Human Anatomy and Physiology
Head, Ears, and Nose

What is the study of the ear and sound called?

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10/17/2015

The study of the ear is called audiology and the study of sound is called acoustics. The study of how we perceive sound is called psychoacoustics.

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12/29/2013

Acoustics: science of production, control, transmission, reception & effects of sound

Otology: study of the ear structure

Audiology: study of hearing

Psychoacoustics: study of the ear structure and the way sound is received, transmitted and interpreted by the brain.