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Author Cook, Perry R
Title Music, Cognition, and Computerized Sound : An Introduction to Psychoacoustics
Imprint Cambridge : MIT Press, 2001
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Descript 1 online resource (370 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- About the Authors -- 1. The Ear and How It Works -- 2. The Auditory Brain -- 3. Cognitive Psychology and Music -- 4. Sound Waves and Sine Waves -- 5. Introduction to Pitch Perception -- 6. What Is Loudness? -- 7. Introduction to Timbre -- 8. Hearing in Time and Space -- 9. Voice Physics and Neurology -- 10. Stream Segregation and Ambiguity in Audition -- 11. Formant Peaks and Spectral Valleys -- 12. Articulation in Speech and Sound -- 13. Pitch Perception and Measurement -- 14. Consonance and Scales -- 15. Tonal Structure and Scales -- 16. Pitch, Periodicity, and Noise in the Voice -- 17. Memory for Musical Attributes -- 18. Haptics -- 19. Haptics in Manipulation -- 20. Perceptual Fusion and Auditory Perspective -- 21. Passive Nonlinearities in Acoustics -- 22. Storage and Reproduction of Music -- 23. Experimental Design in Psychoacoustic Research -- Appendix A: Suggested Lab Exercises -- Appendix B: Questions and Thought Problems -- Appendix C: Sound Examples on CD -- Index
The first book to provide comprehensive introductory coverage of the multiple topics encompassed under psychoacoustics
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Cook, Perry R. Music, Cognition, and Computerized Sound : An Introduction to Psychoacoustics Cambridge : MIT Press,c2001 9780262531900
Subject Music -- Acoustics and physics.;Psychoacoustics.;Music -- Psychological aspects
Electronic books
Alt Author Gillespie, Richard B
Levitin, Daniel J
Mathews, Max V
Pierce, John C
Shepard, Roger N
Chowning, John
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