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Myers Module 12

The Other Senses

Audition hearing
Amplitude vertical height of sound wave (strength) determines loudness
Frequency wave length- determines pitch
Pitch a tones highness or lowness
Middle ear chamber between eardrum and cochlea containing 3 tiny bones (hammer, anvil and stirrup) that concentrate the vibrations of the eardrum on cochleas oval window
Cochlea a coiled, bony, fluid filled tube in the inner ear through which sound waves trigger nerve impulses
Inner ear innermost part of the ear, containing cochlea, semicircular canals and vestibular sacs.
Gate control Theory spinal cord contains neurological gate that blocks pain signals or allows them to pass on to the brain. The gate is open by activity of pain signals traveling up.
Sensory Interaction the principle that one sense influences another
Kinesthesis the system for sensing the position and movement of individual body parts
Vestibular sense the sense of body movement and position including the sense of balance
Created by: tpetrali