Hearing Science Fundamentals

By

  • Norman Lass, PhD, Professor, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
  • Charles Woodford, PhD, Professor, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, West Virginia University. Morgantown, WV, USA

Hearing Science Fundamentals is a basic introduction to the concepts and principles necessary to develop an understanding of the hearing processes. From the physics of sound to the anatomy and physiology of the auditory pathway and hearing mechanism, concepts are presented in a user-friendly, simplified manner, with over 100 illustrations to make learning even easier.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2007
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-04342-7


Table of Contents

Section I: Acoustics

1. Basic Acoustics

Section II: Structure and Function

2. Anatomy and Physiology of the Conductive Auditory Mechanism

3. Anatomy and Physiology of the Sensorineural Auditory Mechanism

4. Anatomy and Physiology of the Central Auditory Mechanism

Section III: Psychoacoustics

5. Normal Hearing

6. Masking

7. Loudness and Pitch

8. Differential Sensitivity

Glossary

Chapter Exercises