You heard it here first. Hearing aids are now, by official proclamation, cool. Although losing your hearing is still a drag, hearing aids and other hardware don't have to be. Out of the dresser drawer and into the street!
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Recruitment, Hyperacusis and Tinnitus
Check out this paper on hypersensitive hearing conditions. It explains why we automatically pick out our name from a noisy background, even when we can't distinguish any other speech.