Cerebral Hemispheres 2

NEUROSCIENTIFICALLY CHALLENGED

NEUROSCIENCE MADE SIMPLER

Eardrum

aka tympanic membrane. The tympanic membrane is a membrane that separates the outer from middle ear. Sound waves hit the tympanic membrane, causing it to vibrate. The vibration is then transferred to the ossicles, which transmit the vibrations to the inner ear where the receptors for hearing are located.

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2-Minute Neuroscience: Cochlea

Know your brain: Cochlea

Image of the ear showing the tympanic membrane (aka eardrum).

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