Auditory Illusions: Can You Trust Your Ears?

This fun video explains how our mind can misinterpret what we hear. Featured are several cool examples of how what you see while listening can influence your interpretation of what you are hearing. From Wikipedia, "An auditory illusion is an illusion of hearing, the aural equivalent of an optical illusion:…

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Simple Vertigo Relief You Can Do At Home

It's estimated that 1.5 Millions Canadians along with more than 7 million Americans suffer from vertigo. The symptoms of vertigo are described as the feeling that your surroundings are spinning or moving while you're body remains still. These extreme dizzy spells are life-changing to say the least. They can be triggered from…

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Read more about the article Sir Elton John Gives Gift Of Hearing
Elton John while on the Starkey Hearing Foundation mission to the Philippines.

Sir Elton John Gives Gift Of Hearing

Elton John's comment says it all when it comes to hearing and hearing loss: "It's something that you take for granted, your hearing ..." Polo Park Hearing Centre has a long history of supporting the Starkey Foundation. Do you have questions about your hearing? Give us a call and will…

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Read more about the article Easy Ways to Maximize Hearing Aid Battery Life
Rayovac Hearing Aid Battery FAQ video - Winnipeg Hearing Blog.

Easy Ways to Maximize Hearing Aid Battery Life

Hearing Aid Battery life We are often asked question “how long should my hearing aid batteries last?” There is no easy answer because everybody has a different energy usage profile. Let's look at some of the factors that affect battery life in your hearing aids. Zinc Air Batteries Hearing aid batteries actually require air…

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Dolphins Amazing Hearing

Can Dolphins Hear Better Than Us?

We ran across this video about how dolphins express emotion through the whistles and clicks they make and thought would be interesting to compare their hearing to ours. Both dolphins and humans have a well-developed acute sense of hearing and a highly developed "auditory cortex" - the portion of the brain…

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