Movies Too Loud? Still?

Movies too loud?  Do the high loudness levels of many movies help to tell the story, or are the high loudness levels provided to cover a weak story? – Snarky question by this article’s author   High Volume Story to Tell, or Weak Story to Hide?* Movie viewing has been enjoyed for decades. During this…

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How Important Is Sound Localization?

Part II of a Series on the Use of Two Ears for Hearing In a recent post, I wrote about hearing with two ears, and listed the following among the major phenomena involved: Head shadow effect Sound localization Loudness squelch Facilitation in noise (masking level difference) Binaural summation Collectively, these phenomena result in at least…

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