5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Place theory
- Oval window
- Sensorineural deafness
- a The theory that the pitch of a sound is determined by the section of the basilar membrane that vibrates in response to the sound
- b The forms of deafness that result from damage to hair cells or the auditory nerve
- c A membrane that transmits vibrations from the stirrup of the middle ear to the cochlea within the inner ear
- d The inner ear, the bony tube that contains the basilar membrane and the organ or Corti.
- e Height
5 Multiple choice questions
- Incompatible, not harmonious, discordant
- Have to do with hearing
- A unit expressing the loudness of a sound
- Tones of higher frequency than those played that result from vibrations throughout a musical instrument
- Discordant sounds of many frequencies, often producing a lulling effect.
5 True/False questions
Basilar membrane → A membrane that lies coiled within the cochlea
Duplicity theory → A combination of the place and frequency theories of pitch discrimination
Frequency theory → The theory that the pitch of a sound is reflected in the frequency of the neural impulses that are generated in response to sound.
Hertz → Determined by its frequency
Timbre → The quality or richness of a sound