The model of binaural interaction proposed by Békésy in 1930 which has received very little attention in modern theories is re‐examined the light of recent anatomical and physiological findings. A modified model is proposed in which time and intensity are mapped independent of each other in the accessory nuclei of the superior olive; excitatory and inhibitory neural signals interact at the accessory nucleus neurons, giving rise to time‐intensity trade. The behavior of the model is in qualitative accord with psychophysical and physiological observations.
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September 01 1962
Variation on a Theme of Békésy: A Model of Binaural Interaction
Willem A. van Bergeijk; Variation on a Theme of Békésy: A Model of Binaural Interaction. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 1 September 1962; 34 (9B): 1431–1437. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.1918364
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