Professional singers are surprisingly inaccurate when rating their own pitch accuracy. Most tend to overestimate their performance, especially if they are more accomplished musicians.
Researchers discover how a bat's brain determines what's worth paying attention to.
Study confirms learning click-based echolocation can help those experiencing vision loss to maintain mobility while providing a sense of independence.
A new study reveals practicing mindfulness could help provide some relief for those suffering from tinnitus. Researchers say MBCT significantly reduces the severity of tinnitus symptoms compared to relaxation based treatments.
A newly developed audio-to-tactile sensory substitution device provides immediate and robust improvements in speech recognition without prior training for those with hearing impairments.
A new Lancet study reports auditory hallucinations may be reduced in people with schizophrenia following face-to-face discussions with an avatar that says the things they hear. Researchers report the patients were able to verbalize their feeling by 'standing up to' the avatars and taking control of the conversations.
Research suggests a time-locked encoding mechanism may have evolved for speech processing in humans. The processing mechanism appears to be tuned to the native language as a result of extensive exposure to the language environment during early development.