Josh H. McDermott - Publications

2013- Brain and Cognitive Sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Auditory Perception, Music Perception, Computational Audition, Auditory Scene Analysis, Natural Sound Statistics

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2021 Boebinger D, Norman-Haignere S, McDermott JH, Kanwisher N. Music-selective neural populations arise without musical training. Journal of Neurophysiology. PMID 33596723 DOI: 10.1152/jn.00588.2020  1
2020 McPherson MJ, McDermott JH. Time-dependent discrimination advantages for harmonic sounds suggest efficient coding for memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 33262275 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2008956117  1
2020 McPherson MJ, Dolan SE, Durango A, Ossandon T, Valdés J, Undurraga EA, Jacoby N, Godoy RA, McDermott JH. Perceptual fusion of musical notes by native Amazonians suggests universal representations of musical intervals. Nature Communications. 11: 2786. PMID 32493923 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-020-16448-6  1
2019 McWalter R, McDermott JH. Illusory sound texture reveals multi-second statistical completion in auditory scene analysis. Nature Communications. 10: 5096. PMID 31704913 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-12893-0  0.36
2019 Jacoby N, Undurraga EA, McPherson MJ, Valdés J, Ossandón T, McDermott JH. Universal and Non-universal Features of Musical Pitch Perception Revealed by Singing. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 31543451 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2019.08.020  1
2019 Kell AJE, McDermott JH. Invariance to background noise as a signature of non-primary auditory cortex. Nature Communications. 10: 3958. PMID 31477711 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-11710-y  1
2019 Norman-Haignere SV, Kanwisher N, McDermott JH, Conway BR. Divergence in the functional organization of human and macaque auditory cortex revealed by fMRI responses to harmonic tones. Nature Neuroscience. PMID 31182868 DOI: 10.1038/s41593-019-0410-7  1
2019 Kell AJ, McDermott JH. Deep neural network models of sensory systems: windows onto the role of task constraints. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 55: 121-132. PMID 30884313 DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2019.02.003  0.92
2018 Norman-Haignere SV, McDermott JH. Neural responses to natural and model-matched stimuli reveal distinct computations in primary and nonprimary auditory cortex. Plos Biology. 16: e2005127. PMID 30507943 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2005127  1
2018 McPherson MJ, McDermott JH. Diversity in pitch perception revealed by task dependence. Nature Human Behaviour. 2: 52-66. PMID 30221202 DOI: 10.1038/s41562-017-0261-8  1
2018 Popham S, Boebinger D, Ellis DPW, Kawahara H, McDermott JH. Inharmonic speech reveals the role of harmonicity in the cocktail party problem. Nature Communications. 9: 2122. PMID 29844313 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04551-8  0.68
2018 Kell AJE, Yamins DLK, Shook EN, Norman-Haignere SV, McDermott JH. A Task-Optimized Neural Network Replicates Human Auditory Behavior, Predicts Brain Responses, and Reveals a Cortical Processing Hierarchy. Neuron. PMID 29681533 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2018.03.044  1
2018 McWalter R, McDermott JH. Adaptive and Selective Time Averaging of Auditory Scenes. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 29681472 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.03.049  0.36
2017 Jacoby N, McDermott JH. Integer Ratio Priors on Musical Rhythm Revealed Cross-culturally by Iterated Reproduction. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 28065607 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.12.031  1
2016 McDermott JH, Schultz AF, Undurraga EA, Godoy RA. Indifference to dissonance in native Amazonians reveals cultural variation in music perception. Nature. PMID 27409816 DOI: 10.1038/nature18635  1
2016 Norman-Haignere SV, Albouy P, Caclin A, McDermott JH, Kanwisher NG, Tillmann B. Pitch-Responsive Cortical Regions in Congenital Amusia. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 36: 2986-94. PMID 26961952 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2705-15.2016  1
2016 Norman-Haignere S, McDermott JH. Distortion products in auditory fMRI research: Measurements and solutions. Neuroimage. PMID 26827809 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.01.050  1
2016 Owens A, Wu J, McDermott JH, Freeman WT, Torralba A. Ambient sound provides supervision for visual learning Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 9905: 801-816. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46448-0_48  1
2015 Norman-Haignere S, Kanwisher NG, McDermott JH. Distinct Cortical Pathways for Music and Speech Revealed by Hypothesis-Free Voxel Decomposition. Neuron. 88: 1281-96. PMID 26687225 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.11.035  1
2015 Kell A, Yamins D, Norman-Haignere S, Seibert D, Hong H, DiCarlo J, McDermott J. Computational similarities between visual and auditory cortex studied with convolutional neural networks, fMRI, and electrophysiology. Journal of Vision. 15: 1093. PMID 26326781 DOI: 10.1167/15.12.1093  1
2015 Overath T, McDermott JH, Zarate JM, Poeppel D. The cortical analysis of speech-specific temporal structure revealed by responses to sound quilts. Nature Neuroscience. 18: 903-11. PMID 25984889 DOI: 10.1038/Nn.4021  1
2015 Woods KJP, McDermott JH. Attentive Tracking of Sound Sources Current Biology. 25: 2238-2246. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.043  1
2013 Norman-Haignere S, Kanwisher N, McDermott JH. Cortical pitch regions in humans respond primarily to resolved harmonics and are located in specific tonotopic regions of anterior auditory cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 33: 19451-69. PMID 24336712 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2880-13.2013  1
2013 Zaidi Q, Victor J, McDermott J, Geffen M, Bensmaia S, Cleland TA. Perceptual spaces: mathematical structures to neural mechanisms. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 33: 17597-602. PMID 24198350 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3343-13.2013  1
2013 McDermott JH, Schemitsch M, Simoncelli EP. Summary statistics in auditory perception. Nature Neuroscience. 16: 493-8. PMID 23434915 DOI: 10.1038/nn.3347  1
2012 Cousineau M, McDermott JH, Peretz I. The basis of musical consonance as revealed by congenital amusia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 19858-63. PMID 23150582 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1207989109  1
2012 Fedorenko E, McDermott JH, Norman-Haignere S, Kanwisher N. Sensitivity to musical structure in the human brain. Journal of Neurophysiology. 108: 3289-300. PMID 23019005 DOI: 10.1152/Jn.00209.2012  1
2012 Schwartz A, McDermott JH, Shinn-Cunningham B. Spatial cues alone produce inaccurate sound segregation: the effect of interaural time differences. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 132: 357-68. PMID 22779483 DOI: 10.1121/1.4718637  1
2012 McDermott JH. Auditory Preferences and Aesthetics: Music, Voices, and Everyday Sounds Neuroscience of Preference and Choice. 227-256. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-381431-9.00020-6  1
2011 McDermott JH, Simoncelli EP. Sound texture perception via statistics of the auditory periphery: evidence from sound synthesis. Neuron. 71: 926-40. PMID 21903084 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2011.06.032  1
2011 McDermott JH, Wrobleski D, Oxenham AJ. Recovering sound sources from embedded repetition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 1188-93. PMID 21199948 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1004765108  1
2011 Ellis DPW, Zeng X, McDermott JH. Classifying soundtracks with audio texture features Icassp, Ieee International Conference On Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings. 5880-5883. DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP.2011.5947699  1
2010 McDermott JH, Keebler MV, Micheyl C, Oxenham AJ. Musical intervals and relative pitch: frequency resolution, not interval resolution, is special. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 128: 1943-51. PMID 20968366 DOI: 10.1121/1.3478785  1
2010 McDermott JH, Lehr AJ, Oxenham AJ. Individual differences reveal the basis of consonance. Current Biology : Cb. 20: 1035-41. PMID 20493704 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.04.019  1
2009 McDermott JH. The cocktail party problem. Current Biology : Cb. 19: R1024-7. PMID 19948136 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.09.005  1
2009 Micheyl C, McDermott JH, Oxenham AJ. Sensory noise explains auditory frequency discrimination learning induced by training with identical stimuli. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 71: 5-7. PMID 19304592 DOI: 10.3758/App.71.1.5  1
2009 McDermott JH. What can experiments reveal about the origins of music? Current Directions in Psychological Science. 18: 164-168. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8721.2009.01629.x  1
2009 McDermott JH, Oxenham AJ, Simoncelli EP. Sound texture synthesis via filter statistics Ieee Workshop On Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics. DOI: 10.1109/ASPAA.2009.5346467  1
2008 McDermott JH, Lehr AJ, Oxenham AJ. Is relative pitch specific to pitch? Psychological Science. 19: 1263-71. PMID 19121136 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2008.02235.x  1
2008 McDermott JH, Oxenham AJ. Music perception, pitch, and the auditory system. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 18: 452-63. PMID 18824100 DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2008.09.005  1
2008 McDermott J. The evolution of music. Nature. 453: 287-8. PMID 18480798 DOI: 10.1038/453287a  1
2008 McDermott JH, Oxenham AJ. Spectral completion of partially masked sounds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 5939-44. PMID 18391210 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0711291105  1
2007 McDermott J, Hauser MD. Nonhuman primates prefer slow tempos but dislike music overall. Cognition. 104: 654-68. PMID 16935277 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2006.07.011  1
2006 McDermott J, Hauser MD. Thoughts on an empirical approach to the evolutionary origins of music Music Perception. 24: 111-116. DOI: 10.1525/mp.2006.24.1.111  1
2005 McDermott J, Hauser MD. Probing the evolutionary origins of music perception. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1060: 6-16. PMID 16597745 DOI: 10.1196/annals.1360.002  1
2005 McDermott J, Hauser M. The origins of music: Innateness, uniqueness, and evolution Music Perception. 23: 29-59. DOI: 10.1525/mp.2005.23.1.29  1
2004 McDermott J, Adelson EH. The geometry of the occluding contour and its effect on motion interpretation. Journal of Vision. 4: 944-54. PMID 15595897 DOI: 10:1167/4.10.9  1
2004 McDermott J, Hauser M. Are consonant intervals music to their ears? Spontaneous acoustic preferences in a nonhuman primate. Cognition. 94: B11-21. PMID 15582619 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2004.04.004  1
2004 McDermott J. Psychophysics with junctions in real images. Perception. 33: 1101-27. PMID 15560510 DOI: 10.1068/p5265  1
2004 McDermott J, Adelson EH. Junctions and cost functions in motion interpretation. Journal of Vision. 4: 552-63. PMID 15330701 DOI: 10:1167/4.7.3  1
2003 Hauser MD, McDermott J. The evolution of the music faculty: a comparative perspective. Nature Neuroscience. 6: 663-8. PMID 12830156 DOI: 10.1038/nn1080  1
2003 McDermott J, Adelson EH. Genericity and junctions in motion interpretation Journal of Vision. 3: 480a. DOI: 10.1167/3.9.480  1
2002 Mazer JA, Vinje WE, McDermott J, Schiller PH, Gallant JL. Spatial frequency and orientation tuning dynamics in area V1. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99: 1645-50. PMID 11818532 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.022638499  1
2001 McDermott J, Weiss Y, Adelson EH. Beyond junctions: nonlocal form constraints on motion interpretation. Perception. 30: 905-23. PMID 11578077 DOI: 10.1068/p3219  1
2001 McDermott J. Boundaries on motion integration Nature Neuroscience. 4: 680. PMID 11426217 DOI: 10.1038/89449  1
1997 Kanwisher N, McDermott J, Chun MM. The fusiform face area: a module in human extrastriate cortex specialized for face perception. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 17: 4302-11. PMID 9151747 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.17-11-04302.1997  1
1997 McDermott J, Weiss Y, Adelson EH. Surface perception and motion integration Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 38: S237.  1
1996 Kanwisher N, Chun MM, McDermott J, Ledden PJ. Functional imaging of human visual recognition. Brain Research. Cognitive Brain Research. 5: 55-67. PMID 9049071 DOI: 10.1016/S0926-6410(96)00041-9  1
1996 Kanwisher N, Chun MM, McDermott J. FMRI in individual subjects reveals loci in extrastriate cortex differentially sensitive to faces and objects Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 37: S193.  1
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