Auditory, Web/Tech

Small But Steady Progress on Cocktail Party Defaness

Cocktail Party Deafness is the inability to separate the sound of the person you are talking to from general background noise. It is a socially disabling problem that might indicate more serious auditory processing problems. Science Blog has an article on research into the problem. It doesn’t make any great breakthroughs but demonstrates science is slowly coming to understand how we hear and pay attention.