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Posts tagged hearing

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

 

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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

 

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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.

June 24, 2013

 

People with absolute pitch (also called perfect pitch) can recognize anything with a pitch and recall any note from memory without a reference.

The Mystery Of Absolute Pitch

What does it mean to have "perfect pitch," and what factors determine whether or not someone has it?

January 9, 2013

 

If you have chronic tinnitus it can make relaxing and sleeping nearly impossible, which can lead to a range of stress related health problems.

Tinnitus: The Annoying Ringing Or Buzzing In Your Ear!

Have you ever heard a strange buzzing or ringing in your ear that went away after a few seconds? What is that strange occurrence called?

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