An Overview of Cochlear Compression The mammalian cochlea consists of one row of inner hair cells (IHCs) and generally three rows of outer hair cells (OHCs) (for a review of cochlear anatomy, see Slepecky, 1996). These cells lie directly above the basilar membrane. The vast majority (about 95%) of the auditory nerve fibers synapse ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2002
An Overview of Cochlear Compression
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  • Sid P. Bacon
    Department of Speech and Hearing Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
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Article   |   October 01, 2002
An Overview of Cochlear Compression
SIG 6 Perspectives on Hearing and Hearing Disorders: Research and Diagnostics, October 2002, Vol. 6, 2-4. doi:10.1044/hhd6.2.2
SIG 6 Perspectives on Hearing and Hearing Disorders: Research and Diagnostics, October 2002, Vol. 6, 2-4. doi:10.1044/hhd6.2.2
Acknowledgment
The writing of this article was partially supported by a grant from the National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders (NIDCD grant number DC01376).
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