· PREDICT and then MEASURE peoples’ ability to locate the source of a sound when
blindfolded and not allowed to move their heads
· CHANGE A VARIABLE by allowing the subjects to move their heads
· CALCULATE the class averages for correct and incorrect answers for each location
of the sound source
· DIAGRAM the pathway that sound signals follow from the ear to the brain
· DISCUSS advantages of using vision, hearing, or both to locate a sound source
· DESIGN AND CONDUCT experiments to study the sense of hearing further, for
· TEST the ability to locate a sound source with one ear plugged
· SIMULATE animal hearing with fabricated outer ears
· DEVISE a test for the ability to hear different intensities of sound
· INVESTIGATE human communication: how do we decode the meaning of
words – if they are muffled, what cues do we use to decipher them?