Central / Peripheral Mechanisms
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Fri Sep 12 16:49:16 EST 1997
Mark Vanderstay <sxp96mv at reading.ac.uk> wrote:
>Could someone please explain the difference between central and peripheral
Central functions are those that take place in the Auditory brainstem.
Peripheral functions pertain to gathering sound and hearing...
the auditory brainstem does the actual central processing.
>I am involved in a study of compensation effects for
>transmission channel distortions, for which the distinction is entirely
>relevant, yet I am unable to find a satisfactory explanation in any of the
>literature. I know how useful each of these mechanisms are, but a simple
>definition eludes me.
Dr.s Katz, Medwetsky, and Musiek have all written about and researched this area extensively.
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