6th Edition

Hearing An Introduction to Psychological and Physiological Acoustics, Sixth Edition

By Stanley A. Gelfand Copyright 2018
    418 Pages 302 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This fully updated and revised sixth edition of Hearing: An Introduction to Psychological and Physiological Acoustics provides a comprehensive introduction for graduate students and professionals in audiology and other fields dealing with audition (including hearing/speech science, psychology, otolaryngology, neuroscience, linguistics, and speech-language pathology). The sixth edition reflects the current status of this rapidly-evolving multidisciplinary field of hearing science.

    Physical Concepts. Anatomy. Conductive Mechanism. Cochlear Mechanisms and Processes. Auditory Nerve. Auditory Pathways. Psychoacoustic Methods. Signal Detection Theory. Auditory Sensitivity. Masking. Loudness. Pitch and Timbre. Binaural and Spatial Hearing. Speech and its Perception.


    Stanley A. Gelfand, PhD


    Department of Linguistics and Communication Disorders

    Queen’s College of the City University of New York

    Flushing, New York


    PhD Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences and AuD Program

    Graduate Center of the City University of New York

    New York, New York