Hearing
Hearing, auditory perception, or audition is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations, changes in the pressure of the surrounding medium through time, through an organ such as the ear. So...
Feel the Beat: Dancing While Deaf
Antoine Hunter just wants to be heard and understood. Born completely without hearing in his left ear and hard of hearing in his right, Hunter, who's now com...
Only 2% Of The Human Population Can Hear This Mysterious Sound And No One Understands Why
A variety of theories have been offered as an explanation, ranging from the mundane to the fantastic, the psychological to the paranormal.
Sonogenetics: Sound Waves Successfully Used To Control Brain Cells
Scientists say simulating neurons with ultrasound is less invasive than light-based optogenetics. Sound waves have been used to control brain cells for the first time by scientists in California. Dubb...
Resistance To Hearing Loss Treatment Can Lead To Depression
A study has identified that many people are running the risk of depression and anxiety by staying silent about hearing difficulties. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communica...
Magnetic Pulses May Just Help Treat Tinnitus
Tinnitus is a condition which is characterized by swishing, ringing or certain other noises which appear to originate in a person’s head or ear. It isn't dangerous but is usually the symptom of some u...
Gene Therapy Restores Hearing In Deaf Mice
Using gene therapy, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have restored hearing in mice with a genetic form of deafness. Their work, published online July 8 by the journ...
Ringing In Your Ears? Finally, Researchers Finding New Clues About Tinnitus
Tinnitus -- ringing or other noise in the ears -- affects some 50 million Americans, including nearly a million veterans. It's finally starting to get the attention it deserves from researchers, who a...
Sound Waves Separate Rare Cancer Cells From Blood
Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are a rare type of cancer cell that are found in the blood stream of patients with localized tumors. Successful separation of CTCs from blood could serve as a liquid bio...
Top 10 Memorable Movie Sound Effects
Our picks for the top 10 most memorable movie sound effects.
Hearing Hands - Touching Ad By Samsung
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Deaf Man Told To “Look Over There.” When He Does, You’ll Bawl Like A Baby!
To promote their new video call center for people with hearing disabilities, Samsung Turkey put together a wonderfully touching moment for a young man who suffers from hearing loss. They set up hidden...
New Device Could Allow Deaf People To "Hear" Through Their Tongues
Since their introduction, cochlear implants have transformed the lives of many people across the world, allowing deaf or severely hard-of-hearing individuals to regain their sense of sound. Unfortunat...
Sound
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Auditory illusion
An auditory illusion is an illusion of hearing, the aural equivalent of an optical illusion: the listener hears either sounds which are not present in the stimulus, or "impossible" sounds. In short,...
Pitch (music)
Pitch is a perceptual property that allows the ordering of sounds on a frequency-related scale.Pitches are compared as "higher" and "lower" in the sense associated with musical melodies, which require...
Psychoacoustics
Psychoacoustics is the scientific study of sound perception. More specifically, it is the branch of science studying the psychological and physiological responses associated with sound (including spee...
Auditory system
The auditory system is the sensory system for the sense of hearing. It includes both the sensory organs (the ears) and the auditory parts of the sensory system.
The auditory periphery, starting w...
Sound
In physics, sound is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a medium such as air or water. In physiology and psychology, sound is the ...
Listener fatigue
Listener fatigue (also known as listening fatigue) is a phenomenon that occurs after prolonged exposure to an auditory stimulus. Symptoms include tiredness, discomfort, pain, and loss of sensitivity. ...
Only 2% Of The Human Population Can Hear This Mysterious Sound And No One Understands Why
A variety of theories have been offered as an explanation, ranging from the mundane to the fantastic, the psychological to the paranormal.
Franssen effect
The Franssen effect is an auditory illusion where the listener incorrectly localizes a sound. It was found in 1960 by Nico Valentinus Franssen (1926 – 1979), a Dutch Physicist and Inventor. Ther...
Magnetic Pulses May Just Help Treat Tinnitus
Tinnitus is a condition which is characterized by swishing, ringing or certain other noises which appear to originate in a person’s head or ear. It isn't dangerous but is usually the symptom of some u...
Seventh octave
The seventh octave is the highest octave of a piano.Using middle C (C4) as a guide, the next higher C is C5 or tenor C. The next C is C6 or soprano high C. The next C, C7 or double high C, is again ...
Saccular Acoustic Sensitivity
Saccular Acoustic Sensitivity is a measurement of the ear's affectability to sound. The saccule's normal function is to keep the body balanced, but it is believed to have some hearing function for s...
Bark scale
The Bark scale is a psychoacoustical scale proposed by Eberhard Zwicker in 1961. It is named after Heinrich Barkhausen who proposed the first subjective measurements of loudness.The scale ranges from ...
New Device Could Allow Deaf People To "Hear" Through Their Tongues
Since their introduction, cochlear implants have transformed the lives of many people across the world, allowing deaf or severely hard-of-hearing individuals to regain their sense of sound. Unfortunat...
Deiters cells
Deiter's Cells (also called phalangeal cells) contain both micro-filaments and micro-tubules which run from the Basilar membrane to the reticular membrane of the inner ear. These cochlear supporting ...