The Neuroscience of Hearing

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How does the anatomy of the inner ear separate and detect sound waves? Watch different sound frequencies light up the inner ear. You can even make your own sounds!

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Kandel, ER, Schwartz, JH, Jessell, TM, Siegelbaum, SA & Hudspeth, AJ. (2013). Principles of Neural Science, fifth edition. McGraw Hill Medical.

Reichenbach, T & Hudspeth, AJ (2014). The physics of hearing: fluid mechanics and the active process of the inner ear. Reports on Progressives in Physics, 77, 076601. doi: 10.1088/0034-4885/77/7/076601

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