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Apex of the Cochlea

Helicotrema: for low frequency sounds

2

Base of the Cochlea

high frequency sounds

3

Vestibular Canal

Top canal of the Cochlea, where sound goes in

4

Tympanic Canal

bottom of the Cochlea, where sound comes out

5

Basilar membrane

division between the vestibular and tympanic canal. The bottom of the organ of corti.

6

Tonotopic mapping

the idea that neural activity to frequency response occurs due to physical stimulation of a particular critical band on the basilar membrane.

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Reissner's Membrane

Top of the organ of Corti, above which is the vestibular canal.

8

Tectorial Membrane

the tips of the outer hair cells are embedded in this. is found within the organ of Corti.

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Cochlear Nucleus

sound localization and identification

10

Superior Olivary Complex

ITD and ILD processing

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Lateral Lemniscus

sound localization and identification

12

Inferior Collisculus

extraction of amplitude and pitch information

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Primary Auditory Cortex

primary auditory cognition. melody, harmony, rhythm and meter