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Schematic drawing of the ear as an externally activated spring-mass system

Schematic drawing of the ear as an externally activated spring-mass system

 

by Willem Christiaan Heerens     &            A subtle controlled ‘Stapedius Reflex’

 

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Applying Physics Makes Auditory Sense

A New Paradigm in Hearing          Fig. 2. Schematic drawing of the ear as an externally activated spring-mass system

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“This revised study of the entire set of mechanisms and functions, actually a new and exciting paradigm, enables us to explain most if not all of the, thus far unsolved, major mysteries in the functioning of the auditory sense.”