Cynthia Tarlao

Doctor of Philosophy
Contact Information
Email address: 
cynthia.tarlao [at]

Ph.D. in Information Studies from McGill University

Research areas: 
Auditory perception & cognition
Current research: 

Research Areas: Soundscape studies, Urban design, Urban studies, Noise policy, Public spaces, Spatial audio, Pyschoacoustics, Auditory perception & cognition

Development of tools for urban planners to integrate soundscape design into their practice
Social and ecological dimensions of urban densification
Auditory motion perception

Selected publications: 

Tarlao, C., Steele, D., Blanc, G., & Guastavino, C. (2023). Interactive soundscape simulation as a co-design tool for urban professionals. Landscape and Urban Planning, 231, 104642.
Tarlao, C., Steele, D., & Guastavino, C. (2022). Assessing the ecological validity of soundscape reproduction in different laboratory settings. PLOS ONE, 17(6), e0270401.
Tarlao, C., Steffens, J., & Guastavino, C. (2021). Investigating contextual influences on urban soundscape evaluations with structural equation modeling. Building and Environment, 188, 107490.
Roggerone, V., Vacher, J., Tarlao, C., & Guastavino, C. (2019). Auditory motion perception emerges from successive sound localizations integrated over time. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 1–9.

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