Selective Hearing: It’s Real

Selective Hearing: It’s Real

Parents have often been accused of selective hearing when to comes to repetitive noise from children. Likewise, children seem to hear what they choose. Selective hearing is a real occurrence in humans and in birds. That’s right! We humans can start a conversation, and as noise levels grow around us, most of us can continue, […]

Whales and sound: a new understanding

Whales and sound: a new understanding

Most species of baleen whales are endangered. Fortunately, new research is focusing on helping these beautiful animals, and it all started with studying their skulls. Researchers created a 3D computer model of the skull of a fin whale to attempt to understand the way these whales process sound. By passing simulated sound waves through the […]