How we hear sound and how the ear works, and the different structures of the ear.
Reviews the structures of the ear and their roles in sensing sound energy and hearing sound.
Learn how structures in the human ear act like a tiny battery, the role this battery plays in hearing, and other ways it might be used.
Find out how certain types of hearing loss can be corrected with cochlear implants.
An animation that looks at the anatomy of the ear and how sound waves are converted into electrical impulses that are transmitted to the brain.
An animated diagram and article explaining how sound enters the ear and is detected by the brain.