The Cochlea by Peter DallosThe Cochlea by Peter Dallos

The Cochlea

EditorPeter Dallos, Richard R. Fay

Hardcover | June 20, 1996

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Knowledge about the structure and function of the inner ear is vital to an understanding of vertebrate hearing. This volume presents a detailed overview of the mammalian cochlea from its anatomy and physiology to its biophysics and biochemistry. The nine review chapters, written by internationally distinguished auditory researchers, provide a detailed and unified introduction to sound processing in the cochlea and the steps by which the ensuing signals are prepared for the central nervous system.
Title:The CochleaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:563 pagesPublished:June 20, 1996Publisher:Springer New York

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ISBN - 10:0387944494

ISBN - 13:9780387944494

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Table of Contents

1 Overview: Cochlear Neurobiology.- 2 Structure of the Mammalian Cochlea.- 3 Homeostatic Mechanisms in the Cochlea.- 4 Cochlear Micromechanics and Macromechanics.- 5 Mechanics of the Cochlea: Modeling Efforts.- 6 Physiology of Mammalian Cochlear Hair Cells.- 7 Outer Hair Cell Motility.- 8 Physiology of Olivocochlear Efferents.- 9 Neurotransmitters and Synaptic Transmission.