6th Edition

An Introduction to Psychological and Physiological Acoustics, Sixth Edition

ISBN 9781498775427
Published December 14, 2017 by CRC Press
417 Pages 302 B/W Illustrations

USD $200.00

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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.

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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