Lynne A. Werner
Description of the changes that occur in human hearing during development. Consideration of the possible explanations for early immaturity. Prerequisite: SPHSC 461; may not be repeated. Offered: A, even years.
How hearing changes during infancy and childhood. Some of the special problems involved in studying perception in infants and children. If there are differences between infants, for example, and adults in their performance on some test, how do we interpret those differences?
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lecture, but with lots of discussion.
SPHSC 461, Introduction to Hearing Science, is a prerequisite.
Class assignments and grading
One midterm, one paper on hearing development on a topic of the student's choosing
40% midterm, 50% paper, 10% participation in discussion