Topic outline

  • Introduction

  • 1 Sound reception: the ear

  • 2 Structure and function

  • 3 The structure and function of the inner ear

  • 4 Neural processing of auditory information

    • 5 Frequency coding in cochlear nerve fibres

      • 6 Intensity coding

        • 7 The central auditory nervous system

          • 8 Auditory perception

            • 9 Psychophysics

              • 10 The perception of intensity

              • 11 The perception of frequency

              • 12 Working with students who have a hearing impairment

              • References and Acknowledgements