ISBN-10: 0824756525

ISBN-13: 9780824756529

Edition: 4th 2004

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Providing a clear introduction to the scientific aspects of hearing, this text covers the anatomy, physiology and function of audition.
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List price: $99.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 9/28/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288

Physical Concepts
Physical Quantities
Decibel Notation
Harmonic Motion and Sound
Combining Waves
Complex Waves
Standing Waves
Gross Anatomy and Overview
Temporal Bone
Outer and Middle Ear
Inner Ear
Central Auditory Pathways
Conductive Mechanism
Outer Ear
Bone Conduction
The Acoustic Reflex
Cochlear Mechanisms and Processes
Classical Theories of Hearing
Action of Sensory Receptors
The Traveling Wave
Hair Cell Activation
Mechanoelectrical Transduction
Cochlear Electrical Potentials
Cochlear Tuning and Frequency Selectivity
Cochlear Nonlinearity
Otoacoustic Emissions
Active Processes and the Cochlear Amplifier
Auditory Nerve
Frequency Coding
Intensity Coding
Speech Coding
Whole-Nerve Action Potentials
Auditory Pathways
Tonotopic Organization
Binaural Coding
Averaged Evoked Auditory Potentials
Effects of Cortical Ablation
Olivocochlear Efferent System
Psychoacoustic Methods
Scales of Measurement
Measurement Methods
Classical Methods of Measurement
Adaptive Procedures
Direct Scaling
Theory of Signal Detection
Factors Affecting Responses
Psychophysical Methods in TSD
Some Implications of TSD
Auditory Sensitivity
Absolute Sensitivity
Differential Sensitivity
Temporary Threshold Shift
Nature of Masking
Frequency Selectivity
Psychoacoustic Tuning Curves
Comodulation Masking Release
Temporal Masking
Central Masking
Informational Masking
Loudness Level
Loudness Scales
Critical Bands and Loudness of Complex Sounds
Temporal Integration of Loudness
Loudness Adaptation
Noisiness and Annoyance
Mel Scales of Pitch
Beats, Harmonics, and Combination Tones
Musical Scaling of Pitch
Pitch and Intensity
Pitch of Complex Sounds
Binaural and Spatial Hearing
Binaural Summation
Differential Sensitivity
Binaural Fusion and Beats
Auditory Scene Analysis
Directional Hearing
Precedence Effect
Masking Level Differences
Speech Perception
Speech Sounds: Production and Perception
Categorical Perception
Dichotic Listening
Power of Speech Sounds
Speech Intelligibility
Clear Speech
Author Index
Subject Index
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