Perception of Sound - Human Ear
This is a cross-sectional view of our ear showing the major parts for hearing:
[Image of cross sectional view of human ear]
The ear comprises of three parts :
Let us see how the different parts of the ear work together to enable hearing. Please click on the demo button to read the details. Then click on the stop button to stop the sound/demo.
- the outer or external ear,
- the middle ear, and
- the inner ear.
[Animation of hearing mechanism of the outer ear]
[Animation of hearing mechanism of the middle ear]
[Animation of hearing mechanism of the inner ear]