ERIC Number: EJ603402
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
How the Ear Works: Nature's Solutions for Listening.
Brownell, William E.
Volta Review, v99 n5 p9-28 1997
A history of hearing and a review of the physics of sound is followed by an overview of how the ear works. The outer hair cell is the focus of particular attention because of its central role in the conversion of sound energy into neural energy used by the brain. Contains a list of recommended resources. (CR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Medical Aspects of Hearing Loss for the Consumer and the Professional.