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Mosquitoes Can Hear How Far Away?

Mosquitoes can hear over distances much greater than anyone suspected. Click Here to Read More

Mechanism helps explain the ear’s exquisite sensitivity.

The human ear, like those of other mammals, is so extraordinarily sensitive that it can detect sound-wave-induced vibrations of the eardrum that move by less than the width of an atom. Click Here to Read More

Fixing Your Hearing and Vision Loss Can Keep Your Memory Sharper

By age 40, about 1 in 10 adults will experience some hearing loss. Click Here to Read More 

Hearing’s Contribution to Quality of Life

Quality of life can be defined as, “your personal satisfaction or dissatisfaction with the cultural or intellectual conditions under which you live (as distinct from material comfort).  For example, “the new art museum is expected to improve your quality of life”. Quality of life is a broad multidimensional concept that usually includes subjective evaluations of […]

What is the Definition of Normal Hearing?

You had your hearing checked a few years ago and you were told at that time that you had normal to borderline normal hearing. You think it might be time to have it checked again because you’ve been noticing that you don’t hear as well as you used to.  You’re also wondering how you could’ve had […]

The Hearing Molecule | Harvard Medical School

Ending a 40-year quest, scientists reveal the identity of “hearing” protein. Click Here to Read More

The ears have it.

Remember to take care of your hearing, like any other aspect of your health. Click Here to Read More

A Mother’s Voice…

It looks like a mother’s voice does more that pacify her child, it activates its entire brain. Click Here to Read More

There is a difference between hearing and listening.

Seth S. Horowitz from the New York Times provides a great explanation, “the difference between the sense of hearing and the skill of listening is attention. Hearing is a vastly underrated sense. We tend to think of the world as a place that we see, interacting with things and people based on how they look. […]

Ears and hearing: How do they work?

Ears are delicate and sensitive organs. They detect minute changes in air pressure produced by sounds in the environment and send the information to the brain for processing. The ear is also important for maintaining balance. Click Here to Read More