Hearing

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Image of hair cells
You have this tiny corkscrew to thank for every song you’ve ever heard.
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Deiter’s cells stabilize the inner ear’s hair cells with crossbeam-like support.
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Sense organs are the brain’s windows to the outside world.
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Goosebumps are part of your body’s reaction to danger. But they can also be caused by great music. Those two experiences are more similar than you might think.
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Special sensory organs allow fish to detect the slightest vibrations in the water around them.
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Our senses do more than tell us when something smells sweet, or feels soft — they help us interpret our environment. This presentation will help you teach students how the brain processes our senses.
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Whether it’s the hum of an always-on TV or the window-rattling noise of airplanes overhead, the din of modern life poses a threat to mental and physical health.
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Adventurers Chloe and Nurb go on a musical quest through the ear.
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Have you ever wondered how you can catch a ball, see the color blue, taste chocolate, smell bad breath, or hear a bird song? Learn more in this Brain Awareness Week webinar.
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  • 53 min
How much do you know about how your senses work?
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Learn about the neuroscience behind synesthesia in this video which won first place in the 2016 Brain Awareness Video Contest.
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  • 5 min
Even something as simple as speaking requires the interplay of different brain areas.
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New technologies are giving children who are deaf a chance to hear.
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  • 10 min

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