The Brain And Sensory Plasticity: Language Acquisition And Hearing

The Brain And Sensory Plasticity: Language Acquisition And Hearing

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Overview

The Brain and Sensory Plasticity: Language Acquisition and Hearing is the eighth volume honoring the annual Kresge-Mirmelstein award for excellence. This volume celebrates Masakazu Koniski, who has led the field in neuroethology since the 1960's. This book contains a collection of seven research articles presented by prominent contributors in the field of neuroethology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401839475
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 04/02/2003
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.64(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.57(d)

About the Author

Kenneth and Frances Barnes Bullington Professor of Hearing Science, Director, Kresge Hearing Research Laboratory of the South. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Department of Otolaryngology and Biocommunication, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Table of Contents

Preface. List of Contributors. 1. Synthesis of Neural Representation of Auditory Space in Barn Owls. Masakazu Konishi, Ph.D., Bing Professor, California Institute of Technology. 2. Neuroethology: Providing Insights into Human Language Representation. Harvey M. Sussman, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin. 3. Time Series Analyses of Spike Trains: Identifying Nonlinear Deterministic Structure. Carmen C. Canavier, L.P. Lovejoy and P.D. Shepard, University of New Orleans. 4. Understanding Neural Circuits. Theodore G Weyand. 5. Synaptic Plasticity in the Visual Thalamus. William Guido, Ph.D., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. 6. The Role of Auditory Evoked Potentials in Understanding Human Cortical Function. Linda Hood, Ph.D., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. 7. Fast ForWord: Its Scientific Basis and Treatment Effects on the Human Efferent Auditory System. Thierry Morlet, Ph.D., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Index.

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