Innerbody.com provides this animated view of how the ear processes sounds.
Hearing and Perception
This is a technical essay about the mechanics of hearing. It explains the basic parts of the ear and how physical stimuli are processed.
A Brief Introduction to Hearing
A tutorial on the hearing process from Tulane University.
The Quivering Bundles That Let Us Hear
This page from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute describes how cicilia (hair cells within one's hearing mechanism) operate in receiving sound.
The Sounds of Speech
Morris Halle describes how spoken sound is produced and heard by listeners.
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