Auditory Temporal Processing and its Disorders

Auditory Temporal Processing and its Disorders

by Jos J. Eggermont

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ISBN-13: 9780198719090
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/30/2015
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jos J. Eggermont, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Physiology & Pharmacology, Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Canada

Jos Eggermont was born in The Netherlands, and was educated at Leiden University (MSc in 1967, PhD in 1972, both in Physics). In 1978 he became Professor in experimental physics at Nijmegen University. In 1986 he became Professor at the University of Calgary, Canada in the Department of Psychology. In 1997 he was named Campbell McLaurin Chair for Hearing Deficiencies and joined the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology. In 1989 he was elected in the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, in 1998 he was elected Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, and in 2014 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Stimulus onsets and echoes
3. Adaptation and forward masking
4. Gap-detection and voice-onset-time
5. Temporal modulation transfer functions
6. Modeling temporal processing
7. Correlation, coincidence and synchrony
8. Periodicity pitch
9. Binaural hearing and sound localization
10. Stream segregation and cocktail parties
11. Maturation and aging
12. Hearing loss and temporal processing
13. Auditory neuropathy and multiple sclerosis
14. Dyslexia, specific language impairment, and auditory processing disorder
15. General neurological disorders with temporal processing deficits
16. Multimodal interactions and auditory temporal processing

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