Department of Communication Disorders

Aurora Weaver

Aurora Weaver

Aurora Weaver

Contact

1139-C Haley Center
(334) 844-9631
ajw0055@auburn.edu
Lab Website

Education

  • Ph.D. in Hearing Science, Ohio University
  • Au.D. in Audiology, Ohio University
  • B.S., in Hearing Speech and Language Sciences, minor Psychology, Ohio University

Office Hours

  • By appointment

About Aurora Weaver
Assistant Professor

Major Research areas

Lead Researcher: Auditory and Music Perception Lab

Developmental Psychoacoustics, Central Auditory Processes & Diagnostic Audiology, Auditory Working Memory, Benefits of Auditory & Musical Training, and Neuroplasticity

The long-term goal of understanding of the interactions of auditory training and maturation on auditory perception.

Classes Taught

  • CMDS 8200 Diagnostics Audiology
  • CMDS 8210 Medical Aspects of Hearing Disorders
  • CMDS 8420 Amplification II
  • CMDS 8620 Outcome Measures in Audiology
  • CMDS 8700 Professional Issues in Audiology
  • CMDS 8950 Audiology Grand Rounds
  • CMDS 8980 Capstone Project

Recent Publications and Presentations

Selected Publications:

  • Weaver, A.J., DiGiovanni, J.J., Ries, D.T., & Murdock, M.E. (2017, December 6). Influence of Age and Instrumental-Musical Training on Pitch Memory? Acoustical Society of America Press Room. Popular version of paper 3aPPb7 “Relationships among musical training and pitch matching in children and adults” presented at174th ASA Meeting, New Orleans.  Retrieved from https://acoustics.org/3appb7-influence-of-age-and-instrumental-musical-training-on-pitch-memory-in-children-and-adults-aurora-j-weaver/
  • Sacchinelli, D., Weaver, A.J., Wilson, M.W., & Cannon, AR. (2017, December 6). When cognitive demand increases, does the right ear have an advantage? Popular version of Paper 3aPPa3  “Does the right ear advantage persist in mature auditory systems when cognitive demand for processing increases?” presented at174th ASA Meeting, New Orleans. Retrieved https://acoustics.org/3appa3-when-cognitive-demand-increases-does-the-right-ear-have-an-advantage-danielle-sacchinell/
  • Cassidy, L., Jones, A., & Weaver, A.J. (in press). Outcome Measures in APD: Professional Reports from the Workplace. Perspectives-SIG 9.
  • DiGiovanni, J.J., Riffle, T., & Weaver, A.J. (2017). Relating verbal and non-verbal auditory spans to language comprehension performance. Acoustical Society of America: Proc. Mtgs. Acoust. 30, 1-12.
  • Chiodi, AM., Weaver, A. J., & Ries, D. T. (2013). The influence of feature detection on working memory in complex auditory fields. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133(5), 3286 doi: 10.1121/1.4805394
  • Ries, D. T., Hamilton, T. R., Grossmann, A. J. (2010). The effects of sequential interference on memory of sound location, Hearing Research, 268, 227-233.

 

Recent Presentations:

  • Weaver, A.J., DiGiovanni, J.J, & Ries, D.T. (2017, December 6). Relationships among musical training and pitch matching in children and adults. Poster presentation for the 174rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, New Orleans, LA
  • Weaver, A.J., Nagaraj, N, K., & Turnbough, A.N. (2017, December 6). Musical instrument dexterity requirements and its effects on adolescent diotic and dichotic listening performance. Poster presentation for the 174rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, New Orleans, LA
  • Sacchinelli, D., Weaver, A.J., Wilson, M.P., Cannon, A.R. (2017, December 6. Does the right ear advantage persist in mature auditory systems when cognitive demand for processing increases? Poster presentation for the 174rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, New Orleans, LA
  • Barnett, M.M., Weaver, A.J., Cannon, A.R., (2017, December 6). Patterns procedural learning for pitch matching in musicians and non-musicians. Poster presentation for the 174rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, New Orleans, LA
  • Molt, L.F., Haak. N. J., Weaver, A.J., Pangelinan, M., Moody, J., & Knipschild, A. (2017, November). Quantitative Electroencephalography (QEEG) Measurement of Cortical Activity Listening to Music with Sung Lyrics vs. Instrumental-only music. Poster presented for the 2017 ASHA Convention, Los Angeles, CA.
  • DiGiovanni, J.J., Riffle, T.L., & Weaver, A.J. (2017, June 28). Relating verbal and non-verbal auditory spans to language comprehension performance. Poster presented for the 173rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the 8th Forum Acusticum, Boston, MA
  • Turnbough, A.N., Weaver, A.J., & Nagaraj. N.K. (2017, April 13). The choice of musical instrument and its effects on auditory working memory and perception in adolescents. Poster presented to 2017 This is Research Student Symposium, Auburn University, Auburn AL
  • Haak, N., Weaver, A.J., Sentel, E., Bannon, H.L. (November, 2016). Does Cooperation Increase When Music Is Used in the Care of People Who Have Dementia? Poster presented for the 2016 ASHA Convention, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Weaver, A. J., Buford, J.R., & DiGiovanni, J. J. (March, 2016). How does musical training and maturation impact auditory working memory and perception in adolescents. Poster presented for the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, Arizona. Weaver, A. J., DiGiovanni, J. J., & Ries, D. T. (March, 2015) The influence of maturation and musical training on pitch perception and memory. Poster presented at the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Weaver, A.J. (2016). The impact of duration of musical experience and maturation on pitch perception and memory? Guest speaker Music, Mind and Society: Mini-series. Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN.
  • Weaver, A.J. (2012). Invited presentation entitled “Audiology and Women in the Field” WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) 2012 program, Ohio University, Athens OH
  • Ries, D. T., Hamilton, T. R, & Grossmann, A. J. (April, 2010). The effects of intervening interference on working memory for sound location. Paper presented to the Acoustical Society of America and Noise-Con, Baltimore, Maryland.

Last Updated: July 17, 2018