Sensory Systems: Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology

Hardcover | October 29, 2002

byAage R. MollerEditorAage R. Moller

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This book provides a comprehensive description of how human sensory systems function, with comparisons of the five senses and detailed descriptions of the functions of each of them. In addition to describing anatomy and function, the book also provides insight as to how sensory information is processed in the brain to provide the basis for communication and for our perception of our surroundings. The information is presented in a way that is suitable for individuals from diverse disciplines and educational backgrounds. It gives the clinician an understanding of the function of normal and diseased sensory systems and provides a convenient, up-to-date source of information relevant to individuals in the fields of communication and communication disorders. This book is ideal for scientists, clinical researchers, and students in neurology and neuroscience. Key Features* Provides comparative descriptions of the anatomy and physiology of all five sensory systems including pain* Focuses on neural and central processing of sensory information* Describes parallel processing and stream segregation and the different targets for sensory information including the emotional brain

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This book provides a comprehensive description of how human sensory systems function, with comparisons of the five senses and detailed descriptions of the functions of each of them. In addition to describing anatomy and function, the book also provides insight as to how sensory information is processed in the brain to provide the basis...

Dr. Moller is currently the M.F. Jonsson Professor of Hearing, University of Texas at Dallas, the Callier Center for Communication Disorders. He was on the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine for 19 years, where he held positions as Research Professor of Otolaryngology and later of Neurological Surgery. From 1988...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:469 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:October 29, 2002Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0125042574

ISBN - 13:9780125042574

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Table of Contents

Basic psychophysics
Anatomy and physiology of sensory organs
Sensory nervous systems
Somatosensory system
Hearing; Vision
Chemical senses: Olfaction and Gustation