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To add to Patrx2's answer, you will call the note Ab (for the key Bb). The reason why is because you're referring to the seventh scale degree when you label the pitch "ta" (we called it "te" but that's not the subject of the question :) ). Ti, Te, or Ta all refer to a pitch of the seventh scale degree. And so it must be a note that starts with the letter ...
Use flats. In fact, write the bass of the 3rd chord as D♭. You're not only running parallel second inversion diminished chords downwards, you're doing so in a key that already uses flats in the key signature. I'd even be tempted to write the soprano and bass of the second chord as C♭ and E♭♭ respectively, but leaving them be might be a little easier to read. ...
When you use a pure sinusoidal excitation (at reasonably low levels) you will only excite the basilar membrane at a relatively small area and only the neurons associated with that area will be active. At higher levels the middle ear can become non-linear by itself so you will see some harmonics and the according neural activity as well. Establishing a one ...
Re. the "by whom this has been studied": As I recall the local deity is Sethares. Do a search on the Alternate Tuning Yahoo Mailing List (https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/tuning/info) for his name, 'cochlea', 'ERB', or a related concept 'harmonic entropy', and you'll find more babbling than you'll ever want to read about it.
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