Latest Acoustic reflex Stories
Novel device with rock 'n' roll roots may protect listeners from potential dangers of personal listening devices and hearing aids.
Engineers investigating â€œlistener fatigueâ€- the discomfort and pain experienced while using in-ear headphones, hear aids, and other devices that seal off the ear canal from outside sounds- have found the cause, and a potential solution.
A healthy ear emits soft sounds in response to the sounds that travel in. Detectable with sensitive microphones, these otoacoustic emissions help doctors test newbornsâ€™ hearing. A deaf ear doesnâ€™t produce these echoes.
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