Researchers have identified a mechanism that may explain what is commonly known as the Mozart Effect, where sound input is linked to developing cognitive function.
Researchers report the dizzying effect experienced by those who suffer from Tullio phenomena occurs when sound generates pathological fluid mechanical waves in the semicircular canals of the ear.
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Hearing ascending sounds causes people to estimate the length of their fingers to be longer than when they hear a descending or constant sound, report UCL researchers.
Researchers have developed a new way of processing signals in cochlear implants to help users hear music better.
A new study reports conditions which are extremely noisy can alter taste perception for sweet and umami flavors.
Temporal sound processing can be maintained in mouse models of congenital hearing loss with exposure to broadband sounds embedded with pauses, a new study reports.
Auditory and speech processing occurs in parallel in the brain, researchers report. The findings contradict the belief that the brain processes auditory information before transferring it into linguistic information.