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Lecture 14

PSYC 1200 Lecture 14: Lecture 14
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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 1200
Professor
Dawson Clary
Semester
Winter

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Both are valid in part, issue with place theory = hair cells vibrate together NOT independently Pattern of vibration (George von Bekesy) – travelling wave that moves along basilar membrane, low frequency tones are translated into pitch through frequency Auditory localization = locating the source of a sound in space (Involves spatial aspects of sensory input, 2 sensory cues: intensity/loudness and timing of sounds arriving in each ear) – partial sound barrier also at work (cast by head) Music – special effects on brain – motor, auditory, and visuospatial areas of cerebellum Mozart effect = music can effect our spatial abilities Speech prosody = musical aspects of speech (innotation/melody, & stressing and timing/rhythm) Gustatory System – Taste Physical stimuli = chemical substances that are soluble Receptors = clusters of taste cells in taste buds (live 10 days), line trenches around tiny bumps on tongue Cells absor
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