Seeing With Your Ears – Echolocation Part II

Last week we introduced Echolocation and this week we will focus on how this procedure has been used with visually impaired humans.   Since bats, dolphins and others are able to use echolocation, it is possible to see with your ears.  Although most audiologists understand the physics of sound and its echoing possibilities, it is still foreign to consider that humans could actually navigate…

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Directional Hearing in Owls….Robert M. Traynor, Ed.D.

Bird watching is quite a popular sporting event in some circles around the world.  Viewing nature’s creatures in their own habitat is a thrilling experience and quite a passion for those that are intrigued with their habits. If a “bird watcher” focuses on watching Owls, it is referred to as Owl Watching.  It cannot be referred…

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