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The auditory sense in dogs.

By George Fraser. Sutherland


This investigation of the normal auditory sense in dogs was undertaken with a view to elaborating a technique by which relatively slight abnormalities in hearing, which mightoccur as the result of certain experimental procedures, would be readily detectible. Experimental work of this nature is by no means unique. Galton was one of the first to point out that in some animals, especially the smaller ones, the upper limit for pitch extends beyond the human range. Amongst the early workers may be mentioned Munk (1890), who tested the response of the animal to the spoken voice before and after ablation in the auditory cortex. [...

Topics: Physiology., Dogs.
Publisher: McGill University
Year: 1932
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