Audiology text recommendations
smorelan at MAGNUS.ACS.OHIO-STATE.EDU
Wed Mar 29 13:19:35 EST 1995
>I would appreciate advice on one or more books that might help me
>branch out a bit into some research areas related to audiology and
>auditory aspects of neuroscience. I have a PhD in psychology
>(mathematical and neuroscience) from 1973, but have not kept up with
>the neuroscience field since. I am also a physicist. I did some
>research in very elementary aspects of single fiber coding in sensory
>systems long ago. I would like to get a cram course in all things
>related to hearing, with emphasis on what is known about the more
>distal parts of the auditory system, especially coding of information
>from the hair cells to higher pathways and centers. Up-to-date info is
>Can anyone help me find the book(s) to get started? Thank you!
There are two books that I really like for a solid introduction to hearing
For a nice overview of the anatomy and physiology of hearing (including the
auditory pathways): _Audition_ by Buser and Imbert. The MIT Press in
Cambridge Mass., 1992.
For a book that deals not only with basic psycophysics, but also more global
perceptual models I recommend _An Introduction ot the Psychology of Hearing_
by Brian C.J. Moore (I have the third edition, but it's possible that there
is something more recent.) Academic Press (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich), 1989.
I frequently refer back to both of these books and have found them to be
smorelan at magnus.acs.osu.edu
the less i seek my source
for some definitive,
the closer i am to fine.
~ indigo girls
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