A History of Headphones

The History of Headphones We often take the process of evolution for granted. It is in everything, ourselves as a race and individuals included. Everything on this Earth has evolved from something, a tree from a seed, an empire from an idea, a headphone from arm strain. By 1881, speakers had been around for some…

Selective Hearing

Selective Hearing (or selective auditory attention) is a form of selective attention involving the hearing part of the nervous system. It is typically characterised by focussing the attention on a specific source of sound, and thus blocking out the noise of the surrounding environment. A typical example of this could be a person watching a…