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The science of hearing - Douglas L. Oliver

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The ability to recognize sounds and identify their location is possible thanks to the auditory system. That’s comprised of two main parts: the ear, and the brain. The ear’s task is to convert sound energy into neural signals; the brain’s is to receive and process the information those signals contain. To understand how that works, Douglas L. Oliver follows a sound on its journey into the ear.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Oliver Douglas
  • Director Felipe Grosso
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Editor Isaac Santos, Luke Passos
  • Art Director Isaac Santos
  • Storyboard Artist Isaac Santos, Luke Passos
  • Illustrator Isaac Santos, Luke Passos
  • Senior Animator Isaac Santos
  • Character Designer Isaac Santos
  • Animator Luke Passos
  • Producer Felipe Grosso, Liana Abatti, Odirlei Seixas
  • Sound Designer Matheus Wittmann
  • Composer Matheus Wittmann
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott, Elizabeth Cox
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Fact-Checker Francisco Diez

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