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Hue, brightness, and saturation correspond with what in the auditory realm?
Pitch, loudness and timbre
A perceptual dimesion of sound; corresponds to the fundamental frequency.
A perceptual dimension of sound; corresponds to intensity.
A perceptual dimension of sound; correspond to complexity
The snail-shaped structure of the inner ear that contains the auditory transduction mechanisms.
The receptive cell of the auditory apparatus.
The system by which information about different frequencies is coded by different locations on the basilar membrane.
An electronic device surgically implanted in the inner ear that can enable a deaf person to hear.
The system by which information about different frequencies is coded by the rate of firing of neurons in the auditory system.
The branch of the auditory nerve that transmits auditory information from the cochlea to the brain.
What are the two components of the vestibular system?
Vestibular sac and semicircular canal
One of a set of two receptor organs in each inner ear that detects changes in the tilt of the head.
One of the three ringlike structures of the vestibular apparatus that detects changes in head rotation.
The functions of this include balance, maintenance of the head in the upright position, and adjustment of eye movement to compensate for head movements.
Perception of the body's own movements. Arises from receptors in joints, tendons, and muscles.
Free nerve endings respond to...
Painful stimuli and changes in temperature
Where can free nerve endings be found?
Just below the skin, around the base of the hair follicles and around the emergence of hair shafts from the skin.
What are the five qualities of taste?
Sweetness, bitterness, saltiness, sourness, umami