Frequency differentiation in the uncurled cochlea
High–pitched tones are heard in the front part of the cochlea, low tones are heard in the back part.
Information and ideas:
This graphic is good for creating a link between the topics of “Sound” and “Hearing”.
Further information regarding this graphic is available as information sheet on the media portal of the Siemens Stiftung.
Relevant for teaching:
Perception of sound
Human hearing ability
Communication and understanding
The human body
Structure and functions of a sensory organ