Temporal Aspects of Human Auditory Cortical Processing

Neuromagnetic and Psychoacoustical Data
  • Riitta Hari


Time is a quintessential issue in studies of audition. First, the sound stimuli as such are changes in time and, second, audition as a warning sense (or as an attention-triggering mechanism) is very sensitive to any changes in the auditory environment. Both single stimuli and their sequences are variations in time which have to be kept in mind for at least as long as the message is understood. Such temporal buffers are inherently more complicated to be investigated than stationary neural firing patterns.


Auditory Cortex Auditory Processing Temporal Aspect Interaural Time Difference Equivalent Current Dipole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Riitta Hari
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  1. 1.Brain Research Unit Low Temperature LaboratoryHelsinki University of TechnologyEspooFinland

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