The Precedence Effect

  • P. M. Zurek
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When two binaural sounds are presented with a brief delay between them, and are perceived as a single auditory event, the localization of that event is determined largely by the directional cues carried by the earlier sound. This observation is known as the precedence effect in sound localization.


Stimulus Duration Sound Localization Precedence Effect Noise Burst Interaural Level Difference 
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