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Re: HC selectivity ... was Re: Physiological models of cochlea activity - alternatives to the travelling wave

At 10:01 AM +1000 10/4/07, Andrew Bell wrote:
Martin makes a telling point about the impossibly small magnitudes (1 pm)
associated with a hydrodynamic traveling wave

The motion might be that small in a severely hearing-impaired cochlea, but in a normal cochlea it's probably about 60 dB bigger, or 1 nm. So I don't understand this strange straw-man.