Hearing Brains Are 'Deaf' to Disappearance of Sounds, Study Reveals

Our brains are better at hearing new and approaching sounds than detecting when a sound disappears, according to a study published September 27 funded by the Wellcome Trust. The findings could explain why parents often fail to notice the su

dden quiet from the playroom that usually accompanies the onset of mischief.

Researchers at the UCL Ear Institute wanted to try and understand what makes certain sounds easily detectable while others go unnoticed. Learn more about the results of this study by following this link.

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