequency," Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research, 47(1): 5-12.

Hall III, J. W., Grose, J.H., Buss, E., Dev, M. B., Drake, A. F., and Pillsbury, H. C. (2003) "The effect of otitis media with effusion on perceptual masking," Archives of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, 129(10): 1056-1062.

Buss, E., Hall III, J. W., and Grose, J. H. (2003) "The masking level difference for signals placed in masker envelope minima and maxima," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 114(3), 1557-1564.

Bassim, M. K., Miller, R. L., Buss, E., and Smith, D. W. (2003) "Rapid adaptation of the 2f1-f2 DPOAE in humans: binaural and contralateral stimulation effects," Hearing Research, 182, 140-152.

Chung, B.J., Buss, E., Hall, J.W. III, and Grose, J.H. (2003) "The effect of temporal stimulus characteristics in maintenance of the acoustic reflex," Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 4, 41-48

Hall III, J. W., Buss, E. and Grose, J. H. (2003) "Modulation rate discrimination for unresolved components: Temporal cues related to fine structure and envelope," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 113, 986-993.

Buss, E., Hall III, J. W., and Grose, J. H. (2003) "Effect of masker amplitude modulation coherence for speech signals filtered into narrow bands," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 113, 462-467.

Hall III, J. W., Grose, J. H., Buss, E., and Dev, M. B. (2002) "Spondee recognition in a two-talker masker and a speech-shaped noise masker in adults and children," Ear and Hearing, 23, 159-165.

Grose, J. H., Hall III, J. W., and Buss, E. (2002) "Virtual pitch integration for asynchronous harmonics," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 112, 2956-2961.

Buss, E., Chapman, B., Skaggs, J., Ghiassi, S., and Grose, J. H. (2002) "Frequency dependent latency and the envelope following response," Acoustic Research Letters Online, 3, 59-64.

 

Buss, E., Labadie, R., Brown, C., Gross, A., Grose, J. H., and Pillsbury, H. C. (2002) "Outcome of cochlear implantation in pediatric auditory neuropathy," Otology & Neurotology, 23, 328-332.