Seven Things about Hearing

  1. Hearing is the one of the five senses.

  2. Hearing is the only ‘social’ sense.Hearing is a function of the brain; the ear is merely the vehicle to stimulate the brain

  3. The brain classifies hearing into three categories:

    • Background noise

    • Alert sounds

    • Human speech

  4. Human speech is the most complex of all sounds created.

  5. Good hearing and emotional stability are closely linked.

  6. Music is only enjoyed through the sense of hearing.

  7. Subconscious hearing is vital to our sense of well-being and spacial orientation

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