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Re: What do we hear in High frequency hearing

"what is it exactly that people are hearing in that range?"

The same thing we hear at 10kHz, only at a higher frequency and with a higher
percieved pitch!


Quoting "Dr J.Stevenson's research assistant" <jim-ra@EOS.ARC.NASA.GOV>:

> Hmmm while in the Military on a flattop eventhough I wore both
> the 'Mickey Mouse' and foam plugs when the high pitch squeel of the
> turbines and low HZ rumble of AV-8B Harriers would feel like it moved
> throuout
> my bones & ears  its quite a sound & feeling to hear...
> It probably blew some of my auditory range though ( audiograms showed
> some loss upon my discharge )
> -Sean
> On Thu, 7 Nov 2002, Brian Gygi wrote:
> >> Although it's certainly possible that some information from > 20 kHz is
> >> audible through bone conduction or standing waves or just healthy
> cochlea,
> >> what is it exactly that people are hearing in that range?