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OUTER EAR (PINNA)
COLLECTS SOUND FROM AIR AND DIRECTS IT THROUGH THE EAR CANAL

"PINA LIKES TO COLLECT SOUND FROM THE OUTSIDE AND TAKE IT TO THE CANAL"
TYMPANIC MEMBRANE (EARDRUM)
MEMBRANE THAT VIBRATES WHEN SOUND HITS IT

"DRUMS CREATE A TYPICAL VIBRATION"
OVAL WINDOW
MEMBRANE THAT SEPARATES MIDDLE EAR FROM INNER EAR

SENDS VIBRATIONS TO THE COCHLEA
COCHLEA
FLUID-FILLED MEMBRANE IN THE INNER EAR

PRESSURE CHANGES STIMULATE HAIR CELLS
HAIR CELLS
AUDITORY RECEPTOR CELLS THAT INITIATE NERVE IMPULSES

"HAIRY PEOPLE ARE NERVOUS TO INITIATE THINGS"
SOUND WAVE
VIBRATIONS THAT STIMULATE AUDITORY RECEPTORS
AMPLITUDE
HEIGHT OF WAVE
LOUDNESS
PRESSURE EXERTED BY EACH AIR PARTICLE
FREQUENCY
LENGTH OF WAVE (PITCH)
TIME BETWEEN 2 POINTS OF MAXIMUM PRESSURE
PLACE THEORY
HAIR CELLS RESPOND TO DIFFERENT FREQUENCIES OF SOUND BASED ON THEIR LOCATION IN THE COCHLEA
FREQUENCY THEORY
HAIR CELLS FIRE AT DIFFERENT RATES IN THE COCHLEA, ALLOWING US TO SENSE PITCH
SMELL (OLFACTION)
INFORMATION GATHERED FROM CHEMICALS IN THE AIR

INHALED MOLECULES EXCITE RECEPTORS IN THE OLFACTORY EPITHELIUM
OLFACTORY BULB
GATHERS MESSAGES FROM THE OLFACTORY RECEPTOR CELLS AND SENDS THEM TO THE BRAIN
TASTE
SENSORY RECEPTORS IN TASTE BUDS OF TONGUE

SENSITIVE TO SALTY, SOUR, BITTER, AND SWEET
SKIN SENSES
INFO FROM THE SKIN, INCLUDING PRESSURE, PAIN, WARMTH AND COLD
VESTIBULAR SESNES
RECEPTORS IN SEMICIRCULAR CANAL OF INNER EAR SENSE HOW OUR BODY IS ORIENTATED

MAINTAINS BALANCE

LOCATES OUR HEAD IN SPACE
KINESTHETIC SENSE
RECEPTORS IN MUSCLES, TENDONS, JOINTS THAT GIVE INFO ABOUT OUR LIMBS