A Moment of Science

Posts tagged ear

May 9, 2014

 

Close-up of a human ear

Obesity Linked To Hearing Loss

According to new research, even your sense of hearing may be threatened by being overweight.

August 13, 2013

 

two people's ears next to each other

Changing The Shape Of Your Pinnas

Researchers have theorized that the brain has to learn the shape of its own ears in order to hear correctly.

July 16, 2012

 

helicopter upside down in the sky with clouds in the background

How Does Your Body Know Which Way Is Up?

Your body uses three senses to keep you balanced--to tell you what's up and down.

January 3, 2012

 

headphones

Your Sense Of Hearing Could Use A Vacation Too

Do your ears a favor in 2012 and resolve to turn down the volume.

September 20, 2011

 

ears

Finding Balance In The Inner Ear

How tiny stones inside our heads tell us which way is up...

June 3, 2011

 

man with mouth open

Should I Have My Tonsils Removed?

Say, "Ahh!" Why do we have tonsils and why are they sometimes taken out?

June 17, 2008

 

The Human Ear

Amazing Little Ears

Humans detect the direction a sound comes from by comparing the difference in time of arrival, or loudness of the sound, so why is there a difference?

April 8, 2008

 

Backside of old man's ears

Big Ears

Some doctors thought it might be interesting to find out if older people's ears are actually bigger, or if it's just an illusion.

December 12, 2007

 

Group of people on boat

How To Get Your Sea Legs

After being on a boat, when you lie down to sleep that night the bed seems to be rocking, up and down, just like the boat. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

April 16, 2007

 

secret

Don’t Talk Behind My Back

Did you know whispering behind someone's back rather then in front of them is better for secret telling?

Next Page »

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from A Moment of Science:

Support for Indiana Public Media Comes From

About A Moment of Science

Search A Moment of Science