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Auditory Distance Perception

Ian P. Howard

in Perceiving in Depth: Volume 3 Other Mechanisms of Depth Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764167
eISBN:
9780199949373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764167.003.0258
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the mechanisms that allow animals and humans to judge the distances of sound sources. It starts by describing the processes that cause a sound source to be perceived outside the ... More


Masakazu Konishi

Larry R. Squire

in The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography Volume 6

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380101
eISBN:
9780199864362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380101.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter presents an autobiography of Masakazu Konishi. Konishi has been one of the leaders in avian neuroethology since the early 1960's. He is known for his idea that young birds initially ... More


Where Is Sound? Where Am I?

Mark Grimshaw and Tom Garner

in Sonic Virtuality: Sound as Emergent Perception

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199392834
eISBN:
9780199392858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392834.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter answers one of the questions posed in the previous chapter—where is sound?—by stating that its location is, in an embodied sense, in the mind, and the chapter uses this concept to ... More


Comparative Anatomy and Function of Hearing in Aquatic Amphibians, Reptiles, and Birds

Thomas Hetherington

in Sensory Evolution on the Threshold: Adaptations in Secondarily Aquatic Vertebrates

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252783
eISBN:
9780520934122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252783.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the structure and function of hearing in aquatic amphibians, reptiles, and birds. It examines patterns of evolutionary change in the auditory systems of amphibians, reptiles, ... More


Auditory Temporal Processing and its Disorders

Jos J. Eggermont

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198719090
eISBN:
9780191802232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719090.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Sound is dynamic and as such has temporal and spectral content. The auditory system extracts the spectral aspects and the temporal ones in parallel in the cochlea and auditory nerve. For frequencies ... More


The Physics of Sound in Air and Water

Sirpa Nummela and J. G. M. Thewissen

in Sensory Evolution on the Threshold: Adaptations in Secondarily Aquatic Vertebrates

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252783
eISBN:
9780520934122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252783.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter analyzes the physics of sound and hearing in water and air. It describes the different aspects of sound, the ability of air and water to transmit sounds, and the opportunities and ... More


Introduction

Jos Eggerrmont

in Auditory Temporal Processing and its Disorders

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198719090
eISBN:
9780191802232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719090.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Accurate representation of the dynamic aspects of sound in the auditory nervous system are crucial in understanding speech, enjoying music, being able to localize a sound source, and make it possible ... More


Neural Mechanisms of Auditory Discrimination

Neff William D.

in Sensory Communication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262518420
eISBN:
9780262314213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262518420.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter brings up to date the summary of results obtained in studies of localization of sound in space and of discriminations of changes in frequency, pattern, and duration of tones. A ... More


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