Category Archive: Hearing Science

May 08

No Shame in Earplugs!

  Wearing earplugs at a rock concert seems counterintuitive, right? The whole point of going is to scream/sing as loud as humanly possible and experience your favorite band (like Bon Jovi for instance) in a different way than merely playing the CD. Although, looking back at those concerts after being introduced to hearing science, I …

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Feb 01

Can You Hear Me Now? Good.

  Hearing begins to develop during the second trimester at about 18 weeks gestation. By the third trimester, the fetus responds to auditory stimulation. This is why by the time babies are born they have had extensive access to the general rhythm and intonation of the language in their environment, and therefore show a preference …

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