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Auditory System Adequate Stimulus for the auditory system is sound What is sound? Two components of sound displacement component movement of molecules pressure component alternating compression and rarefaction Human ears are sensitive only to the pressure component, and only between 20 Hz and 20 kHz
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Sound Animation courtesy of Dr. Dan Russell, Kettering University
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Sound Animation courtesy of Dr. Dan Russell, Kettering University
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Outer ear Pinna or auricle Auditory canal or ear canal Tympanic membrane or eardrum Middle ear Ossicles Malleus or hammer Incus or anvil Stapes or stirrup
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Latex-filled cochlea. Scala tympani and scala vestibuli shown in red; scala media in dark blue. Scala tympani and scala vestibuli are filled with perilymph; scala media is filled with endolymph.
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Viewed in cross section, the cochlea contains three small parallel chambers. These chambers, the scalae, are separated by Reissner’s membrane and the basilar
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course PSB 6087 taught by Professor Stehouwer during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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