Fundamentals of Hearing: An Introduction

Fundamentals of Hearing: An Introduction : Fifth Edition

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The fifth edition of this successful introductory text on hearing sciences includes auditory, anatomy, physiology, psychoacoustics, and perception content. Fundamentals of Hearing is one of only a few textbooks that covers all of hearing at an introductory level. A meaningful introduction to hearing for students and a wealth of data and facts related to hearing for the professional. It it heavily illustrated with over 200 figures. Each chapter concludes with a Supplement section with additional resources about topics covered. Appendices provide background information to enable full comprehension of content. It contains a complete Glossary of terms from the American Standards Institute, a combined subject/author index, and a comprehensive bibliography.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 193 x 233.7 x 25.4mm | 839.16g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • English
  • New edition
  • 5th New edition
  • 0123704731
  • 9780123704733
  • 485,351

Table of contents

I. The Auditory Stimulus: Sound
II. Peripheral Auditory Anatomy and Physiology
III. Auditory Sensation
IV. Auditory Perception, the Central Nervous System, and Auditory Disorders
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Pre-publication quotes: "William Yost has done it again, updating his text Fundamentals of Hearing with recent information and better and more lucid figures. Fundamentals of Hearing is the preferred text for explaining the fundamentals of acoustics and hearing science for undergraduate communication studies majors." --Reinhardt J. Heuer, Temple University "Yost has expanded and improved upon a highly accessible book that proves and impressive comprehensive treatment of the basic aspects of hearing. This new edition is current and will be a valuable text and reference for students of hearing." --Sid P. Bacon, Arizona State University
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About William A. Yost

William A. Yost is Professor of Hearing Sciences, Adjunct Professor of Psychology, and Adjunct Professor of Otolaryngology at Loyola University Chicago. He is also director of the Parmly Institute and the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Minor.
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