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Physical and auditory specifications of third-octave clicks.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1131119     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Physical: measurements of third-octave clicks (produced by ringing a commercial third-octave filter having a rejection rate of 50 dB in the first octave) show that waveform and spectral shape of the clicks remain the same through the range of audiometric frequencies. Auditory: relations between click and tonal thresholds are developed by (a) comparing click and tone thresholds at a repetition rate of 5/sec and (b) determining changes in click threshold for a range of repetition rates between 1 and 10/sec. Tonal thresholds are about 10 dB more sensitive at the 5/sec rate; a click repetition of 10/sec lowers the threshold, reducing the difference between tone and click audibility, while a repetition rate of 1/sec raises click threshold and increases the difference.
S Zerlin; R F Naunton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Audiology : official organ of the International Society of Audiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0020-6091     ISO Abbreviation:  Audiology     Publication Date:    1975 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-07-23     Completed Date:  1975-07-23     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1273752     Medline TA:  Audiology     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  135-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acoustic Stimulation
Auditory Threshold*
Cochlea / physiology

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