Key Features

  • Sections on Acoustics, Structure and Function, and Psychoacoustics detail the physics of sound, as well as anatomical and perception mechanisms.
  • Learning objectives and key terms introduce each chapter to enhance student preparation.
  • Two-color line drawings illustrate the physics and anatomical structures related to hearing.
  • Definitions of key terms are easily accessible in the text and glossary.
  • Question and answer boxes reinforce important concepts as presented in the text.
  • Each chapter concludes with questions to test comprehension.
  • Exercises for each chapter appear on perforated pages at the end of the book to strengthen understanding of the concepts and principles of hearing.

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

Details

No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323043427
Electronic ISBN:
9780323088213