Chapter 9 Outline

Introduction: No Ear for Music

Hearing

BOX 9.1 The Basics of Sound

Study questions: 1

Each Part of the Ear Performs a Specific Function in Hearing

Study questions: 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11

Auditory System Pathways Run from the Brainstem to the Cortex

Study questions: 12 | 13 | 14

Pitch Information Is Encoded in Two Complementary Ways

Study questions: 15 | 16 | 17

Brainstem Auditory Systems Are Specialized for Localizing Sounds

Study questions: 18

The Auditory Cortex Performs Complex Tasks in the Perception of Sound

Study questions: 19 | 20 | 21 | 22

Hearing Loss Is a Major Disorder of the Nervous System

Study questions: 23 | 24

Vestibular Perception

The Receptor Mechanisms for the Vestibular System Are in the Inner Ear

Study questions: 25 | 26

Nerve Fibers from the Vestibular Portion of the Vestibulocochlear Nerve (VIII) Synapse in the Brainstem

Study questions: 27

Some Forms of Vestibular Excitation Produce Motion Sickness

Study questions: 28 | 29

The Chemical Senses: Taste and Smell

The Human Tongue Discriminates Five Basic Tastes

Study questions: 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35

Chemicals in the Air Elicit Odor Sensations

Study questions: 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43

The Cutting Edge: More Than a Matter of Taste

Study questions: 44 | 45

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