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, […]

Hearing Preserved-Brain’s Adaptation

Hearing Preserved-Brain’s Adaptation

Turn down that music or you’ll go deaf!!! How many times did you hear that as a kid? I heard it plenty of times! It has always been thought that long term noise exposure can affect your hearing. That is so, but perhaps not how you think! Just recently, noise research in mice has uncovered […]

Tinnitus Research May Ease Sufferers

Tinnitus Research May Ease Sufferers

Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, has no cure, treatments are not effective, and sadly, plagues many of our returning veterans. New research, however, is shedding light on the mechanisms of tinnitus and paving the way to better treatments. Up until 20 years ago, tinnitus was thought to be located in the ear, but patients […]