6 Study Guide - Audition_Chemical Senses - Chpt 7

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Study Guide, Audition - Exam 3 Chapter 7.   1.  What is the evolved function of the auditory system? 2.  What is sound and in what ways is it defined/described? 3.  Know the basic anatomical features shown in Figs. 7.3 and 7.4 and the general  function of each. 4.  What is the function of the middle ear (why do we have a middle ear?)?  In  general, how does it accomplish this (primarily from lecture)? 5.  How is transduction accomplished in the inner ear (hint: Figs 7.7 and 7.8)? 6.  What do we mean by tonotopic organization?  What role does it play in  perceiving pitch (the different frequencies of sound)? 7.  What is phase locking (lecture term) or rate coding (book)? 8.  How do tonotopicity and phase locking combine to perceive the range of  pitches involved in human, or non-human animal audition?  Are high and low  frequency pitches perceived by different mechanisms (which/how)? 9.  How is loudness perceived?
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course PSB 3340 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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