Nov '15
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  • Q:

    Which of the following best explains how differences in pitch are detected by the auditory system?

     

    A

    Perceived pitch depends on fluid movement within the horizontal semicircular canal.

    B

    Perceived pitch depends on vibrations of the tympanic membrane in one of the ossicles.

    C

    Perceived pitch depends on vibrations of the tympanic membrane in all three of the ossicles.

    D

    Perceived pitch depends on the region of the basilar membrane that vibrates.




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