Christian Stilp, PhD

Christian Stilp, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Louisville. Dr. Stilp's research areas include speech perception, auditory perception, perceptual organization, perceptual learning, efficient coding, and natural signal statistics.

Assistant Professor

Life Sciences Building, 308

(502) 852-0820

christian DOT stilp AT louisville DOT edu

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Education

Ph.D., 2011, University of Wisconsin

    Research Interests

    Auditory perception, speech perception, efficient coding, perceptual organization, perceptual learning, sensory neuroscience, computational modeling.

    Graduate Applicants

    Yes, I am accepting applications for graduate research assistants to join the lab in fall 2017. Please contact me for more information.

    Representative Publications

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    • Stilp, C.E., Anderson, P.W., Assgari, A.A., Ellis, G.M., & Zahorik, P. (2016). Speech perception adjusts to reliable spectrotemporal properties in the listening environment. Hearing Research, 341, 168-178.
    • Stilp, C.E., & Kluender, K.R. (2016). Stimulus statistics change sounds from near-indiscriminable to hyperdiscriminable. PLoS One 11(8): e0161001. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0161001
    • Assgari, A.A., & Stilp, C.E. (2015). Talker information influences spectral contrast effects in speech categorization. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138(5), 3023-3032.
    • Stilp, C.E., Anderson, P.W., & Winn, M.B. (2015). Predicting spectral contrast effects following reliable spectral properties in speech perception. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 137(6), 3466-3476.
    • Stilp, C.E., & Anderson, P.W. (2014). Modest, reliable spectral peaks in preceding sounds influence vowel perception. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 136(5), EL383-EL389.
    • Stilp, C.E., & Kluender, K.R. (2012). Efficient coding and statistically optimal weighting of covariance among acoustic attributes in novel sounds. PLoS ONE 7(1): e30845. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0030845
    • Stilp, C.E., Rogers, T.T., & Kluender, K.R. (2010). Rapid efficient coding of correlated complex acoustic properties. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 107(50), 21914-21919.
    • Stilp, C.E., & Kluender, K.R. (2010). Cochlea-scaled spectral entropy, not consonants, vowels, or time, best predicts speech intelligibility. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 107(27), 12387-12392.

    Courses Often Taught

    • PSYC301 Quantitative Methods in Psychology
    • PSYC331 Sensation and Perception (undergraduate)
    • PSYC631 Sensation and Perception (graduate)
    • PSYC646/AUDI648 Hearing Science