Basic Aspects of Hearing

Physiology and Perception

ISBN: 978-1-4614-1589-3 (Print) 978-1-4614-1590-9 (Online)

Table of contents (59 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvii

  2. Peripheral Processing

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      Pages 1-1

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      Mosaic Evolution of the Mammalian Auditory Periphery

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      Pages 11-20

      A Computer Model of the Auditory Periphery and Its Application to the Study of Hearing

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      Pages 21-29

      A Probabilistic Model of Absolute Auditory Thresholds and Its Possible Physiological Basis

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      Pages 31-38

      Cochlear Compression: Recent Insights from Behavioural Experiments

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      Pages 39-46

      Improved Psychophysical Methods to Estimate Peripheral Gain and Compression

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      Pages 47-54

      Contralateral Efferent Regulation of Human Cochlear Tuning: Behavioural Observations and Computer Model Simulations

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      Pages 55-63

      Modeling Effects of Precursor Duration on Behavioral Estimates of Cochlear Gain

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      Pages 65-72

      Is Overshoot Caused by an Efferent Reduction in Cochlear Gain?

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      Pages 73-80

      Accurate Estimation of Compression in Simultaneous Masking Enables the Simulation of Hearing Impairment for Normal-Hearing Listeners

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      Pages 81-88

      Modelling the Distortion Produced by Cochlear Compression

  3. Temporal Fine Structure and Pitch

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 89-89

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      Pages 91-99

      How Independent Are the Pitch and Interaural-Time-Difference Mechanisms That Rely on Temporal Fine Structure Information?

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      Pages 101-108

      On the Limit of Neural Phase Locking to Fine Structure in Humans

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      Pages 109-118

      Effects of Sensorineural Hearing Loss on Temporal Coding of Harmonic and Inharmonic Tone Complexes in the Auditory Nerve

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      Pages 119-126

      A Glimpsing Account of the Role of Temporal Fine Structure Information in Speech Recognition

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      Pages 127-135

      Assessing the Possible Role of Frequency-Shift Detectors in the Ability to Hear Out Partials in Complex Tones

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      Pages 137-145

      Pitch Perception: Dissociating Frequency from Fundamental-Frequency Discrimination

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      Pages 147-156

      Pitch Perception for Sequences of Impulse Responses Whose Scaling Alternates at Every Cycle

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      Pages 157-164

      Putting the Tritone Paradox into Context: Insights from Neural Population Decoding and Human Psychophysics

  4. Enhancement and Perceptual Compensation

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      Pages 165-165

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      Pages 167-174

      Spectral and Level Effects in Auditory Signal Enhancement

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      Pages 175-182

      Enhancement of Increments in Spectral Amplitude: Further Evidence for a Mechanism Based on Central Adaptation

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