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Re: painfully loud sound
jan schnupp wrote:
while teaching medical students some basic Neuroscience (including
nociceptive pathways and pain) I wondered: what determines whether we
would consider a particular sound to be painfully loud?
That is a good (and, as yet, unanswered) question.
Charlie Liberman tells me that no one has been able to establish what
the mechanism is, but that the unmylinated Type-II fibers have been
Sounds like a PhD thesis for some brave soul...
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