Auditory Cognition and Human Performance: Research and Applications

Author:   Carryl L. Baldwin (George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9780415325943


Pages:   343
Publication Date:   27 February 2012
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Carryl L. Baldwin (George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   CRC Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.90cm , Height: 2.30cm , Length: 23.50cm
Weight:   0.680kg
ISBN:  

9780415325943


ISBN 10:   0415325943
Pages:   343
Publication Date:   27 February 2012
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Hearing: The Neglected Sense Introduction The Battle of the Senses: Vision versus Audition Early Human Performance Research Early Developments in Modern Cognitive Psychology Sensation and Perception Research Scope of This Book Concluding Remarks The Auditory World Introduction Sources of Sound Sources of Sound in Work Environments Sources of Sound in the Cockpit In-Vehicle Auditory Telematics Sounds in Medical Care Environments Auditory Devices for the Visually Impaired Summary Concluding Remarks Auditory Pattern Perception: The Auditory Processing System Introduction Characteristics of Sound Perception The Sound Stimulus Music Processing Essential Auditory Processes Summary Concluding Remarks Auditory Cognition: The Role of Attention and Cognition in Auditory Processing Introduction Attention Early Attention Research The Information-Processing Approach Working Memory Serial versus Parallel Processing Artificial Neural Networks Summary Concluding Remarks Theories and Techniques of Mental Workload Assessment Introduction Limited-Capacity Models Resource Theories Working Memory Processes Multiple Resources-Multiple Networks Mental Workload: Key Constructs Mental Workload Assessment Summary Concluding Remarks Auditory Tasks in Cognitive Research Introduction Historical Beginnings Dichotic Listening Tasks Encoding and Retrieval Processes Auditory Task Indices of Working Memory Psychological Refractory Period Mental Workload Assessment Auditory Neuropsychological Tests Auditory Tasks in Cognitive Aging Research Summary Concluding Remarks Nonverbal Sounds and Workload Introduction Auditory Perceptual Organization Auditory Object Recognition Music Music Defined Music and Performance Music and Cognition The Mozart Effect Musical Training Noise Chronic Noise Exposure Auditory Vigilance Summary Concluding Remarks Mental Workload and Speech Processing Introduction Chapter Overview Speech-Processing Challenges Lexical Selection Syntactical Level Approaches to Speech-Processing Theory Models of Word Recognition Parameters Influencing Mental Workload Applications Summary Concluding Remarks Cross-Modal Influences in Sound and Speech Introduction Verbal and Visual Codes Language by Ear and by Eye Cross-Modal Links Audiovisual Speech Cross-Modal Spatial Attention Time-Sharing Auditory and Visual Tasks Summary Concluding Remarks Auditory Processing and the Older Adult Introduction Age-Related Changes in Auditory Processing Age-Related Changes in Hearing Age-Related Cognitive Changes Age-Related Changes in Speech Processing Strategy Differences and Compensation Age-Related Design Summary Concluding Remarks Auditory Display Design Introduction Advantages of Auditory Displays Auditory Display Challenges Psychoacoustics of Auditory Displays Data Sonification Auditory Displays in Complex Environments Summary Concluding Remarks References Index

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