Interaural Time Difference (ITD) for Binaural Hearing

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Formula:ITD = distance / speedOfSound

Introduction to Interaural Time Difference (ITD) for Binaural Hearing

The Interaural Time Difference (ITD) is a psychoacoustic effect that represents the time it takes for a sound to travel from one ear to the other. This time difference is important in binaural hearing, where the human auditory system processes sounds based on the differences in arrival times between the two ears. In this formula, ITD represents the interaural time difference, distance is the distance between the two ears, and speedOfSound is the speed of sound in the medium.

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Data validation

The distance and speed of sound should be greater than zero.


This formula calculates the interaural time difference for binaural hearing, which is important in sound localization and spatial hearing.

Tags: Acoustics, Psychoacoustic, Binaural Hearing, Sound Localization