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High-frequency hearing in humans
I'm looking for the reasons for the good high-frequency* hearing in humans.
The reasons I have until now are actually the obvious ones:
* Pinna localization cues
* Interaural level cues (ILD, they actually start to work from around 2 kHz)
What do you think: if there were no need for the ILD and pinna cues,
would there be any other reasons?
*) say, above 8 kHz
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