SLHS 11-14 - that are higher in frequency than it will with...

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MASKING PATTERNS 11.14.07 High frequencies can be masked by low frequencies because as the traveling wave moves  towards the apex it passes the spot where the high frequency is firing. Upward spread of  masking is much more common in the cochlea. A masker will interfere more with signals 
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Unformatted text preview: that are higher in frequency than it will with signals that are higher in frequency. When a sound comes in at 1000 Hz, its going to affect many more filters than just its specific place on the basilar membrane. On excitation patterns, base is on right and apex is on left....
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course SLHS 3106 taught by Professor Arehart,ka during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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