Physiology of the Earby Anthony F. Jahn, Joseph Santos-Sacchi
Pub. Date: 12/01/1988
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Recognized as the most readable of doctoral and medical texts on the neuroscience and physiology of audiology, this text has been updated in an information-packed second edition. Presenting articles by experts on the frontlines of clinical care and research, the book covers the history of the science and medicine of hearing through expectations for tomorrow's pragmatic care. Sound and bone conduction, signal processing, auditory stimulus coding, cochlear blood circulation and auditory brain mapping are covered.
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Table of ContentsAuditory Physiological History: A Surface View. The Nonauditory Physiology of the External Ear Canal. The Middle Ear Mucosa. Bone Physiology of the Ear. Physiology of the Eustachian Tube and Middle Ear Pressure Regulation. The Facial Nerve. Introduction to Psychoacoustics and Sound. Auditory Physiology of the External Ear. Introduction to Analysis of Middle-Ear Function. Structural and Functional Development of the Ear. Development of Stimulus Coding in the Auditory System. Regeneration of Cochlear Hair Cells. Cochlear Microanatomy and Ultrastructure. The Sensory Epithelium of the Normal and Pathological Cochlea. Circulation of the Inner Ear: I. Comparative Study of the Vascular Anatomy in the Mammalian Cochlea. Circulation of the Inner Ear: II. The Relationship Between Metabolism and Blood Flow in the Cochlea. Dynamics of the Inner Ear Fluids. Cochlear Physiology. Otoacoustic Emissions. Functional Morphology of the Normal Peripheral Vestibular System. Neural Anatomy of the Cochlea: Development and Plasticity. Functional Neuroanatomy of the Cochlea. The Physiology of the Cochlear Nerve. Neurotransmission in the Inner Ear: Functional and Molecular Analyses. Introduction to the Central Auditory Nervous System. Protective Mechanisms in the Cochlea. Neurophysiology of Speech Perception in Normal and Impaired Systems.
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