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Hearing: An Introduction to Psychological and Physiologic Acoustics / Edition 3

Hearing: An Introduction to Psychological and Physiologic Acoustics / Edition 3

by Stanley A. Gelfand


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Hearing: An Introduction to Psychological and Physiologic Acoustics / Edition 3

Maintaining the excellent pedagogical features that made the previous editions highly lauded as well as keeping abreast of the latest research developments with the inclusion of new topics, the extensively updated Third Edition of a standard text provides a unified approach to the anatomy, physiology, psychology, and function of audition-ideal for hearing science courses concerned with psychological and/or physiological acoustics.
Features numerous new and revised drawings, tables, and photographs-improving students' comprehension of the material!
Proceeding from anatomy and physiology to psychoacoustics and speech perception-detailing the relationship between the auditory system's structure and function and the perception of sound-this practical volume

  • unites classical concepts and current developments-presenting an integrated view of auditory research
  • furnishes classroom-tested material-organizing topics to meet both students' and instructors' needs
  • defines all necessary mathematical work and physical concepts-facilitating understanding of acoustical material without requiring a background in mathematics
  • supplies over 1440 references-offering helpful information for further study
  • and much more!
    Hearing, Third Edition is a valuable resource for graduate-level students in speech and hearing science, audiology, speech-language pathology, psychology, otolaryngology, neurology, communications engineering, and acoustics, as well as practicing professionals and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students who want a timely overview of the field.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780824701437
    Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    Publication date: 02/04/1998
    Edition description: 3RD, REVISED
    Pages: 496
    Product dimensions: 7.08(w) x 10.16(h) x 1.14(d)

    Table of Contents

    Physical Concepts


    Conductive Mechanism

    Cochlear Mechanisms and Processes

    Auditory Nerve

    Auditory Pathways

    Psychoacoustic Methods

    Theory of Signal Detection

    Auditory Sensitivity




    Binaural Hearing

    Speech Perception

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