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Fundamentals of hearing : an introduction

Author: William A Yost
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This is a] text for explaining the fundamentals of acoustics and hearing science for undergraduate communication studies majors. [This text] proves and ... comprehensive treatment of the basic aspects of hearing. [It is a] text and reference for students of hearing. [It is an] introductory text on hearing sciences that includes auditory, anatomy, physiology, psychoacoustics, and perception content. [It] covers all  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: William A Yost
OCLC Number: 191807018
Notes: Originally published: San Diego : Academic Press, ©2007. 5th ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: The world we hear, an introduction --
Auditory stimulus, sound: Sinusoids, the basic sound; Sound transmission and sound propagation; Complex sounds; Sound analysis --
Peripheral auditory anatomy and physiology: Outer and middle ears; Structure of the inner ear and its mechanical response; Peripheral auditory nervous system and hair cells; Neural response and the auditory code --
Auditory sensation: Auditory sensitivity; Masking; Sound localization and binaural hearing; Loudness and pitch --
Auditory perception, the central nervous system, and auditory disorders: Auditory perception; Central auditory nervous system; Abnormal auditory system --
Appendix: Sinusoids and trigonometry; Logarithms; Fourier analysis; Psychophysics; Neural anatomy and physiology; Techniques and tools used to study hearing --
Terms, measurements, equations, and conversions --
Anatomical and physiological measurements --
Abbreviations and symbols used in the text --
Glossary.
Responsibility: William A. Yost.

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