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The fifth edition of this successful introductory text on hearing sciences includes auditory, anatomy, physiology, psychoacoustics, and perception content.Fundamentals of Hearingis one of only a few textbooks that covers all of hearing at an introductory level. A meaningful introduction to hearing for students and a wealth of data and facts related to hearing for the professional. *Heavily illustrated with over 200 figures *Each chapter concludes with a Supplement section with additional resources about topics covered *Appendices provide background information to enable full comprehension of content *Contains a complete Glossary of terms from the American Standards Institute, a combined subject/author index, and a comprehensive bibliography
Table of Contents
|The World We Hear, an Introduction|
|The Auditory Stimulus|
|Sinusoids, The Basic Sound|
|Peripheral Auditory Anatomy and Physiology|
|The Outer and Middle Ears|
|Structure of the Inner Ear and Its Biomechanical Response|
|Peripheral Auditory Nervous System and Hair Cells|
|The Neural Response and the Auditory Code|
|Auditory Perception of Simple Sounds|
|Loudness and Pitch|
|Complex Sound Processing and the Central Nervous System|
|Auditory Perception and Sound Source Determination|
|The Central Auditory Nervous System|
|Sinusoids and Trigonometry|
|Neural Anatomy and Physiology|
|Techniques and Tools Used to Study Hearing|
|List of Abbreviations and Symbols|
|References and Author Index|
|Glossary and Subject Index|
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