AP Psych: Auditory Perception
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Sound enters the ear, and is funneled down the ear canal, until it strikes the ____. This is where the vibration begins to emanate, until transmitted into the inner ear.
Eardrum (Tympanic Membrane)
From here, vibration then travel down the smallest bones in the body. They first go through the ____, then the ____, and finally the ____.
- Malleus (Hammer)
- Incus (Anvil)
- Stapes (Stirrup)
Next, the stimulus is transferred to the ____ which is full of fluid.
This fluid begins to ripple and stimulates thousands of hair fibers known as ____
These hair fibers then funnel down into the _____ nerve, which then carries the message to the _____ cortex, where the message is interpreted. This is located in the _____.
- Temporal Lobe
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