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Mechanism of Hearing

Mechanism of Hearing

On the receiving end of language, sound patterns entering the ear are amplified, sorted, decoded and finally recognized and processed as words.

This image was one in a series dealing with the anatomy of language for a National Science Foundation special report called “Language and Linguistics”.

Full story at:
http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/linguistics/speech.jsp