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Georg von Bekesy

ear research

Bekesy, Georg von (1899–1972), Hungarian-born U.S. scientist who was awarded the 1961 Nobel Prize for medicine for research into the mechanism of the inner ear. A senior research fellow at Harvard University since 1947, he made discoveries about the physical mechanisms of hearing, particularly with respect to discrimination of pitch.

See also: Ear.

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