Hearing: An Introduction to Psychological and Physiological Acoustics, Sixth Edition, 6th Edition (e-Book) book cover

Hearing

An Introduction to Psychological and Physiological Acoustics, Sixth Edition, 6th Edition

By Stanley A. Gelfand

CRC Press

403 pages | 302 B/W Illus.

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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.

About the Author

Stanley A. Gelfand, PhD

Professor

Department of Linguistics and Communication Disorders

Queen’s College of the City University of New York

Flushing, New York

and

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

Graduate Center of the City University of New York

New York, New York

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED007000
MEDICAL / Audiology & Speech Pathology
MED085000
MEDICAL / Surgery / General