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Fundamentals of hearing : an introduction

Author: William A Yost
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Introductory text on hearing sciences includes auditory, anatomy, physiology, psychoacoustics, and perception content. It is one of only a few textbooks that covers all of hearing at an introductory level. A meaningful introduction to hearing for students and a wealth of data and facts related to hearing for the professional, it is heavily illustrated with over 200 figures. Each chapter concludes with a Supplement  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William A Yost
ISBN: 0123704731 9780123704733
OCLC Number: 65195303
Description: xiii, 338 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The world we hear, an introduction --
Sinusoids, the basic sound --
Sound transmission and sound propagation --
Complex sounds --
Sound analysis --
The outer and middle ears --
Structure of the inner ear and its mechanical response --
Peripheral auditory nervous system and hair cells --
The neural response and the auditory code --
Auditory sensitivity --
Masking --
Sound localization and binaural hearing --
Loudness and pitch --
Auditory perception --
The central auditory nervous system --
The abnormal auditory system.
Responsibility: William A. Yost.
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