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Which brain region contains the cellular structures to localize a sound?

Superior olivary complex (SOC)

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What is temporal coincidence circuitry?

Mechanism for which the superior olive can create a neural code for a location in space.

A cell in the superior olivary complex will fire maximally if a nerve impulse fire on it at the same time from both ears. Cells are arranged to receive inputs from each ear at different times.