Chapter 1 Notes- Sexuality in Perspective
Sex and Gender
The term sex is ambiguous
Gender- state of being male of female
Birth control have been developed that allow us to separate reproduction from sex
Kinsey: sex is a behavi
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How do we understand everyday speech?
Structures and patterns
Redundancy: repeated sounds allows us to separate speech
from background noise
Order heard/not heard
Frequency analysis: differences in freq
Using Bitch to explain Language and Literature From a Pueblo Perspective
Languages are generally made up of words, but words may be made up of many different
definitions based on the way they are used, and th
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To Fight Stuttering, Doctors Look at the Brain
Stuttering has been a problem in approximately 1 percent of the population worldwide for
many years. Although Scientists and doctors dont exactly know the cause,
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Newborn Hearing Screening Linked With Improved Developmental Outcomes for Hearing
Hearing is very important for a young child during language development and in social
functioning. Early hear
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Communication is a two way street
Messages need to be conveyed
Use ears to monitor acoustics around us
Young children who are hard of hearing are more frequently injured
Hearing loss vs. incarceration time
What is Sound?
A mechanical disturbance propagated
through an elastic medium.
Threshold: No such thing as all-or-none threshold
o 4 alternatives choice test
Impact on ears when able to make 2nd guess
o Signal strength required for 76% correct performance
o Threshold for signal in quiet
Lowest level of sound wh
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Starting phase: point in time that the sound begins
o Refers to angle between 1 line pointing in 1 direction and 1 in another
Lateral inhibition: neural circuits in all sensory systems to enhance contrast,
o They will s
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
What causes sensorineural hearing loss?
What are its effects on hearing?
What is it like to have a sensorineural hearing loss?
Why is it important to screen infants for hearing loss?
How do modern-day hearing aids work?
Hearing Loss Pages 491-494
3 types of hearing loss:
Pure-tone Average (dB)
o -10 to 15 = No degree of impairment
o 16 to 25 = Slight degree of impairment
o 26 to 40 = Mild degree of impairment
o 41 to 65 = Moderate deg