Volume control Hearing in a deafening world

David Owen, 1955-

Book - 2019

"Our sense of hearing makes it easy to connect with the world and the people around us. The human system for processing sound is a biological marvel, an intricate assembly of delicate membranes, bones, receptor cells, and neurons. Yet many people take their ears for granted, abusing them with loud restaurants, rock concerts, and Q-tips. And then, eventually, most of us start to go deaf." -- Publisher's description

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Published
New York : Riverhead Books 2019.
Language
English
Physical Description
292 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
9780525534228
Main Author
David Owen, 1955- (author)
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  • Our world of sound
  • The body's microphone
  • When hearing fails
  • Cicadas in my head
  • Conductive hearing loss
  • Hearing aids
  • Stigma
  • Beyond conventional hearing aids
  • Cochlear implants
  • Asylum
  • The mice in the tank
  • Volume control.