AP Psych

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cat.zpr
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AP Psych
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2011-11-30 01:38:26
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Auditory sensation
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sensory hearing
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  1. What kind of sense?
    energy
  2. Pinna
    • also known as outer ear
    • collects soundwaves
    • part 1
  3. Ear cannal
    • funnels sound into drum
    • middle ear
    • part 2
  4. Ear drum
    • vibrates sound wavelengths
    • thin membrane
    • part 3
  5. H.A.S.
    • Hammer
    • Anvil
    • Stirrup
    • vibrates through these bones to be sent to oval window
    • parts 4
  6. Oval window
    • sound vibrates through here
    • attached to stirrup
    • part 5
  7. Cochlea
    • inner ear
    • looks like a snail
    • filled with fluid and lined with hair cells
    • sound moves fluid, fluid moves hairs
    • part 6
  8. Basal Membrane
    • floor of cochlea
    • part 7
  9. Organ corti
    • transduction
    • inside cochlea
    • part 8
  10. Thalamus
    • switchboard
    • gets neural impulses and sends them to auditory cortex
    • part 9
  11. Auditory cortex
    • above the ears in the brain (two)
    • part 10
  12. Temporal lobe
    • above ears
    • help us hear
    • part 11
  13. Where in the brain?
    • Auditory cortex
    • Temporal Lobe
  14. Transduction
    • the process of turning sensory stimuli into neural impulses
    • here, it happens in the Organ Corti inside the cochlea

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