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Description - Auditory Perception by Richard M. Warren

This revised and updated third edition describes the nature of sound, how sound is analyzed by the auditory system, and the rules and principles governing our interpretation of auditory input. It covers many topics including sound and the auditory system, locating sound sources, the basis for loudness judgments, perception of acoustic sequences, perceptual restoration of obliterated sounds, speech production and perception, and the relation of hearing to perception in general. Whilst keeping the consistent style of the previous editions, many new features have been added, including suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter, a section on functional imaging of the brain, expanded information on pitch and infrapitch, and additional coverage of speech processing. Advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in auditory perception, behavioral sciences, psychology, neurobiology, architectural acoustics, and the hearing sciences will find this book an excellent guide.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521868709
ISBN-10: 052186870X
Format: Hardback
(247mm x 174mm x 18mm)
Pages: 276
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard M. Warren

Richard Warren is Research Professor and Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He was awarded a Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship in Physiological Psychology administered by the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences, and is a Fellow of Acoustical Society of America, American Psychological Association, and American Psychological Society.

Books By Richard M. Warren

Auditory Perception by Richard M. Warren
Paperback, June 2008
$108.00