Brain Byte


  • Published22 Jan 2020
  • Author Juliet M. Beverly
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

The process, function, or power of perceiving sound.

Brain Bytes showcase essential facts about neuroscience.

brain byte card for hearing guinea pig cochlea
Design by A. Tong

Design by Adrienne Tong.

Image "SEM cochlea, showing organ of Corti" by Professor Andrew Forge CC BY

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Hearing | Definition of Hearing by Merriam-Webster. (n.d.). Retrieved January 21, 2020, from