THERE are three aspects of the problem of auditory space; namely, direction, distance, and volume. The present chapter is devoted to the problem of hearing the direction of sound.
The experiments in this chapter should be helpful in answering such questions as: Is the ear a space-sense organ? How do we perceive the direction of sound by hearing? What are some of the laws of localization?†
Produce the sound, which is to be localized, by snap____________________
It is also well to bear in mind the chief theories of localiza
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Publication information: Book title: Elementary Experiments in Psychology. Contributors: Carl E. Seashore - Author. Publisher: H. Holt and Company. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1908. Page number: 55.