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What fashions our music tastes and how does it develop? What happens if we go deaf? We are no longer exposed to the nuances of music so how does this affect our music taste?
Music and deafness
There has been a lot of discussion in the media about the risk of deafness caused by listening to music on a personal audio device such as an iPod or MP3 player.
Music and Cochlear Implants
The device which allows someone with a Cochlear implant to hear is called a Speech Processor – and that’s no accident. Music can fall outside of these ranges and is one of the reasons we find it harder to understand.
What does the funny word Mondegreen mean and where does it come from? Read on to find out.
Menieres syndrome is a diagnosis that is not easy to live with. It is one of the most debilitating conditions affecting quality of life. Read about the disease and link to two stories of people who have it.
Meeting solutions if you can't hear well
Being deaf at work is pretty hard. Being deaf when you have to attend meetings means it is extremely difficult to follow and know what is going on. So how can you helf yourself to follow better.
Making the Cochlear Implant decision
Cecile, a beautiful young French woman who was born deaf continues her story about how she struggled to hear and her decision to have a Cochlear Implant.
Maintenance and care of hearing aids
Hearing aids are expensive. To make sure you get the best out of them and have them last as long as possible Shona Fennell shares her tips
Loud noise and hearing loss
Many advancements in technology have added noise pollution to our environment in a way never before experienced. Hearing loss has developed in direct proportion to our exposure to this noise.
As someone who went deaf there were many sounds I could no longer hear, but there are also many that no longer exist. What is quite astounding is there are probably two generations who have never even heard these sounds.
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