Latest Cocktail party effect Stories
Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Imagine this: you´re in a noisy room and you spot an old acquaintance. You go up to speak to him and you can distinctly hear what he´s saying. While his words succinctly come out clearly, you blur out the rest of the room and don´t focus on the outside noise. This selective hearing, deemed the “cocktail party effect,” has made headway with a study by two scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). The...
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