Auditory System

Auditory System - PsychSim 5: THE AUDITORY SYSTEM Name:...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Name: Kai-Ting,Chen Section: Section 1 Date: 2/24/10 This activity explores how we hear and how the physical nature of the sound wave determines the quality of the sound experience. The Auditory System What are the four tasks of the auditory system? 1. Pick up stimulus energy from the world around us. 2. Change that energy into a pattern of neural impulses. 3. Carry those impulses to the proper locations in the brain. 4. Process the information contained in the pattern of impulses so that the stimulus can be identified. Structure of the Ear What are the three main regions of the ear and their associated parts? 1. Outer ear. Consist pinna, ear canal, and eardrum. 2. Middle ear. Consist hammer, the anvil, and the strrup. 3. Inner ear. Consist cochlea, auditory nerve, and semicircular canals. The Sound Wave How are sound waves like ocean waves? They both have peaks and valleys.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 07/27/2010 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Donchristenson during the Spring '10 term at Shoreline.

Page1 / 2

Auditory System - PsychSim 5: THE AUDITORY SYSTEM Name:...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online