Discussing situations involving sound or noise, everyone assumes that our ears are functioning basically like microphones, detecting physical parameters such as pitch and loudness. However, our auditory system is enormously more powerful and elaborate than that. Continue reading
Why children’s toys?
Damages to hearing, caused by noise, do not heal, and so they are called permanent. Hence, such injuries pile up. Protecting the ear of children can delay – or even avoid – the development of such a „damage pile“. Adults working in loud industries, or serve in the military, have experts that care about their environment, an advantage children do not have.
The auditory system
It consists of the two ears plus parts of the central nervous system, a marvelously effective neural machinery. Continue reading