Wireless earphones have freed us from devices. It’s tempting to wear them all day for phone calls, podcasts and music but research into hearing aids suggests this can create a sticky problem.
If you’ve ever cringed after hearing a recording of yourself, you’re not alone.
By looking at the eye bones and ear canals of extinct dinosaurs, researchers show that a small ancient predator likely hunted at night and had senses as good as a modern barn owl.
Higher levels of stress was just one of the reasons the hearing problem may have worsened for many people.
Fruit flies, just like humans, are prone to age-related hearing loss.
Imagine being able to detect a smell from more than a kilometre away. Dogs can sniff out things from a greater distance than that.
Listening with the volume too high or for too long can cause permanent hearing loss, but there are ways we can minimise the risks.
Audiologists recommend enhanced communication strategies in the time of coronavirus to help the nearly 60 million Americans living with hearing loss in one or both ears.
All of the senses have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, not because the senses have changed, but because the world has, writes a sensory historian.
Children between 12 and 16 years old with mild-to-moderate hearing loss showed differences in their brain responses.
Armstrong always insisted that he said, ‘That’s one small step for a man.’ Yet everyone omits the ‘a’ when they repeat the quote. A linguist tries to get to the bottom of what happened.
Measures to control or reduce workplace noise exposure are critical to reducing hearing loss in workers.
Would you rather lose your sense of touch or your vision? Here are the pros and cons of each, according to science.
People with auditory implants often experience music as horrible buzzes and beeps. New research may be able to help.
From bird songs to wind patterns, sound is a key but often underappreciated element of natural places. Learning how to listen to nature can alert us to changes in the environment before we see them.
People who depend on auditory implants to hear struggle to understand speech in noisy places. A new device could change that.
Blind people don’t have superhuman ears but their brains can rewire themselves to give them an edge over those who can see.
Where you come down on the latest internet hullabaloo depends on how your brain fills in gaps in the sounds you hear.
The aliens of A Quiet Place track their prey by hearing something outside the norm.
A new study finds it’s possible to train the brain to better distinguish between speech and background noise.