Biosystems 2017 Sep 15. Epub 2017 Sep 15.
Auditory Research Laboratory, State University of New York, 107 Beaumont Hall, Plattsburgh, NY 12901, USA. Electronic address:
Evoked potentials (EPs) reflect neural processing and are widely used to study sensory perception. However, methods of analyzing EP have been limited mostly to the conventional ensemble averaging of EP response trials to a repeated stimulus, and less so to single-trials analysis. Here we applied a new approach - functional data analysis (FDA) - to study auditory EP in the rat model of tinnitus, in which overdoses of salicylate (SS) are known to alter sound perception characteristically, as the same way as in humans. Read More