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“Hearing”

Aug 25, 2014 05:21 AM ET
The cat's pretty much out of the bag, in this day and age, that prolonged exposure to loud sounds can wreak havoc with our ability to hear, but what's going on in our heads to make it happen? New research thinks it's nailed down the problem.
Jul 3, 2014 10:02 AM ET
Do you trust your senses? It turns out they can be totally fooled -- with the proper tools.
May 22, 2014 01:25 PM ET // Esther Inglis-Arkell, io9.com
Your meaningful misheard lyrics are called 'mondegreens,' and their study can have real psychological significance.
Apr 23, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Australian researchers have found a new way to use cochlear technology to re-grow auditory nerves. Continue reading →
Feb 11, 2014 11:33 AM ET
What if it was possible to heighten your senses without having to to lose one? Well, Trace is here to tell you that it might be possible, and how simulating blindness could cause you to have better hearing!
Nov 1, 2011 04:38 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
Most people agree on what one of the worst sounds in the world is: the high-pitched screech of fingernails scratching against a blackboard. But did you know that part of what makes this sound annoying is seeing or knowing that said sound is from that source? According to an article in Wired, a stud...