Hearing With Bones and Eyeballs

Wha? We hear with more than our ears?  

Our bones? Our joints? Our eyeballs? Our teeth?

But don’t they just test the ears in hearing tests?  Yep.

Don’t they just test the ears in music listening tests? Yep.


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The Complicated World of Hearing

Huh? Just kidding I heard you.


What do you hear?  

Everything you can. 

How do you hear?  

Binaurally through the ears using mechanoreceptors in the form of tiny hairs called follicular receptors. Additional data is picked up by other mechanoreceptors … Read the rest

Desiderius

“Anyone who looks closely at the inward nature and essence will find that nobody is further from true wisdom than those people with their grand titles, learned bonnets, splendid sashes and bejeweled rings, who profess to be wisdom’s peak.”  –

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Perception Regions

Cutting edge science of our brains. They are starting to determine what regions are active for what processes.

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Super Human Stowaway

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So a teenager gets in a fight with his parents and runs away.

EF U he surely screams!

Fast forward, the kid wakes up in LA, disoriented and in police custody, surely missing his parents.

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1 Trillion Odors, or alot of Funk

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Ha, Imagine That!  I’m running all over the internet fighting bad science about hearing and music, and The Journal of Science publishes a study that says scientists have really underestimated the abilities of our nose and sense of smell.

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