James M. Hillenbrand

Course syllabus

Preliminaries chapter

The Physics of Sound chapter

Auditory Physiology chapter

Fourier analysis exercise (Note: part 1 of this exercise is optional, but it wouldn't hurt to do enough of it to be sure you have the idea)

Phase demonstration

Frequency response exercise

acoustics crossword puzzle (answers to puzzle)

Study guide for exam 1

Study guide for exam 2

Study guide for exam 3

Exponential notation (lecture notes)

Physical quantities (lecture notes)

Decibel study guide

Anatomy & Physiology Overview (lecture notes)

Conductive mechanism (lecture notes)

Anatomy of the sensorineural mechanism (lecture notes)

Hair cell transduction (lecture notes)

Physiology of the sensorineural mechanism (lecture notes)

The vestibular system (quick tour - lecture notes)

The central auditory system (lecture notes)

Anatomy crossword

Auditory perception (lecture notes) [Note: McGurk video will not work]

Cochlear implants (lecture notes)

Hearing disorders (lecture notes)

Traveling wave animation (.avi file, 17 Mb) This video shows what the basilar membrane travelling wave looks like for a mid-frequency sinusoid, then for a low-frequency sinusoid.

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