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From sound to synapse : physiology of the mammalian ear / C. Daniel Geisler.

Author:
Geisler, C. Daniel [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Description:
xiv, 381 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-370) and index.
Contents:
1. Introduction -- I. Mechanisms of the Ear. 2. Sound Waves. 3. External Ear. 4. Middle Ear. 5. Sound-Induced Vibrations in the Inner Ear. 6. Transfer of Sound-Induced Vibrations to Sensing Cells -- II. Hair Cell Functions. 7. Transduction Processes in Hair Cells. 8. Hair Cells of the Mammalian Cochlea. 9. Cochlear Amplifier. 10. Nonlinear Responses of the Cochlear Partition: Suppressions and Otoacoustic Emissions -- III. Neural Responses. 11. Afferent Innervation. 12. Responses of Primary Auditory Neurons to Single Tones. 13. Responses of Primary Auditory Neurons to Other Basic Sounds. 14. Responses of Primary Auditory Neurons to Speech Sounds. 15. Feedback from the Central Nervous System -- IV. Damage and Treatment. 16. Damage to the Ear and Hearing Impairment. 17. Treatments for Damaged Ears. App. A. Fourier Theory: Representation of Continuous Waveforms with Sinusoids -- App. B. Acoustic Resonances -- App. C. Impedance.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0195100255 (acid-free paper)
LCCN:
97013565
OCLC:
36705786
RCP:
C - S