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Inner Ear


Could hyperactivity be linked to poor HEARING? Scientists discover that inner ear problems and restlessness are caused by the same faulty gene

Could hyperactivity be linked to poor HEARING? Scientists discover that inner ear problems and restlessness are caused by the same faulty gene   Ear defects cause abnormal function in brain area that controls movement Mice with gene mutation that causes inner ear defects were found to be more prone to hyperactivity When the gene was […]

New Findings On the Workings of the Inner Ear

ScienceDaily (Oct. 2, 2012) — The sensory cells of the inner ear have tiny hairs called stereocilia that play a critical part in hearing. It has long been known that these stereocilia move sideways back and forth in a wave-like motion when stimulated by a sound wave. After having designed a microscope to observe these […]