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A non-invasive electrophysiological technique for the measurement of 'tuning'.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2323079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The frequency selectivity of the auditory system is mainly determined by the activity of the cochlea. A method of measuring this selectivity has been developed by recording the extratympanic compound auditory nerve action potential using non-simultaneous masking. This provides a non-invasive 4-point tuning curve centered at 4 kHz which demonstrates the typical features expected from animal experiments. The non-interactive nature of the test makes it easy to perform and normative data has been collected on 10 subjects.
Authors:
S M Mason; A A Narula
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0307-7772     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci     Publication Date:  1990 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-05-14     Completed Date:  1990-05-14     Revised Date:  2005-05-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701793     Medline TA:  Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  43-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medical Physics, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Auditory Perception / physiology
Auditory Threshold / physiology
Cochlea / physiology*
Evoked Potentials, Auditory
Female
Humans
Male
Perceptual Masking / physiology
Psychoacoustics*
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