Sensory Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125042574, 9780080517001

Sensory Systems

1st Edition

Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology

Authors: Aage Moller
Hardcover ISBN: 9780125042574
eBook ISBN: 9780080517001
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 29th October 2002
Page Count: 469
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Description

Basic psychophysics Anatomy and physiology of sensory organs Sensory nervous systems Somatosensory system Hearing; Vision Chemical senses: Olfaction and Gustation

Key Features

Key Features

  • Provides comparative descriptions of the anatomy and physiology of all five sensory systems including pain
  • Focuses on neural and central processing of sensory information
  • Describes parallel processing and stream segregation and the different targets for sensory information including the emotional brain

Readership

Neurologists, neuropthalmalogists, otologists, neurotologists, audiologists, and neuroscientists.

Table of Contents

Basic psychophysics Anatomy and physiology of sensory organs Sensory nervous systems Somatosensory system Hearing; Vision Chemical senses: Olfaction and Gustation

Details

No. of pages:
469
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080517001
Hardcover ISBN:
9780125042574

About the Author

Aage Moller

Dr. Møller is currently the M.F. Jonsson Professor of Hearing, University of Texas at Dallas, the Callier Center for Communication Disorders. He was on the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine for 19 years, where he held positions as Research Professor of Otolaryngology and later of Neurological Surgery. From 1988 to 1997 he held the position of Professor of Neurological Surgery. He received his medical education at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, where he also held faculty positions for more than 10 years. Dr. Møller is founder and Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Hearing Research.

Affiliations and Expertise

The University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, Dallas, TX, USA