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Unformatted text preview: Each canal occupies a unique plane of space. Signal acceleration within a given plane of space. Also filled with endolymph, but have a wad of hair cells Audition Basilar Membrane- very pliable, hooked to fibers going to the auditory nerve Tectorial- thick stiff membrane, hooked to fibers going to the auditory nerve Frequency- pitch Amplitude- volume Complexity- how complex the wave actually is, timbre Transduction occurs inside the cochlea at the hair cells. Humans hear from 20-2000Hz From 300/500-2000Hz the basilar membrane operates as a keyboard Any wave below 20Hz is called infrasound. Infrasound makes people feel creepy. The brain takes up about 3% of our body, but requires 20% of our energy. Phenomenal Experience- Perception Subjective Contour- area 18 Acuity- the ability to resolve fine detail in the visual field Cones- give us color Rods- night vision, sense light and dark Color blindness- results from distribution of cones...
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