Cochlear Hearing Loss: Physiological, Psychological and Technical Issues, Second Edition

Cochlear Hearing Loss: Physiological, Psychological and Technical Issues, Second Edition

Author(s): Brian C.J. Moore

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470516331

Online ISBN: 9780470987889

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987889

About this Book

Since the first edition was published in 1998, considerable advances have been made in the fields of pitch perception and speech perception. In addition, there have been major changes in the way that hearing aids work, and the features they offer. This book will provide an understanding of the changes in perception that take place when a person has cochlear hearing loss so the reader understands not only what does happen, but why it happens. It interrelates physiological and perceptual data and presents both this and basic concepts in an integrated manner. The goal is to convey an understanding of the perceptual changes associated with cochlear hearing loss, of the difficulties faced by the hearing-impaired person, and the limitations of current hearing aids.

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