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Comparative Hearing : Mammals : Springer Handbook of Auditory Research - Richard R. Fay

Comparative Hearing : Mammals

Springer Handbook of Auditory Research

By: Richard R. Fay (Editor)

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This volume presents a comprehensive overview of what is understood about the similarities and differences among mammals in their sense of hearing, and the structures of the ear that condition and transform sound wave-forms. The goal of each chapter is to present what is known about the diversity of hearing functions among mammals so that we may better understand the relationships between the structures of ears and the hearing abilities of the animals most closely related to humans. This book will be invaluable to researchers, students, and clinicians in auditory research.

Series Preface
Preface
Contributors
Comparative Auditory Researchp. 1
Psychoacousticsp. 18
Sound Localizationp. 57
How Monkeys Hear the World: Auditory Perception in Nonhuman Primatesp. 97
Structure of the Mammalian Cochleap. 134
Outer and Middle Earsp. 172
Indexp. 249
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ISBN: 9780387978413
ISBN-10: 0387978410
Series: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 260
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.56