Auditory Mechanisms: Proceedings of the Ninth International by Alfred L. Nuttall, Tianying Ren, Peter Gillespie, Karl

By Alfred L. Nuttall, Tianying Ren, Peter Gillespie, Karl Grosh, Egbert de Boer

The workshop introduced jointly specialists in genetics, molecular and mobile biology, body structure, engineering, physics, arithmetic, audiology and drugs to provide present paintings and to check the severe problems with internal ear functionality. a distinct emphasis of the workshop was once on analytical version established experiences. Experimentalists and theoreticians therefore shared their issues of view. the subjects ranged from attention of the listening to organ as a approach to the research and modeling of person auditory cells together with molecular features of functionality. many of the issues within the ebook are: motor proteins in hair cells; mechanical and electric elements of transduction by way of motor proteins; functionality of proteins in stereocilia of hair cells; construction of acoustic strength by means of stereocilia, mechanical houses of hair cells and the organ of Corti; mechanical vibration of the organ of Corti; wave propagation in tissue and fluids of the internal ear; sound amplification within the cochlea; severe oscillations; cochlear nonlinearity, and mechanisms for the construction of otoacoustic emissions. This ebook should be worthy to researchers and scholars in auditory technology.

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Z. He 261 Prestin-lacking membranes are capable of high frequency electromechanical transduction B. Anvari, F. Qian, F. A. Pereira and W. E. Brownell 270 Ca2+ changes the force sensitivity of the hair-cell transduction channel E. L. M. Cheung and D. P. Corey 277 Hair bundle mechanics at high frequencies: A test of series or parallel transduction K. D. Karavitaki and D. C. Corey 286 Hair cell transducer channel properties and accuracy of cochlear signal-processing C. J. W. Meulenberg and S. M. van Netten 293 Ca2+ permeability of the hair bundle of the mammalian cochlea C.

Similarly, at the base, the first peaks of neither basilar-membrane responses nor of auditory-nerve post-stimulus-time histograms should be affected by stimulation of the medial olivocochlear system, post-stimulus-time histogram largely free of neural recovery effects, such as refractory periods and adaptation. I disagree. Such analysis is successful only when the driven discharge is fully adapted and does not exceed, say, 1 spike per several periods of oscillation in responses to individual clicks (so that, on average, the probability of spike occurrence is unaffected by the occurence of previous spikes).

W. Jedrzejczak, K. J. Blinowska, P. J. Durka and W. Konopka 346 DPOAE fine structure changes at higher stimulus levels — evidence for a nonlinear reflection component G. R. Long and C. L. Talmadge 354 The biophysical origin of otoacoustic emissions J. H. Siegel 361 Spontaneous otoacoustic emissions in lizards, air pressure effects on them and the question of point sources and global standing waves G. A. Manley 369 Development of micro mechanically-relevant hair-cell properties: Late maturation of hair-cell orientation in the basilar papilla of birds C.

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