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Monica Folkerts

PhD Candidate

SPACE Lab – Principal Investigator: Dr. G. Christopher Stecker/ Dr. Erin Picou


  • Cognitive Science B.S. conc. Cognitive Neuroscience, 2016, University of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA)

Hobbies and interests:

Ridding bikes, swimming, and walking my cat

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Research description:

Spatial hearing, binaural cues, psychoacoustics, auditory neuroscience


  • Shen, Y., Folkerts, M. L., Richards, V. M. (2017). Head movements while recognizing speech arriving from behind. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141(2), EL108-EL114.
  • Stecker, G. C., Carter, S., Moore, T. M., Folkerts, M. L. (2018). Validating auditory spatial awareness with virtual reality and vice-versa. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 143(3), 1828-1828.
  • Stecker, G. C., Moore, T. M., Folkerts, M.L., Zotkin, D., Duraiswami, R. (2018, August). Toward objective measures of auditory co-immersion in virtual and augmented reality. In Audio Engineering Society Conference: 2018 AES International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality. Audio Engineering Society.