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profileKenneth E. Hancock, PH.D.

TitleInstructor in Otolaryngology
InstitutionMassachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
AddressMassachusetts Eye & Ear Infrm
Eaton Peabody Laboratory
243 Charles St
Boston MA 02114
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R03DC007353     (HANCOCK, KENNETH E)Apr 1, 2005 - Sep 30, 2008
Neural Mechanisms of Interaural Time Difference Coding
Role: Principal Investigator

F32DC005295     (HANCOCK, KENNETH E)Aug 1, 2001 - Jul 31, 2004
Neural correlates of the precedence effect
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Whitton JP, Hancock KE, Shannon JM, Polley DB. Audiomotor Perceptual Training Enhances Speech Intelligibility in Background Noise. Curr Biol. 2017 Nov 06; 27(21):3237-3247.e6. PMID: 29056453.
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  2. Hancock KE, Chung Y, McKinney MF, Delgutte B. Temporal Envelope Coding by Inferior Colliculus Neurons with Cochlear Implant Stimulation. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2017 Dec; 18(6):771-788. PMID: 28717877.
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  3. Wilson US, Sadler KM, Hancock KE, Guinan JJ, Lichtenhan JT. Efferent inhibition strength is a physiological correlate of hyperacusis in children with autism spectrum disorder. J Neurophysiol. 2017 Aug 01; 118(2):1164-1172. PMID: 28592687.
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  4. Chung Y, Hancock KE, Delgutte B. Neural Coding of Interaural Time Differences with Bilateral Cochlear Implants in Unanesthetized Rabbits. J Neurosci. 2016 05 18; 36(20):5520-31. PMID: 27194332; PMCID: PMC4871987 [Available on 11/18/16].
  5. Whitton JP, Hancock KE, Shannon JM, Polley DB. Validation of a Self-Administered Audiometry Application: An Equivalence Study. Laryngoscope. 2016 10; 126(10):2382-8. PMID: 27140227.
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  6. Valero MD, Hancock KE, Liberman MC. The middle ear muscle reflex in the diagnosis of cochlear neuropathy. Hear Res. 2016 Feb; 332:29-38. PMID: 26657094.
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  7. Lichtenhan JT, Wilson US, Hancock KE, Guinan JJ. Medial olivocochlear efferent reflex inhibition of human cochlear nerve responses. Hear Res. 2016 Mar; 333:216-224. PMID: 26364824; PMCID: PMC4788580 [Available on 03/01/17].
  8. Williamson RS, Hancock KE, Shinn-Cunningham BG, Polley DB. Locomotion and Task Demands Differentially Modulate Thalamic Audiovisual Processing during Active Search. Curr Biol. 2015 Jul 20; 25(14):1885-91. PMID: 26119749; PMCID: PMC4511122.
  9. Guo W, Hight AE, Chen JX, Klapoetke NC, Hancock KE, Shinn-Cunningham BG, Boyden ES, Lee DJ, Polley DB. Hearing the light: neural and perceptual encoding of optogenetic stimulation in the central auditory pathway. Sci Rep. 2015 May 22; 5:10319. PMID: 26000557; PMCID: PMC4441320.
  10. Herrmann BS, Brown MC, Eddington DK, Hancock KE, Lee DJ. Auditory brainstem implant: electrophysiologic responses and subject perception. Ear Hear. 2015 May-Jun; 36(3):368-76. PMID: 25437141; PMCID: PMC4409921.
  11. Darrow KN, Slama MC, Kozin ED, Owoc M, Hancock K, Kempfle J, Edge A, Lacour S, Boyden E, Polley D, Brown MC, Lee DJ. Optogenetic stimulation of the cochlear nucleus using channelrhodopsin-2 evokes activity in the central auditory pathways. Brain Res. 2015 Mar 02; 1599:44-56. PMID: 25481416; PMCID: PMC4859340.
  12. Chambers AR, Hancock KE, Sen K, Polley DB. Online stimulus optimization rapidly reveals multidimensional selectivity in auditory cortical neurons. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 02; 34(27):8963-75. PMID: 24990917; PMCID: PMC4078078.
  13. Whitton JP, Hancock KE, Polley DB. Immersive audiomotor game play enhances neural and perceptual salience of weak signals in noise. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jun 24; 111(25):E2606-15. PMID: 24927596; PMCID: PMC4078866.
  14. Verma RU, Guex AA, Hancock KE, Durakovic N, McKay CM, Slama MC, Brown MC, Lee DJ. Auditory responses to electric and infrared neural stimulation of the rat cochlear nucleus. Hear Res. 2014 Apr; 310:69-75. PMID: 24508368; PMCID: PMC3982200.
  15. Chung Y, Hancock KE, Nam SI, Delgutte B. Coding of electric pulse trains presented through cochlear implants in the auditory midbrain of awake rabbit: comparison with anesthetized preparations. J Neurosci. 2014 Jan 01; 34(1):218-31. PMID: 24381283; PMCID: PMC3866485.
  16. Richardson BD, Hancock KE, Caspary DM. Stimulus-specific adaptation in auditory thalamus of young and aged awake rats. J Neurophysiol. 2013 Oct; 110(8):1892-902. PMID: 23904489; PMCID: PMC3798939.
  17. Hancock KE, Chung Y, Delgutte B. Congenital and prolonged adult-onset deafness cause distinct degradations in neural ITD coding with bilateral cochlear implants. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2013 Jun; 14(3):393-411. PMID: 23462803; PMCID: PMC3642270.
  18. Chung Y, Hancock KE, Nam SI, Delgutte B. Better temporal neural coding with cochlear implants in awake animals. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2013; 787:353-61. PMID: 23716241; PMCID: PMC3726256.
  19. Guo W, Chambers AR, Darrow KN, Hancock KE, Shinn-Cunningham BG, Polley DB. Robustness of cortical topography across fields, laminae, anesthetic states, and neurophysiological signal types. J Neurosci. 2012 Jul 04; 32(27):9159-72. PMID: 22764225; PMCID: PMC3402176.
  20. Hancock KE, Chung Y, Delgutte B. Neural ITD coding with bilateral cochlear implants: effect of binaurally coherent jitter. J Neurophysiol. 2012 Aug 01; 108(3):714-28. PMID: 22592306; PMCID: PMC3424085.
  21. Chambers AR, Hancock KE, Maison SF, Liberman MC, Polley DB. Sound-evoked olivocochlear activation in unanesthetized mice. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2012 Apr; 13(2):209-217. PMID: 22160753; PMCID: PMC3298614.
  22. Hancock KE, Noel V, Ryugo DK, Delgutte B. Neural coding of interaural time differences with bilateral cochlear implants: effects of congenital deafness. J Neurosci. 2010 Oct 20; 30(42):14068-79. PMID: 20962228; PMCID: PMC3025489.
  23. Devore S, Ihlefeld A, Hancock K, Shinn-Cunningham B, Delgutte B. Accurate sound localization in reverberant environments is mediated by robust encoding of spatial cues in the auditory midbrain. Neuron. 2009 Apr 16; 62(1):123-34. PMID: 19376072; PMCID: PMC2693331.
  24. Hancock KE, Delgutte B. A physiologically based model of interaural time difference discrimination. J Neurosci. 2004 Aug 11; 24(32):7110-7. PMID: 15306644; PMCID: PMC2041891.
  25. Hancock KE, Voigt HF. Intracellularly labeled fusiform cells in dorsal cochlear nucleus of the gerbil. I. Physiological response properties. J Neurophysiol. 2002 May; 87(5):2505-19. PMID: 11976387.
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  26. Hancock KE, Voigt HF. Intracellularly labeled fusiform cells in dorsal cochlear nucleus of the gerbil. II. Comparison of physiology and anatomy. J Neurophysiol. 2002 May; 87(5):2520-30. PMID: 11976388.
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  27. Hancock KE, Voigt HF. Wideband inhibition of dorsal cochlear nucleus type IV units in cat: a computational model. Ann Biomed Eng. 1999 Jan-Feb; 27(1):73-87. PMID: 9916763.
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  28. Hancock KE, Davis KA, Voigt HF. Modeling inhibition of type II units in the dorsal cochlear nucleus. Biol Cybern. 1997 Jun; 76(6):419-28. PMID: 9263430.
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