The Auditory Cortex: A Synthesis of Human and Animal Research

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2005-03-02
  • Publisher: Lawrence Erlbau

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Understanding human hearing is not only a scientific challenge but also a problem of growing social and political importance, given the steadily increasing numbers of people with hearing deficits or even deafness. This book is about the highest level of

Table of Contents

Preface ix
List of Authors
Part I Auditory Cortical Fields and Their Functions
Introduction: Auditory cortical fields and their functions
Eike Budinger
Subdivisions and connections of the auditory cortex in primates: A working model
Jon H. Kaas
Troy A. Hackett
Anatomical organization of the human auditory cortex: Cytoarchitecture and transmitter receptors
Patricia Morosan
Jorg Rademacher
Nicola Palomero-Gallagher
Karl Zilles
Sensitivity to spectral and temporal properties of sound in human non-primary auditory cortex
Deborah A. Hall
``What'' and ``Where'' in human audition: Evidence from anatomical, activation, and lesion studies
Stephanie Clarke
Michela Adriani
Eric Tardif
The anterior field of auditory cortex: Neurophysiological and neuroanatomical organization
Kazuo Imaizumi
Charles C. Lee
Jennifer F. Linden
Jeffery A. Winer
Christoph E. Schreiner
The neurobehavioral study of auditory cortex
Henry E. Heffner
Non-acoustic influence on neural activity in auditory cortex
Michael Brosch
Henning Scheich
The posterolateral superior temporal auditory field in humans: Functional organization and connectivity
John F. Brugge
Igor O. Volkov
Richard A. Reale
P. Charles Garell
Hiroto Kawasaki
Hiroyuki Oya
Qingyu Li
Matthew A. Howard III
Voice processing in human auditory cortex
Pascal Belin
Robert J. Zatorre
Cerebral organization of speech sound perception: Hemispheric lateralization effects at the level of the supratemporal plane, the inferior dorsolateral frontal lobe, and the cerebellum
Hermann Ackermann
Ingo Hertrich
Werner Lutzenberger
Klaus Mathiak
Part II Coding Of Sounds
Introduction: Coding of sounds
Michael Brosch
Toward a unifying basis of auditory thresholds
Peter Heil
Heinrich Neubauer
Distributed representation of sound-source location in the auditory cortex
John C. Middlebrooks
Shigeto Furukawa
G. Christopher Stecker
Brian J. Mickey
Encoding of complex sounds in an animal model: Implications for understanding speech perception in humans
Brad Wible
Trent Nicol
Nina Kraus
Correlated neural activity: Epiphenomenon or part of the neural code?
Jos J. Eggermont
Spatio-temporal patterns of spike occurrences in freely-moving rats associated to perception of human vowels
Alessandro E.P. Villa
Processing of the temporal envelope of speech
Ehud Ahissar
Merav Ahissar
Spatio-temporal patterns of responses to pure tones and frequency-modulated sounds in the guinea pig auditory cortex
Ikuo Taniguchi
Shunji Sugimoto
Andreas Hess
Junsei Horikawa
Yutaka Hosokawa
Henning Scheich
Levels of auditory processing: The subcortical auditory system, primary auditory cortex, and the hard problems of auditory perception
Israel Nelken
Liora Las
Nachum Ulanovsky
Dina Farkas
Dynamics of vocalization-induced sensory-motor interactions in the primate auditory cortex
Steven J. Eliades
Xiaoqin Wang
Part III Plasticity, Learning, and Cognition
Introduction: Plasticity, learning, and cognition
Reinhard Konig
Learning-induced plasticity in the thalamo-cortical auditory system: Should we move from rate code to temporal code descriptions?
Jean-Marc Edeline
What is reflected in auditory cortex activity: Properties of sound stimuli or what the brain does with them?
Henning Scheich
Frank W. Ohl
Holger Schulze
Andreas Hess
Andre Brechmann
Auditory perceptual learning and cortical plasticity
Dexter Irvine
Mel Brown
Russell Martin
Valerie Park
Neurodynamics in auditory cortex during category learning
Frank W. Ohl
Henning Scheich
Walter J. Freeman
Task-dependent adaptive plasticity of receptive fields in primary auditory cortex of the ferret
Jonathan Fritz
Mounya Elhilali
Shihab Shamma
Cognitive adaptations and neuroplasticity: Lessons from event-related brain potentials
Jascha Russeler
Wido Nager
Janine Mobes
Thomas F. Munte
Subject index 485

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