Hearing. Anatomy of the Ear. Ears, Hearing, and Balance
Ears, Hearing, and Balance
The Outer Ear Canal (External Auditory Meatus)
The Inner Ear
When we hear noises, our body is converting energy from sound waves into nerve impulses which are interpreted by the brain.
Sound waves are produced when air is mechanically disturbed.
Sound is measured in two different ways:
What happens when we hear a noise…
5. Nerve impulses are transported to the brain via the auditory nerve
6. Finally, the impulses are converted into what we hear as sound