Hearing (sense)
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...
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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...
SignAloud: Gloves that Transliterate Sign Language into Text and Speech
Thomas Pryor and Navid Azodi of the University of Washington are the $10,000 Lemelson-MIT “Use it!” Undergraduate Winners for their invention SignAloud, glov...
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.
Tommy Krångh, the sign language star of Eurovision
“I am always all in. I want to give the whole experience of the music. I have to give my whole body. When I get on the stage the music is pumping and I lose myself. I don’t know what’s happening. I a...
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...
Bone Conduction: The New Guerilla Advertising
You might have to say goodbye to your window-supported naps Imagine this scenario: after a long day of work, you settle in a train seat, rest your head against the window and close your eyes for ...
Turn It Up: The Ear May Have a Built-In Power Amplifier - Scientific American
The finding could one day lead to better hearing aids and cochlear implants
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...
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Ear
The ear is the organ that detects sound. It not only receives sound, but also aids in balance and body position. The ear is part of the auditory system.Often the entire organ is considered the ear, th...
Ear - Wikipedia
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 ...
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Otology
Otology is a branch of medicine which studies normal and pathological anatomy and physiology of the ear (hearing and vestibular sensory systems and related structures and functions) as well as its dis...
Hearing test
A hearing test provides an evaluation of the sensitivity of a person's sense of hearing and is most often performed by an audiologist using an audiometer. An audiometer is used to determine a person'...
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Hearing loss
Hearing loss, deafness, hard of hearing, anacusis, or hearing impairment (a term considered derogatory by many in the deaf community), is a partial or total inability to hear. In children it may affe...
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Hearing aid
A hearing aid or deaf aid is an electroacoustic device which is designed to amplify sound for the wearer, usually with the aim of making speech more intelligible, and to correct impaired hearing as me...
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Vestibular evoked myogenic potential
The vestibular evoked myogenic potential (VEMP or VsEP) is a neurophysiological assessment technique used to determine the function of the otolithic organs (utricle and saccule) of the inner ear. It...
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.
Vertigo
Vertigo /ˈvɜrtɨɡoʊ/ (from the Latin vertō "a whirling or spinning movement") is a subtype of dizziness in which a patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion (usually a spinning motio...
Saccular nerve
The saccular nerve is a nerve which supplies the macula of the saccule.
This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.
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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...
Sound of fingernails scraping chalkboard
Scraping a chalkboard (also known as a blackboard) with the fingernails produces a sound which most people find extremely irritating. The basis of this innate reaction has been studied in the field of...
Infrasound
Infrasound, sometimes referred to as low-frequency sound, is sound that is lower in frequency than 20 Hz (hertz) or cycles per second, the "normal" limit of human hearing. Hearing becomes gradual...
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