The Role of Auditory Cortex in Behavior

  • I. C. Whitfield
Part of the Cerebral Cortex book series (CECO, volume 4)


Prior to the research expansion that followed the Second World War, little work seems to have been done on the relationship of the parts of the central auditory pathway to either internal or external behavior. Neuroanatomy had delineated the structures involved and included the cytoarchitectonic studies that at least approximately located or delimited the auditory cortex.


Sound Source Auditory Cortex Cortical Lesion Sound Localization Precedence Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. C. Whitfield
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  1. 1.Neurocommunications Research UnitUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamEngland

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