psychoacoustics

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psy·cho·a·cous·tics

 (sī′kō-ə-ko͞o′stĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The scientific study of the perception of sound.

psy′cho·a·cous′tic, psy′cho·a·cous′ti·cal adj.

psychoacoustics

(ˌsaɪkəʊəˈkuːstɪks)
n
(Psychology) (functioning as singular) psychol the study of the relationship between sounds and their physiological and psychological effects

psychoacoustics

the study of the relationship between sounds and their perception by the listener, especially with regard to how the perception depends on the physical characteristics of the sound rather than on the mind of the listener. — psychoacoustician, n. — psychoacoustic, adj.
See also: Sound
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This textbook surveys the field of psychoacoustics, with a focus on auditory perception in normal-hearing listeners and the effects that sensorineural hearing loss has on perceptual abilities.
As a pioneer of high-performance, high-fidelity audio and an authority on Digital Signal Processing and the field of psychoacoustics, Meridian equipped the SK10Y with a high level of performance including its Bass and Space technology to envelop listeners in rich, uncompromising sound.
As a pioneer of high-performance, high-fidelity audio and an authority on Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and the field of psychoacoustics, Meridian equipped the SK10Y with a high level of performance including its Bass and Space technology to envelop listeners in rich, uncompromising sound.