Course: CD 720. Psychoacoustics and Speech Perception (3)
Prerequisite: Admission to the AuD graduate program. This course will explore auditory processing of acoustic signals including non-speech and speech sounds in normal and abnormal human auditory systems. Lecture will be combined with laboratory activities as the major format of the class. The course will emphasize anatomy and physiology of the peripheral and central auditory system, behavioral measures of auditory performance including masking, sound localization, pitch and loudness perception and speech perception of normal and hearing impaired listeners.