Hearing: Physiological Acoustics, Neural Coding, and Psychoacoustics by W. Lawrence Gulick

Hearing: Physiological Acoustics, Neural Coding, and Psychoacoustics

byW. Lawrence Gulick, George A. Gescheider, Robert D. Frisina

Hardcover | April 1, 1989

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Hearing is a comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to the perception of sound and its neural basis. Highlights include a special historical review of the field of hearing science, a unique introduction to cochlear mechanics aimed at readers new to this area, an extended treatment of the central, auditory portion of the brain not available in any other textbook, and a rich collection of illustrations emphasizing parallels between the psychology and physiology of sound perception. The ideal teaching tool for courses in contemporary hearing science, this text will also serve as a prototype for the study of other sensory systems.

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W. Lawrence Gulick is at University of Delaware. George A. Gescheider is at Hamilton College.
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Title:Hearing: Physiological Acoustics, Neural Coding, and PsychoacousticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:430 pages, 9.49 × 6.38 × 1.06 inPublished:April 1, 1989Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195043073

ISBN - 13:9780195043075

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Sound and Its Measurement3. Historical Introduction4. Structure and Function of the External and Middle Ear5. Structure and Neural Projections of the Internal Ear6. Cochlear Mechanics7. Transduction and the Cochlear Potentials8. The Cochlear Nerve9. Central Auditory System10. Sensitivity of the Ear11. Pitch and Loudness12. Complex Auditory Phenomena13. Sound Localization14. Hearing Loss and Audiology

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"Hearing is a comprehensive text reviewing many topics in hearing science with an emphasis on technical detail. It would be a useful text for the graduate student or as a reference for the hearing professional." --Hearing Rehabilitation Quarterly