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Volume 14 | Issue 2 | Summer 2018
 A Publication of the Acoustical Society of Americ
6 From the Editor
7 From the President
Featured Articles
9 Sensitivity to Foreign Accent – Kenneth J. de Jong Listeners are extraordinarily sensitive to acoustic
detail in the speech of nonnative speakers.
17 The New Age of Sound: How Bell Telephone Laboratories and Leopold Stokowski Modernized Music – Gabrielle E. O’Brien
A decade-long collaboration between Bell Telephone Laboratories and the conductor Leopold Stokowski laid the foundations for a vibrant future of artistry through sound recording.
25 Canadian Innovations in Naval Acoustics from World War II to 1967 – Cristina D. S. Tollefsen
Innovation at Canada’s two naval research laboratories advanced understanding of underwater acoustics to the benefit of researchers worldwide.
34 Quantitative Ultrasound and the Management of Osteoporosis – Keith A. Wear, Brent K. Hoffmeister, and Pascal Laugier
Quantitative ultrasound is a clinically validated, low-cost, portable, nonionizing alternative to traditional X-ray methods for managing osteoporosis.
43 Speech: It’s Not as Acoustic as You Think – Matthew B. Winn
There are many ways that we understand speech by paying attention to things other than what is spoken.
Sound Perspectives
50 ASA’s Publications: Spotlight on Quality – James Lynch, Elizabeth Bury, Mary Guillemette, and Helen Wall Murray
58 Archives and History Committee – Fredericka Bell-Berti
61 Insights on Navigating the Two-Body Problem – Tracianne B. Neilsen and Lauren M. Ronsse
65 Ask an Acoustician –William A. Yost and Micheal L. Dent
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Foundation Report – Carl Rosenberg
ASA Press Book Announcement
Thermoacoustics: A Unifying Perspective for Some Engines and Refrigerators – Gregory W. Swift
Arthur S. Abramson | 1925-2017 John C. Burgess | 1924-2017 Ralph N. Ohde | 1944-2018
Classifieds, Business Directory, Advertisers Index
About The Cover
Acoustical Society of America (ASA) publications personnel present at the March15, 2018, Publications Sum- mit held in Melville, New York. See Page 50 for full article.
There was an error with Figure 1 in the article "Exploring the Ocean Through Soundscapes" in the spring 2018 issue of Acoustics Today. A corrected version of the figure is available at
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