Deafness, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1461478405
  • ISBN-13: 9781461478409
  • DDC: 617.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 299 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book considers deafness as a medical condition, exploring the neuronal consequences on the peripheral and the central nervous system as well as on cognition and learning, viewed from the standpoint of genetics, neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, molecular biology, systems neuroscience, and cognitive neuroscience.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
Series Preface.
Volume Preface.
1: To Hear or Not to Hear: Neuroscience of Deafness.
2: Molecular Etiology of Deafness and Cochlear Consequences.
3: Effects of Early-Onset Deafness in the Developing Auditory System.
4: Synaptic Organization and Plasticity in the Auditory System of the Deaf White Cat.
5: Synaptic and Cellular Consequences of Hearing Loss.
6: Integrative Neuronal Functions in Deafness.
7: The Impact of Deafness on the Human Central Auditory and Visual Systems.
8: Multisensory Interactions in Auditory Cortex and Auditory Rehabilitation in Deafness.
9: Visual Attention in Deaf Humans: A Neuroplasticity Perspective.
10: The Consequences of Deafness for Spoken Language Development.