auditory system

Inner ear can ’store’ recent sounds: Study


April 6th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that vibrations in the inner ear continue even after a sound has ended, perhaps serving as a kind of mechanical memory of recent ... Read more...

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Study finds hearing impact of ‘turning up the volume in a noisy place’


March 10th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Do you like to turn up the volume on your iPod or cell phone when you listen to music? If yes, this study may contain an important message ... Read more...

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Age-related hearing loss linked to low serum levels of folic acid


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): A new study has revealed that age-related hearing loss (ARHL), one of the four most prevalent chronic conditions in the elderly, is associated with low serum levels of ... Read more...

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Scientists get closer to understanding how brain’s ‘hearing center’ works


October 19th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Scientists have taken a step closer in unravelling the mystery-how our aural world is based on the frequencies of sounds.A team of scientists led by Anthony Zador of ... Read more...

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Kids with cochlear implants rank quality of life equal to normally hearing peers


February 1st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new American research suggests that children with cochlear implants (CI) have the same quality of life (QOL) as their normally hearing (NH) peers.A cochlear implant is an ... Read more...

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Why dyslexic kids face difficulties in distinguishing speech from noise


November 12th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed why children with dyslexia often have difficulty hearing someone talk in a noisy room.It has shown that dyslexic kids have a deficit in ... Read more...

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Scrawnier people hear dangerous sounds differently


April 25th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): People who are bony or lean are more likely to perceive an approaching sound as closer than it actually is, according to a new study.Evolutionary psychologist John Neuhoff ... Read more...

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Elephants can phone their friends with rumbles


October 1st, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): A new research has shown that elephants use rumble vocalizations that can transmit over one and a half miles, in an attempt to contact other tuskers in ... Read more...

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Heres why you can focus on one conversation in a noisy environment


March 5th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): During a crowded and noisy cocktail party, cutting through the chatter for understanding a conversation is a gift given to humans, say researchers.Scientists call this ability to listen ... Read more...

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