The Mammalian Auditory Pathway: Neuroanatomy / Edition 1

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Overview

The Sringer Series in Auditory Research presents a series of comprehensive and synthetic reviews of the fundamental to-pics in modern auditory research. It is aimed at all indivi-duals with interests in hearing research including advancedgraduate students, post-doctoral researchers, and clinicalinvestigators. The volume will introduce new investigatorsto important aspects of hearing sience and help establishinvestigators understand the fundamental theories and datain fields of hearing. Each volume is intended to present aparticular topic comprehensively, and each chapter willserve as a sythetic overview and guide to the literature.The series focusses on topics that have developed asoliddata and conceptual foundation rather than on those forwhich a literature is only beginning to develop. New re-search areas will be covered on a timely basis in the seriesas they begin to mature. Each volumein the series consistsof five to eight substantial chapters on a particulartopic.In some cases, the topics will be of traditional interestfor which there is a solid body of data and theory, such asauditory neuroanatomy and neurophysiology. Other volumes inthe series will deal withtopics which have begun to maturemore recently, such as development, plasticity, and compu-tational models of neural processing. In many cases, theseries editors will be joined by a co-editor having specialexpertise in the topic of the volume.
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The first volume in a new series reviewing the fundamental topics in modern auditory research, each volume presenting a particular topic comprehensively. The series will focus on topics that have developed a solid data and conceptual foundation, and chapters will serve as synthetic overviews and guides to the literature. Volume 1 carries seven chapters, beginning with an overview of the neural auditory system and treating each region of the auditory pathway in detail. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387978000
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 7/16/1992
  • Series: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research Series , #1
  • Edition description: 1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 486
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.01 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface
Preface
Contributors
Ch. 1 An Overview of Mammalian Auditory Pathways with an Emphasis on Humans 1
Ch. 2 The Auditory Nerve: Peripheral Innervation, Cell Body Morphology, and Central Projections 23
Ch. 3 The Cochlear Nucleus: Neuronal Types and Their Synaptic Organization 66
Ch. 4 The Superior Olivary Complex and Lateral Lemniscal Nuclei 117
Ch. 5 Inferior and Superior Colliculi 168
Ch. 6 The Functional Architecture of the Medial Geniculate Body and the Primary Auditory Cortex 222
Ch. 7 Organization of Olivocochlear Efferent Systems in Mammals 410
Subject Index 449
Author Index 467
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