Fundamental frequency

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Fundamental frequency o Lowest frequency component of a complex sound signal o Greatest common denominator of the sinusoidal frequency components of a complex sound signal o Inverse of the period, which is the length of the complex wave Anatomy and physiology of the auditory system o Evolution of the ear and hearing system in vertebrates Lateral line system in fish, sensory structure that detects movement in the water on either side of the fish Malleus, incus, stapes – three smallest bones in the body o How do auditory neurons code the full range of sounds that humans can hear? The range of sound levels over which human hearing can operate (its dynamic range) is 100dB Individual auditory nerve fibers o How do auditory neurons code the full range of frequencies humans can hear? o Review o Physical stimulus for hearing is a sound wave, a time-varying pressure variation in some ambient medium (usually air, but could be water too) o A sound wave has several physical properties including amplitude (related to
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSYC 225 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at UNC.

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