In the cochlea of the inner ear, sound waves are detected in a frequency-specific manner and subsequently transmitted to the brain.
Image @ Christian Vogl, Carlos Duque Afonso, Tobias Moser, Institute for Auditory Neuroscience, UMG, 2017.

Radio broadcast on the World Hearing Day

On the World Hearing Day, Prof. Dr. Dirk Beutner from the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, UMG Göttingen and Dr. Marcus Jeschke from the Cognitive Hearing in Primates group at the German Primate Center and UMG are talking about hearing at the Stadtradio Göttingen broadcast “Mittendrin”, organized by the MBExC in collaboration with the CRC 889.

Please find both interviews (in German) at the Stadtradio Göttingen website:
Part 1 – The function of hearing
Part 2 – Hearing research in Göttingen