14_AuditorySys - Which type of tuning fork would vibrate...

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PsychSim 5: THE AUDITORY SYSTEM Name: __________________________________________ Section: ________________________ Date: __________________________________________ This activity explores how we hear and how the physical nature of the sound wave determines the quali- ty of the sound experience. The Auditory System What are the four tasks of the auditory system? 1. 2. 3. 4. Structure of the Ear What are the three main regions of the ear and their associated parts? 1. 2. 3. The Sound Wave How are sound waves like ocean waves? What are the three aspects of sound waves? 1. 2. 3. 30 PsychSim 5: The Auditory System
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Frequency: The Rate of Vibration
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Unformatted text preview: Which type of tuning fork would vibrate fastera small, short one or a large, long one? Why? How is frequency measured and calculated? Frequency, Amplitude, and Waveform The frequency of a sound wave determines the ___________________ of the sound we perceive. The amplitude of a sound wave determines the ___________________ of the sound we perceive. The waveform of a sound wave determines the ___________________ of the sound we perceive. Hearing Sounds What happens inside the cochlea? PsychSim 5: The Auditory System 31...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor Farthing during the Winter '08 term at University of Maine Orono .

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