Intensity (Loudness):Amount of energy ina wave, determined by the amplitude,relates to the perceived loudness.Timbre: The simplicity/complexity of thewave
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52Sound Properties53Loudness of Sound54The EarDr. Fred Hossler/ Visuals Unlimited
55Cochlea56Theories of AuditionPlace Theorysuggests that soundfrequencies stimulate the basilarmembrane at specific places resulting inperceived pitch.Frequency Theorystates that the rate ofnerve impulses traveling up the auditorynerve matches the frequency of a tone,thus enabling us to sense its pitch.57Localization of SoundsBecause we have two ears, sounds that reachone ear faster than the other ear cause us tolocalize the sound.