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3.1+hearing+and+language - Hearing & Language Todays...

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1 : s Hearing: s What are the properties of sound? s What are the structures of the auditory system? s How do we perceive pitch? s How do we localize sounds? s Language: s s How is language lateralized in the hemispheres? s How does the brain process different languages? Today’s Questions Hearing Sound : s Frequency: s Hertz (Hz) = cycles/second s Corresponds most to pitch s Amplitude: s Decibel (dB) s Corresponds to loudness
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2 Sound : 50 100 500 1000 5000 10000 Frequency (Hz) dB level 160 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 Pain threshold Hearing threshold Dynamic range of hearing Speech Hearing Sound : Hearing Pure tones (1 frequency) Complex tone (several frequencies) Inner ear Auditory nerve Semicircular canals Oval window Cochlea Round window Outer ear Auditory canal Pinna Tympanum Middle ear Eustachian tube Ossicles Malleus Incus Stapes
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3 Cochlea : Hearing Cochlear canal Vestibular canal Tympanic canal
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course PSY 4322 taught by Professor Natalieceballos during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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