This updated, second edition of The Auditory System: Anatomy, Physiology, and Clinical Correlates remains an essential text for audiology students and clinicians. The text is designed to provide comprehensive coverage of the anatomy and physiology of the central and peripheral auditory systems. Readers will benefit from the important link between science and clinical practice, with integrated clinical correlates found in each chapter.
Presents balanced coverage of both the peripheral and central auditory systems
Integrated clinical correlates establish the link between science and practice
Substantial use of review articles and secondary sources enhances general understanding
Numerous anatomical sketches and photographs supplement learning
New to this Edition:
A newly designed two-color interior provides increased readability
A new chapter providing an overview of normal development of the auditory system, plasticity of the central auditory system, and aging effects on the peripheral and central auditory systems
A number of new illustrations *New and updated information on synaptic ribbons, neuropharmacology of cochlear function, cryoloop cooling, and the vascular network of the brainstem
Updated references, review articles, and readings
Access to a PluralPlus companion website that includes PowerPoint lecture slides and an image bank
The Auditory System: Anatomy, Physiology, and Clinical Correlates, Second Edition is an essential text for graduate programs in audiology and a valuable reference for audiologists at any stage of their career
About the Author
Frank E. Musiek, PhD, CCC-A, is Professor and Director of the NeuroAudiology Lab, Dept. of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences University of Arizona. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Connecticut and former Professor and Director of Audiology at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. He is the 2007 AAA Recipient of the James Jerger Career Award for Research in Audiology, the 2010 recipient of The Honors of The American Speech, Language and Hearing Association for his contributions to Audiology and Auditory Neuroscience , and Recipient of Book of the Year Award for the 2007 Handbook of Central Processing Disorder Vol. I and II (with Gail Chermak co- editor). He has published over 200 articles and over 40 book chapters in the areas of auditory evoked potentials, central auditory disorders, neuroaudiology and auditory neuroanatomy. He has authored or edited 11 books. He has served on numerous national and international committees, editorial boards and task forces including chairing the 2010 AAA task force for clinical practice guidelines for CAPD and the 2016 Academy Research Conference (ARC) on CAPD.
Jane A. Baran, PhD is Professor Emerita in the Department of Communication Disorders at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her primary research and clinical interests are in the areas of (central) auditory processing disorders, auditory evoked potentials, and neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of the auditory system. She is coauthor of three books, Neuroaudiology: Case Studies, The Auditory System: Anatomy, Physiology and Clinical Correlates, and Disorders of the Auditory System. In addition, she has authored or co-authored a number of journal articles and book chapters in the areas of normal and disordered auditory processing, language processing, auditory evoked potentials, and auditory neuroanatomy and neurophysiology. She has presented numerous research papers and educational workshops at regional, national, and internationals meetings. Dr. Baran is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the 2001 Recipient of the Clinical Educators Award from the American Academy of Audiology, a 2005 Recipient of a Recognition Award for Special Contributions to Higher Education from ASHA, and the 2013 Recipient of the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology Editor s Award. She also is one of a select group of scholars to receive the Carnegie National Scholar Fellowship Award from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning
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