A neuronal representation of the location of nearby sounds

  title={A neuronal representation of the location of nearby sounds},
  author={Michael S. A. Graziano and Lina A.J Reiss and Charles G. Gross},
Humans can accurately perceive the location of a sound source—not only the direction, but also the distance. Sounds near the head, within ducking or reaching distance, have a special saliency. However, little is known about this perception of auditory distance. The direction to a sound source can be determined by interaural differences, and the mechanisms of direction perception have been studied intensively; but except for studies on echolocation in the bat, little is known about how neurons… 

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