The Relationship Between Humans And Loud Music

The Relationship Between Humans And Loud Music
The Relationship Between Humans And Loud Music 09/29/2016 07:09 am ET Vicki Tapia Author of Somebody Stole My Iron, blogger, speaker and Dementia Awareness Advocate While out walking our dogs with a neighbor on a warm, autumn Sunday morning, we discussed plans for the day. She mentioned she and her husband were going to the theater that evening to hear a New Orle...
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Why Are Human Ears Shaped That Way?

Why Are Human Ears Shaped That Way?
Why Are Human Ears Shaped That Way? The shape of the ear has a big effect on how one hears, with the outer flap, or pinna, acting as a sound gatherer By HEIDI MITCHELL Sept. 19, 2016 12:27 p.m. ET 72 COMMENTS Burning Question: Why are our ears shaped the way they are?It’s easy to poke fun at someone with big ears, but human bodies have an interesting way of evolving to optimize their effectiv...
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UW students’ invention could revolutionize sign language

UW students’ invention could revolutionize sign language
UW students' invention could revolutionize sign language BY MATT MARKOVICH DALLAS, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SEATTLE -- Two University of Washington sophomores have been award a prestigious prize for a pair of gloves they invented to help the hearing and speech impaired communicate with people who don't understand sign language. Navid Azodi and Thomas Pryor call their invention "SignAl...
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Brain appears to have different mechanisms for reconciling sight and sound

Brain appears to have different mechanisms for reconciling sight and sound
Brain appears to have different mechanisms for reconciling sight and sound Medical News Today April 1, 2016 A new UCLA psychology study provides insights into how the brain combines sound and vision. The research suggests that there is not one sole mechanism in the brain that governs how much our senses work together to process information. Among the implications of the study: It might not...
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Tame That Ringing in Your Ears and Rock On, Boomers

Tame That Ringing in Your Ears and Rock On, Boomers
Tame that ringing in your ears and rock on, boomers Bob Dylan. The Rolling Stones. Led Zeppelin. Music helped define an entire generation of baby boomers. It expressed their fresh world view and energized them as they set the world in a new direction. But if you’re like many from this music-filled, life-embracing generation, then some of that old time rock and roll may still be ringing in your...
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How Does the Ear Work?

How Does the Ear Work?
How Does the Ear Work? The ear basically has three parts; the outer ear, the middle ear, and the inner ear. The outer ear begins with your ear lobe. The purpose of the ear lobe is to collect sound, and funnel it down your ear canal to the ear drum. Scientifically know as the tympanic membrane. Sound energy strikes the tympanic membrane, and behind the tympanic membrane is the middle ear space...
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Hearing Aids Market Growing at 4.6% CAGR to 2019

Hearing Aids Market Growing at 4.6% CAGR to 2019
Hearing Aids Market Growing at 4.6% CAGR to 2019 DALLAS, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Hearing Aids Market 2015-2019 research report that says growing elderly population will drive the hearing aids market growth, which is forecast at 4.6% for next 4-5 years. Complete report on hearing aids market spread across 60 pages, talking about 3 major companies and sup...
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Bringing the Gift of Hearing to the World

Bringing the Gift of Hearing to the World
Founded by William F. Austin in 1984, Starkey Hearing Foundation conducts hearing missions in the United States and around the globe to bring the gift of hearing to those who would otherwise live in the isolation of a silent world. Built on Austin's vision, "So the World May Hear," the Foundation fits more than 100,000 hearing aids annually to children and adults through global hearing missions...
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Made For iPhone Hearing Aids: Hands On With Halo, A Mission-Critical Wearable

Made For iPhone Hearing Aids: Hands On With Halo, A Mission-Critical Wearable
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Electronic hearing aids have been in use for more than a century, yet in all of the contemporary buzz about wearable devices hearing aids have been conspicuously absent. My personal experience using the new Starkey Halo i110 made for iPhone hearing aids over the past two months has convinced me that this is a technology that will gain very wide adoption over the coming decade. Beyond being able to...
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