Accession Number : AD0600222

Title :   TRANSMISSION AND CODING OF INFORMATION IN AUDITORY NERVOUS SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 8 Jan 62-14 Feb 64.

Corporate Author : BOLT BERANEK AND NEWMAN INC CAMBRIDGE MASS

Report Date : 14 FEB 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : Research conducted on the electrophysiological aspects of the auditory nervous system, the neural activity during learning, and the different stages of alertness during sleep is outlined. Summaries are presented for the following research studies: (1) Long Duration Auditory Evoked Potentials in Man During Sleep, (2) The Effects of Midbrain Lesions on Cortical Responses to Acoustic Stimuli, (3) Differences in the Functions of the Two Cerebral Hemispheres, (4) The Use of Anatomical and Physiological Evidence in Theory Construction, and (5) Temporal Pattern Discrimination in Lower Animals and Its Relation to Language Perception in Man.

Descriptors :   (*PSYCHOACOUSTICS, HEARING), (*HEARING, PSYCHOACOUSTICS), *SLEEP, AUDITORY NERVE, CODING, BIONICS, AUDITORY SIGNALS, STIMULATION(PHYSIOLOGY), CEREBRAL CORTEX, CEREBRUM, PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY, SPEECH RECOGNITION, NEUROMUSCULAR TRANSMISSION, SENSES(PHYSIOLOGY), PERCEPTION, PATTERN RECOGNITION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE