Hearing

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Brian C.J. Moore
Academic Press, Sep 15, 1995 - Science - 468 pages
Hearing is a comprehensive, authoritative reference work covering both the physiological and perceptual aspects of hearing. Intended for researchers and advanced students in the field of hearing, it reviews major areas of research in addition to new discoveries, including active mechanisms in the cochlea, across-channel processes in auditory masking, and perceptual grouping processes.
  • 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
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Physical Description of Signals
1
Chapter 2 Cochlear Structure and Function
41
Chapter 3 Neural Signal Processing
75
Chapter 4 Loudness Perception and Intensity Coding
123
Chapter 5 Frequency Analysis and Masking
161
Chapter 6 Temporal Integration and Temporal Resolution
207
Chapter 7 AcrossChannel Processes in Masking
243
Chapter 8 Pitch Perception
267
Chapter 9 Spatial Hearing and Related Phenomena
297
Chapter 10 Models of Binaural Interaction
347
Chapter 11 Auditory Grouping
387
Chapter 12 Timbre Perception and Auditory Object Identification
425
Index
463
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About the author (1995)

Brian Moore received his B.A. in Natural Sciences in 1968 and his Ph.D. in Psychoacoustics in 1971, both from the University of Cambridge, England. He is currently Professor of Auditory Perception in the University of Cambridge. He has also been a Visiting Professor at Brooklyn College, the City University of New York, and the University of California at Berkeley and was a van Houten Fellow at the Institute for Perception Research, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. He is a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America and a member of the Experimental Psychology Society (U.K.), the British Society of Audiology, The American Speech-Language Hearing Association, The American Auditory Society, The Acoustical Society of Japan, the Audio Engineering Society and the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. He is President of the Association of Independent Hearing Healthcare Professionals. He has published 10 books and over 280 scientific papers and book chapters.

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