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By Alan D. Grinnell (auth.), Arthur N. Popper, Richard R. Fay (eds.)

The Springer guide oj Auditory learn provides a chain of com­ prehensive and artificial stories of the basic subject matters in smooth auditory study. it truly is aimed toward all people with pursuits in listening to examine together with complicated graduate scholars, postdoctoral researchers, and scientific investigators. The volumes will introduce new investigators to big facets of listening to technology and may support confirmed investigators to raised comprehend the elemental theories and information in fields of listening to that they might not often keep on with heavily. each one quantity is meant to provide a specific subject comprehensively, and every bankruptcy will function an artificial assessment and advisor to the literature. As such, the chapters current neither exhaustive information studies nor unique examine that has now not but seemed in peer-reviewed journals. The sequence specializes in subject matters that experience built a superior info and conceptual beginning instead of on these for which a literature is just starting to strengthen. New examine parts can be coated on a well timed foundation within the sequence as they start to mature. every one quantity within the sequence contains 5 to 8 tremendous chapters on a selected subject. on occasion, the subjects might be ones of conventional curiosity for which there's a fantastic physique of information and concept, reminiscent of auditory neuroanatomy (Vol. 1) and neurophysiology (Vol. 2). different volumes within the sequence will care for themes that have started to mature extra lately, equivalent to improvement, plasticity, and computational types of neural processing.

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355-363. C. Jen PH-S, Schlegel PA (1982) Auditory physiological properties of the neurons in the inferior colliculus of the big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus. J Comp Physiol A 147:351-363. Jepsen GL (1970) Bat origins and evolution. In: Wimsatt WA (ed) Biology of Bats, Vol. 1. New York: Academic Press, pp. 1-64. Lawrence BD, Simmons JA (1982) Echolocation in bats: the external ear and perception of the vertical positions of targets. Science 218:481-483. Long GR, Schnitzler H-U (1975) Behavioral audiograms from the bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum.

Finally, the populations preferring low-amplitude signals tend to receive EE input from both ears; those preferring louder sounds receive EI input and are better adapted for target localization. It is clear from this organization that CF2 components of echoes will excite different populations in the DSCF area depending on 28 Alan D. Grinnell the amplitude, the relative velocity of bat and target, and the direction of the echo. Lying outside the main tonotopic area are at least seven secondary fields that are not organized tonotopically.

Hartley DJ, Suthers RA (1989) The sound emission pattern of the echolocating bat, Eptesicus fuscus. J Acoust Soc Am 85: 1348-1351. Hanson MM (1978) The basilar membrane of the bat Pteronotus p. parnellii. Am J Anat 153:143-159. Henson MM, Jenkins DB, Henson OW Jr (1982) The cells of Boettcher in the bat, Pteribitus parnellii. 7:91-103. Henson OW Jr (1965) The activity and function of the middle ear muscles in echolocating bats. J Physiol Lond 180:871-887. Henson OW Jr, Henson MM (1972) Middle ear muscle contractions and their relations to pulse and echo-evoked potentials in the bat, Chilonycteris parnellii.

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