Monday, December 12, 2016

How Hearing Works December 11, 2016 at 12:00PM

"The eardrum is rigid, and very sensitive. Even the slightest air-pressure fluctuations will move it back and forth. It is attached to the tensor tympani muscle, which constantly pulls it inward. This keeps the entire membrane taut so it will vibrate no matter which part of it is hit by a sound wave."
via Facebook Hearing is made possible through physical movement, rather than chemical reactions. Learn about hearing and see diagrams explaining the hearing process.

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