We All Hear Differently
December 1, 2015 11:34 AM Subscribe
The analogy Kraus uses is that the world around us is like a great concert — and our brains are a mixing board. How that mixing board translates what we’re hearing can have a profound impact on what we understand about what’s going on around us... Here’s the good news: Kraus also firmly believes that our brains can be be trained to hear more clearly. She’s found that musicians and people who are bilingual are able to process sound better than the rest of us.WNYC's Only Human brings you Listen Up! - a project "to help us all become better listeners."
Listen Up's week of daily challenges:
Day 1: Face to Face
Day 2: Mirror, Mirror
Day 3: Take a Breather
Day 4: Memorize This!
Day 5: Yes and...!
Other Listen Up! segments:
When To Worry About Your Hearing
How Old Are Your Ears?
Take a listening quiz here.
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