auditory system


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Noun1.auditory system - the sensory system for hearingauditory system - the sensory system for hearing  
auditory apparatus - all of the components of the organ of hearing including the outer and middle and inner ears
ear - the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
acoustic nerve, auditory nerve, eighth cranial nerve, nervus vestibulocochlearis, vestibulocochlear nerve - a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea
sensory system - the body's system of sense organs
audition, auditory modality, auditory sense, sense of hearing, hearing - the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired"
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In this case, binaural inputs are in competition with neuronal targets, inactive regions will be replaced by those with greater activity, and reorganization to the central auditory system occurs in ways that are different from symmetrical severe-to-profound hearing loss [22-23,27, 30-32].
Pink and grey drawings illustrate the spinal cord, vascular supply, basal ganglia, cerebellum, cranial nerves, auditory system, limbic system, and hypothalamus.
These new genes are providing some of the first molecular insights into the workings of the auditory system and into the reasons why about 1 child in 1,000 is born deaf.
Body Waves has accentuated the lower frequency harmonics to create music that goes beyond the auditory system to be felt in the body.
Written by otolaryngologists, pediatricians, engineers, and other researchers from around the world, the 18 articles in this volume address deafness, hearing, and the auditory system.
Otolaryngologists, speech pathologists, psychiatrists, and other researchers from the US, Canada, Australia, and Britain offer a comprehensive view of the current state of basic and clinical knowledge about what is popularly called ringing in the ears--a perception that is associated with virtually all diseases and disorders affecting the auditory system.
The interdisciplinary aspect of making an analogy to the auditory system in order to get an idea for a new visual experiment shows the value of studying more than one subspeciality," he adds.
They cannot multitask, so when they're looking at something it's almost as if they're deaf and can't hear because they suppress or turn off their auditory system.
Institute scientists investigate the cellular and molecular causes of hearing loss and related auditory disorders as well as neurological processes pertaining to the human auditory system and the brain.
In a collaboration with other scientists, Block and his co-workers are studying the molecular mechanisms by which hair cells -- the sensory cells of the auditory system -- change their positions slightly as they adapt to become sensitive to different wavelengths of sound.
Founded in 1993, SRS Labs holds 129 worldwide patents, with another 34 pending, for advanced audio, voice and surround sound technologies that optimize and improve the listening experience through techniques based on research into the human auditory system.
The scientists at the University of California, Berkeley have succeeded in decoding electrical activity in a region of the human auditory system called the superior temporal gyrus (STG).