Written at an intro level and intended for students. Rquires minimal background in math and science and assumes no college background in physics or chemistry.
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Table of ContentsThe World We Hear, an Introduction.
The Auditory Stimulus:
Sinusoids, The Basic Sound.
Peripheral Auditory Anatomy and Physiology:
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 Perception of Simple Sounds:
Sound Localization and Binaural Hearing.
Loudness and Pitch.
Complex Sounds Processing, the CNS, and Auditory Disorders: Auditory Perception and Sound Source Determination.
The Central Auditory Nervous System.
The Abnormal Auditory System.
Appendix A: Sinusoids and Trigonometry.
Appendix B: Logarithms.
Appendix C: Fourier Analysis.
Appendix D: Psychophysics.
Appendix E: Neural Anatomy and Physiology.
Appendix F: Techniques and Tools Used to Study Hearing.
List of Abbreviations and Symbols.
Reference and Index of Names.
Glossary and Subject Index.
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