Profoundly-impaired Hearing Moderately-im Paired Hearing Normal Hearing Cochlear Implants


The top panel of Figure 1 shows a schematic diagram of the normal peripheral auditory system. The ear canal and ossicles (small bones) of the middle ear transmit acoustic signals to the cochlea where they produce a travelling wave moving from base to apex along the basilar membrane. Displacement of a segment of the basilar membrane increases the likelihood… (More)


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