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Main Goals and Ideas of Psychology

To understand psychoacoustics, it is essential to know more about psychology. Psychology is the scientific study of how people behave, think and feel. It has four main goals: to describe, explain, predict and control our behaviour and mental processes. 470 more words

Tools & Knowledge

What is Psychoacoustics?

Have you ever been moved to tears by a melody or a song? Have you wondered why the urgent cries of sirens or fire alarms caused you panic? 236 more words

Tools & Knowledge

ASMR: how to use sound for triggering tingling sensations on the skin

What does it feel like when somebody whispers in your ear? Some people describe it as a static-like sensation on the scalp, “akin to a mild electrical current…or the carbonated bubbles in a glass of champagne” 1,068 more words

Sound Design

The Binaural Failure in the Recording Industry

Something I wrote for the MMT department blog, head on over: https://mmtfinland.wordpress.com/

Over Your Shoulder

What would a mannequin head with microphones built into it be used for in a recording studio environment? 1,076 more words

Psychoacoustics of learning environments: A people-centred approach to noise

As I write, it’s a rainy day. Our small apartment is on the top level of the building, located on a semi-busy road. Not a highway nor a freeway, more of a connection between suburbs. 534 more words


Auditory Scene Analysis: Introduction

When listening to an orchestral performance, we are meant to experience the music as a whole. A well-rehearsed orchestra sounds together, as a unified and synchronised unit (that’s what the conductor is for). 585 more words

Auditory Scene Analysis

Audio Restoration from a Psychoacoustic Standpoint

This is the first in a series of blog posts that will read more like essays. While I do love posting jovially about what I’m working on and listening to, I like to indulge my more technical and academic side as well. 1,759 more words