eBook Basic Aspects of Hearing, 1st Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 146141590X
  • ISBN-13: 9781461415909
  • DDC: 612.85
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 549 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
  • Price:  Sign in for price



The International Symposium on Hearing is a highly-prestigious, triennial event where world-class scientists present and discuss the most recent advances in the field of hearing research in animals and humans. Presented papers range from basic to applied research, and are of interest neuroscientists, otolaryngologists, psychologists, and artificial intelligence researchers. Basic Aspects of Hearing: Physiology and Perception includes the best papers from the 2012 International Symposium on Hearing. Over 50 chapters focus on the relationship between auditory physiology, psychoacoustics, and computational modeling.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Previous ISH Symposia.
1: Peripheral Processing.
2: Mosaic Evolution of the Mammalian Auditory Periphery.
3: A Computer Model of the Auditory Periphery and Its Application to the Study of Hearing.
4: A Probabilistic Model of Absolute Auditory Thresholds and Its Possible Physiological Basis.
5: Cochlear Compression: Recent Insights from Behavioural Experiments.
6: Improved Psychophysical Methods to Estimate Peripheral Gain and Compression.
7: Contralateral Efferent Regulation of Human Cochlear Tuning: Behavioural Observations and Computer Model Simulations.
8: Modeling Effects of Precursor Duration on Behavioral Estimates of Cochlear Gain.
9: Is Overshoot Caused by an Efferent Reduction in Cochlear Gain?.
10: Accurate Estimation of Compression in Simultaneous Masking Enables the Simulation of Hearing Impairment for Normal-Hearing Listeners.
11: Modelling the Distortion Produced by Cochlear Compression.
12: Temporal Fine Structure and Pitch.
13: How Independent are the Pitch and Interaural-Time-Difference Mechanisms that Rely on Temporal Fine Structure Information?.
14: On the Limit of Neural Phase Locking to Fine Structure in Humans.
15: Effects of Sensorineural Hearing Loss on Temporal Coding of Harmonic and Inharmonic Tone Complexes in the Auditory Nerve.
16: A Glimpsing Account of the Role of Temporal Fine Structure Information in Speech Recognition.
17: Assessing the Possible Role of Frequency-Shift Detectors in the Ability to Hear Out Partials in Complex Tones.
18: Pitch Perception: Dissociating Frequency from Fundamental-Frequency Discrimination.
19: Pitch Perception for Sequences of Impulse Responses Whose Scaling Alternates at Every Cycle.
20: Putting the Tritone Paradox Into Context: Insights from Neural Population Decoding and Human Psychophysics.
21: Enhancement and Perceptual Compensation.
22: Spectral and Level Effects in Auditory Signal Enhancement.
23: Enhancement of Increments in Spectral Amplitude: Further Evidence for a Mechanism Based on Central Adaptation.
24: The Role of Sensitivity to Transients in the Detection of Appearing and Disappearing Objects in Complex Acoustic Scenes.
25: Perceptual Compensation When Isolated Test Words are Heard in Room Reverberation.
26: A New Approach to Sound Source Segregation.
27: Binaural Processing.
28: Maps of ITD in the Nucleus Laminaris of the Barn Owl.
29: The Influence of the Envelope Waveform on Binaural Tuning of Neurons in the Inferior Colliculus and Its Relation to Binaural Perception.
30: No Evidence for ITD-Specific Adaptation in the Frequency Following Response.
31: Interaural Time Difference Thresholds as a Function of Frequency.
32: Interaural Time Processing When Stimulus Bandwidth Differs at the Two Ears.
33: Neural Correlates of the Perception of Sound Source Separation.
34: When and how Envelope “Rate-Limitations” Affect Processing of Interaural Temporal Disparities Conveyed by High-Frequency Stimuli.
35: The Sound Source Distance Dependence of the Acoustical Cues to Location and Their Encoding by Neurons in the Inferior Colliculus: Implications for the Duplex Theory.
36: Cochlear Contributions to the Precedence Effect.
37: Off-Frequency BMLD: The Role of Monaural Processing.
38: Measuring the Apparent Width of Auditory Sources in Normal and Impaired Hearing.
39: Psychophysics of Human Echolocation.
40: Speech and Temporal Processing.
41: Formant-Frequency Variation and Its Effects on Across-Formant Grouping in Speech Perception.
42: Do We Need STRFs for Cocktail Parties? on the Relevance of Physiologically Motivated Features for Human Speech Perception Derived from Automatic Speech Recognition.
43: Modelling Speech Intelligibility in Adverse Conditions.
44: Better Temporal Neural Coding with Cochlear Implants in Awake Animals.
45: Relationships Between Auditory Nerve Activity and Temporal Pitch Perception in Cochlear Implant Users.
46: Robust Cortical Encoding of Slow Temporal Modulations of Speech.
47: Wideband Monaural Envelope Correlation Perception.
48: Detection Thresholds for Amplitude Modulations of Tones in Budgerigar, Rabbit, and Human.
49: Phase Discrimination Ability in Mongolian Gerbils Provides Evidence for Possible Processing Mechanism of Mistuning Detection.
50: Auditory Cortex and Beyond.
51: Stimulus-Specific Adaptation Beyond Pure Tones.
52: Mapping Tonotopy in Human Auditory Cortex.
53: Cortical Activity Associated with the Perception of Temporal Asymmetry in Ramped and Damped Noises.
54: Cortical Representation of the Combination of Monaural and Binaural Unmasking.
55: Processing of Short Auditory Stimuli: The Rapid Audio Sequential Presentation Paradigm (RASP).
56: Integration of Auditory and Tactile Inputs in Musical Meter Perception.
57: A Dynamic System for the Analysis of Acoustic Features and Valence of Aversive Sounds in the Human Brain.
58: Auditory Scene Analysis.
59: Can Comodulation Masking Release Occur when Frequency Changes Could Promote Perceptual Segregation of the on-Frequency and Flanking Bands?.
60: Illusory Auditory Continuity Despite Neural Evidence to the Contrary.
61: High-Acuity Spatial Stream Segregation.
62: How Early Aging and Environment Interact in Everyday Listening: From Brainstem to Behavior Through Modeling.
63: Energetic and Informational Masking in a Simulated Restaurant Environment.
64: A Computational Approach to the Dynamic Aspects of Primitive Auditory Scene Analysis.
65: A Naturalistic Approach to the Cocktail Party Problem.
66: Temporal Coherence and the Streaming of Complex Sounds.