- Covers both physiological and perceptual aspects of hearing
- Authoritative reviews by experts in the field
- Comprehensive up-to-date coverage
- An integrated work with extensive cross-references between chapters
Table of Contents
- The Physical Description of Signals:
Simple Harmonic Motion.
Propagation of Sound.
Measurement of Acoustical Strength.
The Fourier Transform.
Cochlear Structure and Function:
Function and Structure of the Cochlea.
Neural Signal Processing:
Speech and Vocalization.
Cues for Localization.
Summary and Concluding Remarks.
Loudness Perception and Intensity Coding:
The Perception of Loudness.
Parametric Studies of Intensity Discrimination.
Models of Peripheral Intensity Coding.
What Limits Intensity Discrimination?
Intensity Discrimination and Loudness.
Detection of Tones in Noise.
Frequency Analysis and Masking:
The Power Spectrum Model and the Concept of the Critical Band.
Estimating the Shape of the Auditory Filter.
Summary of the Characteristics of the Auditory Filter.
Masking Patterns and Excitation Patterns.
The Additivity of Masking and Excess Masking.
Phenomena Reflecting the Influence of Auditory Filtering.
Evidence for Lateral Suppression from Nonsimultaneous Masking.
The Enhancement of Frequency Selectivity Revealed in Nonsimultaneous Masking.
Temporal Integration and Temporal Resolution:
Across-Channel Processes in Masking:
Modulation Detection or Discrimination Interference.
Pitch Scales: Relative and Absolute.
Multidimensional Aspects of Pitch.
Spatial Hearing and Related Phenomena:
Localization and Spatial Resolution in the Free Field.
The Precedence Effect.
Models of Binaural Interaction:
Introduction: Cross-Correlation Models of Binaural Perception.
Structure of Binaural Cross-Correlation-Based Model.
Extensions of the Cross-Correlation Approach.
Ability of Cross-Correlation Models to Describe Psychoacoustical Data.
Summary and Conclusions.
Mechanisms of Auditory Grouping.
Onset and Offset Asynchrony.
Amplitude-Modulation Phase Differences.
The Nature of Auditory Grouping.
Timbre Perception and Auditory Object Identification:
Experimental Results On Timbre and Object Perception.
- No. of pages: 468
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Academic Press 1995
- Published: August 28, 1995
- Imprint: Academic Press
- eBook ISBN: 9780080533865
- Hardcover ISBN: 9780125056267
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