Psychoacoustics

Psychoacoustics is the study of human perception of sounds. There are methods in existence to do this:

  • perception tests with listener judges
  • principal components analysis

Applications are many and relate to almost every branch of activity:

  • identification of an acoustic signature
  • customer experience – perceived quality
  • objectivization of perception (identification of the physical parameters of sounds explaining differences in the way they are perceived when heard)

 

 
Listening test judge

 
Binaural sound recording