ERP correlates of auditory processing during automatic correction of unexpected perturbations in voice auditory feedback

Oleg Korzyukov*, Laura Karvelis, Roozbeh Behroozmand, Charles R. Larson

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Abstract

Auditory sensory processing is an important element of the neural mechanisms controlling human vocalization. We evaluated which components of Event Related Potentials (ERP) elicited by the unexpected shift of fundamental frequency in a subject's own voice might correlate with his/her ability to process auditory information. A significant negative correlation between the latency of the N1 component of the ERP and the Montreal Battery of Evaluation of Amusia scores for Melodic organization was found. A possible functional role of neuronal activity underling the N1 component in voice control mechanisms is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)71-78
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Psychophysiology
Volume83
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

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Keywords

  • Auditory processing
  • Event Related Potentials
  • N1 response
  • Voice control mechanisms
  • Voice perturbation paradigm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology (medical)

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