Allgemeine und Biologische Psychologie


The stimulus was first described by Guttman & Julesz (1963). It served for numerous psychophysical studies. Its bearing is switching between periodicity detection (“infrapitch”, e.g. Warren&Bashford 1981) and echoic memory (e.g. Cowan 1984).

Bashford, J.A., and Warren, R.M. (1990). Pattern recognition within spectrally isolated regions of broadband complex sound. J.Acoust.Soc.Am. 87, S24.

Bashford, J.A., Brubaker, B.S., and Warren, R.M. (1993). Cross-modal enhancement of repetition detection for very long period recycling frozen noise. J.Acoust.Soc.Am. 93, 2315.

Brubaker, B.S., Warren, R.M., and Bashford, J.A. (1994). Repetition detection by untrained listeners presented with very long period recycled noise. J.Acoust.Soc.Am. 95, 2966.

Brubaker, B.S., and Warren, R.M. (1987). Detection of infratonal repetition of frozen noise: Singularity recognition or pattern recognition? J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 82, S93.

Brubaker, B.S., and Warren, R.M. (1990). Auditory memory for long-period random waveforms. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 87, S24.

Cowan, N., (1984). On short and long auditory stores. Psychol. Bull. 96, 341-370.

Guttman, N. and Julesz, B., (1963). Lower limits of auditory periodicity analysis. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 35, 610.

Kaernbach, C., (1992). On the consistency of tapping to repeated noise. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 92, 788-793.

Kaernbach, C., (1993). Temporal and spectral basis of the features perceived in repeated noise. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 94,  91-97.

Kaernbach, C., Schröger, E., and Gunter, T.C. (1998). Human event-related brain potentials to auditory periodic noise stimuli. Neurosci. Lett. 242, 17-20.

Limbert, C., and Patterson, R.D. (1982). Tapping to repeated noise. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 71, R11.

Patterson, R.D., Milroy, R., and Lutfi, R.A. (1983). Detecting a repeated tone burst in repeated noise. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 73, 951-954.

Pollack, I. (1972). Memory of auditory waveforms. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 52, 1209-1215.

Pollack, I. (1990). Detection and discrimination thresholds for auditory periodicity. Percept. Psychophys. 47, 105-111.

Warren, R.M. (1982). Auditory perception, A new synthesis. Pergamon Press, Oxford.

Warren, R.M., and Bashford, J.A. Jr., (1981). Perception of acoustic iterance: Pitch and infrapitch. Percept. Psychophys. 29, 395-402.

Warren, R.M., and Bashford, J.A., Jr. (1993). When acoustic sequences are not perceptual sequences: The global perception of auditory patterns. Percept. Psychophys. 54, 121-126.

Warren, R.M., and Wrightson, J.M. (1981). Stimuli producing conflicting temporal and spectral cues to frequency. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 70, 1020-1024.

Warren, R.M., Wrightson, J.M., and Puretz, J. (1988). Illusory continuity of tonal and infratonal periodic sounds. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 84, 1338-1342.

Warren, R.M., Bashford, J.A., Cooley, J.M. and Brubaker, B.S. (2001). Detection of acoustic repetition for very long stochastic patterns, Percept. Psychophys. 63, 175-182.