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noun arrangement, artificium, classification, formula, logical process, manner, means, method, modeof management, operation, order, orderliness, orderly combiiation, organization, pattern, plan, policy, practice, procedure, process, program, recipe, regime, regimen, regularity, scheme, settled procedure, state of order, strategy, technique, way
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The study gives information about the compensatory neural reorganization that may occur in blind individuals enhancing the sensitivity of auditory system.
We talk about loudness, but never use sones to quantify it; we talk about roughness, but rarely frame it in terms of critical band theory; we talk about pitch, but rarely recognize that it depends on timbre; we talk about vocal fry, but don't relate it to periodicity detection in the auditory system.
It is quite likely that also the auditory system will be sooner or later affected even in mono-organ MIDs, like mitochondrial myopathy, hepatopathy, hypothyroidism, nephropathy, chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia, or dilative cardiomyopathy.
The information from the central and from the peripheral regions of space is processed differently by the auditory system of the visually impaired people.
In the present study among the blind we found the following results which were in agreement with our hypothesis that there is neuro physiological evidence of much better information processing in the auditory system in totally blind compared to the normally sighted subjects.
Overstimulation of the auditory system in musicians stems primarily from the daily amount of time spent during activities that exceed 85 dB SPL (decibel Sound Pressure Level).
The auditory system, unlike the visual system, is nearly mature at birth.
Prenatal cigarette smoke exposure is associated with hearing loss, a recent study of adolescents finds, suggesting in utero exposure to tobacco smoke could be harmful to the auditory system.
As an important part of the nervous system of animals, the auditory system also would be affected by hypoxic conditions.
In FM, the secret message is hidden by using the masking property of the Human Auditory System (HAS) [4], [5].