Gary Kidd

Gary Kidd

Emeritus Senior Research Scientist, Speech and Hearing Sciences


  • Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Ohio State University, 1984

Research interests

My interests are in auditory perception and cognition. My work has included studies of the perception of complex non-speech sounds, speech perception, music perception, and individual differences in auditory capabilities. A major theme has been the identification of the role of temporal structure in the discrimination and identification of auditory patterns.

Representative publications

Age effects on timing perception of altered sentence rhythms (2019)
Dylan V Pearson, Yi Shen ,J Devin Mcauley, Gary R. Kidd
Aging and Speech Communication Research Conference,

Efficacy of two speech-perception training methods for aided listeners with mild-to-moderately-severe age-related hearing losses (2019)
James D. Miller, Charles S. Watson, Gary R. Kidd
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 145 (3), 1795-1796

The effect of altered sentence rhythm on timing judgments (2019)
Dylan V. Pearson, Yi Shen, J. Devin McAuley, Gary R. Kidd
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 145 (3), 1909-1909

Auditory feature perception and auditory hallucinatory experiences in schizophrenia spectrum disorder (2017)
Schnakenberg Martin AM, Bartolomeo L, Howell J, Hetrick WP, Bolbecker AR, Breier A, Kidd G, O'Donnell BF
European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 268 (5),

Exploring Use of the Coordinate Response Measure in a Multitalker Babble Paradigm (2017)
Larry E. Humes, Gary R. Kidd, Daniel Fogerty
Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 60 (3), 1-14

Corrigendum: Auditory and cognitive factors underlying individual differences in aided speech-understanding among older adults (2016)
Larry E. Humes, Gary R. Kidd, Jennifer J. Lentz
Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 10

Speech recognition for multiple bands: Implications for the Speech Intelligibility Index (2016)
Larry E. Humes, Gary R. Kidd
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140 (3), 2019-2026

Validation of a Computer-Administered Version of the Digits-in-Noise Test for Hearing Screening in the United States (2016)
Folmer RL, Vachhani J, McMillan GP, Watson C, Kidd GR, Feeney MP
 Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 28 (2),

Recognition of interrupted words in isolation and in sentences (2016)
Gary R. Kidd, Larry E. Humes
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 139 (4), 2187-2187

A comparison between the Dutch and American-English digits-in-noise (DIN) tests in normal-hearing listeners (2016)

International journal of audiology, 55 (6), 1-8

Dissertation Committee Service

Author Dissertation Title Committee
Drennan, W. R. Sources of Variation in Profile Analysis: Individual Differences, Extended Training, Roving Level, Component Spacing and Dynamic Contour (November 1998) Watson, C. (Co-Chair), Robinson, D. (Co-Chair), Kewley-Port, D., Kidd, G. R., Eddins, D. A.
Gygi, B. Factors in the Identification of Environmental Sounds (July 2001) Watson, C. S. (Co-Chair), Craig, J. C., Kidd, G. R., Port, R. F., Robinson, D. E. (Co-Chair)