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The physiology of the auditory system of the brain
It is noteworthy to state that the physiology of the auditory nervous system has been studied mostly in experiments with animals rather than with humans (Moller 2013). Next, the physiology of the nervous system is briefly discussed, along with frequency selectivity being the main property of the auditory nervous system. As parts of the auditory system, the primary and secondary auditory systems are involved in a higher processing and analysis of sound information. Finally, the mechanosensors are briefly discussed, as they contribute to a process known as mechanotransduction – a physiological process which living cells sense and respond to mechanical stimuli by transducing them into electrochemical signals which, in turn, elicit cellular responses (Bavi et al. 2017).
Structure of the Auditory System
Anatomically, the auditory nervous system consists of ascending...
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