Unformatted text preview: sound waves. o Cochlea – structure that looks like snail. In inner ear. • Organ of corti has sensory cells – hair cells aka stereo celia o Base of cell body is in basilar membrane o Hair of hair cell is tectorial membrane o Hair cells have mechanically gated channels o Causing mechanically gated changes. If you move in one direction ion channels open, if in the other it close o...
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, hair cell, mechanically gated changes, membrane o Hair