Auditory Neuroscience : Making Sense of Sound, Paperback Book

Auditory Neuroscience : Making Sense of Sound Paperback

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An integrated overview of hearing and the interplay of physical, biological, and psychological processes underlying it. Every time we listen-to speech, to music, to footsteps approaching or retreating-our auditory perception is the result of a long chain of diverse and intricate processes that unfold within the source of the sound itself, in the air, in our ears, and, most of all, in our brains.

Hearing is an "everyday miracle" that, despite its staggering complexity, seems effortless.

This book offers an integrated account of hearing in terms of the neural processes that take place in different parts of the auditory system. Because hearing results from the interplay of so many physical, biological, and psychological processes, the book pulls together the different aspects of hearing-including acoustics, the mathematics of signal processing, the physiology of the ear and central auditory pathways, psychoacoustics, speech, and music-into a coherent whole.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 366 pages, 117 b&w illus.; 234 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
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  • Category: Drug-induced states
  • ISBN: 9780262518024

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