The Ear and the Perception of Sound


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The Ear and the Perception of Sound
1011101The Ear and the Perception of SoundThe study of the structure of the ear is a study in physiology. The study of human perception of sound comes under the general heading of psychology. Psychoacoustics is an inclusive term embracing the physical structure of the ear, the sound pathways, the perception of sound, and their interrelationships. Psychoacoustics, quite a recent term, is especially pertinent to this study because it emphasizes both structure and function of the human ear.The stimulus sou…
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F. Alton Everest: Master Handbook of Acoustics, Fourth Edition. The Ear and the Perception of Sound, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2001), AccessEngineering Export