auditory : Definition, Usages, News and More
- a of or relating to the process of hearing
- At the age of 7, Peter Bullimore experienced his first auditory hallucination: a comforting voice that told him everything would be all right.
- They have pleasantly conjectured how Beethoven's Fifth Symphony would taste if the listener's auditory nerves were transferred to his lips; what sort of noise a banana would .
- But finding a cure, says Carole Hackney, professor of auditory neuroscience at Keele University in England, "is as nonsensical as finding a cure for pain or itching.
News & Articles
- Deaf child hears for the first time
Three years ago, Grayson Clamp was born deaf; three weeks ago, he became the first child in the U.S. to receive what's called an auditory brain stem implant—and heard his father’s voice for the first time. Grayson, 3, who was adopted by Len and Nicole Clamp of Charlotte, N.C., is missing the cochlear nerves that [...]
June 20, 2013 - The Lookout via Yahoo! News
- The Arting Life | These Vintage Vinyl Photos Make Your Brain the Turntable
Like a forgotten smell, some songs transport us to an earlier time in our lives. Maybe the summer after high school, maybe the dance floor at our wedding. This kind of auditory recall is what German photographer Kai Schäfer is ...
June 14, 2013 - Wired News
- Do-It-Yourself Brain Stimulation Has Scientists Worried
Freshly Exhumed writes "Dave Siever always fancied himself as something of a musician, but also realized he did not necessarily sing or play in perfect key. Then he strapped on the electrodes of a device made by his Edmonton company, and zapped his brain's auditory cortex with a mild dose of electricity. The result, he claims, was a dramatic improvement in his ability to hear pitch, including ...
June 14, 2013 - Slashdot
- Jill Macyshon in CTV.ca
Both said Li is schizophrenic, he was suffering from auditory hallucinations at the time of the murder, and he is mentally ill and needs to be treated and should not be sent to prison,Macyshon told CTV Newsnet.
- Richard Davidson in University of Wisconsin-Madison University Communications
Most people, if they heard a baby screaming, would have some emotional response,Davidson says, but not the highly experienced meditators. "They do hear the sound, we can detect that in the auditory cortex, but they don't have the emotional...