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 About the Authors
 Andrea Megela Simmons
Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences
Brown University
190 Thayer Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
Andrea Megela Simmons is professor of cognitive, linguistic, and psychological sciences (with a secondary appointment in neuroscience) and a member of the Carney Institute for Brain Science at Brown University, Providence, RI. She received her PhD from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, and pursued postdoctoral work with R. R. Capranica at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Her research program investigates auditory physiology and perception in frogs and in echolocating bats, and she teaches courses in animal behavior, brain evolution, and human hearing. Dr. Simmons is a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America.
Darlene Ketten
Department of
Biomedical Engineering
Boston University
44 Cummington Mall
Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
Biology Department
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
Darlene Ketten is a neuroethologist who employs biomedical imaging techniques to study hearing and hearing loss in terrestrial and aquatic animals. She received a BA from Washington University, St. Louis, MO; MS from MIT, Cambridge, MA; and Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD. She is chief scientist of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Computerized Scanning and Imaging Facility, Woods Hole, MA (see with a joint appointment as senior research scientist in the Hearing Center in Biomedical Engineering at Boston University, Boston, MA. Dr. Ketten is a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America and the Association for the Advancement of Science.
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