Über den Autor
Arthur N. Popper is Professor in the Department of Biology and Co-Director of the Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing at the University of Maryland, College Park. Richard R. Fay is Director of the Parmly Hearing Institute and Professor of Psychology at Loyola University of Chicago.
Introduction.- Directional hearing in insects.- Sound source localization by fishes.- Directional hearing in non-mammalian tetrapods.- Comparative mammalian sound localization.- Development and the auditory centers responsible for of sound localization.- Interaural correlation as the basis of a working model of binaural procession: An introduction.- Models of sound localization.
The Springer Handbook of Auditory Research presents a series of compreh- sive and synthetic reviews of the fundamental topics in modern auditory - search. The volumes are aimed at all individuals with interests in hearing research including advanced graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and clinical investigators. The volumes are intended to introduce new investigators to important aspects of hearing science and to help established investigators to better understand the fundamental theories and data in ?elds of hearing that they may not normally follow closely. Each volume presents a particular topic comprehensively, and each serves as a synthetic overview and guide to the literature. As such, the chapters present neither exhaustive data reviews nor original research that has not yet appeared in peer-reviewed journals. The volumes focus on topics that have developed a solid data and conceptual foundation rather than on those for which a literature is only beginning to develop. New research areas will be covered on a timely basis in the series as they begin to mature.
The localization of sound is a fundamental issue for all auditory
systems and therefore a subject important to a wide range of auditory
research. Although localization has been studied extensively, a
comprehensive volume incorporating work from many specialties is
needed. This volume reviews the study of the detection of sound
sources in mammals as well as a variety of other organisms. Bringing
together subjects touched upon in other SHAR volumes, this single book
synthesizes and updates the subject of localization.