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Professor Ray Meddis

Emeritus Professor
Department of Psychology
Professor Ray Meddis

Profile

Biography

Professor Ray Meddis studied psychology at University College, London and then became a lecturer in psychology at Bedford College, University of London. He joined our Department from Loughborough University, where he had been Director of the Speech and Hearing Laboratory for ten years.

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Hearing

Auditory selective attention

Hearing impairment and the development of computer models of hearing

Publications

Journal articles (10)

J�rgens, T., Clark, NR., Lecluyse, W. and Meddis, R., (2016). Exploration of a physiologically-inspired hearing-aid algorithm using a computer model mimicking impaired hearing. International Journal of Audiology. 55 (6), 346-357

Panda, MR., Lecluyse, W., Tan, CM., J�rgens, T. and Meddis, R., (2014). Hearing dummies: Individualized computer models of hearing impairment. International Journal of Audiology

Lecluyse, W., Tan, CM., McFerran, D. and Meddis, R., (2013). Acquisition of auditory profiles for good and impaired hearing. International Journal of Audiology. 52 (9), 596-605

Tan, C., Lecluyse, W., MCFerran, D. and Meddis, R., (2013). Tinnitus and Patterns of Hearing Loss. Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. 14 (2), 275-282

Ju?rgens, T., Brand, T., Clark, NR., Meddis, R. and Brown, GJ., (2013). The robustness of speech representations obtained from simulated auditory nerve fibers under different noise conditions. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 134 (3), creators-Meddis=3ARay=3A=3A

Clark, N., Brown, G., Juergens, T. and Meddis, R., (2012). A frequency-selective feedback model of auditory efferent suppression and its implications for the recognition of speech in noise. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 123 (3), 1535-1541

Meddis, R. and Lecluyse, W., (2011). The psychophysics of absolute threshold and signal duration: A probabilistic approach. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 129 (5), 3153-3165

Brown, GJ., Ferry, RT. and Meddis, R., (2010). A computer model of auditory efferent suppression: Implications for the recognition of speech in noise. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 127 (2), 943-954

Sumner, CJ., Meddis, R. and Winter, IM., (2009). The role of auditory nerve innervation and dendritic filtering in shaping onset responses in the ventral cochlear nucleus. Brain Research. 1247, 221-234

Lecluyse, W. and Meddis, R., (2009). A simple single-interval adaptive procedure for estimating thresholds in normal and impaired listeners. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 126 (5), creators-Meddis=3ARay=3A=3A

Books (2)

Meddis, R., Lopez-Poveda, EA., Fay, RR. and Popper, AN., (2010). Computational Models of the Auditory System. Springer-Verlag. 978-1-4419-1370-8

Lopez-Poveda, EA., Palmer, AR. and Meddis, R., (2010). The Neurophysiological Bases of Auditory Perception. Springer. 1-4419-5685-9. 978-1-4419-5685-9

Book chapters (4)

Meddis, R., Lecluyse, W., Clark, NR., J�rgens, T., Tan, CM., Panda, MR. and Brown, GJ., (2013). A Computer Model of the Auditory Periphery and Its Application to the Study of Hearing. In: Basic Aspects of Hearing. Editors: Moore, BCJ., Patterson, RD., Winter, IM., Carlyon, RP. and Gockel, HE., . Springer. 11- 20. 9781461415893

Brown, G., Juergens, T., Meddis, R., Robertson, M. and Clark, N., (2012). The representation of speech in a nonlinear auditory model: time-domain analysis of simulated auditory-nerve firing patterns. In: Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association 2011 (INTERSPEECH 2011). Curran Associates. 2464- 2468. 9781618392701

Meddis, R. and Lopez-Poveda, EA., (2010). Auditory Periphery: From Pinna to Auditory Nerve. In: Computational Models of the Auditory System. Editors: Meddis, R., Lopez-Poveda, EA., Fay, RR. and Popper, AN., . Springer-Verlag. 7- 38. 9781441913708

Meddis, R., Lecluyse, W., Tan, CM., Panda, MR. and Ferry, R., (2010). Beyond the Audiogram: Identifying and Modeling Patterns of Hearing Deficits. In: The Neurophysiological Bases of Auditory Perception. Editors: Lopez-Poveda, EA., Palmer, AR. and Meddis, R., . Springer. 631- 640. 1-4419-5685-9. 978-1-4419-5685-9

Contact

rmeddis@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 874882

Location:

2.718, Colchester Campus