An introduction to Sound

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Define "Sound"
An oscillation of pressure composed of frequencies that humans can hear
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What is the range of human hearing?
20hZ - 20khZ
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Define "Reverb"
Multiple reflections of sound in a room
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Does reverb have to occur in a specific place?
No. It can happen in any room, so long as it is not sound proofed
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What is the opposite of Reverb?
An Anechoic chamber.
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how do humans perceive sound?
As a direct experience when the sound source is in our line of sight and as a secondary experience from detected signals. (i.e. hearing footsteps in a corridor)
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When our brain processes sound, what does it determine?
The volume, timbre/pitch, location and directionality
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What is the range of human hearing?

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Define "Reverb"

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Does reverb have to occur in a specific place?

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What is the opposite of Reverb?

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