In humans and other vertebrates, hearing is performed primarily by the auditory system: mechanical waves, known as vibrations are detected by the ear and transduced into nerve impulses that are perceived by the brain (primarily in the temporal lobe).
Like touch, audition requires sensitivity to the movement of molecules in the world outside the organism.
Catherine Miriam Allen, 94, of Brookside, died, Wednesday, August 26, 1998, in Colchester Regional Hospital Born in Cape Ray, Newfoundland, she was a daughter of the late John and Maggie (Carter) Pike. She is survived by her daughter, Jean and husband, James Bird, Dartmouth; son, George W. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late James and Hazel (Johnson) Adams. Over the years, she was a Sunday school teacher, ACW president, a canvasser for many charities, and president of her condominium corporation. (Canuck) Confiant- 30, Edmonton, Alta., formerly of Georges River, Cape Breton County, died March 19, 1995, at home. They were posted twice to Europe in Germany and France, and once to the United States in Colorado. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at: [email protected], Cecil E. He is survived by his wife, the former Joan Keating; daughters, Gladys (Chris), Halifax; Glenda (Charlie), Port Royal; sons, Stephen (Collette), Petit de Grat; James (Rhonda), Port Royal; grandchildren, Jessica, Cristal, Sarah, Danielle, Santana, Shelby, Becky, Brady; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn and Matthew. Born in Port Colburne, Ont., he was a son of the late Lynn and Ruth (Connley) Grant. Donations may be made to The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada. Beloved husband of Annie Wener and the late Libby Leith. Arthur Green, the late Rose Goldman, Saint John, N. Burial at the Shaare Zion Congregation Section, Eternal Gardens Cemetery, Beaconsfield. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or charity of one's choice. EDNA MARY LANDRY, 76, a resident of Pierce Street, North Sydney, passed away Saturday, Jan. North Sydney, died April 19, 1997, in Northside General Hospital, North Sydney.
He was employed as a firefighter with the Department of Defence for 28 years and later with Brinks Security until his retirement in 1979. Beatrice Ann Almon, Georges River, died March 13,1995 in the Northside General Hospital. Rosanna (Dollimount) Fudge, 84, of 404 Havenside Rd., Louisbourg, passed away Tuesday, Oct. Fudge is survived by two sons, Harold and Benjamin, both of Louisbourg; two daugthers Edith (Mrs. Visitation will be held today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Alfred is survivied by his wife Florence (Fawnie) Mac Lean; daughter, Lisa (James) Simonds, Ottawa; sons David, Toronto, Sandy, Sydney Forks; sister, Liney Ledrew, Sydney River; brother, Holger, Westmount, and three grandchildren, Healther, Andrew and Maia. Her eight grandchildren were the love of her life, Tara, Nicole, Michelle, B. Also survived by her brother, Vince (Martha), River Ryan; three sisters, Mary (Howard) Fuhrer, New York City, N. The fact that Kay would let boys from the neighbourhood work off the cost of their meal if they were a little short on money was another added bonus, Joseph recalled. Hallett was born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, on Sept. She moved to Boston as a teenager and subsequently to Detroit, where she married John Chester Hallet, who preceded her in death. Hallett worked for the Jesuits at the University of Detroit before the couple moved to the Villa Marquette in Omena, where he served as caretaker. Hallett was a dedicated homemaker who also volunteered for Social Services, the cancer drive and many church functions. Burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the heart or kidney foundation.
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George was a talented musician, giving freely of his time entertaining at hospitals and nursing homes. Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Baptiste and Emily (Mac Mullin) Almon. 17, 1995 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. and an honorary member of the Fortress Senior Citizen's Club. Y., Helen (John) Mac Donald, Bras d'Or, and Ann (John) Campbell, River Ryan; sister-in-law Olive Mac Cormick and daughter-in-law Carolyn Murray, Sydney. Joseph said he has countless memories from his time spent at the restaurant including the caring and fun relationship between kay and Simon. She enjoyed Euchre, marbles and Tigers baseball, and always had a dance in her step, a song in her heart and a joke to play when least expected. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. He was a member of the Glace Bay Salvation Army and played in the band in his younger years. DEN HAM, HOLLAND: Dina Kok, 75, of Den Ham, Holland, died Saturday, Dec. She is survived by one sister, Dini wife of Thomas Gaskell, Glace Bay. Edna Mae Lamond, 91, a resident of the Miners Memorial Manor and formerly of Main Street, Sydney Mines, died, Sunday, March 14, 1999 at the Northside General Hospital, North Sydney. LANDRY, Alfred Hector "Fred" - 79, Halifax, passed away peacefully in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, November 12, 2002, following a brief illness. After his retirement from Canada Packers, he was employed as comptroller for Big Eric's Restaurant Supply, Halifax, until 1988.
It is one of the traditional five senses; partial or total inability to hear is called hearing loss.
Both hearing and touch are types of mechanosensation.
The outer ear includes the pinna, the visible part of the ear, as well as the ear canal which terminates at the eardrum, also called the tympanic membrane.