Hairy Ears: The role of hair cells in our ears

Jonathan Ashmore (University College London, UK) and Robert Fettiplace (University of Wisconsin, USA) talk us through the role of hair cells in the inner ear. (6 mins)

Jonathan Ashmore (University College London, UK) and Robert Fettiplace (University of Wisconsin, USA) talk us through the role of hair cells in the inner ear and how these cells are vital to convert movement from sound vibrations into electrical neural signals for the brain.

A series of podcasts produced by The Society reporting on Mechano-sensitivity. These were recorded at The Physiological Society’s Themed Meeting in Durham, 15-17 December 2010.

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