top of page
  • Writer's pictureWigan Hearing

Why Do We Have Two Ears?

Two ears located on either side of the head allows us to locate the source of a sound. Try closing your eyes and have someone clap his hands. You will be able to point at that person because your brain is able to compute how much time went by between when your left ear heard the sound and when your right ear heard the sound. This can work because sound moves through air pretty slowly. It reaches one ear before the other, and your amazing brain can use that information to help you locate the sound!!!

6 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Why us an independent audiologist?

Using an independent audiologist can have several advantages compared to going to a hearing clinic or audiologist affiliated with a specific hearing aid manufacturer or retailer. Here are some reasons

What is APD?

Auditory processing disorder (APD) is where the patient will have difficulty understanding certain sounds, including spoken words. There are some things you can do that can help. Symptoms of auditory


bottom of page