Tag: Hearing



NY Times Lists Best Kids’ Headphones for Safer Listening

Buyer Beware: If this holiday season you are searching for safer headphones to protect the ears of the kids in your life, you might first consult an article in The New York Times, which reveals that many purportedly "safe" headphones on the market may actually cause noise-induced hearing loss due to unsafe volume levels.

Studies Uncover Hidden Brain Pathways of Communication

New studies from Penn Medicine have uncovered hidden brain pathways of communication and clarified how crucial features of audition are managed by the brain. The researchers discovered how different neurons work together in the brain to reduce responses to frequent sounds, enhance responses to rare sounds, and recognize speech.

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