9.04 Sensory Systems
9.04 Sensory Systems (Fall 2013, MIT OCW). Instructors: Professor Peter H. Schiller and Professor M. Christian Brown. This course examines the neural bases of sensory perception. The focus is on physiological and anatomical studies of the mammalian nervous system as well as behavioral studies of animals and humans. Topics include visual pattern, color and depth perception, auditory responses and sound localization, and somatosensory perception. (from ocw.mit.edu)
|Lecture 16 - Auditory Nerve; Psychophysics of Frequency Resolution|
Instructor: Chris Brown. This lecture covers the two types of auditory nerves and frequency discrimination. Topics include tuning and tonotopy, two-tone suppression, psychophysical tuning curves and phase locking. Also discussed is the perception of musical intervals.
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