This book is unique in its elegant unification of a broad view of the fundamentals of hearing with a highly sophisticated account of the current state of auditory neuroscience. Each chapter is a self-contained, coherent, and comprehensive account of a major attribute or function of hearing that takes the reader through an exciting journey of discovery, beginning with basic definitions and ending with a balanced critique of the diverse opinions and ideas that are typical of a lively field of investigation. In such a scientific endeavor, this book is a valuable guide for the novice and the expert alike. -- Shihab Shamma, Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park
Jan Schnupp is Professor of Neuroscience and Codirector of the Auditory Neuroscience Research Group in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics at Oxford University and a Fellow of St. Peter's College. Israel Nelken is Professor in the Department of Neurobiology in the Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences and a member of the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Andrew King is Professor of Neurophysiology, Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow, and Codirector of the Auditory Neuroscience Research Group in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics at Oxford University and a Fellow of Merton College.
This excellent book is valuable in providing a detailed view of auditory neuroscience.-Joseph Lehmann, Pragmatics and Cognition