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Test the Age of Your Ears

As we get older, we lose the extreme ends of our hearing spectrum, because the inner ear does not regenerate like some other organs do. Nerve cells called “hair cells” pick up various frequencies and forward them to our brain for processing. The hair cells tuned to high pitches are […]

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Look at What I’m Saying: Brain Depends on Vision to Hear, Study Says

Look at What I’m Saying: Brain Depends on Vision to Hear, Study Says

Recently, bioengineers from University of Utah discovered that our understanding of language is heavily dependent on vision than we previously thought. Under the right conditions, what you see will override what you hear. The new finding suggest that speech-recognition software and artificial hearing devices could benefit not only from a […]

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