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Posts tagged hearing

February 4, 2019


Ringing In The Ears

Widespread headphone use is causing a rise in tinnitus, or ringing in the ears.

May 24, 2018


Otoacoustic Emissions And Your Ear Health

Your ears emit sounds that can tell audiologists about the health of your cochlea.

September 14, 2017


Bats have more than twenty muscles devoted to moving their ears.

Bats Use Active Hearing

Scientists are studying bats' echolocation abilities.

March 31, 2017


Ultrasounds use precise timing of sound waves to form pictures

Hearing a Shape

Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to create pictures of what is going on in our body.

October 28, 2016


Telephones replicate the hearing loss that comes naturally with age.

Forry, Wrong Number

When you're on the phone do you hear sorry as forry? Feelings as ceilings?

January 23, 2015



Hearing and Moving

Sit tight! Movement triggers neurons that dull your hearing.

May 9, 2014


Keeping your ears healthy is just one more reason to start eating right and exercising more.

Obesity Linked To Hearing Loss

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

December 30, 2013



Teen Tinnitus

Perhaps due to the ubiquity of headphones, hearing problems aren't just for the elderly anymore.

August 13, 2013


Can you easily detect where sound is coming from?

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.

August 1, 2013


A male tungara frog (Engystomops_pustulosus) emits its mating call.

For The Tungara Frog, Two Cues Are Better Than One

Mate selection is tricky business. Here's how one amphibian merges two senses to narrow down its options.

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