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Why can’t you hear?

Why can’t you hear?

Why can’t you understand speech in a noisy room? The problem is known as “speech in noise,” and the cause is hidden hearing loss. Now researchers have developed at test to measure hidden hearing loss.

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Can hearing aids help prevent dementia?

Can hearing aids help prevent dementia?

Can hearing aids help prevent dementia? A NY Times article reviews research that suggests they might. Dr. Fink says a better option is to prevent hearing loss in the first place.

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There is value in the sudden quiet

There is value in the sudden quiet

David Sykes tells us about a fascinating essay on the value of sudden quiet. MIT physicist Alan Lightman says it gives us a chance to think about who we are.

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Nature’s sounds calm urban anxiety

Nature’s sounds calm urban anxiety

Dr. Daniel Fink writes about Paige Tower’s interesting essay on how New York City’s noise worsened her anxiety, and how a move to a place closer to nature’s sounds helped her regain her calm.

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