Cochlear hair cells vs. vestibular hair cells

Neal Prakash nprakash at
Tue Aug 6 18:01:15 EST 1996

Why is that loud sounds cause cochlear hair cells to degenerate, whereas 
violent motions (rollercoasters, star tours, etc.) don't cause equivalent 
vestibular damage?

-Neal Prakash 
Department of Psychobiology, College of Medicine

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