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Unformatted text preview: Hair cells depolarise (voltage decrease) releases neurotransmittor Hair cells hyperpolarize (voltage increase) stops neurotransmittor Fibers from hair cells form AUDITORY NERVE COCHLEAR NUCLEUS (medulla) SUPERIOR OLIVARY NUCLEUS (brain stem) INFERIOR COLLIC ULUS MEDIAL GENICULATE NUCLEUS O N I C M G A1 PRIMARY AUDITORY RECIEVING AREA (temporal lobe) Non primary areas (Still being mapped) SECONDARY AUDITORY CORTEX AUDITORY ASSOCIATION CORTEX Synapse in Amplify vibration through concentration on the small stapes through lever action enabling the vibration to be transmitted from air to liquid...
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