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Chapter 9 Summary & Outline

Hearing

Each Part of the Ear Performs a Specific Function in Hearing

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Auditory System Pathways Run from the Brainstem to the Cortex

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Two Main Theories Describe How We Discriminate Pitch

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By Comparing the Ears, We Can Localize Sounds

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The Auditory Cortex Performs Complex Tasks in the Perception of Sound

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Deafness Is a Major Disorder of the Nervous System

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Vestibular Perception

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

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Evolution Has Shaped the Auditory and Vestibular End Organs

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

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Some Forms of Vestibular Excitation Produce Motion Sickness

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The Chemical Senses: Taste and Smell

Chemicals in Tastants Elicit Taste Sensations

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Chemicals in the Air Elicit Odor Sensations

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