Key Publications

Articles (Peer Reviewed Jounals)

Frank Musiek's CV

(Selected from 160 publications.)

  • Musiek, F. and Nagle, D. (In press). The Middle Latency Response: A Review of Findings in Various Central Nervous System Lesions. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.

  • Musiek, F. E., Chermak, G. D., Bamiou, D., & Shinn, J. (2018). CAPD: The Most Common ‘Hidden Hearing Loss’. The ASHA Leader, 23(3).

  • Musiek, F., Shinn, J. Chermak, G. and Bamiou, D. (2017) Perspectives on the Pure tone Audiogram, JAAA

  • Everett, A., St. George, B., Denny, N., & Musiek, F. (2016). Anatomical findings of the angular gyrus: Preliminary findings. Journal of Hearing Science 6(2), 29-39.

  • Weihing, J., Chermak, G.D., & Musiek, F.E. (2015). Auditory Training for Central Auditory Processing Disorder. Seminars in hearing, 36:199-215. 

  • Weihing, J., Guenette, L., Chermak, G., Brown, M., Ceruti, J., Fitzgerald, K., ... & Musiek, F. (2015) Characteristics of Pediatric Performance on a Test Battery Commonly Used in the Diagnosis of Central Auditory Processing Disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology26:652-669.

  • Weihing, J. & Musiek, F. (2014) The Influence of Aging on Interaural Asymmetries in Middle Latency Response Amplitude. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 25:1-11.

  • Palmer, S. & Musiek, F. (2014) Electrophysiological Gap Detection Thresholds: Effects of Age and Comparison with a Behavioral Measure. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.

  • Maro, I., Moshi, N., Clavier, O., Mackenzie, T., Kline-Schoder, R., Wilbur, J., Chambers, R., Fellows, A., Jastrzembski, B., Mascari, J., Bakari, M., Matee, M., Musiek, F., Waddell, R., Fordham von Reyn, C., Buckey, J. (2014) Auditory Impairments in HIV-Infected Individuals in Tanzania. Ear & Hearing, 35: 306-317.

  • Musiek, F., Guenette, L., Fitzgerald, K. (2013)  Lateralized Auditory Symptoms in Central Neuroaudiology Disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 24:556-563.

  • Nagle, S., Musiek, F., Kossoff, E.H., Jallo, G., Boatman-Reich, D. (2013)  Auditory Processing Following Consecutive Right Temporal Lobe Resections: A Prospective Case Study. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 24: 535-543.

  • Sahey, T.L., Hammonds, M.D. & Musiek, F.E. (2013). Endogenous dynorphins, glutamate and N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptors may participate in a stress-mediated type-I auditory neural exacerbation of tinnitus. Brain Research, 1499: 80-108.

  • Palmer, S.B. & Musiek, F.E. (2013). N1-P2 Recordings to gaps in broadband noise. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 24: 37-45.

  • Bamiou, D.-E., Werring, D., Cox, K., Stevens, J., Musiek, F.E., Brown, M.M., & Luxon, L.M. (2012). Patient-reported auditory functions after stroke of the central auditory pathway. Stroke, 43:1285-1289.

  • McCullagh, J., Musiek, F.E. & Shinn, J.B. (2012). Auditory cortical processing in noise in normal-hearing young adults. Audiological Medicine, 10: 114-121.

  • Weihing, J., Schochat, E. & Musiek, F.E. (2012). Ear and electrode effects reduce within-group variability in middle latency response amplitude measures. International Journal of Audiology, 51: 405-412.

  • Musiek, F. & Weihing, J. (2011). Perspective on dichotic listening and the corpus callosum. Brain and Cognition, 76: 225-232.

  • Musiek, F.E. & Daniels, S.B. (2010). Central auditory mechanisms associated with cochlear implantation: An overview of selected studies and comment. Cochlear Implants International, 11, supp. 1, 15-28.

  • Shinn, J.B., Chermak, G.D., & Musiek, F.E. (2009). GIN (Gaps-In-Noise) performance in the pediatric population. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 20, 229-238.

  • McCullagh, J., Weihing, J. & Musiek, F.E. (2009). Comparison of P300s from standard oddball and omitted paradigms: Implications to exogenous/endogenous contributions. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 20, 187-195.

  • Weihing, J., Daniels, S. & Musiek, F.E. (2009). Effects of visual and audiovisual competition on the auditory N1-P2 evoked potential. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 20, 569-581.

  • Nagle, S. & Musiek, F.E. (2009). Morphological changes in the middle latency response using maximum length sequence stimuli. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 20, 492-502.

  • Weihing, J. & Musiek, F.E. (2008). An electrophysiological measure of binaural hearing in noise. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 19, 481-495.

  • Weihing, J.A., Musiek, F.E., & Shinn, J.B. (2007). The Effect of Presentation Level on the Gaps-In-Noise (GIN©) Test. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, Vol. 18:141-150.

  • Bamiou, D.-E., Musiek, F.E., Stow, I., Stevens, J., Cipolotti, L., Brown, M.M., & Luxon, L.M.  (2006).  Auditory Temporal Processing Deficits in Patients with Insular Stroke, Neurology, 67, 614-619.

  • Baran, J.A., Shinn, J.B., & Musiek, F.E.  (2006).  New Developments in the Assessment and Management of Auditory Processing Disorders, Audiological Medicine, 4, 35-45.

  • Cienkowski, K.M., McHugh, M.S., McHugo, G.J., Musiek, F.E., Cox, R.M., & Baird, J.C. (2006). A computer method for assessing satisfaction with hearing aids. International Journal of Audiology, Vol 45, 393-399.

  • Schochat, E., & Musiek, F.E.: Maturation of Outcomes of Behavioral and  Electrophysiologic Tests of Central Auditory Function, Journal of Communication Disorders, 39: 78-92, 2006.

  • Musiek, F.E., Bellis, T.J., & Chermak, G.D.: Nonmodularity of the Central Auditory Nervous System: Implications for (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder, American Journal of Audiology, 14: 128-138, 2005.

  • Musiek, F.E., Froke, R., & Weihing, J.: The Auditory P300 at or Near Threshold. Journal Amer. Acad. Audiology, 16: 698-707, 2005.

  • Musiek, F., Shinn, J., Jirsa, R., Bamiou, D., Baran, J., & Zaidan, E.: The GIN (Gaps in Noise) Test Performance in Subjects with and without Confirmed Central Auditory Nervous System Involvement, Ear & Hearing, 26: 608-618, 2005.

  • Scheifele, P.M., Musiek, F.E., Max L., Andrew, S., Cooper R.A., & Darre, M.: Indication of a Lombard vocal response in the St. Lawrence River beluga. Journal Acous Soc. Amer. 117(1):1 – 12, 2005.

  • Bamiou, DE, Davies R, Jones S, Musiek F, Rudge P, Stevens J, Luxon LM: An Unusual Case of X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy with Auditory Processing Difficulties as the First and Sole Clinical Manifestation. J Am Acad Audiol, 15:152-160, 2004.

  • Bamiou, DE, Musiek FE, Sisodiya SM, Free SL, Mitchell TN, Davies RA: Defective auditory interhemispheric transfer in a patient with a PAX6 mutation. Neurology, 62:489-490, 2004.

  • Musiek, FE, Baran JA: Audiological Correlates to a Rupture of a Pontine Arteriovenous Malformation: J Am Acad Audiol, 15:161-171, 2004.

  • Musiek, FE, Charette L, Morse D, Baran JA: Central Deafness Associated with a Midbrain Lesion. J Am Acad Audiol, 15:133-151, 2004.

  • Baran, JA, Bothfeld RW, Musiek FE: Central Auditory Deficits Associated with Compromise of the Primary Auditory Cortex. J Am Acad Audiol, 15:106-116, 2004.

  • Musiek, FE, Baran JA, Shinn J: Assessment and Remediation of an Auditory Processing Disorder Associated with Head Trauma. J Am Acad Audiol, 15:117-132, 2004.

  • Musiek F and Oxholm V: Central auditory anatomy and function. In: Luxon, L.M., Furman, J.M., Martini, A., & Stephens, D. C (Eds.) Textbook of Audiological Medicine, London, Taylor and Francis Group, 2003.

  • Musiek F, Shinn J, and Hare C: Plasticity, Auditory Training, and Auditory Processing Disorders. Seminars in Hearing, 23(4):263-275, . Guest Editor: G. Chermak, Ph.D., 2002.

  • Jerger J, Musiek F: Report of the Consensus Conference on the Diagnosis of Auditory Processing Disorders in School-Aged Children. J Am Acad Audiol, 11:467-474, 2000.

  • Musiek F: Central Auditory Tests, Scandinavian Audiology, 28:33-46,Suppl No. 51, 1999.

  • Musiek F and Hanlon D: Neuroaudiological Effects in a Case of Fatal Dimethylmercury Poisoning. Ear and Hearing;20(3):271-275, 1999.

  • Musiek F: Habilitation and Management of Auditory Processing Disorders: Overview of Selected Procedures. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 10:329-342, 1999.

  • Musiek F., Charette L., Kelly T., Lee W., Musiek E. Hit and False-Positive Rates for the Middle Latency Response in Patients with Central Nervous System Involvement. Journal of theAmerican Academy of Audiology;10(3):124-132, 1999.

  • Musiek F and Baran, J: Distortion product otoacoustic emissions: Hit and False Positive Rates in Normal hearing and hearing-impaired subjects. The American Journal of Otology, 18: 454-461, 1997.

  • Musiek F and Lee W: The Auditory Brainstem Response in Patients with Brainstem and Cochlear Pathology. Ear and Hearing;16(6):631-636, 1995.

  • Musiek, F: Frequency (Pitch) and Duration Pattern Tests. J Am Acad Audiol,5:265-268, 1994.

  • Musiek F, Baran J, and Pinheiro M: P300 results in patients with lesions of the auditory areas of the cerebrum. J Am Acad Aud;3:5-15, 1992.

  • Musiek, F, Baran J Pinheiro M: Duration pattern recognition in normal subjects and patients with cerebral and cochlear lesions. Audiology;29:304-313, 1990.

  • Musiek FE, Pinheiro ML: Frequency patterns in cochlear, brainstem, and cerebral lesions. Audiology, 26:79-88, 1987.

  • Musiek FE, Reeves AG, Baran JA: Release from central auditory competition in the split-brain patient. Neurology, 35:983-987, 1985.

  • Musiek FE: Assessment of central auditory dysfunction: The dichotic digit test revisited. Ear Hearing, 4:79-83, 1983. 


Psychophysical and Behavioral Peripheral and Central Auditory Tests. In: The Human Auditory System: Fundamental Organization and Clinical Disorders edited by Celesia, G. and Hickok, G. 

Musiek, F. E. & Chermak, G. D. New York: Elsevier (2015).

Basic Fundamentals of Hearing Science

Sahley, T., Musiek, F. San Diego: Plural Publishing (2015).

Neuroaudiology: Case Studies

Musiek, FE, Baran, J. and Pinheiro, M. San Diego: Singular Publishing Group (1994).

Central Auditory Processing Disorders: New Perspectives

Chermak, G & Musiek, F. San Diego: Singular Publishing Group (1997).

Efferent Auditory System: Structure and Function

Sahley, T., Nodar, R. & Musiek, F. San Diego: Singular Publishing Group (1997).

Assessment of Central Auditory Dysfunction: Foundations and Clinical Correlates

Pinheiro ML, Musiek FE {Editors} Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1985.

Contemporary Perspectives on Hearing Assessment

(Musiek, FE and Rintelmann, WF {Editors} Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1999.

Selected Topics in Central Auditory Dysfunction

Semin Hear 5(3)219-352, 1984

Contemporary Issues in Clinical Audiology

Toronto, Canada: B.C. Decker, Inc. (Am J Otol), 1988

The Auditory System, Anatomy, Physiology and Clinical Correlates.

Musiek, F.E. & Baran, J.A. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 2007.

Handbook of (Central) Auditory Processing Disorders, Volume I : Auditory Neuroscience and Clinical Diagnosis

Musiek, F.E. & Chermak, G.D. San Diego: Plural Publishing

Handbook of (Central) Auditory Processing Disorders, Volume II : Comprehensive Intervention

Chermak, G.D. & Musiek, F.E. San Diego: Plural Publishing

Disorders of the Auditory System

Musiek, F., Baran, J., Shinn, J. & Jones, R. San Diego: Plural Publishing, 2012.

Handbook of (Central) Auditory Processing Disorders, Volume I : Auditory Neuroscience and Clinical Diagnosis, Second Edition

Musiek, F.E. & Chermak, G.D. San Diego: Plural Publishing

Handbook of (Central) Auditory Processing Disorders, Volume II : Comprehensive Intervention, Second Edition

Chermak, G.D. & Musiek, F.E. San Diego: Plural Publishing

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The N400 Event Related Potential: An Overview

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by Dara Kelly, University of Connecticut


2nd Global Conference on CAPD: Another Big Success

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by Frank Musiek, PhD


In Desperation I Gave Myself Therapy

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by Jack Katz, Ph.D.


Book review: Auditory Event-Related Potentials to Words: Implications for Audiologists by James Jerger, Jeffery Martin and Katherine Fitzharris

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by Frank Musiek, PhD


Hearing Loss in Stroke

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by Nehzat Koohi, University College London


Considerations of CNS Auditory Processing in Hearing Rehabilitation for Older Adults: Addressing Their Listening Environments and Those Who Speak for Them

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By Raymond H. Hull, PhD, FASHA, FAAA


The Auditory System: What’s the Cerebellum got to do with it?

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By Hillary K. Siddons and Frank E. Musiek, University of Connecticut


Bilateral vestibular hypofunction: An interesting problem

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Stephanie A. Waryasz, B.S., University of Connecticut


Maximizing Auditory Training Effectiveness – A Clinical Perspective

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Comparison of Staggered Spondaic Words and Competing Words Test Results in ADHD: A Case Study

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By Vishakha Rawool, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA.


“Undercut” Lesions in the Auditory Areas of the Cerebrum

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By Frank E. Musiek, Ph.D.


Unmasking Auditory Temporal Masking

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By Renata Filippini, Ph.D., University of Sao Paulo


Auditory impacts of Blast Exposure

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By: Melissa A. Papesh and Frederick J. Gallun


Revisiting the Journal of Auditory Research (JAR)

By Pathways On March 4, 2015 

Jeff Weihing, University of Louisville
Frank Musiek, Editor HHTM Pathways, University of Arizona


Geschwind and Levitsky Revisited

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By Frank E. Musiek, Ph.D.


Cryoloop Cooling: A Research Advance with Clinical Implications

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By Barrett St. George, Diane Cheek, Alyssa Everett & Frank E. Musiek, PhD
The University of Arizona, Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences


Speech in Noise Deficits in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

By Pathways On June 3, 2015

Donna Geffner, Ph.D., CCC-Sp/A


Thoughts on Hearing and Cognition

By Pathways On July 9, 2015

by Vasiliki (Vivian) Iliadou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki


Auditory Evoked Potentials in Autism

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By Hillary Siddons, AuD., University of Connecticut


Alzheimer’s Disease and CAPD: George Gates’ Contributions

By Pathways On September 2, 2015

by Giau N. Le, B.S. and Frank E. Musiek, Ph.D., The University of Arizona


Some Random Thoughts on Frequency (Pitch) and Duration Patterns

By Pathways On October 7, 2015 

by Frank Musiek, Ph.D., University of Arizona


Status of Central Auditory Processing Disorders in India

By Pathways On December 2, 2015 

N. Shivashankar, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences 


Cochlear Dynorphins, Stress and Tinnitus

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Tony L. Sahley, School of Health Sciences, Cleveland State University


Commentary on “Effects of Low Pass Filtering on Ear Asymmetry in Dichotic Listening and Some Uncontrolled Error Sources” (Spreen and Boucher, 1970)

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By Frank Musiek , Jeff Weihing


Neuromorphological Abnormalities and Central Auditory Processing Disorders: An Overview

By Pathways On March 3, 2016

by Chloe E Robbins, The University of Arizona


Sound Localization in Split-brain Subjects

By Pathways On April 6, 2016

Renata Filippini, PhD.
Post-doctoral researcher at the University of Arizona and University of Sao Paulo


Assays of the Caudal Efferent Auditory System: Part I

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Spencer B. Smith, Au.D./Ph.D. student at the University of Arizona


Assays of the Caudal Efferent Auditory System: Part II

By Pathways On June 1, 2016 

Spencer B. Smith, Au.D./Ph.D. student at the University of Arizona


The Auditory Processing Questionnaire: Differential Screening for APD Overview

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Brian O ‘Hara, M.D., Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician in Honolulu Hawaii


Loudness Recruitment: A Commentary

By Pathways On August 3, 2016

Frank E. Musiek, Ph.D., the University of Arizona


Rationale for the Use of Sound Field Systems for Children with Central Auditory Nervous System Dysfunction: Part 1

By Pathways On September 7, 2016

Steve Bornstein, Ph.D., C.C.C./Audiology, University of New Hampshire


Rationale for the Use of Sound Field Systems for Children with Central Auditory Nervous System Dysfunction: Part 2

By Pathways On October 5, 2016 

Steve Bornstein, Ph.D., C.C.C./Audiology, University of New Hampshire


Classrooms, noise and auditory processing disorders

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