Perceptual Consequences of Cochlear Damage

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

byBrian C. J. Moore

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Over the last decade, there has been a revolution in our understanding of the physiological role of the cochlea, and the mechanisms of cochlear hearing loss, the most common type of hearing loss in adults. This book is the first book covering this topic and aimed at the student and researcherworking in the fields of psychophysics, audiology, and signal processing; the book covers the design of signal processing hearing aids. Readers in the field of auditory rehabilitation and its technology will also find this book very useful.

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The main goal is to convey a general understanding of the perceptual changes associated with cochlear hearing loss, and of the difficulties faced by the hearing impaired person. The reader should come away with a impression not only of what happens, but also of why it happens.

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Over the last decade, there has been a revolution in our understanding of the physiological role of the cochlea, and the mechanisms of cochlear hearing loss, the most common type of hearing loss in adults. This book is the first book covering this topic and aimed at the student and researcherworking in the fields of psychophysics, audi...

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The main goal is to convey a general understanding of the perceptual changes associated with cochlear hearing loss, and of the difficulties faced by the hearing impaired person. The reader should come away with a impression not only of what happens, but also of why it happens.

B. C. J. Moore is at University of Cambridge.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:246 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.75 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198523300

ISBN - 13:9780198523307

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - The physiology and function of the normal and damaged cochleaChapter 2 - Absolute thresholds and frequency selectivity in normal and impaired hearingChapter 3 - Loudness perception and intensity resolution in people with normal and impaired hearingChapter 4 - Effects of cochlear damage on temporal resolution and temporal integrationChapter 5 - Pitch perception and frequency discrimination in normally hearing and hearing-impaired peopleChapter 6 - Sound localization and binaural hearing in normal and hearing-impaired peopleChapter 7 - Speech perception by people with cochlear damageChapter 8 - Limitations and potentials of hearing aids

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The main goal is to convey a general understanding of the perceptual changes associated with cochlear hearing loss, and of the difficulties faced by the hearing impaired person. The reader should come away with a impression not only of what happens, but also of why it happens.

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`a characteristically comprehensive and sure-footed contribution from the pen of Brian Moore ... It forms an exemplary addition to the Oxford psychology series ... The bulk of the volume deals in valuable detail with the main essential aspects of hearing affected by cochlear impairment ...this must be the most comprehensive and up to date review available of the perceptual consequences of cochlear hearing impairment ... It should be on the shelf of every professional in the field of hearing impairment who wants a critical outlook on the field.'E F Evans, Keele University, British Journal of Audiology