Archive for the ‘How Hearing Works’ category

Misophonia and Headphones:

September 27th, 2016

So, if the brain can’t hear the sound well (because of hearing loss or earplugs), it will try to intensify the sound in the brain.

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Amygdala Connection

September 12th, 2016

Researchers have not determined why some people have such severe sound sensitivities. It is apparent, however, that they are real and in some instances are debilitating. But there is help.

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The Hearing Connection and Brain Power

January 30th, 2015

It is designed to preserve as much natural sound and detail as possible by helping both ears work together.

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Why You Need Two Good Ears to Hear Well

May 15th, 2014

When sound input comes from only one ear, it becomes difficult to hear localized sound and to determine direction.

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Human, Animal, and Plant Balance

November 7th, 2013

Tails are why arboreal animals, like squirrels and monkeys, can maintain perfect balance while moving at high speeds through treetops.

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Infographic: The Business of Noise

September 30th, 2013

October is “Protect Your Hearing Month” and in celebration of it, we are making this infographic available to you to include on your own web sites.

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The Inner Workings of the Human Ear: Form and Function

May 21st, 2013

Sound waves enter the auricle (the part you can tug on) and are funneled down the ear canal to vibrate the eardrum (tympanic membrane). Inner workings

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Three Myths About Your Hearing

March 6th, 2013

There are many common myths when it comes to your hearing, but you owe it to yourself to realize which are fact and which are fiction.

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Treating Dizzy Spells

November 12th, 2012

The room is spinning. When I roll over in bed I get dizzy. When I look up in the shower to rinse my hair, I almost fall down. I’ve tried not to move because I’m afraid I will get dizzy. These are common complaints we hear in the office when someone has BPPV.

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A Magical Voyage Through Your Ear

August 27th, 2012

Imagine yourself miniaturized and given the opportunity to take a grand tour through your hearing mechanism. What would your trip be like?

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