‘My uncle is a lawyer, but my aunt has a spoon’ is not useful language instruction.
A growing body of evidence suggests that when older people’s brains have to work harder to see, declines in language, memory, attention and more could follow.
A new generation of more affordable and stylish hearing aids could help preserve mind, life and limb for millions.
Doctors strongly discourage people from scraping inside their ears. But knowing better and doing it anyway is part of what makes us human.
The traditional version doesn’t cover dental, vision or hearing care. Advocates hope for change under a Biden proposal.
Catchings, a 10-time W.N.B.A. All-Star, said her hearing loss helped her have greater court awareness and better anticipate her opponents’ moves.
A visit to the dentist unexpectedly led to a resolution.
Researchers are just beginning to untangle how Covid might be linked to a ringing in the ears. Here’s what we know.
Scientists are examining a possible link to tinnitus. A businessman’s suicide has lent urgency to the research.
A reconstructed Neanderthal ear adds a new piece to the puzzle of whether the early humans could speak.
S. Kirk Walsh took a writing class with the novelist E.L. Doctorow and discovered a whole new world of sound.
Ahead of Tuesday’s debate, right-wing commentators (and President Trump’s campaign) speculated that Joe Biden might be equipped with a hidden earpiece. It’s a decades-old charge without much evidence.
Enrique Oliu, a blind radio broadcaster for the Tampa Bay Rays, relies on crowd noise and on-field sounds to do his job. This season, he’s had to adjust more than anyone.
A mother raising a deaf son paradoxically lives in a house full of noise. But she learns from him how to unplug and disconnect.
He was in robust health, but then his legs hurt, he was chronically congested, even his ears became swollen. What could cause all that?
Volume is not the only measure to consider. Duration also contributes to damage to our kids’ ears.
They didn’t have blowholes, but an ancient lineage of crocodilians returned to the oceans in a manner similar to some marine mammals.
The advice from public health officials has been confusing, leaving us to decide whether a D.I.Y. mask is better than nothing.