What is listening effort? Listening effort is how much energy or concentration a person requires to follow a conversation. The more challenging the listening environment, the more concentration is required to follow the dialogue. Several factors can reduce someone’s ability to concentrate on speech for long periods. These include: External factors such as Background noise…


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Ear Worms – 3 minute read   So, what exactly is an Ear Worm? What is an Ear Worm? According to Wikipedia (uh oh, don’t tell my masters professor I’m quoting Wikipedia) an ear worm is “a catchy piece of music that continually repeats through a person’s mind after it is no longer playing”. First,…


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