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Posted on Thursday, September 08, 2016
hearing aids

Today's hearing aids are designed not just to amplify sounds, but to recognize different sounds, and to deliver to the user those sounds that they want to hear. Not only can they sort through different acoustics and wanted and unwanted noises, but they can help focus on one speaker over another speaker. So how can hearing aids tell the difference between sounds? Well, in part, they do this by using digital processing algorithms.

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Posted on Tuesday, September 06, 2016
flower

As the technology on hearing aids grows sophisticated enough to turn on the lights in your house and notify you when someone is at the door, some people with hearing loss are feeling overwhelmed. They want hearing technology that works, but doesn't include or rely on features that they will never use. Well, we've compiled a short list of some great hearing aids with less bells and whistles.

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Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2016
brain waves

Tinnitus is a buzzing, whistling, or whining sound within the brain. It is a sound without a noise present just as some chronic pain is sensation with no physical source. Although these sounds are called "phantom" they are created within the brain and are very real to the person hearing them. Interestingly enough binaural beats are an auditory illusion created by the brain when it tries to reconcile two competing frequencies. So can an auditory illusion, binaural beats, ease a phantom sound, tinnitus?

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