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Hearing: travelling wave or resonance?

Bell, James Andrew

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Sitting in the enveloping quietness of an anechoic chamber, or other quiet spot, you soon become aware that the ear makes its own distinctive sounds. Whistling, buzzing, hissing, perhaps a chiming chorus of many tones—such continuous sounds seem remarkably nonbiological to my perception, more in the realm of the electronic.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004-10-12
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/456
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/10440/456
Source: PLoS Biology
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020337

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