References for the brain & hearing

John Lazzaro lazzaro at boom.CS.Berkeley.EDU
Tue Oct 27 13:57:49 EST 1992


In article <MARVIT.92Oct27100035 at cattell.psych.upenn.edu> marvit at cattell.psych.upenn.edu (Peter Marvit) writes:
> Nonetheless, I
>commend two excellent books to you. The psychophysics ("hearing") of
>audition is well covered in "An Introduction to the Psychology of
>Hearing, 3rd ed."  by Brian C.J. Moore (Academic Press, 1989). The
>physiology is reasobnably covered by "An introductio to the Physiology of
>Hearing, 2nd ed" by J.O. Pickles (Academic Press, 1988). Those two should
>start you off and give you background to explore the journals.
>

Another book you may want to read after those two is:

"The Mammalian Auditory Pathway: Neurophysiology", Popper and Fay,
Editors, Springer-Verlag 1992.

The book tries to be a bridge between intro books and journal reading.
Another good book with the same aim is

Auditory function : neurobiological bases of hearing / edited by Gerald M.
Edelman, W. Einar Gall, W. Maxwell Cowan.  New York : Wiley, c1988.
Series title:  Neurosciences Institute publications series.

Although its a few years old, the chapters in this book are noteworthy
for how well they address the reader who is familiar with neuroscience
but relatively unfamiliar with the specifics of audition.



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