About the Authors

Patrick J. Atkinson

Affiliations Bionics Institute, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Andrew K. Wise

Affiliations Bionics Institute, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Department of Medical Bionics, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Brianna O. Flynn

Affiliation Bionics Institute, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Bryony A. Nayagam

Affiliations Bionics Institute, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Rachael T. Richardson

rrichardson@bionicsinstitute.org

Affiliations Bionics Institute, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Department of Medical Bionics, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PJA AKW BAN RTR. Performed the experiments: PJA AKW BOF RTR. Analyzed the data: PJA AKW RTR. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: PJA AKW BAN RTR.