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Audition, Neural Basis

  • By: Gregg H. Recanzone
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Audition, or the sense of hearing, is one of the most complex and least understood primary sensory systems in humans. Research on the neural mechanisms of how we perceive acoustic signals has converged from two extreme directions. The first is from ...