The role of outer hair cell motility in cochlear tuning

Peter Dallos*, M. Elizabeth Corey

*Corresponding author for this work

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The mammalian cochlea's remarkable sensitivity and frequency selectivity are thought to be mediated by the mechanical feedback action of outer hair cells. New tools for measuring the movement of cochlear elements, and recent advances in modeling are increasing our knowledge of cochlear mechanics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)215-220
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Neurobiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)


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