The Human Ear. Composed of outer, middle and inner ear. The Human Ear. The visual part of the ear Composed of pinna and auditory canal The pinna acts as a funnel, collecting sound waves and directing them to the auditory canal. The Outer Ear.
The hammer, anvil and stirrup transfer the motion of the tympanic membrane to the inner ear, at the oval windowThe Middle Ear
The waves from the oval window cause waves in the cochlea, which is filled with fluid
Each hair is attached to a nerve cell; when stimulated the wave is turned into electrical energy and that signal is sent to the brain this is what we “hear”The Inner Ear
The Eustachian tube is part of the middle ear and connects it to the mouth
You can also perforate / rupture your eardrum by poking it, sudden extreme air pressure changes, very loud noises, head injuriesHow can someone pop their eardrum?