Auditory Forebrain: Evidence from Anatomical and Behavioral Experiments Involving Human and Animal Subjects

  • Richard J. Ravizza
  • Susan M. Belmore


In recent years, careful utilization of experimental and clinical data has permitted new insights into the basic organization of mammalian forebrain. The intent of the present chapter is to examine one aspect of this inquiry: the structure of auditory forebrain and its role in mammalian hearing. To achieve this goal, the discussion is built around three issues presented in three separate sections.


Superior Colliculus Speech Perception Auditory Cortex Inferior Colliculus Speech Sound 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard J. Ravizza
    • 1
  • Susan M. Belmore
    • 2
  1. 1.Psychology DepartmentPennsylvania State University, University ParkUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA

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