ch4_sens&perc_09_11_09

ch4_sens&perc_09_11_09 - Module 4.2 The Nonvisual...

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Module 4.2 The Nonvisual Senses Hearing Touch, a “chemical” sense Olfaction, a “chemical” sense
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Hearing How is hearing a psychological experience? What are some examples that demonstrate hearing as a psychological experience? Why is the study of hearing important?
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Hearing The ear is designed to detect and transmit sound waves to the brain. The perception of frequency is referred to as pitch . Amplitude is intensity of sound waves and is perceived as loudness . Pitch and loudness are psychological experiences, and the perception of these qualities does not solely depend on frequency and amplitude.
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Hearing http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=skXQ6PuIc4s&NR=1
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Hearing The Ear The cochlea is the location of the hearing receptors. It is a spiral-shaped organ with canals containing fluid.
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Hearing The Ear Sound waves strike the tympanic membrane , or eardrum.
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